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Steven Blackburn
Over the past decade, large state cuts in higher ed funding have contributed to tuition increases. In seven states, published tuition has risen over 60%, and it has more than doubled at Louisiana’s four-year schools. Read more>>

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Learn how a new platform is shown to increase student satisfaction with the latest Ovum release, “On the Radar: ACI Student Payment Portal modernizes the higher ed payments experience.” Read more>>

LRP Media Group is accepting presentation proposals for our newly launched conference, which is scheduled for October 19-21, 2020, at the Hilton Chicago. If you are an influencer or leader in esports and education and are interested in speaking at the show, check out our call for submissions. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick
The days of late-night campus shuttles taking students home along fixed routes may now be as quaint as using a pay phone to request those rides. Campus leaders are teaming up with ride-sharing companies to boost safety and make routes more efficient. Read more>>

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Community College Daily
Community colleges are the most common destination for adults who years ago left college without earning a credential but now are coming back. Read more>>
Assumption College has gotten approval from the state to become a university and will do so next year. Read more>>

Al Jazeera America
Over a thousand Chinese University of Hong Kong students shouted pro-democracy chants as they attended ceremony. Read more>>
As villages, cities and counties across the state continue to debate the role medical and recreational marijuana will play within their communities, one northern Michigan university is banking on the future of pot. Read more>>

Valley News
Dartmouth College will soon look underneath the Dartmouth Green for a solution to its green energy needs. Read more>>

The Japan Times
The movement to create safe environments for sexual minorities at universities is gaining traction across Japan, with alumni groups and faculty promoting initiatives to deepen understanding and provide support for the LGBT community. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis
Millennials are facing a shortfall compared to other generations when it comes to their paychecks. Read more>>

The EvoLLLution
Effective Prior Learning Assessment takes more than just creating pathways to earn credit for knowledge—it requires engagement and support that promotes the learner’s ongoing success. Read more>>

Gutting accountability for the industry will only harm students and discourage innovation. Read more>>

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UB Staff
We are looking to hear from colleges and universities that are adopting or considering an AVaaS model, in which AV hardware, software, programming and integration services are paid on a recurring basis, removing the risk of owning depreciating assets that are locally managed. Contact us>>

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University of Birmingham Enterprise
A new low-energy desalination technology, developed at Aston University and the University of Birmingham, and patented by University of Birmingham Enterprise, will soon begin field tests in Palestine, where it is expected to help mitigate the effects of water shortages and improve the efficiency of crop production.  Read more>>

Waters Corporation
The instrument will support research into the biology of human diseases, the discovery of new therapeutics and advances in biotechnology. Read more>>

The university selects SportsArt’s ECO-POWR line to strengthen campus sustainability efforts. Read more>>

People Watch
The Coastal Bend College system has announced that Justin Hoggard will serve as their new president. Read more>>

Wyoming Public Radio
The Northern Wyoming Community College District will soon begin its search for a new vice president of student affairs. Read more>>

Chattanooga Times Free Press
Long-time Lee University President Paul Conn will leave his position next year and transition to a role as chancellor. Read more>>