29 avril 2017

College groundbreakings: Iowa State, U of North Texas, U of Cincinnati

University Business LogoBy Ray Bendici. Iowa State is partnering with EdR and River Caddis Development (Memphis) to add 320,000 square feet of student residential and mixed-use retail space to the southwest corner of campus. More...

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More ISA programs on the way for college students

University Business LogoBy Elaina Loveland. ISA provider 13th Avenue, which is currently talking to several institutions about setting up ISA pilot programs, has found that funding is a key challenge. More...

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27 avril 2017

Is Change Ahead for Title IX?

HomeA federal court of appeals’ recent decision to extend Title VII’s protection to sexual-orientation employment discrimination undoubtedly changes the legal landscape in which employers, including institutions of higher education, operate within the Seventh Circuit (Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin). More...

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Opposition Grows to Proposal on GI Bill

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The House Veterans Affairs Committee this week postponed a planned hearing on potential updates to the GI Bill amid growing opposition to a proposal that would require new service members to pay into the GI Bill for future benefits. More...

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The (Temporary?) U.S. Education Team

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the hiring of nine senior staff members Wednesday, including an acting under secretary with significant experience working on student aid and postsecondary issues. More...

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Key Player for Trump Administration's OCR

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Candice Jackson, an attorney who supported the women who accused former President Bill Clinton of sexual assault -- and attacked the accusers of President Trump -- says she is leaving her private practice to serve in the Department of Education. More...

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What Comes After Whittier Shutdown?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Plans to close law school spark questions about future shutdowns and worries about impact on student access. More...

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26 avril 2017

Illinois and Everyone Else

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Support for public higher education rose in 33 states and declined in 17 in 2016 -- including a massive drop in Illinois. More...

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Focusing on the Feds

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Harvard, Stanford and Ohio State presidents talked about federal research funding and immigration, among other issues. Read more...

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The Evolving Visa and Border Regime

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Since Trump came into office, questions have swirled around U.S. visa and border policy. What’s changed so far, what hasn’t, and what does it all mean for higher education. Read more...

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