11 novembre 2016

Tough Love or Hazing?

HomeBy Jake New. SUNY Albany summer program for disadvantaged students draws criticism for how it treats, and punishes, program participants. Read more...

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Trump Win Opens Questions for Colleges’ Books

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Worries about stock market turmoil subsided in the two days since Donald Trump unexpectedly won the presidential election, but many questions still remain about what Tuesday’s results mean for college and university finances. Read more...

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How Obama-Trump Transition Could Affect Higher Ed

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum and Doug Lederman.Donald Trump provided relatively few clues to what he might do as president, but he'll probably try to reverse some of President Obama's priorities, rolling back regulations, creating new political opening for for-profit colleges and curtailing collective bargaining rights. Read more...

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Advocacy Groups Urge Federal Coordination on Student Complaint System

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. More than 50 national and state organizations signed a letter to the White House urging changes to the complaint system for student loan borrowers launched over the summer. Read more...

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NCAA to Distribute Funds Based on Academics

HomeBy Jake New. The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Thursday that, beginning in 2019, it will distribute millions of dollars in revenue to member institutions based on the academic performance of their athletes. The money will come from the association's new $1.1 billion multimedia rights deal for the NCAA's men's basketball tournament. Read more...

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The New Congress and Higher Ed

HomeBy Jake New. Donald Trump shockingly won the presidency as the GOP maintained its grip on Congress. Read more...

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Outraged by Trump Win, Students Protest

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. At campuses nationwide, those opposed to the president-elect hold rallies and sit-ins. Read more...

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U of Illinois Backs Budget Deal With Benchmarks

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Illinois System is backing a deal proposed by some legislators that could lead to appropriations on a regular basis for system campuses, The Chicago Tribune reported. Read more...

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The Incidents Since Election Day

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Many campuses have seen graffiti, taunts and more -- with immigrant, Muslim and minority students as targets -- in last 48 hours. Some see a Trump effect. Read more...

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No State Authorization Rule in 2017?

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The U.S. Department of Education's rule regulating colleges that offer online education programs to students in other states may not go into effect until 2018. Read more...

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