17 juin 2018

The Minority-Serving-College Mobility Bump

HomeBy Paul Fain. Lower-income students who attend minority-serving colleges are more likely to move up in economic status, according to a new report, despite the fact that those colleges tend to have less money. More...

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As California Goes?

HomeBy Paul Fain. The biggest and perhaps least likely state to try performance funding will tie billions of dollars for community colleges to measures of student success, a plan faculty groups say will punish students and colleges. More...

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Moody's: Declining Enrollment Is Squeezing Tuition Revenue

HomeBy Paul Fain. Recently released data on declining college enrollments in the U.S. and constraints on tuition pricing will continue to suppress tuition revenue growth this year, according to Moody's, the credit-rating agency. More...

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Mostly Positive Effects of a 'Last-Dollar' Scholarship

HomeBy Paul Fain. New research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia analyzes the impact of a scholarship offered by Rutgers University-Camden. The Bridging the Gap scholarship is a "last-dollar" financial aid program that grants mostly lower-income first-year undergraduate students from New Jersey a full or partial tuition discount after all need-based federal, state and institutional grants are applied. More...

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Latest Data on Enrollment Declines

HomeBy Paul Fain. Overall college enrollments continue to slide, according to the latest data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, a nonprofit that tracks 97 percent of students who attend degree-granting institutions that are eligible to receive federal financial aid. More...

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Civitas Acquires Mobile App ClearScholar

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Civitas Learning, whose predictive analytics platform aims to help colleges monitor and improve their students' success, has agreed to purchase the mobile engagement platform ClearScholar, the companies announced. More...

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American University Law Selects 2U for Online Legal Studies Degree

HomeBy Doug Lederman. American University's Washington College of Law will work with 2U to offer a new online master's degree in legal studies, they announced Wednesday. More...

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University of Chicago Drops SAT/ACT Requirements

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The University of Chicago announced Thursday morning that it was dropping the requirement that all undergraduate applicants submit SAT or ACT scores. More...

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Key Issues on Student Debt

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Key Issues on Student Debt” is Inside Higher Ed's newest curated collection of articles. You may download a copy free, here. More...

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Indian Regulator Approves Fully Online Degrees

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The Indian government has for the first time given approval to highly ranked universities in the country to offer fully online academic programs starting in the coming academic year, Times Higher Education reported. More...

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