11 avril 2017

Work-Study Worries

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Many experts on the program agree it needs changing with a greater emphasis on low-income students. But few agree that the large cut being sought by the Trump administration will help. Read more...

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Four-Year Degree Costs Drop at California Systems

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Institutional costs per degree at California’s two public four-year higher education systems dropped by almost one-fifth from 1987 to 2013, according to a new report from the Public Policy Institute of California. Read more...

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The High (Dollar) Cost of Sexual Assault

HomeBy Emily Tate. United Educators reviewed 1,000 incidents of campus sexual assault and found that, in cases with litigation, the claims can cost institutions an average of $350,000. More...

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Study Examines Loan Aversion by Population

HomeBy Emily Tate. A new study out of Vanderbilt University seeks to quantify loan aversion among different populations. More...

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Transgender Employees Sue Wisconsin System

HomeBy Emily Tate. The University of Wisconsin System is being sued by two of its transgender employees because the system and the state insurance board will no longer cover gender reassignment surgeries, The Associated Press reported. More...

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Prospective Students Seek Information, But Colleges Don't Always Provide

HomeBy Emily Tate. Learners seek answers to basic questions, such as tuition costs and campus life, but most schools bury that information -- and many students haven't figured out how to find it. More...

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Anxiety on the Rise

HomeBy Emily Tate. More than half of the college students who visited their campus counseling centers during the 2015-16 academic year reported symptoms of anxiety, according to a survey by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors. More...

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Top Art Schools Venturing Online

HomeBy Emily Tate. Elite U.S. and international programs are starting to offer online courses so they are more accessible and affordable -- and to attract new students to their campuses. More...

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Minority Students at Greater Risk of Sexual Assault

HomeBy Emily Tate. Not only are racial, sexual and gender minority groups more likely to be victims of sexual assault, students who consider their colleges inclusive and tolerant are less likely to be victims, two new complementary studies found. More...

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Hometown Connections and Chinese Favoritism

HomeBy Emily Tate. A paper (abstract available here) published by the National Bureau of Economic Research studies the link between hometown connections in China and the rate of fellow selection into the Chinese Academies of Sciences and Engineering. Read more...

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