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Black land-grant universities are being starved while white ones flourish, report finds

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Congress has a chance in the coming months to close a loophole that has allowed states to deprive Black… Read More

One college finds a way to get students to degrees more quickly, simply and cheaply

From The Hechinger Report: “A university where students can start at any of six times during the year, take just one subject at a time… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Supreme Court rulings analysis…and other higher ed news

UNC responds to Supreme Court ruling From Inside Higher Ed: “In a message to the campus, Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz said, ‘Our responsibility to comply… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Recent Supreme Court rulings… and other higher ed news

US Supreme Court blocks affirmative action in admissions From Times Higher Education: “The nation’s top court voted 6-2 and 6-3 against race-based considerations in cases… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Apprenticeships rise…and other higher ed news

Apprenticeships are on the rise. They’re one answer to the so-called ‘skills shortage’ From Reworked: “‘There’s a disconnect between work and school,’ Harvard professor Joseph… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Food insecurity for students… and other higher ed news

‘I can’t afford groceries’: Why one-third of US college students don’t have enough to eat From The Guardian: “Students face an uphill battle when trying… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Navigating the plunge of enrollment … and other higher ed news

Grasping for a foothold on the enrollment cliff From Inside Higher Ed: “Higher ed experts gathered in D.C. … to take stock of a three-year… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Increasing popularity of apprenticeships …and other higher ed news

Apprenticeships on the rise From Education Next: “Before the pandemic, the number of people starting apprenticeships had more than doubled over the previous 10 years…. Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: The future of Humanities… and other higher ed news

The end of the english major From The New Yorker: “According to Robert Townsend, the co-director of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Humanities… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: For-profit colleges…and other higher ed news

Holding executives responsible From Inside Higher Ed: “In the Education Department’s latest move to ramp up oversight of for-profit colleges, it outlines its authority to… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Recent updates to DEI efforts…and other higher ed news

Lawmakers expand their assault on colleges’ DEI efforts From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “State lawmakers in 13 states have introduced at least 21 bills… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Student debt update…and other higher ed news

We just got a fresh sign that Biden’s plan to give millions of student-loan borrowers who fell behind on payments a shot at debt relief… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Black History Month…and other higher ed news

Black history month: A time for reflection, assessment From Community College Daily: “In a recent six-year tracking study, Black students had the lowest college completion… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: ChatGPT…and other higher ed news

Microsoft confirms it’s investing billions in the creator of ChatGPT From CNN: “Microsoft … confirmed it is making a ‘multibillion dollar’ investment in OpenAI, the… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: Mental health remains leading challenge …and other higher ed news

New survey data confirms mental health remains leading challenge on college campuses From PR Newswire: “The survey, which compiles insights from student affairs leaders representing… Read More

EDU news curated by Kiosk: 2023 Predictions …and other higher ed news

Faces of 2022: Who shaped higher education headlines this year From Times Higher Education: “Fedir Shandor. Within the first few months of Russia’s illegal invasion… Read More

Earning credit from multiple sources is the norm in higher ed

From Inside Higher Ed: “Before the COVID-19 pandemic, a full 45 percent of people who earned an associate degree and 67 percent of people who… Read More

A possible solution to transfer credit loss: Holistic credit mobility

From Diverse Issues in Higher Education: “Pingel is the lead author of a new issue brief advocating what it calls ‘holistic credit mobility’—a fundamental shift… Read More

Elite Universities aim to attract more community college transfer students via new pipeline

From Forbes: “The Transfer Scholars Network (TSN), an initiative managed by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program and supported by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation,… Read More

Six-year completion rates stall across the nation, report finds

From Diverse Issues in Higher Education: “Six-year postsecondary completion rates have stalled, according to the latest Completing College report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research… Read More

US academia ‘will never reach racial parity’ on current progress

From Times Higher Education: “One common claim is that there is a ‘pipeline problem’ with making academia more representative – that there are too few… Read More

700,000 incarcerated students will be Pell-eligible in 2023. Here’s what that could mean for your institution

From EAB: “Online students and other non-traditional audiences are increasingly an area of focus for institutions nationwide. But there is one large group of non-traditional… Read More

20% of college students struggle to find stable housing—why it could have long-term consequences

From CNBC: “Where college students used to fear a budget-friendly ramen noodle diet, now 1 in 5 students have dealt with housing insecurity, according to… Read More

Political divides grow

From Inside Higher Ed: “An initial analysis of polling data from the midterm elections showed that 52 percent of voters with a bachelor’s degree cast… Read More

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