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As colleges focus on quality in online learning, advocates ask: What about in-person courses?

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “As colleges’ online catalogs grow, so too has the push to develop standards of quality for those courses. But… Read More

U.S. gun violence raises safety concerns for foreign students

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Two students from China were among five students critically injured in a mass shooting at Michigan State University, reviving… Read More

Oxford and Cambridge ban ChatGPT over plagiarism fears

From University World News: “Eight out of 24 of the elite Russell Group universities have informed students that using the AI bot for assignments will… Read More

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 rate (28%) of any other racial and ethnic… Read More

Black learners aren’t enrolling or staying in college. A new poll shows why.

From Lumina Foundation: “New numbers for Black Americans eager to improve their lives with college degrees are alarming: Only 34 percent hold degrees, and half… Read More

High costs and discrimination: US study details obstacles for Black students

From The Guardian: “The survey also found that Black students in four-year bachelor’s degree programs are more likely to stop coursework than students from other… Read More

HBCUs see surge in applications after George Floyd protests, help from Black celebs

From USA Today: “There has been a dramatic recent increase in applications to historically Black colleges and universities — up 30% at some schools. Applications… Read More

Class of 2022 left $3.6B in pell grants unclaimed

From Inside Higher Ed: “Using FAFSA completion rates and Pell Grant eligibility estimates, the report found that about 767,000 Pell-eligible high school seniors didn’t complete… Read More

Education department hints at possible delay of FAFSA

From Inside Higher Ed: “The new version of the Free Application of Student Aid might not be ready by Oct. 1 … Melanie Storey, deputy… Read More

Turnitin announces AI detector with ‘97 per cent accuracy’

From Times Higher Education: “Turnitin will make its artificial intelligence writing detector available ‘as early as April’, claiming it can identify ChatGPT-authored writing 97 per… Read More

Why are students so disengaged?

From Inside Higher Ed: “Undergraduate students are struggling to stay engaged in class—and they believe that material more directly connected to real-life issues could help… Read More

Does ‘flipped learning’ work? A new analysis dives into the research

From EdSurge: “The study considered 173 studies of flipped learning, as well as 46 previous meta-analyses of the approach … ’The current levels of enthusiasm… Read More

US tests new school-university partnerships

From Times Higher Education: “Under a method being tried across several states, small numbers of students who have completed their high school requirements are being… Read More

Tuition revenue has fallen at 61% of colleges during the pandemic

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “More than seven out of 10 community colleges saw that (tuition) source of revenue drop from 2019 to 2021,… Read More

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 company behind the viral new AI chatbot tool called ChatGPT…. Read More

ChatGPT passes exams from law and business schools

From CNN Business: “The powerful new AI chatbot tool recently passed law exams in four courses at the University of Minnesota and another exam at… Read More

ChatGPT could turn writing into ‘technical Mad Libs.’ But could it also spark needed change in higher ed?

From PublicSource: “Professor Chris Girman has an idea for an in-class assignment with his students at Point Park University. … He’d like them to generate… Read More

Inside the post-ChatGPT scramble to create AI essay detectors

From Times Higher Education: “Universities may be more likely to stick to what they know, and whatever is developed by Turnitin is likely to be… Read More


From Inside Higher Ed: “Arizona State University, YouTube and the video channel Crash Course announced a partnership this week that offers online, transferable, credit-bearing courses… Read More

Covid relief money helped almost 2/3 of students stay in college, U.S. says

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “According to the report, released by the U.S. Department of Education, over 18 million college students have received direct… Read More

‘A very promising sign’

From Inside Higher Ed: “After more than two years of declining enrollment numbers, fall 2022 finally brought refreshing news: freshman enrollment, which represented the most… Read More

Direct admissions continues to grow

From Inside Higher Ed: “In direct admissions … the student makes a portfolio with their grades and other information that may help a college decide… Read More

Top HBCUs team up with research universities to promote equity

From Times Higher Education: “Leading historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are banding together with the help of the US’ top association of research institutions… Read More

Lawmakers push to allow guns on US university campuses

From Times Higher Education: “The most recent instance involves West Virginia, where the state senate voted 29-4 in favour of legislation to let people bring… Read More

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