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Who should respond to crisis calls on campus?

EdSource: “When college students have mental health crises, a call to 9-1-1 is often the only option, resulting in a visit from the police. One… Read More

Gen Z students want better mental health care access on campus

From Los Angeles Times: “Gen Zers have been more open about their struggles than members of older generations, a pattern that has meant rates of… Read More

Biden sets new limits on for-profit colleges

From Times Higher Education: “The Biden administration has outlined new regulations to crack down on for-profit colleges by limiting their access to federal aid and… Read More

Most students who left college during Covid want to return — but many can’t

From The74: “The survey found that 85% of students who left college during the pandemic say they want to return to school. … It is… Read More

The new labor market: No bachelor’s required?

The Hechinger Report: “The Burning Glass ‘degree reset’ report, which Fuller co-wrote, found that between 2017 and 2019, the number of positions requiring a B.A…. Read More

The boys are doing just fine

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The percentage of undergraduate students who are male, which was as high as 57 percent in 1970, has dipped… Read More

Long Covid takes its toll on academia

From Times Higher Education: “In a sector as overworked and competitive as higher education, the prevalence of long Covid among staff is something of a… Read More

One in six UK students admit cheating in online exams

From Times Higher Education: “One in every six university students in the UK have admitted to cheating while taking online exams in the past academic… Read More

UCAS sees record applications from disadvantaged students

From University World News: “Record numbers of disadvantaged students in the UK have applied to go to university this year, according to official figures that… Read More

Admissions without applications

From Inside Higher Ed: “ … second company offering a service in which students create profiles and colleges admit them. … Sage Scholars expects about… Read More

America’s hidden common ground on public higher education: What’s wrong and how to fix it

From Public Agenda: “Most Americans (86 percent) across political affiliations agree that a college education can help working adults advance their careers. Fewer (64 percent)… Read More

Microcredentials: A new category of education is rising

From University World News: “Microcredentials include certificates, digital badges, licences and apprenticeships … There are several primary drivers of non-degree credentials. First, according to the… Read More

Studying medicine in a post-roe America

From Inside Higher Ed: “For years, aspiring ob-gyns at Louisiana State University’s School of Medicine have driven four hours from the New Orleans institution to… Read More

House committee: End loophole allowing tuition-share agreements between OPMs and colleges

From Higher Ed Dive: “A powerful congressional committee is urging the U.S. Department of Education to no longer allow colleges to have tuition-sharing agreements with… Read More

‘Friends’ lack of diversity ‘embarrassed’ its co-creator. So she made a $4-million decision

From Los Angeles Times: “Marta Kauffman remembers being bothered: Why were so many people picking on ‘Friends’? … Despite its success, though, the comedy was… Read More

Unlocking stranded credits

From Inside Higher Ed: “Ithaka S+R published its latest report on the problem of what it calls ‘stranded credits,’ because students have completed the academic… Read More

English universities pledge to reverse grade inflation

From Times Higher Education: “Universities in England have made a first-of-its-kind commitment to reversing grade inflation after admitting that the spiralling number of first-class degrees… Read More

UK universities help Ukraine ‘twins’ through and beyond war

From University World News: “So far, 71 universities have confirmed twinning partnerships with Ukrainian universities under an initiative coordinated by the Cormack Consultancy Group and… Read More

UK university and Indian IIT to offer joint degree for first time

From Times Higher Education: “In a first-of-its-kind deal, an Indian Institute of Technology and a foreign university have agreed to offer a joint degree, Times… Read More

Abortion is a higher-ed issue

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Abortion makes it possible for students to pursue, and complete, higher education. Research has shown that the ‘most common… Read More

A new way to help college students transfer: Admit them to two schools at once

From The Hechinger Report: “Guaranteed and dual admissions — under which students are accepted to both two- and four-year programs at the same time —… Read More

Why employers should fund debt-free education programs

Harvard Business Review: “Guild analyzed 15,000 prospective students in the calendar years of 2020-2021, across multiple employers that offered both full and partial tuition assistance… Read More

Blurring the lines between education and workforce

From The Hechinger Report: “One idea that’s been gaining steam since last year is to break down barriers between high school, college and career to… Read More

The most popular degrees pay off

From Georgetown University: “The Most Popular Degree Pays Off: Ranking the Economic Value of 5,500 Business Programs at More Than 1,700 Colleges finds that the… Read More

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