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At many HBCUs, just 1 in 3 students are men. Here’s why that matters.

From The Washington Post: “Experts agree about one source of the downturn. By the time they are set to graduate from high school, Black male… Read More

The ‘some college, no credential’ cohort grows

From Inside Higher Ed: “The new progress report, released today, found that the population of learners who stopped out of college without completing rose 3.6… Read More

Don’t fret about students using ChatGPT to cheat – AI is a bigger threat to educational equality

From The Conversation: “AI tools also perpetuate the global dominance of English at the expense of other languages, especially oral and Indigenous languages. I recently… Read More

How the promise of free college doesn’t always help low-income students

From The Hechinger Report: “Many cover only the tuition that is still outstanding after federal aid is used up. These are called ‘last-dollar’ free college… Read More

Harvard and MIT launch nonprofit to increase college access

From EdSurge: “What would you do if you had $800 million to build a new nonprofit to support innovation in online learning? That’s the privileged… Read More

Student complaints in England and Wales reach record high

From University World News: “University students made a record number of complaints last year to the higher education watchdog in England and Wales, which expressed… Read More

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 Indicators project, which collects data uniformly… Read More

Rewriting the english curriculum

From Inside Higher Ed: “Not all English faculty members are hopeless about the future of the discipline. Some point out that while the number of… Read More

Talk of humanities crisis ‘overblown’, UK sector leaders say

From Times Higher Education: “In 2020, UK arts and humanities research activity was 49 per cent higher than the global average, meaning that it ‘outperformed… Read More

Women account for two-thirds of US student loan debt. Here’s how it affects them.

From USA Today: “Americans now hold $1.7 trillion in student loan debt. Nearly two-thirds of that money – at least $929 billion – is owed… Read More

Why enrollment leaders are wearing down, burning out, and leaving jobs they once loved.

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The field is losing top talent even as the stakes of enrollment work are getting higher. Blame the strain… Read More

The push for a 3-year bachelor’s degree

From Inside Higher Ed: “Huddled around a table in the Georgetown University Alumni House, roughly two dozen academics convened last week to address two of… Read More

Job candidates struggle to add microcredentials to hiring platforms

From HR Dive: “According to a March report from Northeastern University. A company’s hiring platform, as well as third-party options, may not provide adequate fields… Read More

Legacy admissions for alumni children: the beginning of the end?

From Times Higher Education: “The University of Pennsylvania is easing off its system of legacy preferences, under which some elite US universities grant up to… Read More

College transfer enrollment plummeted another 7% last year; biggest drops for low-income, female & asian students

From The 74: “According to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, college transfer enrollment declined by 7.5 percentage points in fall… Read More

2U lawsuit claims looming education dept. guidance breaks the law

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The online-program manager 2U filed a lawsuit … against the U.S. Department of Education, marking what appears to be… Read More

What lessons can Singapore teach about lifelong learning?

From Times Higher Education: “In 2014, Singapore’s government introduced the SkillsFuture programme, with the motto ‘Develop Our People’. Meant to provide Singaporeans with ‘opportunities to… Read More

Who writes the (AI) rules?

The AI chatbot ChatGPT was launched in late November of 2022, and its output has been a ubiquitous topic of human conversation ever since. While… Read More

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 hold individuals who… Read More

This controversial, for-profit college has received $1.6B in GI Bill funds, the most of any school

From USA Today: “The University of Phoenix has continued to receive more GI Bill funding than any other institution of higher learning, despite its history… Read More

Arkansas faculty opposes purchase of U of Phoenix

From Inside Higher Ed: “The Faculty Senate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville said last week that it opposes acquisition of the University of… Read More

The role of politics in where students want to go to college

From Inside Higher Ed: “When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last year that the Constitution did not guarantee a right to abortion, many expected the… Read More

Spring enrollment steady, but not for all institutions

From Inside Higher Ed: “Community college enrollment increased by 2.1 percent this spring compared to a year earlier, and undergraduate enrollment at private four-year institutions… Read More

The child care barrier

From Generation Hope: “In December of 2022, Generation Hope surveyed its current 140 student-parent Scholars in an effort to better understand their child care needs… Read More

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