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Higher ed received billions in Covid-relief Money. Where did it go?

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “At a time when colleges and students were navigating both a public-health emergency and the pandemic’s financial fallout, the… Read More

The college-going gap between Black and white Americans was always bad. It’s getting worse

From The Hechinger Report: “Black college and university enrollment has been dropping steadily. Already down by 22 percent between 2010 and 2020, or by more… Read More

Professors plan summer AI upskilling, with or without support

From Inside Higher Ed: “Some academics and institutions are offering AI faculty workshops … In these summer faculty AI workshops, some plan to take their… Read More

The U. of Idaho moved fast to acquire the U. of Phoenix. Now what?

The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Under the deal, which still faces review by accreditors, the University of Phoenix will be converted to a nonprofit institution… Read More

A quarter of all UK study-related visas issued to dependants

From Times Higher Education: “The number of student dependants granted UK visas hit another record in the last year, while student numbers contributed to immigration… Read More

Will Americans come to a Welsh city for higher education?

From Inside Higher Education: “Wrexham’s university is hoping the Welsh city’s newfound fame after its football team was bought by Hollywood actors could help to… Read More

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 enrollment plunge. … Doug Shapiro, executive director of… Read More

The shuttering of a rural university reveals a surprising source of its financing

From The Hechinger Report: “When Iowa Wesleyan University announced in March that it would close, its biggest creditor was a federal government agency that had… Read More

Why is enrollment such a challenge for colleges like Cardinal Stritch? A higher ed data expert explains

From WUWM: “Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee’s north shore suburbs is closing after an 86-year run. The news of Stritch’s closure came as a shock… Read More

I’m a student. You have no idea how much we’re using ChatGPT.

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “There’s a remarkable disconnect between how professors and administrators think students use generative AI on written work and how… Read More

This simple 30-minute belonging exercise could boost student retention

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Incoming college students who completed a 30-minute online exercise intended to bolster their sense of belonging were more likely… Read More

New data map bridges higher education and labour market

From University World News: “Harvard University has launched a data map highlighting mismatches and matches across the United States between higher education graduates and job… Read More

The latest group to get special attention from college admissions offices: men

From The Hechinger Report: “Women now make up about 58 percent of U.S. college undergraduates, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, and each… Read More

Share of hispanic college students has nearly doubled since 2005

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Nearly one in five college students ages 18-24 identifies as being of Hispanic or Latino origin, according to a… Read More

Think carefully before deciding to delay the path to or through college

From Forbes: “Taking a break between high school and college, or in the middle of your studies, is tempting. After all, the learning process can… Read More

Starmer to ditch Labour’s ‘free’ university tuition pledge

From Times Higher Education: “Labour is set to abandon its commitment to abolish university tuition fees and fund English higher education through direct public spending,… Read More

Covid era graduates struggle with communication, say Deloitte and PwC

From The Guardian: “Two of the UK’s big four accounting firms are giving extra training to younger recruits after finding that those who spent large… Read More

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. That progress stalled during… Read More

Trade programs — unlike other areas of higher education — are in hot demand

From The Hechinger Report: “While almost every sector of higher education is seeing fewer students registering for classes, many trade school programs are booming. …… Read More

More electricians needed in the clean energy workforce

From WorkingNation: “Demand for electricians is expected to grow by 7% in the 10 years ending in 2031, with roughly 80,000 openings per year, according… Read More

US campuses urged to be better neighbours

From Times Higher Education: “Campus protests over housing, crime and community well-being have besieged leaders in recent months … The University of California, Berkeley …… Read More

Affirmative action advocates given hope despite looming ban

From Times Higher Education: “The plaintiffs in the lawsuits against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina appeared to have conceded that admissions officers… Read More

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

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