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Why aren’t student loans simple? Because this is America
From The New York Times: “If we want higher education to cost less, we should make it cheaper when people enroll. But that’s not how… Read More
PBS: “Hazing is a widespread, far-reaching practice fueled by tradition, secrecy, groupthink, power, and the desire to belong in fraternities and sororities on college campuses… Read More
You’ve dropped degree requirements. Now what?
From Work Shift: “Based on my conversations with employers there are a few concerns if hiring managers are not brought along, data is not captured,… Read More
Expanding access is not a priority for top schools – Study
From University World News: “Elite American colleges and universities are not using increases in their large endowments to facilitate access to these schools by the… Read More
Third of US college graduates live with parents
From Times Higher Education: “Nearly a third of US college graduates return home to live with their parents, a long-term analysis has found, in what… Read More
Colleges burn through Covid cash trying to soften inflation for students
From Politico: “The high price of gas, food and rent is straining students’ access to higher education. In response, institutions like Benedict College are using… Read More
8 big questions as colleges start fall 2022
From Higher Ed Dive: “Meanwhile, the politics and policy landscape looks very different than it used to, as President Joe Biden last month announced a… Read More
Do universities teach students to think critically?
From Times Higher Education: “‘The assessment done by universities doesn’t guarantee that candidates have the problem-solving skills that employers think are important, and so they… Read More
More students now prefer blended learning than in-person – survey
From Times Higher Education: “A majority of UK students now say they would prefer a mix of on-site and online tuition, according to a major… Read More
Kiosk awarded “Best Places to Work” for 10th consecutive year
Kiosk was once again recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” in the North Bay in the 2022 North Bay Business Journal’s annual… Read More
Biden’s cancellation of billions in debt won’t solve the larger problem
From The Atlantic: “The debt relief—which by one estimate could cost a total of $300 billion—is a massive benefit for Americans who have struggled to… Read More
Half of U.S. adults without degrees want more education
From The Chronicle: “Nearly half of American adults without college degrees think they need additional education to advance their careers — and just over half… Read More
The Edge: Who benefits from the surge in employer-paid tuition?
From The Chronicle: “In today’s ‘job seeker’s labor market,’ employers are looking to tuition benefits to help them attract and retain personnel. In fact, the… Read More
Apprenticeship comes to campus
From Urban: “A consortium of South Carolina historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), the Urban Institute, and businesses forged an innovative collaboration. The HBCU consortium… Read More
Job seekers with no degrees – but plenty of skills – need and deserve more
From The Hill: “Policymakers are also starting to remove degree barriers. The federal government recently released new rules that make it easier for people without… Read More
Twilight of income-share agreements to pay for college?
The Hechinger Report: “Purdue’s announcement in June that it was suspending the Back a Boiler program came as a thunderclap in the world of income-share… Read More
These are the higher-ed jobs being refilled at the highest rates
From The Chronicle: “The size of higher education’s work force has been largely restored to what it was before the pandemic began. … The position… Read More
Is scanning students’ brains the next frontier in education?
From Times Higher Education: “A team of scientists … found that observing neural changes in a group of high school students via MRI scans predicted… Read More
Survey of parents: They want to be involved in college choices
From Inside Higher Ed: “An EAB survey of 2,330 parents has found that they have become more important to students in deciding where to go… Read More
Students say room scans during online tests are invasive. Now a judge agrees.
From The Chronicle: “Judge J. Philip Calabrese … sided with the plaintiff in a ruling that’s been described by some legal observers as injecting a… Read More
The case that could overhaul college admissions
From Politico: The Students for Fair Admissions’ lawsuits against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are perhaps higher education’s most-watched… Read More
More world leaders studied in US as UK lags behind
From The PIE: “Of the world leaders who were educated overseas, more studied in the US than in any other country, according to the Higher… Read More
Online leaders: Fully in-person students will be outliers
From Inside Higher Ed: “It’s not that chief online officers expect that fully online education will dominate; they see a blended future, in which both… Read More
Online education is booming, but colleges risk lapses in quality, report says
From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “The vast majority of college officials in the survey — 96 percent — said they’d adopted ‘quality assurance’ standards… Read More