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Reduced student engagement isn’t just about prioritising part-time employment

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A collapse in on-campus engagement is often blamed on online lectures or part-time work. Sunday Blake follows up on belonging research with Pearson to find out what's really driving them away The post Reduced student engagement isn’t just about prioritising part-time employment appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Navigating accounts receivables in higher ed: 4 areas coming under more regulatory scrutiny

Higher Ed Dive

Staying ahead of dynamic compliance and regulatory requirements is integral to higher ed institutions’ financial stability and reputation.

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Grand Canyon Education accused of racketeering scheme in new class action

Higher Ed Dive

Plaintiffs say that “artificial bottlenecks” in doctoral programs at Grand Canyon University, the company’s biggest client, led to higher costs than advertised.

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UNC Fires Professor They Secretly Recorded

Inside Higher Ed

The university recorded Larry Chavis’s class without his consent for a professional review. Last week he was told his contract would not be renewed. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will not renew the contract of a professor whose classes they recorded without his permission, university media relations director Beth Lutz confirmed.

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AAUP Local Statement Condemning Disastrous UW–Milwaukee Decisions

Academe Blog

POSTED BY JENNIFER RUTH On June 18, the executive committee of AAUP Local 6741 of the American Federation of Teachers issued the following statement on University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee’s proposal to close the College of General Studies In the United States, the university is in crisis.

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Australia announces an end to “visa hopping”

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From July 1 it will no longer be possible to move from a visitor visa to a student visa while onshore in Australia, the minister for home affairs Clare O’Neil announced on June 12. The new rules, announced less than three weeks before they are set to take effect, will end “visa hopping” in the migration system, and close the “loopholes” that allow students and other temporary visa holders to stay in Australia.

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Higher education postcard: University College London

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This week’s card from Hugh Jones’s postbag takes us to “that godless institution in Gower Street” The post Higher education postcard: University College London appeared first on Wonkhe.

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‘I once missed four weeks of one module’: the UK students working long hours

The Guardian - Higher Education

Four students at English universities describe how their need for paid work has affected their studies, sleep, health and wellbeing More than half of UK students working long hours in paid jobs Ahead of her January deadlines, Megan Allen, a second-year student, spent December and part of November working full-time in a bar in Leeds. Allen, 19, and studying sociology at Leeds Beckett University, knew her coursework was suffering as she clocked up 40 hours a week in the bar, but needed the money.

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New research urges US institutions: “invest in your career services”

The PIE News

Research conducted collaboratively by Intead and F1 Hire shows universities could invest more into their careers services for international students The H-1B visa applicant-to-sponsor ratio is highest in unexpected states, including North Carolina and Michigan Some nine out of 10 jobs sponsoring the PERM visa are in technology – but only 1.6% of companies are “sponsor friendly” in their job descriptions The Connecting Dots: How International Students Are Finding US Jobs research, con

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Threats to foundation years should worry us all

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The election has offered classroom-based foundation years a stay of execution. Sarah Hale and Stephen Leech wonder how long it will last The post Threats to foundation years should worry us all appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Federal judge blocks Title IX rule from taking effect in 4 states

Higher Ed Dive

The injunction came as part of a Louisiana-led lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education, one of many the agency is facing.

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College Board President Will Oversee FAFSA Launch

Inside Higher Ed

College Board President Will Oversee FAFSA Launch Katherine Knott Fri, 06/14/2024 - 03:01 PM Jeremy Singer, a familiar face in higher-ed circles, will lead the department’s strategy on the 2025–26 aid application.

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Middle East Scholars Are Under Pressure

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tensions on campus are real and intense. By Marc Lynch and Shibley Telhami Illustration by The Chronicle; iStock Tensions on campus are real and intense.

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Finland International School sets up third campus in India

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FIS Race Course , in Mumbai’s upscale Mahalaxmi neighbourhood, was officially launched on June 6 in the presence of Bollywood actors, cricketers, and entrepreneurs providing credence to the international school’s much-awaited initiation in India’s financial capital. “I am so excited for the students who will join FIS as in today’s world educational systems are not narrow and it’s not just about getting high grades or following rote learning.

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What might a major review from Labour consider?

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Is a major review of higher education funding on the way? What might the scope and parameters need to be? Alistair Jarvis asks the questions The post What might a major review from Labour consider? appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Alverno College to cut 14 majors after declaring financial exigency

Higher Ed Dive

The struggling Catholic institution will also lay off 25 faculty members and 12 staffers as it tries to close a budget gap and stabilize its finances.

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Affirmative Action Fallout Sours Donor Relations

Inside Higher Ed

The University of Missouri system is removing racial criteria from endowed scholarships, saying they run afoul of the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ban. Donors feel disrespected—and some may be ready to go to court. Almost as soon as the Supreme Court struck down affirmative action last June, Missouri attorney general Andrew Bailey fired off a response.

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Student voters to hold the balance of power in 50 marginal constituencies in the 2024 General Election

HEPI

New research from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and the National Union of Students (NUS) shows the potential impact of student voters in the 2024 general election. Based on data from the 2021 census, we identify the constituencies where the number of student voters is projected to be larger than the majority of the winning candidate – and where students can therefore be said to hold the balance of power.

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UK goverment dept. calls on institutions to look at Panama for TNE

The PIE News

Chaired by Suzanna Tomassi, higher education specialist from the Department for Business and Trade, experts on Panama and its “city of knowledge” – or Ciudad del Saber – showcased the destination to UK institutional representatives. Tomassi explained that a growing amount of interest prompted the necessity of a webinar to provide institutional representatives for TNE with key information about the country and its Ciudad del Saber area, located in Panama City and echoing the rise of popularity in

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A historic shift in higher education manifesto promises

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For the first time since the second world war, the consensus on the need for more graduates has collapsed. David Kernohan picks up the pieces The post A historic shift in higher education manifesto promises appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Penn State to pare down commonwealth leadership after buyout offers

Higher Ed Dive

Eleven campuses will soon be run by four regional chancellors, after 10% of employees accepted voluntary buyout packages.

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Education Department Finds Michigan, CUNY Failed to Follow Title VI

Inside Higher Ed

Education Department Finds Michigan, CUNY Failed to Follow Title VI Katherine Knott Tue, 06/18/2024 - 03:00 AM Resolution agreements announced Monday are the first regarding campus antisemitism, anti-Muslim and anti-Arab bias since Oct. 7. The findings signal how institutions across the country can comply with federal law.

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Statement of Support of California State Senate Bill 1348 - Black-Serving Institutions Program

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

We, the undersigned, strongly support California State Senate Bill 1348: Black-Serving Institution Program, which would create California's first Minority Serving Institutional designation. Senator Steven Bradford, 35th California State Senate District, authored this legislation. This designation, called a Black-Serving Institution (BSI), would recognize institutions that have enrollment and a demonstrated commitment to serving Black students.

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London Higher campaign lauds “safe and welcoming” UK capital

The PIE News

The digitally-led Study London campaign , which launches on June 12, will “mirror core messaging” from the British Council’s Study UK campaign – albeit with a London focus. It will “set the record straight on popular misconceptions”, London Higher said, and will feature stories from real-life students and graduates to show what being a student in the city is really like.

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The cost of living is an access risk

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A new London Higher report finds further evidence that the cost of living crisis is driving educational inequality, through its impact on access. For Richard Boffey, we need the political will of the new government to match the resolve of the sector. The post The cost of living is an access risk appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Title IX rule blocked in 6 more states

Higher Ed Dive

Conservative states contest the rule’s inclusion of LGBTQ+ students and have filed multiple lawsuits seeking to stop the rule from taking effect Aug. 1.

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No, AI Should Not Be a Student’s Co-Pilot

Inside Higher Ed

Treating AI as a co-pilot is tempting, but in learning, the bigger temptation is for students to use it as a subcontractor, and that’s not good. I have a friend who works in an education-related capacity (not as a teacher) who had been putting off their investigations of generative AI (artificial intelligence) and large language models until the end of semester when they had the bandwidth to do some exploring.

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A fortune in the short-term: Is it time for CE programs to explode?

University Business

The University of North Florida is bucking declining college enrollment trends in higher education, and John Kantner, University of North Florida senior associate provost of faculty and research, credits some of this growth to its focus on continuing education (CE) programs. “One thing we’re very focused on is that UNF will be Jacksonville’s life-long learning provider,” Kantner told The Florida Times-Union.

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UK: WeAreInternational campaign highlights value of pathway routes

The PIE News

The campaign, led by Universities UK International relaunched in 2023, a decade after it started and is dedicated to highlighting the contributions international students are making to their communities, and beyond, during their studies in the UK. UUKi has been showcasing the personal stories of students studying across the country and the final story follows Victoria, an international student who came to the UK via an NCUK in-country pathway route.

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Civic participation should be central to the student experience

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The snap election has reignited the debate about the political disengagement of young people. Andy Mycock explores the role that higher education should play in shaping the citizens of tomorrow. The post Civic participation should be central to the student experience appeared first on Wonkhe.

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The positive impacts of family engagement on student retention

Higher Ed Dive

Research shows when families are engaged and receive updates, students are more likely to be retained.

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More Downsizing at Beleaguered ETS

Inside Higher Ed

More Downsizing at Beleaguered ETS Liam Knox Tue, 06/18/2024 - 03:00 PM The former SAT administrator and owner of the GRE offered buyouts to most of its U.S. workforce Tuesday morning, kickstarting its second round of job cuts in under a year.

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SAT Problem, Solved

Jon Boeckenstedt

Last week, I wrote about how College Board and the Highly Rejective Colleges are to blame for the concerns being expressed by many high school and independent counselors about the lack of SAT testing sites in their communities. In some discussion groups I participate in, these concerns are increasing and amplifying.

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Maharashtra puts curbs on scholarship for marginalised students

The PIE News

According to a government regulation, released by the state of Maharashtra’s government, candidates from these socio-economic groups will now need to have scored 75% and above from grade 10 until their recent graduation, as opposed to 60% last year, to be qualified for the scheme. Moreover, the west Indian state has also imposed an annual income limit of Rs 8 lakhs (£7,552) on the candidates despite the average monthly income of SC, and ST families being INR 5,000 (£47) less than non-disa

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Some students have. Some students have not

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As even some students' basic needs go unmet, Jim Dickinson interrogates the impact that student poverty is having on concentration, mental health and satisfaction The post Some students have. Some students have not appeared first on Wonkhe.

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St. Cloud State University saves 4 programs from the chopping block

Higher Ed Dive

But the Minnesota public institution is still making deep cuts, with 42 degree and 50 minor programs slated for elimination.

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Trustees Vote to Dissolve University of Kentucky Senate

Inside Higher Ed

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees voted Friday morning to dissolve the university Senate, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported.