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Over half of adults say the financial benefits of attending college outweigh its costs

Higher Ed Dive

But their views depended heavily on factors like whether they completed their programs or had outstanding loans, a Federal Reserve survey found.

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Proving the possible: how an Ohio partnership is bringing tutoring to scale

Deans for Impact

Like many schools across the US impacted by the pandemic, Crim Elementary School in northwest Ohio was looking for more resources to support all of its students with rigorous, grade-level learning of academic concepts. Half a mile away, the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) had a ready-made solution: 58 aspiring teachers who needed early field practice with students to hone their instructional skills.

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The impact of Hong Kong university research on society

Wonkhe

What stories can be told about the impact of research? The team behind a new analysis of Hong Kong RAE impact case studies explains The post The impact of Hong Kong university research on society appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Undergraduate losses slow — but enrollment is still well below pre-COVID levels

Higher Ed Dive

Younger enrollees helped boost community colleges’ student bodies in spring 2023, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

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No to free education, but yes to a progressive and proportionate graduate tax

Wonkhe

For UA92's Gareth Smith, the time has come to rethink the idea of a progressive graduate tax The post No to free education, but yes to a progressive and proportionate graduate tax appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Dr. J. Luke Wood to Become President of Sacramento State University

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In the search for its ninth permanent president, Sacramento State University didn’t have to look far. Dr. J. Luke Wood, a Sac State alum, was appointed to the position today. He’ll take over for retiring President Robert S. Nelson on July 16 th. Wood is currently San Diego State University’s (SDSU) vice president for student affairs and campus diversity and chief diversity officer.

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UK changes could disproportionately affect women

The PIE News

Industry stakeholders are warning that the impact UK dependent ban for taught masters students will potentially disadvantage female students most. Full details of the planned policy change, to be implemented from January 2024, are yet to be revealed as the official statement of changes has not yet been published. Jamie Arrowsmith, director of Universities UK International , responded to the announcement, highlighting the concerns, saying, “While the vast majority of students will be unaffected

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“Education fever”: Changing international study trends in South Korea

The PIE News

Every year on the third Thursday in November, South Korea comes to a halt as thousands of students sit the Suneung, the country’s infamous end-of-school exam. This gruelling eight-hour test determines whether a student stands a chance at gaining entry to the country’s SKY universities, a term for the country’s most prestigious institutions: Seoul National University, Korea University, and Yonsei University.

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AASCU Selects 29 Participants for 2023 Millennium Leadership Initiative

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) has selected the 29 senior-level higher education professionals for its 2023 Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI). Dr. Mildred García MLI – launched in 1999 – is a leadership development program that aims to equip higher ed leaders from traditionally underrepresented communities with skills and networks to become college presidents.

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UK: dependants ban “deeply disappointing”

The PIE News

While the continuation of the two-year graduate route and rogue agent crackdowns were a welcome sign, stakeholders have called the government’s ban on dependants of postgraduate-taught course students “deeply disappointing”. One leading figure pointed out that this would likely have an adverse impact on not just net migration figures, but on student numbers themselves.

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Report: DeSantis Administration’s Efforts to Shape Higher Ed are Damaging the Quality of Florida’s Public Postsecondary Schools

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The resulting self-censorship and fear among people caused the DeSantis administration’s efforts to alter higher education are damaging the quality of Florida’s public higher education, according to a new American Association of University Professors report. And these negative sentiments are also affecting the state’s private schools. Gov. Ron DeSantis These findings come from a preliminary report from a special American Association of University Professors (AAUP) committee that was created earl

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My Tips to Help Students With Mental Health in College

Today's Learner

Reading Time: 3 minutes Chaitali Botcha is a graduate of Texas A&M University and current master’s in Medical Science student at the University of North Texas, Health Science Center and central regional lead Cengage Student Ambassador Health is wealth. Ralph Waldo Emerson coined this term when he said, “the first wealth is health.” What does this mean and why is it so important to us?

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A Security Operations Center Powered by Students

Campus Technology

The University of South Carolina Aiken recently found a creative way to staff a new security operations center — and give students hands-on cybersecurity training at the same time. We spoke with Ernest Pringle, vice chancellor for IT and CIO at USC Aiken, about creating a student-led SOC, helping students put cybersecurity theory into practice, forging regional cybersecurity partnerships, and more.

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IH Sydney opens new campus in South Australia

The PIE News

IH Sydney has opened its seventh campus in Australia with a new centre in Adelaide. The school offers a “modern, interactive learning environment” in the downtown area of the city in South Australia. The provider noted Adelaide’s renown for its cultural vibrance, affordability and abundance of natural beauty. “After getting such great response to our new Gold Coast and Byron Bay campuses, we wanted to continue into South Australia,” said CEO and owner of IH Sydney,

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JESSICA MADISON

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Jessica Madison Jessica Madison has been appointed executive director of strategic communications and marketing at Alabama State University in Montgomery. She served as assistant athletic director for development and marketing at the university. Madison earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in sport management from Troy University in Alabama.

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Australia and India agree to boost student mobility as Modi visits Sydney

The PIE News

Australia and India have agreed a mobility deal that universities in Australia say will “support the flow of more students, researchers and skilled people” between the two countries. The Australia-India Migration and Mobility Partnership Arrangement was announced as Indian prime minister Narendra Modi met his Australian counterpart, Anthony Albanese, on a visit to Sydney.

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AAUP Rallies Support Amid Fight for Academic Freedom, DEI

Insight Into Diversity

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is calling on all professional organizations, unions, faculty, staff, and administrators to fight against attacks on academic freedom and offer support to colleagues in Florida however possible, one of many findings included in a preliminary report by the organization. In January, the AAUP established a special committee consisting of AAUP members from outside the state of Florida tasked to review a pattern of “politically, racially, and i

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Pandemic-era DHS flexibilities in US terminated

The PIE News

Flexibilities implemented by the US Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program during the Covid-19 public health emergency have been terminated, the DHS announced on May 11. The accommodations were related to interruptions with travel and the delivery of instruction and were implemented as a temporary measure to facilitate the least disruptive learning process for international students during the pandemic.

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Elite private colleges may be the only financially healthy segment 3 years from now

University Business

Higher education gained an unlikely asset during the pandemic, and it came in the shape of billions of federal emergency funding. While CARES Act funding largely kept schools afloat and even jumpstarted a renaissance at HBCUs, one global management consulting firm believes most higher ed is unprepared to deal with a post-pandemic landscape. A new report by Bain & Company is forecasting the majority of higher education to be in a tough financial spot three years from now due to a confluence o

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2023 PIEoneer Awards finalists revealed

The PIE News

The 144 companies, individuals and educators vying to be crowned winners in 20 categories at the 2023 PIEoneer Awards have been announced in a hotly contested year. Finalists from 26 countries have been shortlisted and winners will be announced at the lavish PIEoneer Awards ceremony on September 22 in London. An organisation specialising in promoting study abroad opportunities to black college students in the US, a public-private partnership aiming to promote Women in STEM Entrepreneurship in La

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Max Weber's Ethical Pedagogy for a Nihilistic Age

The Chronicle of Higher Education

On the enduring relevance of a great social theorist. By Wendy Brown On the enduring relevance of a great social theorist.

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Texas Tenure, Anti-DEI Bills Near Passage—or Death

Inside Higher Ed

Texas Tenure, Anti-DEI Bills Near Passage—or Death Featured Image at Top of Article GettyImages-1415047198.

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What Six Questions Tell Us About the Ontario Government

HESA

In the final scenes of the 1991 movie The Russia House , as Sean Connery is about to give “the shopping list” – a comprehensive list of questions about Soviet rocket technology – to what MI6 and the CIA believe is a potential Russian defector, there’s a conversation between a young agent and Edward Fox, who plays Sean Connery’s handler. “ Sir, the shopping list.

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How to Be Yourself on the Page

The Chronicle of Higher Education

You may understand the power of first-person writing, but can you wield it gracefully? By Rachel Toor Tarchyshnik/Getty Images/iStockphoto You may understand the power of first-person writing, but can you wield it gracefully?

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More Tough Questions for Education Department

Inside Higher Ed

More Tough Questions for Education Department Featured Image at Top of Article Kvaal House Hearing.

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State Support for Higher Ed Continues to Rise. Yet Public Colleges Still Face Headwinds.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

By Helen Huiskes Joan Wong for The Chronicle Students are footing less of the bill for their education, a new report says. But enrollment challenges persist.

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(Academic) Year 1: Complete

ACRLog

Well, that’s about it; we’re on the tail end of finals at Salisbury University, commencement ceremonies start on Wednesday night, and that’s a wrap on my first academic year as a librarian. It’s gone incredibly fast, and as I’ve been working on my first annual evaluation packet, I realize how much I accomplished this year. I know that other institutions do this in January, but for us at SU Libraries, it’s from May to May.

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Helping Faculty Increase Their Research Impact

Inside Higher Ed

Helping Faculty Increase Their Research Impact Featured Image at Top of Article GettyImages-1127460680.

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UK students seek compensation for Covid-affected tuition

The Guardian - Higher Education

Nearly 1,000 students attempt group action against UCL, accusing it of breaking promises Lawyers representing almost 1,000 current and former students, whose studies were affected by Covid and strike action, told the high court in London their clients felt “cheated” by their educational experience and should be entitled to seek compensation through the courts.

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State Funding Rose Last Year. Will it Last?

Inside Higher Ed

State Funding Rose Last Year. Will it Last? Featured Image at Top of Article GettyImages-1466767445.

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China overtakes US in contributions to nature and science journals

The Guardian - Higher Education

Citations of Chinese research have risen because of sequencing of Covid-19 genome China has overtaken the US to become the biggest contributor to nature-science journals, in a sign of the country’s growing influence in the world of academic research. The Nature Index, which tracks data on author affiliations in 82 high quality journals, found that authors affiliated with Chinese institutions are more prolific than their US counterparts in physical sciences, chemistry, Earth and environmental sci

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Adjunct Fired, Threatens Reporter With Machete

Inside Higher Ed

Adjunct Fired, Threatens Reporter With Machete Scott Jaschik Wed, 05/24/2023 - 06:25 AM

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How to Review Your Program Portfolio

Helix Education

Understanding program portfolio performance is a key to enrollment growth. When resources are limited and growth is a priority, how do you determine where to invest? In my work with partner institutions, I often see competing priorities come to light as the marketing team, the enrollment team, and the academic team all have different evaluation tactics for program growth.

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When Governors Seek the Presidency

Inside Higher Ed

When Governors Seek the Presidency Featured Image at Top of Article DeSantis.

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Online Bachelor’s Programs Are Your Greatest Market Opportunity

Helix Education

“Choosing to only offer classroom bachelor’s programs will not force students seeking online study to choose between an online program and your classroom program. Rather, they will be driven to another online program elsewhere, possibly of lesser quality than you could offer.” – Emily Wood, EdD, Vice President of Instructional Design, RNL. Dr.

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George Washington U Selects New Moniker

Inside Higher Ed

George Washington U Selects New Moniker Johanna Alonso Thu, 05/25/2023 - 12:00 AM

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Maximizing the Enrollment Impact of Your Media Spend Using Full-Funnel Attribution

Helix Education

According to a 2021 RNL survey of more than 100 graduate marketing leaders , between 2019 and 2021 the average digital marketing spend doubled. This reality was not surprising. Given the expected and continuing shortfalls in traditional undergraduate enrollment, institutions continue to pivot to the graduate populations to replace the lost revenue from the declines of the traditional student enrollment.