Category Archives: colleges and universities

Community college students more likely than their counterparts at four-year schools to be…

…hungry or homeless. That’s a sad statement. The details from Marketplace. A large new study sheds some light on the issues many community college students face. According to the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, two in three community college students are “food insecure,” meaning they … Continue reading

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Study in Russia; don’t expect to stay

Inside Higher Ed reports that Russian universities continue to recruit more international students. And they’re doing it for a specific purpose. “It is about the rankings game — the more institutions rise up the rankings, the more money they will … Continue reading

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The public scrutiny of Baylor is wearing some people down

Let’s put a couple cards on the table: Sexual assault is always wrong Covering up sexual assault is always wrong When sexual assaults occur at universities (and sadly they do far too often), it is incumbent on the institution’s leaders … Continue reading

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If you’re an educator and consider yourself a liberal…

…then at least one British educator has a message for you. Writing in The Conversation, Paul Taylor asks why left-leaning educators appear closed-minded on an important issue. He states, It is reassuring to think that ignorance and bigotry are the … Continue reading

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Recent alums, a valuable asset, that more colleges want to reach

The Chronicle of Higher Education explores how alumni offices are ever-ready to talk to some of their university’s most recent graduates. Having a robust alumni body is critical to the long-term health of a university. Satisfied graduates promote and recommend … Continue reading

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Trump has been unbelievably good for journalism. So far.

At some point, every president enters a black or white stage with the public: The president is either loved or hated, and there’s not much that will move people from their positions. But no president has seen those opinions lock … Continue reading

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Santa Clara University leaders censor the school’s student newspaper

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that one dean didn’t like what the newspaper was about to report about him; and when he acted, a controversy erupted. By censoring the article, administrators “prioritized their own interests at the expense of honoring … Continue reading

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