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Higher Ed News Roundup: ‘Why Don’t They Repay?’ and Other Questions

June 27, 2014 by ACTA|

Dropping standardized test scores from your admissions process? Not a good idea.

Over… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Many Problems and Many Solutions

June 26, 2014 by ACTA|

Last September, Robert Van Tuinen tried to pass out copies of the U.S. Constitution at Modesto Junior College, where he is a student. The university stopped him—and he fought back. Now a new… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Thoughts on Access

June 24, 2014 by ACTA|

A few developments in higher ed today:

Ron Trowbridge advocates for community collegesContinue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: How to Save the Humanities

June 23, 2014 by ACTA|

Here's what's new in higher ed:

A law prof worries that the collapse of legal jobs is repeating itself in literature departments…and that Ph.D. programs are responding… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Catching a Break

June 19, 2014 by ACTA|

Don't miss the latest in higher ed news and views!

TIME reports that some community colleges are fighting to raise completion rates and put students on a Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Bigotry, Bias, and the Oxford Comma

June 18, 2014 by ACTA|

Here's Wednesday's higher ed news:

FiveThirtyEight has done the nation a service by surveying America's Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Alternatives

June 17, 2014 by ACTA|

Check out the latest in higher ed news and views!

Via Meadia reports that America's "lawyer-in-chief," President Obama, has taken Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Abuse of Power

June 16, 2014 by ACTA|

Check out the latest in higher ed news and views:

The Wall Street Journal covers the Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Victims

June 13, 2014 by ACTA|

Here's Friday's higher ed news roundup:

Over at HuffPo, Michael Shammas bemoans the Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: When Colleges Fail

June 12, 2014 by ACTA|

Here's the latest in higher ed!

At Phi Beta Cons, ACTA's Avi Snyder says President Obama's executive order on student loans Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: The Root of the Problem

June 11, 2014 by ACTA|

Here's Wednesday's higher ed news roundup:

The Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn thinks the Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Helping or Hurting?

June 10, 2014 by ACTA|

Here's the latest in higher ed:

At Minding the Campus, ACTA's Avi Snyder says colleges Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Keeping Up

June 9, 2014 by ACTA|

Kick off your week with the latest in higher ed:

The College Fix reports on a new documentary that exposes how universities… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Ignorance and Intolerance

June 6, 2014 by ACTA|

Here's the latest in higher ed news and views to keep you busy over the weekend!

In the Philadelphia Inquirer, ACTA's Daniel Burnett argues that a hollow core will lead to… Continue Reading >>

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