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Report Suggests Promoting Transfer Pathways Can Help Reduce Costs

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The potential for community college students and adults with some college credit to obtain a future degree is limited by a higher education system that has not fully embraced the many pathways today’s learners take to complete a degree, according to a new white paper from the Center for Higher Education Policy and Practice’s (CHEPP). Center for Higher Education Policy and Practice has released white paper examining transfer credit pathways to student success.

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Summer Social Media Manager Guide

Dr. Josie Ahlquist

Summer’s here, but the pressure to deliver outstanding social media results isn’t taking a break. Whether you’re part of a team or a team of one, I want you to know you’re not in this alone. Social media is far from the days when I first became a strategist. Myspace, “The Facebook” and Instagram when it was only available on iPhones.

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‘Notice Is Not Required’: Letter Says UNC Chapel Hill Secretly Records Professors

Confessions of a Community College Dean

‘Notice Is Not Required’: Letter Says UNC Chapel Hill Secretly Records Professors Ryan Quinn Mon, 05/20/2024 - 03:00 AM A business school professor was startled to learn that the university had recorded his classes as part of a ‘review’ he didn’t know about. The university says it has no formal policy on filming classes. Professors are worried.

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Ten Thoughts on the Future of Higher Education Finance

Robert Kelchen

Today is the first day of academic summer, which is a period of relative calm even though I am never really off as a department head. (I have a modest administrative stipend in the summer, but remain a nine-month faculty member and can devote most of my time to research.) My higher education finance class this spring was a blast, as I try to make the most of getting into the classroom on a limited basis.

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Rishi Sunak faces cabinet backlash over plans to curb foreign student visas

The Guardian Higher Education

Education secretary Gillian Keegan, Jeremy Hunt and David Cameron oppose move, while university leaders warn of economic and cultural impact Rishi Sunak is facing a cabinet revolt over plans to scrap a graduate visa scheme that allows overseas students to live and work in the UK for up to two years after graduation. Under pressure from some on the right of his party to demonstrate that the Tories are tougher on immigration than Labour, Downing Street is considering further restricting or even en

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Providing Wraparound Services for UCONN’s Asian American Studies

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Within Hartford, Connecticut, lies a vast community made up of people from across the Asian continent. The Asian population in Hartford County alone totals more than 53,000, making it one of the counties in the state with the most Asian residents. This marks an increase of more than 15,000 Asian people in the county since 2010. The city and area hold a large population of people from places such as India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, along with more recent refugees from Afghanistan and Syria, accor

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Has College Become Uncool?

Dr. Josie Ahlquist

Is college so 2017?Higher education has faced some serious challenges — especially regarding public perception and trust, and one could say we are up against a major consumer confidence crisis. Some campuses enjoy a steadfast enrollment cycle, while others are hardly holding on.

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Living on the Edge: Design Thinking for a New Era in Higher Ed: Changing Higher Ed Podcast 208 with host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and guest Cesar Santalo

The Change Leader, Inc.

In this episode, we dive into the world of design thinking for transformational strategic planning and change management. Cesar Santalo, Dean of the College of Communications and Design at Lynn University, shares his unique perspective as an artist and educator on leveraging this innovative approach to drive rapid change and better serve students. Key takeaways: - Discover the 5-step process of design thinking and how it fosters empathy, creativity, and continuous improvement. - Learn how Lynn U

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Ex-ministers warn UK universities will go bust without higher fees or funding

The Guardian Higher Education

Exclusive : Vice-chancellors suggest fee rise of £2,000 to £3,500 a year, but others say that is ‘politically impossible’ Vice-chancellors and former ministers are warning that the cash crisis facing universities is so serious that the next government will have to urgently raise tuition fees or increase funding to avoid bankruptcies within two years.

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FAMU Deploys Independent Investigation into Donation, Announces Interim VP for University Advancement

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Donald Palm The Florida A&M University Board of Trustees voted during a May 15 meeting to conduct an independent investigation into the handling of a $237.75 million gift. FAMU received the gift — a donation to support of student success initiatives and athletics — from the Issac Batterson 7th Family Trust and Chief Executive Officer Gregory Gerami, a Texas hemp farmer and the founder of Batterson Farms Corp.

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How Video Bars Enhance Hybrid Learning in Higher Education

EdTech Magazine - Higher Education

Since the world changed in the spring of 2020, academic institutions have adapted their learning environments to support both hybrid and remote learning. Today, universities are incorporating technologies such as high-end cameras, ceiling- and table-mounted microphones, and large digital displays to transform what were traditional classrooms and lecture halls.

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Interim Suspensions Leave MIT Student Protesters Stranded

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Interim Suspensions Leave MIT Student Protesters Stranded Johanna Alonso Mon, 05/20/2024 - 03:00 AM The university, which is home to a large number of families, gave suspended students a week to find new lodgings. Administrators said they acted in the interest of the rights of everyone on campus.

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Student Carla De Meir Wins Karastan Design Competition and Attends Mohawk Design Summit

College for Creative Study

For the third year, the Mohawk Design Summit brought together retailers and designers to curate the 2025 and 2026 products for the Mohawk, Karastan and Godfrey Hirst brands.

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Colleges have a responsibility to support students with intellectual disabilities

University Business

Colleges and universities nationwide continue to grapple with demographic shifts, fiscal challenges and the lasting impacts of the pandemic. Against these larger societal forces, many higher education institutions have focused considerable attention and resources on improving access and affordability for their students. Many institutions are providing new opportunities for adult learners, veterans, international students and other previously underserved populations.

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Drexel Offers Half-Off on Tuition Costs for Community College Grads

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Drexel University is offering tuition at half the cost for students who have earned an associate degree from any accredited community college in the U.S. Dr. Dawn Medley “Our experiential education model has proven to be one of the best ways for students to prepare to be leaders in their careers, so it's incumbent on us provide opportunities for more students to earn a Drexel degree,” said Dr.

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Managing the Unthinkable… Residential Student Death: Tips and Questions to Ponder for Res Life Pros

Roompact

By the time this blog posts it will either have been a month or roughly a month and a half since our first (and hopefully) last student death on campus this academic year at Wake Forest University. With a student population (undergrad, graduate and the professional schools) of under 10,000 students we do not experience.

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Student Visa Denials Threaten U.S. Competitiveness

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Student Visa Denials Threaten U.S. Competitiveness Elizabeth Redden Mon, 05/20/2024 - 09:24 AM College leaders should focus immigration lobbying efforts on state lawmakers, in addition to federal ones, Samba Dieng writes.

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Strategic Leadership Development Planning: Nurturing Tomorrow's Leaders

The Humphrey Group

Today’s high performing workers are not just looking for a job – they're seeking roles that provide meaning and opportunity for growth. As the boomer generation approaches retirement age, organizations are facing pressure to plan for the future of their leadership.

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The The Potential of AI to Transform Higher Education to Transform Higher Education

University Business

Many college and university leaders are excited about the capabilities of generative artificial intelligence (AI) and interested to learn how this technology could transform higher education. Generative AI presents many new possibilities for institutions to deliver extraordinary experiences for students, faculty, researchers, and administrative staff.

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Dr. Donovan Livingston Returns Home, Merging His Hip Hop Self with His College Advisor Self

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Donovan Livingston, award-winning educator, spoken word poet, and public speaker, has spent his career in education bridging the gap between his artistic sensibility and commitment to college access, and social justice. “A lot of my work is grounded in how Hip Hop informs student experiences in college,” Livingston said. Before attending the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill for undergrad, the Fayetteville, North Carolina, native had a budding interest in Hip Hop and spoken wo

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CCS Associate Professor Patrick Schiavone joins The Metro to talk about the Tigers’ new City Connect uniforms

College for Creative Study

The post CCS Associate Professor Patrick Schiavone joins The Metro to talk about the Tigers’ new City Connect uniforms appeared first on College for Creative Studies.

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Sonoma State President on Leave After Protest Agreement

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Sonoma State President on Leave After Protest Agreement Josh Moody Fri, 05/17/2024 - 03:00 AM Mike Lee was disciplined after striking a deal with student protesters. The agreement included an unusual embrace of an academic boycott of Israeli universities.

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5 Innovative, Student-Centered, and Engaging Experiential Learning Activity Types

Experiential Learning Depot

Identifying experiential learning activities for a classroom learning environment can feel tricky at times. In the world of experiential learning, there is a lot of talk about theory and philosophy; about what experiential learning is and what it is not, the benefits of experiential learning , and the purpose of it. But the most common question that I get from educators is not about experiential learning in theory but about experiential learning in practice.

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The Tories' war on foreign students isn’t for the good of the country – it's about saving their own skins | Polly Toynbee

The Guardian Higher Education

This dying government is happy to see universities in crisis, the economy damaged and soft power lost – if it wins a few votes A key turning point in British politics was Tony Blair’s famous three priorities : “education, education, education”. A giant step was his 1999 conference speech: “Today I set a target of 50% of young adults going into higher education in the next century.

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Nearly 4,000 Students And Counting Return, Graduate CUNY

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The City University of New York (CUNY) re-enrolled 16,319 stopped-out students during the 2023-24 academic year thanks to its CUNY Reconnect Program. CUNY Reconnect is a city-funded program designed to engage New Yorkers who earned college credits but stopped short of getting a degree. The program was conceived by New York City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams and grew out of an initial $4.4 million investment from the city.

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Financial aid offices: How to stop a massive employee exodus

University Business

Financial aid offices were already struggling with staff shortages, a lack of representation and other personnel challenges when the FAFSA fiasco struck higher ed. The ongoing disruptions are now adding up to fresh warnings of heavy turnover within the profession. A desire for better pay and more flexible workplaces may drive more than half of higher ed’s financial aid professionals to look for new employment in the next 12 months, according to a survey of more than 6,000 financial aid emp

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AI’s New Conversation Skills Eyed for Education

Confessions of a Community College Dean

AI’s New Conversation Skills Eyed for Education Lauren.Coffey@… Fri, 05/17/2024 - 03:00 AM The latest ChatGPT’s more human-like verbal communication has professors pondering personalized learning, on-demand tutoring and more classroom applications.

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Universities Harness the Cloud for Digital Archives

EdTech Magazine - Higher Education

Jim Duran came to his job knowing there would be challenges ahead. It was February 2018, and he’d just been appointed director of the Vanderbilt Television News Archive, one of the world’s largest collections of news broadcasts from national networks such as ABC, CBS and NBC. The archive had been growing quickly and steadily since the day it was created in 1968.

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Universities in England risk closure with 40% facing budget deficits, says report

The Guardian Higher Education

Analysis by Office for Students says increasing number will need to make significant changes to their funding model An increasing number of universities in England face “a material risk of closure” unless they dramatically cut costs or merge over the next few years, according to the higher education regulator’s annual health check. The report by the Office for Students (OfS) paints a bleak picture of universities overreliant on international students to plug the gaps left by the declining income

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NICOLE WINGET

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Nicole Winget Nicole Winget has been named dean of Campbell University’s Adult & Online Education Program. Winget, who served as interim dean, holds a J.D. from Ohio Northern University College of Law.

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ResEdChat Ep 70: Cultivating Connection: Addressing Loneliness in Housing

Roompact

When we consider the experiences of our on-campus students, our focus revolves around fostering community, facilitating connections, and aiding in transitions. But do we specifically consider the issue of loneliness? In this episode of ResEdChat, join Crystal and Dr. Carl Dindo, Director of NAU’s Counseling Center, as they explore the concept of loneliness.

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A Last-Minute Sprint to the FAFSA Finish Line

Confessions of a Community College Dean

A Last-Minute Sprint to the FAFSA Finish Line Liam Knox Thu, 05/16/2024 - 03:00 AM The U.S. Education Department is doling out $50 million to help students complete the troubled federal aid form. Access advocates say it’s not too late to make an impact—but time is of the essence.

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CCS Student Designers Represent at Salone del Mobile, Milan Italy

College for Creative Study

The post CCS Student Designers Represent at Salone del Mobile, Milan Italy appeared first on College for Creative Studies.

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Chicago graduate makes history by earning doctorate at 17

The Guardian Higher Education

Dorothy Jean Tillman II, whose grandmother was a civil rights activist, is now the youngest Arizona State University student to get a doctorate in her field A Chicago teenager walked in her university’s commencement program after making history for earning a doctorate degree at the age of 17. Dorothy Jean Tillman II celebrated the rare accomplishment, describing commencement week as “surreal” and “full of reflection and inspiration”, in a post to Instagram.

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Becker to Depart Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Mark Becker plans to leave his role as president of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) at the end of the year. “I am in good health, and at the same time recent life events have led me to the conclusion that I need to devote more time to my health and family,” said Becker. Dr. Mark Becker Becker came into the leadership post in September 2022, previously serving as a member of its Board of Directors and as chair of the board for the Coalition of Urban Serving Univer

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A Look at Recent and Looming Cuts - Justin Moody, Inside Higher Ed

Ray Schroeder

While declining enrollment and financial challenges are the driving force behind most job and program cuts announced last month, in Texas, politics also played a role. Politics, not economics, accounted for the deepest cuts across higher education in April, with the University of Texas at Austin laying off more than 40 workers in its Division of Campus and Community Engagement (formerly the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement) and another 20 employees in other divisions.

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Re-Evaluating the ‘Essay Carveout’

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Re-Evaluating the ‘Essay Carveout’ Liam Knox Mon, 05/20/2024 - 03:00 AM After the Supreme Court barred affirmative action, many selective colleges added essay prompts focused on identity and diversity. Will they hold up under legal scrutiny?

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