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Corequisite Courses Can Help Students Graduate Quicker and Earn More

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Community college students assigned to corequisite mathematic courses instead of remedial courses not only graduate faster, but earn higher wages. That’s the findings of a study that has been tracking 900 community college students since 2013.

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Sharing a Dataset of Program-Level Debt and Earnings Outcomes

Robert Kelchen

Within a couple of hours of posting my comments on the Department of Education’s proposal to create a list of programs with low financial value, I received multiple inquiries about whether there was a user-friendly dataset of current debt-to-earnings ratios for programs. Since I work with College Scorecard data on a regular basis and have used the data to write about debt-to-earnings ratios, it only took a few minutes to put something together that I hope will be useful.

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“Never”

Will Richardson

“Never,” was the answer. The question? “Do you ever have conversations in school that touch on the changes that are happening in the world that will affect your life outside of school?” ” Honestly? Not shocked.

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The Catalysts for Competency-Based Learning and Prior Learning Assessments Have Arrived

eLiterate

As I outlined recently in my “ e-Literate’s Changing Themes for Changing Times ” post, I am shifting my coverage somewhat. I’ll be developing and calling out tags I use for these themes so that you can go to an archive page on each one. This one will be listed under the “ changing enrollment ” tag.

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Diverse Students Need Diverse Faculty

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Community colleges serve the most diverse students in all of higher education.

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An op-ed about ChatGPT’s impact on education… written by ChatGPT?

University Business

After you read this, you’ll either leave excited for what’s to come or you’ll be on Amazon stocking up on doomsday supplies. ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot, has educators and even some students worried about its capacity to promote cheating on assignments.

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Leverage the Everyday Impact of Athletics

Campus Sonar

Brand fragmentation is a consistent theme we see in our industry and client research. There are lots of reasons for this, but mainly the folx charged with “managing the brand” are thinking about “the flagship.”

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CRM Platforms Can Improve HBCU Enrollment and Retention

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

“If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.”

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These are the 25 best cities for newly graduated STEM professionals

University Business

As attention toward the field grows, so too does the demand. The need for STEM professionals, while it’s always been high, has only grown more prominent since the pandemic. According to data from the U.S.

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Government refuses to fund UK students at new medical school despite ‘chronic’ doctor shortage

The Guardian Higher Education

The centre at Worcester University could be forced to train only overseas students, who are unlikely to remain in Britain A new school set up to boost the number of doctors in England has been told it will not receive any funding for domestic students – meaning that in future it may only be able to give places to those coming in from overseas.

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Professors at University of Illinois at Chicago begin strike

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Image: University of Illinois at Chicago faculty members began striking Tuesday after their union said 12 hours of negotiations with administrators on Martin Luther King Jr. Day didn’t produce an agreement. “We passed proposals back and forth with the management team from 10 a.m.

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Columbia University Names First Woman to Lead Ivy League School

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Nemat “Minouche” Shafik, an economist whose career has focused on public policy and academia, has been named as the next president of Columbia University in New York City.

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”We cannot out-hire this need”: College counselors are at their limit

University Business

With mental health reported as the top student stressor going into the spring semester, school staff are beginning to feel the strain. A new report surveying wellness counselors found that their increased workload is causing burnout as campuses struggle to meet student demand.

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Comments on a Proposed Federal List of Low-Value Programs

Robert Kelchen

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that they will be creating a list of low-value postsecondary programs , and they requested input from the public on how to do so. They asked seven key questions, and I put together 3,000-plus words in comments as a response to submit. Here, I list the questions and briefly summarize my key points.

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VentureBeat: How AI and Data Enrichment Can Protect the Vulnerable During a Recession

Hanover Research

A recent Hanover Research survey showed that 85% of financial leaders are planning for an impending recession. Furthermore, one Morgan Stanley strategist says that a recession is already underway in the world’s major economies.

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AAC&U Annual Meeting Explore Liberal Education’s Role in Preserving Democracy

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

College administrators and faculty have to be much more aggressive in reclaiming the importance of a liberal education, particularly in the wake of sweeping legislative efforts in some states to restrict academic freedom and to outlaw the teaching of some subjects.

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The Pillars of Digital Transformation in Higher Education: 3 Ways to Prepare Students for the Future

University Business

Every higher education institution shapes the student experience by applying a storied history to its own unique traditions.

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Red Flag Programs: Public Transparency for Low-Financial-Value Postsecondary Programs

Higher Education Inquirer

The US Department of Education is accepting public comments as a Request for Information (RFI) about "Public Transparency for Low-Financial-Value Postsecondary Programs." The announcement is available at the US Federal Register. The comment period ends February 10, 2023.

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Navigating Higher Ed Economic Challenges – Insights for Presidents of Higher LearningChanging Higher Ed 138 with host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Dr. Lucie Lapovsky

The Change Leader, Inc.

Higher education institutions are facing numerous challenges as enrollment numbers continue to decline, forcing many campuses to drop majors, merge with other institutions or reset their tuition.

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AAUP Criticizes Florida College System for Pledge to Eliminate Critical Race Theory from Courses

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has released a statement, criticizing the decision of the presidents of Florida’s 28 state and community colleges to eliminate courses dealing with critical race theory or related concepts such as intersectionality.

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Using Tech to Champion Student Success 

University Business

Although institutions are faster to adopt technology today than ever before, the driving force of adoption in recent years was survival.

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Health Leaders Media: Patients Frustrated with Process to Address Billing Errors

Hanover Research

Zelis and Hanover Research conducted a survey to better understand the patient financial experience when it comes to billing errors. The post Health Leaders Media: Patients Frustrated with Process to Address Billing Errors appeared first on Hanover Research.

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Iranian PhD students remain in limbo due to Australian visa delays despite securing scholarships

The Guardian Higher Education

With deadly protests in Iran exacerbating anguish, experts worry visa delays could risk a decline in Australian research standards Get our morning and afternoon news emails , free app or daily news podcast When Iranian Behzad Pournori received an offer for a full scholarship at RMIT University in February last year, he was elated.

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Report: Now is the Time to Connect SNAP Eligible Students to the Benefit

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

When Dr. Sarita Cargas began studying basic needs insecurity at the University of New Mexico (UNM), she asked students to share stories about times they could not do their work because they were hungry.

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ChatGPT: Survey says students love it, educators not fans

University Business

To cheat, or not to cheat: It depends on how you look at it. ChatGPT, an AI general-purpose chatbot, is taking the education world by storm. Many educators, however, worry that the software enables students to cruise through their coursework and let the AI seamlessly write their essays for them.

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Looking to Study Business in The Netherlands?

Study and Go Abroad

The Netherlands is one of the most popular destinations for studying abroad, and for good reason. The country offers top quality education, an open-minded and intercultural environment, safety, a great work: life balance, and the highest employment rate among European countries ( Statista, 2022 ).

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How to Create a Student-Directed Learning Space that Promotes Independence

Experiential Learning Depot

Student-directed learning is a worthwhile endeavor, with a variety of benefits , especially if you have set the stage to promote independence. A great place to start is with the student-directed learning space itself.

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Georgetown and Howard Universities Awarded $3 Million for Medical Humanities Center

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Georgetown University and Howard University have been awarded a $3 million grant to help fund the establishment of a center for medical humanities.

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Ways to prevent students from using AI tools in their classes (opinion)

Confessions of a Community College Dean

I may incorporate ChatGPT in future courses, but for now, I’ve developed 10 strategies to prevent students’ use of such technologies, writes Kevin Jacob Kelley.

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Symplicity Recruit Introduces the Sourcing Dashboard

Symplicity

If you’re sourcing early talent, you’re on the hunt for results. As an employer, you want to ensure you’re getting the most out of your investments in recruiting tools. With Symplicity Recruit’s newest feature, you can do just that.

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Proctor en Segovia: Snapshots From a First Week Abroad

Proctor Academy

During all three trimesters of the academic year since 1972, Proctor has operated an off-campus program in Spain. Rather than experiencing Spain through the transitory lens of a tourist, Proctor en Segovia students live with host families, immersed in the language and culture.

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New IDR Rules a Win for the Stopped-Out, Less Helpful for Community College Grads

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Although the news cycle has been dominated by the Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness program and its fate at the U.S. Supreme Court, the Department of Education’s recent revisions to income-driven repayment (IDR) plans may be far more significant in the long run.

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Two types of bullies in academe that can go unrecognized (opinion)

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Becky K. Becker advises readers to be aware and wary of two types that often thrive unrecognized: the opportunist and the victim.

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ResLife, Rest, and Reflection. Looking ahead to 2023.

Roompact

The end of the semester comes at us like the down track on a rollercoaster. We’ve climbed and persisted up the track and hit some peaks this fall. As we gleefully enjoyed a winter break, it went by so quickly. Before we can fully catch a breath we’re ascending another climb into spring opening.

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Mountain Classroom: A Guidebook to the Mountain Experience

Proctor Academy

Proctor Academy's Mountain Classroom program enters its 52nd year of continuous operation as ten students and two instructors travel the American southwest.

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Education Department Announces $63 Million in Grants to Support Community Schools

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has announced $63 million in grants to support 42 organizations and higher ed institutions working to expand existing community schools or establish new programs in eight states and territories.

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Academics must collaborate to develop guidelines for ChatGPT (opinion)

Confessions of a Community College Dean

To help put text generators in the proper perspective, we need to turn toward each other to determine guidelines for the use of such tools, Anna Mills writes.