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Bridging Pathways for Military-Connected Learners

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Cutting across political party lines, an overwhelming majority of Americans see veteransservices as a priority (Schaeffer, 2021). Given that less than 1% of Americans have served in the military, administrative leaders across all education sectors often have a learning curve. Dr. Susan M.

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Howard University Hosts Symposium in Commemoration of Military Integration Policy

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Morgan Freeman BSF is a non-profit supporting military-connected families, and The Chamberlain Project is a program connecting retiring service members to higher ed teaching roles. The symposium, “Freedom to Serve: Integrating the Armed Services,” took place Jul. Major General Charles Bolden; Howard President Dr. Wayne A.

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Veteran Sues U.S. Government, Alleges Racial Discrimination Against Black Vets

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

A Marine Corps veteran is suing the U.S. government, alleging that it has historically discriminated against Black military veterans, denied them access to housing and education benefits, and rejected service-related disability claims at far higher rates than other veterans, Task & Purpose reported.

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Disabled veterans urge Youngkin to use line-item veto on budget language affecting college tuition waiver program - Tyler Englander, 8 News

Ray Schroeder

We’re talking about military veterans permanently disabled due to their military service. They say language in the state budget that is currently sitting on Governor Glenn Youngkin’s desk would change how a college tuition waiver program for families of totally or near-totally disabled veterans is run. “I

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Higher ed and the military must collaborate (opinion)

Confessions of a Community College Dean

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the military draft and the birth of America’s all-volunteer force, and the golden anniversary comes at a time when the future of the volunteer military has never been more uncertain. Meanwhile, Congress has set the annual salary for a new military enlistee at less than $26,000.

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President Biden Signs VETS Credit Act

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

President Joe Biden has signed into law the VETS Credit Act, a policy to ensure student veterans can easily transfer course credits to another institution should their school close or program abruptly end. Greg Murphy of North Carolina that makes it easier for dependents of veterans or active-duty military to retain transferred Post-9/11 G.I.

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Two More Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology Attain VETS Campus Certification

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Two Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs) – Crossville and McMinnville – have earned VETS Campus certification, signaling commitment to efforts to help veterans succeed academically. It is an honor to have veterans at our institutions. We have a duty to serve them as they served us.”