• ACE Creates Alternative Credit Program

    Posted on December 17 2014

    The American Council on Education announced this week that 25 colleges have signed up for an alternative credit consortium, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed. The 25 colleges have agreed to accept all or mos...

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  • In response to public pressure to improve graduation rates, many institutions are revamping the delivery of their advising services, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported. The public concern stems from mounting evidence of dismal g...

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  • Enrollment in the arts and humanities at the University of Colorado at Boulder decreased nearly 14 percent between 2009 and 2013, reports The Denver Post. The decline is part of a national trend and is being studied locally by a new com...

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  • Delaware's Department of Education will soon start texting reminders to high school students to help guide them through the college application process, reports Delaware Online. More than 4,000 students signed up for the text alerts...

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  • University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan has outlined steps the college will take to improve its handling of sexual assault cases, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education. Sullivan's announcement this week comes after a...

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  • Emory University students frustrated by the course registration process are creating alternative solutions, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education. The university's stratified registration process gives priority access to student...

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  • Nonprofit Buyer for Corinthian Colleges

    Posted on December 3 2014

    The ECMC Group, a nonprofit organization that runs one of the largest student loan guaranty agencies, announced plans to purchase 56 campuses from Corinthian Colleges, The Chronicle of Higher Education. ECMC will pay $24 million for the...

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  • Recession Hinders Completion, Study Finds

    Posted on November 20 2014

    The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center's third annual report on national college completion rates offers the first look at the six-year outcomes for students who entered college in fall 2008, as the Great Recession was be...

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  • High school students are applying to an increasing number of college this season, reports The New York Times. High school counselors told the Times that members of the Class of 2015 who are considering selective institutions are typical...

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  • Fewer college officials are finding online material that could negatively impact an applicant's chance of admission, reports The New York Times. As reported in the Times, a Kaplan Test Prep study polled 403 undergraduate admissions ...

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