Order on transgender troops could shake up service academies


Military academies have had transgender students, but impact of president's shift is unknown.

Surveys document declines in international student yield rates


At undergraduate level, Southern institutions appear to be having a tougher time attracting students from outside the U.S. Nearly half of graduate deans see declines at the master’s level, and 31 percent at the Ph.D. level.

Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump’s travel ban


Court agrees to hear case, reinstates ban except for foreign nationals -- including admitted students -- “who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”

Mills tries to balance cuts and efforts to grow revenue as it seeks to dig out from financial hole

College leaders walk a tightrope between cuts and efforts to boost enrollment and revenue. Will faculty members follow, even as their numbers are reduced and they lose retirement contributions?

Appeals court rejects revised version of Trump's travel ban

Decision says the administration’s policy discriminates unconstitutionally on the basis of religion.

Business scholars and administrators publish call to move away from current rankings systems


Twenty-one scholars publish call to reject popular measures and ordinal rankings -- and to replace them with more meaningful tools for comparisons.

Top private high schools start campaign to kill traditional transcripts and change college admissions


More than 100 elite private high schools aim to replace traditional transcripts with competency-based, nonstandardized documents -- with no grades. They plan to expand to public high schools, with goal of completely changing how students are evaluated.

New study demonstrates rise of tuition discounting and diminishing returns


Net tuition revenue per full-time equivalent student decreased after unrestricted tuition discount rates hit 28.7 percent.

New York's tuition-free college program sparks debates and defenses

Clawback provisions and residency requirements worry critics, but New York's governor is pushing the big picture.

College apologizes for recruiting to its pep band by attacking music majors

Many music majors and music lovers were offended by Goldey-Beacom's mailing to high school students that said, "Heading off to college to major in music? Well, good luck with that!"


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