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After expansion, Drew University plans nonacademic cuts

Under pressure to close funding and enrollment gaps, a small, private liberal arts institution in New Jersey expands academic offerings, then proposes cutting noninstructional budgets. Will Drew's strategy work?

Northeastern plans to acquire humanities college in London

University moves to acquire a 210-student college in London, the New College of the Humanities, which attracted an all-star roster of visiting professors but has struggled to meet enrollment and financial goals. What's in it for Northeastern and NCH?

Study abroad numbers continue to grow, driven by continued growth in short-term programs

The number of Americans studying abroad continues to increase and grow more racially diverse. Participation in short-term programs is booming, while the number of students studying abroad for a full year is decreasing.

New international student enrollments continue to decline at U.S. universities

The number of new international students fell by 6.6 percent at U.S. universities in fall 2017, and the decline appears to be continuing this fall, according to new data.

New data on admissions, including application trends, early decision and admissions criteria

"State of College Admission" finds colleges focus more on academics than personal characteristics and value first-generation status over race/ethnicity.

Former Harvard dean's tweet against required faculty diversity statements sets off debate

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Former Harvard dean's tweet against required faculty diversity statements sets off debate.

After tuition hike, Minnesota sees fewer out-of-state students

As states compete for a shrinking group of freshmen, historic out-of-state tuition premiums may no longer be a sure source of income for state higher ed systems.

Governors races and higher education

Many winners have ambitious plans for public higher ed. In Wisconsin race, unofficial returns have Scott Walker losing bid for re-election. Plus a list of higher ed pledges of winning candidates nationwide.

Democratic House will trigger tougher oversight of DeVos

Democrats' takeover of the U.S. House promises tougher scrutiny of DeVos and the Education Department. Donna Shalala is among those elected to U.S. House.

Protests over UMD athletics scandals shows student division

Maryland's student government organized a rally to encourage backing the football team. Many minority students and others said it was time to focus on the abuse of athletes and the death of a black player.

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