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Cal State system sees record increases in graduation rates

At same time, gaps between underrepresented minority students and everyone else are narrowing.

New data: Online enrollments grow, and share of overall enrollment grows faster

Number and proportion of college and university students taking classes online grew solidly in 2017, as overall postsecondary enrollments fell. A third of all students now take at least one online course.

Colleges push for more resources to support prison education programs

Prison education programs are thriving and enjoy bipartisan backing, but colleges say they could do more with federal and state funding.

UC Davis is holding eight faculty searches focused on candidates' contributions to diversity, instead of narrow disciplinary expertise

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Hoping to increase faculty diversity, UC Davis is holding eight open searches focused on candidates' contributions to diversity, instead of narrow disciplinary expertise.

In the spirit of open source, educators should collaborate -- even with rivals (opinion)

Education leaders and their institutions should collaborate -- even with rivals, Noah Pickus and Matthew Rascoff argue.

Historians announce their 2020 annual meeting won't have a general theme, to avoid "acrobatics" to fit it

Historians announce their 2020 annual meeting won't have a general theme, to avoid "acrobatics" to fit it. Some like the idea and say that themes are pointless, while others say framing topics help make meetings and even disciplines more cohesive.

Guilty verdict in college basketball corruption trial puts new pressure on NCAA

The guilty verdicts in the men's basketball corruption trial will rattle the NCAA, athletics experts say.

Colleges sue to stop policy that makes it easier for international students to accrue "unlawful presence" in the U.S.

Colleges challenge a new U.S. policy that makes it easier for international students to face future three- or 10-year bars on re-entry.

AAUP seeks to arm faculty members with tools for negotiations over managing online programs

A new tool kit from the AAUP offers faculty groups concrete steps for ensuring that partnerships with for-profit companies don't threaten academic freedom and program integrity.

With acquisition, SNHU seeks pathway between K-12, college and work

The university and its large online division plan to create a "seamless pathway" between K-12, college and students’ first jobs.

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