Presidents / chancellors

Volume of loans in income-driven repayment mushrooms, with bulk of subsidies to graduate students

Almost half of federal student loans are being repaid through more generous income-driven repayment plans, new data show, with 80 percent of government subsidies now going to graduate student borrowers.

University of California faculty decline to endorse test-optional admissions

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The University of California's Academic Senate declines to endorse test-optional admissions policies for the system.

Endowment returns' 10-year average rises, but leaders see clouds on the horizon

A 5.3 percent rate of return in 2019 helped 10-year averages rise, but experts warn that earnings are unlikely to be as strong in the future.

Swiss bring apprenticeships to Salt Lake Community College

New program uses the European model to give students training for advanced manufacturing through a hybrid model blending an apprenticeship with coursework at Salt Lake Community College.

Catholic colleges develop apps for natural family planning

Two Catholic colleges, Georgetown University and Marquette University, have been helping to create apps for natural family planning.

Trump's claim about saving HBCUs was false, but his administration has largely backed sector

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President engages in "useful hyperbole" by claiming he rescued historically black colleges, but his administration has made good on some of its promise to support the sector.

How political can a college president be?

Paul LeBlanc, Southern New Hampshire's president, endorsed a presidential candidate. He and Jerry Falwell Jr. talk about how political a university leader can be.

Calbright College: Give it time, or doomed from the start?

California's new online-only community college grabbed headlines again with its CEO's departure. While some see the college as a doomed venture, others say it's too soon to pass judgment.

Recent court decisions could expand bankruptcy for student debt

Recent court rulings could show more willingness to let people discharge student loans through bankruptcy, but advocates say need for legislation remains.

Virginia's plan to cover tuition and basic needs for community college students

Virginia may join the ranks of states that have made community colleges tuition-free this year, but the state is taking a different approach by providing grants for basic needs.

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