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One ‘Forgotten’ Student Tells Her Story

Stephanie Land’s new memoir chronicles her journey to a bachelor’s degree as a poor single mother. She says higher ed leaders could learn something from her experience.

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Veterans ‘Check the Boxes’ Colleges Now Seek

A growing number of colleges are actively recruiting military service members and veterans and expanding support services for them.

College Closures Drive Expansion of Bard Prison Program

Bard College is expanding its program for incarcerated students with a new enrollment and transfer initiative prompted by the recent...
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Community Colleges Buoyed by Modest Enrollment Growth

As some two-year colleges start to recover after deep enrollment declines, administrators at these institutions are hopeful the trend lines keep pointing up.

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Leveling Off at the Bottom

New data show enrollments have largely stabilized after the pandemic nosedive. But recovery remains elusive, and demographic shifts threaten to keep it that way.

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Grasping for a Foothold on the Enrollment Cliff

Higher ed experts gathered in D.C. Thursday to take stock of a three-year enrollment plunge. Some charted a path forward, while others saw only dark clouds ahead.

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Prioritizing Student Parents

A new certification will acknowledge colleges, universities and organizations that do a particularly good job of serving students with children.

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The ‘Some College, No Credential’ Cohort Grows

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report documents an increase in learners with college credits but no credential and finds they are returning to college at lower rates than in the past.