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Higher Education in a ‘Post-Generational Society’: Key Podcast

What would postsecondary education look like in a world where true lifelong learning—people engaging in education or training at many...
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Free Community College Boosts Enrollment, Strains Massachusetts System

The enrollment surge is a welcome development for the Massachusetts community college system, but it has also created staffing shortages and stretched capacity.

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Effort to Re-Enroll California College Students Has Early Success

The California Reconnect program is re-enrolling adults who left college without earning degrees at higher rates than the national average for re-enrollment.

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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.