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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.

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Adult Learners Driving New Degree Programs at Athens State

A push to serve adult learners has fueled an ambitious effort to add eight degree programs at Athens State University.

An Unlikely Pairing

Hilbert College, a nonprofit Catholic institution in New York, is purchasing for-profit Valley College, which has four sites in Ohio and West Virginia. That makes for an unusual match.

Student Veterans at Selective Colleges, 2022

Wick Sloane’s annual survey of how many student veterans are enrolled at highly selective colleges finds some meaningful progress, yet many institutions still not paying attention to the issue.

Remembering a Friend to Student Veterans

James Wright, Dartmouth’s former president, was well-known as an administrator and leader. Wick Sloane celebrates another set of his contributions.

Higher Education: Burning or Bright?

Yes, many Americans question higher ed’s value, but college presidents are answering their questions in innovative and important ways, Eileen L. Strempel and Stephen J. Handel write.