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California Jazz Conservatory to End Degree Programs

The California Jazz Conservatory will wind down its degree programs at the end of the fall 2024 term due to...
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Desperate Times, Unorthodox Measures

The FAFSA fiasco set fall enrollments back, far behind targets for many vulnerable small colleges. Some are taking extreme steps to fill their empty seats.

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Latest CBO Survey Shows Optimism Despite Headwinds

College business officers projected more confidence this year than last year, despite sprawling enrollment challenges that have left many institutions struggling.

Financial Mismanagement Prompts Pay Cuts at Averett

Senior leaders at Averett University are taking pay cuts and some employees are having their work week reduced to four...
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Deploying Student Journalists to Help Local ‘News Deserts’

The University of Vermont’s Center for Community News supports efforts to re-energize local news coverage in underserved regions in the state and beyond.

Northwestern College Accused of Lying About Transfer Options

Northwestern College, a for-profit institution in Illinois that closed abruptly last week, has been accused of lying to students about...

A $1B Donation to Johns Hopkins Makes Med School Free for Most

Johns Hopkins University has received a new gift of $1 billion from Bloomberg Philanthropies, which will allow the majority of...

Northwestern College Suddenly Closes After 122 Years

Northwestern College, a for-profit institution in the southern suburbs of Chicago, abruptly announced and enacted its closure on Saturday, NBC...