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Funding Student Success: Internships for Humanities Students

Old Dominion University in Virginia created an internship academy to provide paid employment roles for humanities students.

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Four Reasons Institutions Should Focus on Holistic Well-Being

Beyond mental and physical health, supporting areas such as basic needs, academic, social and financial support can decrease student anxiety and stress as well as support positive outcomes overall, writes Bridget Yuhas of Butler University.

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Students, Parents and Voters Agree—Higher Ed Costs Too Much

Americans still believe in the power of a college degree, but the sticker shock of tuition and fees causes many to doubt the economic value, reducing access.

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Positive Partnership: Streamlining and Speeding Up Transfer Completion

A partnership between George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College promotes timely degree completion among two-year college students through a seamless transfer process with guaranteed admission.

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Report: Grade Inflation Highlighted in Developmental Course Placement

A new study from ACT finds students who completed high school during the COVID-19 pandemic were placed in developmental courses more often, despite holding similar GPAs to their peers who entered college before 2019.

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Students’ Fresh Thoughts on Value and Affordability 

Most students say they’re getting a valuable college education, but their feelings are mixed when asked directly about affordability, according to new Student Voice data. Students also weigh in on ideas for lowering costs—and reject cuts to academics (including tenure) and to student supports.

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Alternate Angles of Higher Ed Equity: Seven Insights Gained From European Universities

Setting aside affordability in the conversation about equity allows for a broader range of insight that could benefit students and the institution, writes Diane Lasyone Elliott from Western Governors University.

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Student Wellness Tip: Supporting Lonely Learners

A new report from TimelyCare and Active Minds highlights practices for college leaders and stakeholders to address mental health and isolation among college students.