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Data-Based Decision: Eliminating Developmental Math

To remove barriers to degree progress for students, Saint Xavier University removed developmental math courses and now places academically underprepared students in college-level courses with supplemental instruction.

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Low Grade? Arizona Bill Would Let Students Allege ‘Political Bias’

Legislation that’s near passage in Arizona would create a “grade challenge department” for public universities. It could force professors to change students’ marks. 

New Initiative to Help Campus Leaders Improve Dialogue, Climate

The Constructive Dialogue Institute (CDI), an organization that promotes dialogue and inclusive environments in higher education, has launched a Leadership...
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Academic Success Tip: Use Engagement Strategies Students Enjoy in Class

An author discusses student-submitted activities faculty members have employed in class to promote active learning and participation.

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Louisiana Stops Requiring FAFSA Completion in High School

Some state officials say the policy was burdensome and promoted college-going over more vocational paths. Critics of the change fear it will impede college attainment for needy students.

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A Small University Goes Big on Psychedelic Therapy Training

Naropa University is building out its programming on psychedelic-assisted therapies as some states move to legalize them. The drugs are a growing area of academic interest.

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How Students Define Their Success and What That Means for Administrators

Students use grades and knowledge gained to evaluate their success more than degree completion. How does that stack up against administrators’ definitions and how can colleges meet students where they are?

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Career Prep Tip: Organize a Career Trek

A career exploration trip can help students identify their career goals and connect them with a professional network, setting them up for postgraduate success.