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Survey: Students Value Choice in Campus Dining Facilities

Research from NACUFS and FIU finds incoming and current students are looking for greater selection and availability from college food providers.

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FAFSA Fiasco

Admissions counselors should exercise empathy and flexibility this cycle, Jim Jump writes.

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More Universities Join Chicago in Settling Financial Aid Lawsuit

Rice, Emory and Vanderbilt quietly settled last fall in a financial aid lawsuit against 17 institutions. Now pressure is mounting for the remaining defendants in the case.

State Financial Aid Rises Slightly

State lawmakers awarded about $14.9 billion in student financial aid in the 2021–22 academic year, a 1 percent increase compared...
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A Small Pennsylvania College’s Big Investment in the Humanities

Lycoming College is providing more research and experiential learning opportunities for students in hopes of setting itself apart in a tough enrollment environment.

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Report: 4 Ways to Promote Rural College Student Enrollment, Completion

A new brief by the Institute for College Access and Success highlights the unique challenges students from rural communities can face in postsecondary degree attainment and some ways colleges and universities can bridge the gap.

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Redefining the RA’s Role

On many campuses, resident assistants handle everything from fire safety to mental health counseling. Now some institutions are breaking up the job to make it more manageable.

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Removing Financial Barriers to Study Abroad

To make international education experiences more equitable and accessible, colleges and universities have implemented programs to reduce or remove costs related to study away.