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Education Dept. Investigates Baker College

The Department of Education has reportedly opened an investigation into Baker College’s marketing and recruiting practices following an article last...
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Understanding Factors of Student Success for Foster Students

A report from the University of Wisconsin at Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty found, postenrollment, students with foster care experience benefited from campus programs targeted to this group.

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Duke’s Affordable Action Plan

The university’s decision to waive tuition for lower-income North and South Carolinians is officially about equity. But its potential as a recruitment tool for underserved students connects it to affirmative action’s fate.

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Academic Success Tip: Intentionally Organizing Group Work

Professors can assign group work to students and ensure project and learning success using these five tips.

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Students Report Sexual Assault—but Mainly to Their Peers

According to a large-scale survey by Vector Solutions, students are significantly more likely to discuss a sexual assault with a peer than with an authority figure on campus. 

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Experiential Learning Cafe Provides Internship Credit, Life Skills

Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland opened a Saxbys cafe in August, offering students a new employment opportunity on campus and experiential learning for the designated student CEO.

A student, photographed from behind, stands in front of the doors to the financial aid services office.

The Other Student Loan Crisis

Some graduate schools don’t let students borrow enough for basic needs like food and medicine, Aliya Sternstein and Charles Pruett write.

Ohio Wesleyan students smile holding black shirts that say "first-gen OWU"

New on the Job: Q&A With Thea Smekens at Ohio Wesleyan University

In her inaugural role as director of first-generation student success, Thea Smekens will oversee a new office for first-gen learners, promoting community and access for students.