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Pell Grants for Short-Term Programs Get Bipartisan Backing

A cross-party coalition of representatives introduced a new bill Tuesday that would set aside Pell Grant funding for short-term postsecondary...

Survey: Pay Equity Lags for Higher Ed Administrators

Though the number of women in higher education leadership roles has increased since 2002, pay equity hasn’t kept pace, according...

Impact of COVID-19 on Infant Gut Microbiome: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute, part of New York University Week: Natalie Brito, associate professor in the department of applied...
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3 Presidents on the Hot Seat

In a four-hour hearing, the presidents of Harvard, Penn and MIT steadily defended themselves, their institutions and free expression. Lawmakers remained skeptical.

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Short-Staffed, Colleges Outsource Financial Aid Offices

Last month Kentucky State U and Bethany College outsourced financial aid services. Such moves reflect a challenging environment for professionals in the field.

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Student Wellness Tip: Organize Resources on One Website

A new website aggregates all available resources for students in New Jersey facing basic needs insecurity, including childcare support, food pantries and shelters.

New Presidents or Provosts: Allegheny, Bluefield State–Beckley, British Columbia, Clayton State, Johns Hopkins, Midwestern State, Tennessee-Martin

Benoit-Antoine Bacon, president and vice chancellor of Carleton University, in Ottawa, has been selected as president and vice chancellor of...
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N.Y. Lawmakers Set Sights on Expanding Tuition Assistance Program Eligibility

Legislators are optimistic about bipartisan support for the proposal, which would also increase grant amounts, but they’re keeping cognizant of a looming $4.3 billion budget gap.