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Apprenticeships Prove Successful for 2-Year Degree Seekers

LaGuardia Community College, alongside the CUNY system, expanded apprenticeship offerings for STEM students. After the first year, 100 percent of graduates landed full-time jobs at the host company.

UT San Antonio Pays $670K for Misreporting Crime Stats

The University of Texas at San Antonio has reached a $670,000 settlement with the Department of Education for underreporting crimes...

Diversity Officer Survey Shows Range of Pay, Budgets, Worries

The large majority of U.S. universities’ chief diversity officers—87.9 percent—have held their positions for five years or less, according to...

Stacking Credentials

Does it pay off for students from low-income backgrounds?

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The Case for Corequisite Support in Dual Enrollment

Corequisite supports could reduce inequities in what’s proven to be an important pathway for preparing students to enroll and succeed in college, Jennifer Zinth and Elisabeth A. Barnett write.

Mediating Human-Nature Relations: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute, part of Gettysburg College Week: Salma Monani, chair and professor of environmental studies, explores how...
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Most Governing Boards Don’t Reflect Student Diversity

A new report in Washington Monthly shows a potential correlation between the diversity of college and university governing boards and graduation rates.

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Students’ Insights on Orientation

Students tend to rate their orientation experiences highly, according to a new Student Voice survey. Yet data suggest modality matters in student satisfaction, and there’s a gap between what students want from orientation and what they’re getting out of it.