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New on the Job: Alan Bearman, Washburn University

Washburn University in Kansas is reimagining the student experience life cycle and established Alan Bearman as the inaugural vice president for strategic enrollment, dean of student success and libraries.

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Positive Partnership: STEM Scholarship Cohort Boosts Diversity

The University of Nebraska at Lincoln partners with local colleges to promote success among low-income STEM students.

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Education Department Eyes New Requirements for All Programs

The Education Department’s proposed regulations would give the secretary more discretion to yank an institution’s eligibility for federal financial aid. Institutions are worried about unintended consequences.

New Programs: Organizational Development and Learning, Applied Business Analytics, Animal Law

The following colleges have announced new programs in recent weeks. Carroll University is starting a master of education in organizational...

College Board and Florida Fight Over AP Psychology

The College Board is defending its approach to Advanced Placement psychology, including teaching about gay issues, to Florida officials. The...
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An Online Pivot Pays Off

Unity College enrolled well under 1,000 students a decade ago. Now, renamed Unity Environmental University, enrollment has soared to more than 7,500, thanks to its emphasis on online education.

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Behind the Curtain of Pay-to-Join Freshman Facebook Groups

Freshmen who want to connect with their fellow students can join unofficial college Facebook groups dedicated to finding roommates and sharing advice—for a fee.

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We Can Say the Word ‘Fat’

Most of us in academe would rather ignore the needs of marginalized people than recognize antifat biases, but we must do better, writes Kallie Menard.