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Simmons May Cut Some Liberal Arts Departments

Simmons University, a women’s college in Boston, is considering cutting several liberal arts departments in an attempt to improve the...
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Have You Thanked a Professor Today?

Virginia Tech helps students send personalized thank-you notes to instructors at the end of the academic term. Professors like it, but what are the possible benefits to students?

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Higher Education Needs Its Own Version of Moneyball

Better use of real-time data can improve the likelihood that students stay in college and graduate. Sarah Collins and Charles Ansell offer three ways to be more strategic about collecting and analyzing student progress data for improved outcomes.

International Graduate Applications and New Enrollments Rose in Fall 2022

International graduate applications and new enrollments grew in 2022, according to a new report from the Council of Graduate Schools...
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Is College Worth It? Recent Analysis Says Yes

The analysis shows that about 80 percent of colleges provide a “minimum economic return” that makes an undergraduate degree worth the investment.

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Success Program Launch: Growing Peer Mentorship

Augusta University will increase its mentorship offerings for incoming students this fall with the help of several hundred undergraduate and graduate student mentors.

Christ to Retire as Berkeley Chancellor Next Year

Carol Christ, chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, announced that she will retire from the position next year. “It...

Bowling Coach Resigned Over Affair With Athlete

A bowling coach at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Tex., resigned this spring after it was discovered he...