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Corporate partnership programs increasing at college career centers

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Career centers are providing more access to some companies than others (for a fee), a move that has career counselors concerned institutions are selling students to the highest bidder.

Study: 8 in 10 students said they engaged in behaviors related to "drunkorexia"

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More than 80 percent of college students in a new study said they have skipped a meal, induced vomiting or used a laxative in order to consume more alcohol.

Masculinity programming at University of Redlands hopes to help men be 'authentic selves'

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Colleges are increasingly creating masculinity programs, aimed at boosting retention while encouraging students to rethink what it means to "be a man."

Advocates warn against ranking colleges' handling of sexual assault based on Clery data

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Ranking colleges based on reported number of rapes, as The Washington Post has done, may attract much publicity, but researchers and advocates say doing so is misguided.

Data on student engagement with an LMS is a key to predicting retention

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Hard data on which students are failing to use learning management software can help colleges intervene to boost retention rates.

Where was the class of 2015 six months after graduation?

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Six months after graduation, the majority of graduates from the class of 2015 found jobs or returned for more education.

Baylor University regents fire head football coach; Ken Starr steps aside

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Ken Starr resigns as president. University fires football coach. Analysis released by institution finds numerous cases in which it mishandled sexual violence involving football players.

For Arkansas single parents, a scholarship that helps pay for living expenses

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As a model for a federal initiative, she points to a program she helped start in Arkansas.

SUNY Buffalo boosts graduation rates with 'Finish in 4' pledge

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The State University of New York at Buffalo has made big gains on its graduation rates, thanks in part to a "Finish in 4" pledge that features real commitments by students and the university alike.

Northwestern joins Harvard in urging exclusive clubs to open up their membership

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Colleges are asking if there's still a place on campus for student groups with limits on who may join.

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