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The art of the IPEDS comparison group

Posted on July 26 2016

"Creating a comparison group is an art," observed Erez Lenchner, Senior Institutional Researcher at CUNY LaGuardia Community College and IPEDS trainer, during the IPEDS workshop at the 20... Read More

Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on July 26 2016

Dear FERPA Professor, A student called this morning to say that her ex-husband would be trying to subpoena her records from our institution, and she stated that she did not want him to have them. ... Read More

In late June, the AACRAO Board of Directors held their annual strategic planning retreat in Denver. For three days, in a meeting room with a glorious view of the hotel parking lot, they examin... Read More

This year, AACRAO will be focusing on two major initiatives relating to transfer – updating the Joint Statement on the Transfer and Award of Credit and the design of a Transfer Student Bill o... Read More

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A Reuters investigation found evidence of cheating in a preparatory program owned by a Hong Kong-based subsidiary of the test provider ACT, with some former students in the program reporting t... Read More

The U.S. Department of Education is proposing further regulations for online-education programs at colleges and universities, the department said in a news release on Friday. The departm... Read More

Opponents of the Labor Department's overtime rule argue that it holds particular disadvantages for colleges and universities, but supporters say the criticism is receiving more attention than i... Read More

Tim Kaine and Higher Ed

Posted on July 25 2016

Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, named by Hillary Clinton as her running mate, is a moderate Democrat who has been supportive of spending on higher education both in the Senate and as gover... Read More

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The University of Oregon recently settled a lawsuit filed by two former counseling center employees, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education. Jennifer Morlok, a senior therapist, and Karen ... Read More

A report by the Wisconsin Hope Lab finds that a significant number of students eligible for Pell Grants are underfiling in states with explicit deadlines, reports Inside Higher Ed. Due to limited ... Read More

Delegates at the Republican National Convention on Monday approved a 58-page party platform that touches on a range of higher education issues, according to Politico Morning Education. The documen... Read More

U.S. Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA), ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced legislation last week to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student A... Read More

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