• The University of Illinois system has extended for another year an in-state tuition freeze that has been in effect since fall the 2014, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education. In a written statement, system president Timothy L. Kille...

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  • The number of college students enrolled in at least one online course continued to increase at U.S. institutions in the 2016 academic year, according to newly-released data from the U.S. Education Department's Integrated Postsecondar...

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  • An increasing number of faculty members are replacing the traditional textbook with an openly licensed one, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education. According to a survey of 2,700 faculty released last week, the share of faculty adopt...

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  • Two new academic research papers found negative consequences linked to performance-based funding formulas, reports Inside Higher Ed. One paper, published in Community College Review, found that aggressive forms of state-based formulas c...

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  • National College Completion Rate Rises

    Posted on December 20 2017

    According to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC), the national college completion rate increased 2.1 percentage points over last year, reports Inside Higher Ed. The six-year completion rate for stude...

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  • International enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities has skyrocketed since the 2008 economic downturn, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. The study, based on an analysis of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforce...

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  • Report Finds For-Profits Defraud Students

    Posted on November 14 2017

    A new report by the Century Foundation found that nearly all allegations of fraud submitted to the U.S. Department of Education by students cite for-profit colleges, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education. The report shows that 98.6 ...

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  • Almost 85 percent of graduating Tennessee high school students this year applied to the Tennessee Promise, a scholarship program that provides two years tuition-free at a state community or technical college, reports Inside Higher Ed and...

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  • The Indiana Commission for Higher Education released a report on its recent study of reverse transfer policy for Indiana students. The study found that while several Indiana state educational institutions have signed reverse transfer de...

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  • On Wednesday, AACRAO released its Guide to Best Practices: Awarding Transfer and Prior Learning Credit. The document describes expectations and best practices for post-secondary institutions' work with transfer students. The gr...

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