HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*New Uncertainty on Title IX. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2QayDFt

*Building Experience into the Curriculum So Students Learn How to Learn. Evolllution reports: https://bit.ly/2DsNPqZ

*President Speaks: Let’s stop talking about ‘non-traditional students’. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2DvYG3c

*New Title IX Proposal Would Restore Fairness in Sexual-Misconduct Cases. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: https://bit.ly/2R19HO7

*Wait, Is Bloomberg’s $1.8-Billion Donation to Johns Hopkins a Good Thing? The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: https://bit.ly/2OW7PUK

*For Mentorships to Work, Colleges Have to Commit. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: https://bit.ly/2A5sWib

*As students flock to credentials other than degrees, quality-control concerns grow. The Hechinger Report reports: https://bit.ly/2QSjdmG

*Report: Minority students face big equity gap at public colleges. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2DQbimJ

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*More Pressure on Accreditors in Changing Higher Ed Landscape. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2wdmUu6

*Navigating Student Loan Default. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2KRukby

*The Education Dept. Wants to Hold Colleges Accountable by Reporting Graduates’ Earnings. One Problem: The Data Aren’t All There. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: https://bit.ly/2OBB2Vl

*3 things to know about the students arriving on campus. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2B9xhVv

*Is the Trump administration signaling growing interest in higher ed policy? Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2MGYSOW

*Think Tank: Excelsior Went to 3.2% of Undergrads. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2KRIAAU

*How Betsy DeVos is upending the Obama-era legacy of higher education. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2vIRz21

*Trump’s Education Department moves to rescind rule aimed at for-profit schools. The Washington Post reports: https://wapo.st/2nDu5b5

*DeVos Ends Obama-era Safeguards Aimed at Abuses by For-Profit Colleges. The NY Times reports: https://nyti.ms/2MLCqEl

*Building Student Satisfaction, Presidents Move in, Dine in and Workout. Diverse Education reports: https://bit.ly/AAZ04R

*Veterans groups concerned with DeVos ‘borrower defense’ plan. Politico reports: https://politi.co/2KHg8SB

*Majority of Veterans Eligible for Loan Forgiveness Are in Default. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2OMGEMo

*More colleges are using the blockchain for student records. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2QDreeU

*New International Enrollments Decline Again. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2zbDBbk

*Universities Team Up on Completion. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2T3OQuR

*The Future of College Admissions: Experts Weigh the Harvard Case. Bloomberg reports: https://bloom.bg/2qMmRmB

*As DACA nears the Supreme Court, colleges add services. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2z8dnXh

*New Data on Admissions: Criteria That Matter, Early Decision and More. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2OFnWWV

*Borrowers Face Hazy Path as Program to Forgive Student Loans Stalls Under Betsy DeVos. The NY Times reports: https://nyti.ms/2z6lRhv

*LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly). Ed Surge reports: https://bit.ly/2K0Gj7Z

Veterans Spotlight:

APC110817 300x192To help its nearly 250 student-veterans, Monroe College is hosting a Department of Veteran Affairs mobile vet center on its Bronx campus one day a week. The mobile unit is equipped with confidential counseling space and a state of the art communication package to enable veterans to receive in-person and telehealth medical care and treatment, as well as family support, mental health counseling, substance abuse assessment and referral, and VA benefits explanation and referral, among other comprehensive programs and services.

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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

* Paying for college shouldn’t be this complicated. Bloomberg reports: http://snip.ly/5z9ar

* Student Justin Onwenu writes in the New York Times that students who get private scholarships, risk losing financial aid awarded from their state or school. http://snip.ly/cvxlm

* ‘Inclusive Access’ takes off as many institutions are signing up whole classes of students to automatically receive digital course materials at a discounted rate, rather than purchasing individually. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/xjn7b

* Former Chancellor joins U.S. Department of Education. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/z5ew9

* Using online competency-based programming to create pathways for lateral entry employees. EvoLLLution writes: http://snip.ly/sx7ns

* Defining colleges’ liability for fraud claims. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/m5edb

* Swelling college endowments tempt lawmakers looking for tax dollars. The New York Times reports: http://snip.ly/up9gl

* The six myths about choosing a college major. The New York Times writes: http://snip.ly/3iy9o

MEMBER NEWS

The College of Westchester is giving back to veterans who have served our country by collecting nonperishable items for troops: http://snip.ly/5hgsf

* LIM College ranked one of the best fashion graduate schools of business in 2017. BOF reports: http://snip.ly/ei20e 

 
 

*What the Midterm Elections Mean for Higher Ed. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: https://bit.ly/2JODI0E

*What a Divided Congress Means for Higher Education. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2AVzce9

*Gubernatorial Winners and Higher Education. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2DttNND

*Online Education Ascends. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2SWi92u

*On Election Day, Here’s What Higher Ed Should Watch For. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: https://bit.ly/2DudJvd

*4 ed tech trends colleges should be ready for. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2AOl7z3

*States’ Slow, Steady Embrace of Need-Based Aid. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2JFDWXW

*Governing HBCUs for the Future. Diverse Issues in Higher Education reports: https://bit.ly/2PgKUsD

*What would a post-secondary institution that was designed for maximum student success look like? eCampus News reports: https://bit.ly/2PDw2DS

*“Full Employment” Economy Exposes Education System Deficits. Evolllution reports: https://bit.ly/2D7lmGZ

*Life Is Complicated: Distance Learning Helps. The NY Times reports: https://nyti.ms/2RsU0Px

*Economic Boom Isn’t Helping Some Student-Loan Debtors, Advocacy Group Says. The Chronicle of Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2FkWJZU