* A new study from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center takes a state-by-state look at how students who take community college courses while in still high school fare after they transition to college. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/4hf13

* Two new hires reported by the U.S. Education Dept. Inside Higher Ed has the details: http://snip.ly/hm847

* University of Phoenix to shut down more campuses. Education Dive reports: http://snip.ly/4lbfj

* Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s comments that Obama administration regulations written to protect student borrowers entitled anyone who sought relief to “free money” are drawing fire. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/ef5by

* Large number of private colleges plan “tuition resets” next year despite many experts’ view that the practice is a gimmick. The colleges hope to grow enrollment, contain student costs and prove critics wrong. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/dzxwt

* A new liberal art. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://snip.ly/800v7

* The road to a stable job – without crippling student debt. A novel grant program in Virginia is helping workers earn career-boosting occupational credentials. Washington Monthly reports:  http://snip.ly/fryew

* More scrutiny of colleges’ finances? The Department of Education says no. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/g49yx

* At Gathering on Academic Innovation, leaders wonder how fast colleges should change. EdSurge reports: http://snip.ly/2n21x

MEMBER NEWS

The College of Westchester welcomed its Fall Evening students: http://snip.ly/nz47u

* OZY spotlight on SVA MFA Products of Design graduate Roya Ramezani: http://snip.ly/spsbd

APC News

* Save the Date! Planning for APC’s Fall membership meeting is underway so mark your calendars and plan to join us on Tues., October 17 at the Albany Renaissance Hotel from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Donna Stelling-Gurnett @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

* Trump ends DACA. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/dbay0

* International enrollments for American universities are flat or down – in some cases significantly – this fall. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/vnet0

* The Department of Education this week quietly ended a collaboration with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to share information about student loan complaints. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/2b8km

* How higher-education leaders are fighting for DACA. The Atlantic writes: http://snip.ly/dlxx6

* The Department of Education names new key employees in student aid office, signaling more collaborative approach to overseeing colleges. Inside Higher reports: http://snip.ly/on9c5

* U.S. employers struggle to match workers with open jobs. NPR reports: http://snip.ly/p6urw

* In time of uncertainty for undocumented students, a tuition-free online university called, University of the People, sees a surge in enrollment. EdSurge reports: http://snip.ly/nsola

* The College Simulation Experience takes hands-on approach to reversing college dropout rate. WKBW- ABC News 7 in Buffalo explains: http://snip.ly/eo953

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* Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to teach college part-time at Monroe College. The Daily News reports: http://snip.ly/qunfq

* Brooklyn Magazine put the spotlight on Women Who Draw, co-founded by SVA BFA Illustration & Cartooning faculty Julia Rothman. http://snip.ly/xwszj

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* The Department of Education has outlined qualifications for potential negotiators for rulemaking panels.  Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/tvww8

* Efforts to reduce college costs may have little impact on degree attainment. Diverse Education reports: http://snip.ly/d7c8a

* A new report from the ACT Center for Equity in Learning says 15+ hours of work per week can hold students back. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/9vn9

* A newly released paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that spending on improved educational quality is more effective for degree attainment than using the same funds to cut the cost of tuition. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/ipu39

* WBGH News ranks colleges serving adult learners: http://snip.ly/j2c1x

* For-profit colleges find few reasons to lobby a friendlier education dept. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://snip.ly/eop2h

* In a New York Times opinion piece, Gail O. Mellow, president of LaGuardia Community College writes about the biggest misconception about today’s college students. http://snip.ly/2y0zd

* Education Dive reports on why free tuition plans aren’t helping students as much as predicted: http://snip.ly/qhr4c

* While 75,000 applied for state college scholarships, many won’t qualify. The New York Times reports: http://snip.ly/qmxsv

* Five facts about student loans.  The Pew Research Center reports: http://snip.ly/10p99

MEMBER NEWS

LIM College Vice President for Academic Affairs, Michael P. Londrigan, sat down with The Business of Fashion to discuss how LIM College prepares you for a career in fashion: http://snip.ly/kgzyj

Elmira Business Institute teamed up with Walmart, The Wine Cellar Tavern, Staples and Equinox Broadcasting to supply needy students with back to school necessities.  Fox 40/WICZ-TV in Binghamton has the scoop: http://snip.ly/rz6ex

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* Free college tuition plans gaining ground, but not without setbacks. Education Dive reports: http://snip.ly/e0e08

* One trick for keeping students in college: Forgive tiny debts that force them to leave, writes Ben Paynter, senior writer at Fast Company: http://snip.ly/5cz5a

* What are the five biggest trends in college admissions? The Hechinger Report writes: http://snip.ly/i7ks7

* According to a recent report by EAB, a research firm, 15-credit course Loads increase odds of graduation. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/trs0s

* Universities are tapping into data-driven insights to develop personalized interventions that boost student retention. EdTech reports: http://snip.ly/x1acf

* ‘You Can Do This’: Program gives students advice and funding to get through college. The Washington Post reports: http://snip.ly/dozhy

* Why Republicans don’t trust higher ed. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/9eapy

* The percentage of borrowers owing $20,000 or more has doubled since 2002. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/qn66k

* Nearly 40 percent of today’s undergraduate students are older than 25MarketWatch reports: http://snip.ly/l9k6z

MEMBER NEWS

* Jennifer Luciano, assistant dean of student affairs at LIM College, provides perspective for Teen Vogue on how to stop potential roommate conflicts.
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LIM College cited as one of the leading fashion colleges with a presence in the New York City area. The New York Times editorial, co-authored by designer Nanette Lepore and her husband and chief executive of her label, Robert Savage, examines the need to preserve manufacturing in the Garment District. http://snip.ly/rod2f

* The New Yorker on the “poignant pairings of image and text” by SVA Art Practice faculty Carrie Mae Weems and SVABFA Photography & Video alum Lorna Simpson. http://snip.ly/eibic

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* The slow death of Charlotte School of Law. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/r54xd

* Debt without a degree: How many struggle to pay back college loans for a degree they never finished. The Hechinger Report writes: http://snip.ly/7isdj

* Betsy DeVos recently sat down for a 30-minute conversation with the Associated Press to discuss a range of higher ed topics. Here’s what she said: The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://snip.ly/fwg0a

* A new report from the Council of Independent Colleges argues that private colleges have been improving their financial status but shows at least some small and poor institutions are struggling.  Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/qcwmx

* Institutions tackle rising tuition costs. Diverse Issues in Higher Education reports: http://snip.ly/qbwa7

* The Career Education Colleges and Universities 2-pronged strategy against the ‘Gainful’ Rule. Insider Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/svnr2

* Universities use text messages, phone calls and even personal house calls to keep a lid on no-shows, accepted students who don’t show up in fall. The Wall Street Journal reports: http://snip.ly/snhod

* For better learning in college lectures, lay down the laptop and pick up a pen. The Brookings Institute writes: http://snip.ly/99hsa

* Purdue-Kaplan online university one step closer to reality. The Journal & Courier reports: http://snip.ly/f4r6c

MEMBER NEWS

* Sue Phillips, fragrance innovator and adjunct professor at LIM College, featured in HuffPost: http://snip.ly/zb5ky

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