HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*Accreditors Must Stop Letting Failing Colleges Off the Hook. Real Clear Education reports: https://bit.ly/2I9rdLL

*5 key strategies for successful institutional growth. Education Dive reports: https://bit.ly/2wtsPyz

*Congress should prioritize innovation in higher ed. Here are 3 ways it can. eCampus News reports: https://bit.ly/2I2pgEO

*Doubling Completions and Driving Enrollments: Ambitious Goals But Critical and Attainable. Evollluntion reports: https://bit.ly/2IhTYcn

*A Busy Week for the Gainful Employment Rule. Cooley Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2rB3NZt

*The financial forecast for colleges is gloomy. How can they weather the storm? The Washington Post reports: https://wapo.st/2KOjpki

*How Education And Technology Are Evolving Together. Forbes reports: https://bit.ly/2ruVoXm

*Pell Divide: How Universities Are Failing to Graduate Lower-Income Students. US News and World Report: https://bit.ly/2IczDVW

*Focusing on the Finish Line. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2KIHh8F

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*Accreditor Backs Purdue-Kaplan Deal Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2FkCXt3

*Non-traditional barriers to retention and graduation. Education Dive reports: http://bit.ly/2D0QLqL

*Why an Honors Student Wants to Skip College and Go to Trade School. The Wall Street Journal reports: http://on.wsj.com/2thgVWH

*How OER can help overcome the higher education equity barrier. Ed Scoop reports: http://bit.ly/2tlMrD4

*A Guide to Good OER Stewardship. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2HaHf74

*6 Steps to Help First-Generation Students Succeed. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://bit.ly/2oPolMr

*Student Success Upfront. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://bit.ly/2Fr0JqY

*SUNY launches anti-hunger task force, wants food pantries on every campus. AuburnPub.com reports: http://bit.ly/2FZwMvK

*When Your College Has Your Back. The New York Times reports: http://nyti.ms/2I0p3Oz

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*Are America’s colleges promoting social mobility? APM Reports: https://bit.ly/2K9xOXB

*For some states, college dropouts are an untapped recruitment pool. Education Drive reports: https://bit.ly/2Ji9Fgm

*Collateral Damage. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2qZOwjL

*The 100K Club. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2qZuful

*These formerly homeless single moms beat the odds and are now college grads. The Hechinger Report reports: https://bit.ly/2F8dFOc

*Another Higher Ed Bill Stalled in Congress. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2Jo2xiG

*3 Ways Colleges Can Help Faculty Members Avoid Burnout. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: https://bit.ly/2qYih4l

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*Community Colleges, the PROSPER Act, & the Path to Student Success. RealClearEducation.com reports: https://bit.ly/2EUxaty

*How Liberty University Built a Billion-Dollar Empire Online. The New York Times Magazine reports: https://nyti.ms/2Hak3dH

*For-profit colleges lose when two-year colleges offer B.A. degrees. The Hechinger Report reports: https://bit.ly/2voJ4Mv

*Misguided Effort to Dismantle Federal Protections. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2vpTfjT

*The Future of College Looks Like the Future of Retail. The Atlantic reports: https://theatln.tc/2qCqfQl

*Education As A Benefit: More Companies Support Degree Pathways. Forbes reports: https://bit.ly/2HakDYV

*Where Colleges Recruit…and Where They Don’t. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2qGPz8Q

*Don’t look to Congress, HEA reauthorization to solve higher ed’s quandaries, experts say. Education Drive reports: https://bit.ly/2GZ53Lw

*The Case Against Free College Tuition. Forbes reports: https://bit.ly/2qE1LpY

HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

*New Study on Income-Driven Repayment Plans. Inside Higher Ed reports: https://bit.ly/2GP7Erm

*Do Your Homework: What the New York Times Missed on the PROSPER Act. Committee on Education and the Workforce reports: https://bit.ly/2ED79hS

*Even if they want to go to college, millions of adults live in higher education “deserts”. The Hechinger Report reports: https://bit.ly/2GPE4BK

*Transfer students start getting more of the credits they’ve already earned. The Hechinger Report reports: https://bit.ly/2v4VusY

*For-profit colleges struggle despite assist from Betsy DeVos. NBC News reports: https://nbcnews.to/2qpPSUB

*How to Level the College Playing Field. The NY Times reports: https://nyti.ms/2IEWTZ1

*Middle-Class Families Increasingly Look to Community Colleges. The NY Times reports: https://nyti.ms/2qbqn9l

*With Changing Students and Times, Colleges Are Going Back to School. The NY Times reports: https://nyti.ms/2q9Kwxb