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    What other colleges can learn from UC Berkeley's fraught town-gown relations

    Dismiss temptations to write off a near crisis as NIMBYism run amok. It prompts leaders at all colleges to rethink how they navigate different groups.

    By April 14, 2022
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    Inflation and labor shortages set to squeeze college budgets, Moody's says

    Ratings agency expects employment pressures to hit colleges as enrollment and federal pandemic aid wane, pinching budgets in 2023 and beyond.

    By April 13, 2022
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    Enrollment and Retention

    A look at the pandemic's continuing impact on enrollment and how colleges can ensure students stay on course.

    By Higher Ed Dive staff
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    Mizzou students with no admissions test scores had similar retention rates, GPAs versus peers

    Experts weren't surprised by grade and persistence metrics coming in slightly lower, because students without SAT or ACT scores likely faced barriers.

    By April 12, 2022
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    More than 200 colleges have open seats for fall 2022, NACAC says

    Admissions trade group releases annual database early for the second straight year, citing high interest.

    By April 12, 2022
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    Chick-fil-A awards $24M in college scholarships to nearly 12,700 employees

    More than 2,200 of this year's scholarships were funded from sales of its bottled sauces, introduced in 2020 and sold at select retailers.

    By Alicia Kelso • April 8, 2022
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    University of Arizona Global Campus loses access to GI Bill benefits

    Experts warn of mass student exodus if the university doesn't soon regain access, even as it offers grants to affected students.

    By April 4, 2022
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    Fraudulent student applications targeted Salt Lake Community College

    Officials suspect fake applications were an attempt to steal coronavirus relief and financial aid funding. They say they caught on before disbursing money.

    By April 4, 2022
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    Free college didn't die with federal inaction. It moved.

    Free college's momentum shifted from the federal level to state and local programs, signaling the movement's durability. How will it change institutions?

    By Lilah Burke • April 4, 2022
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    Most college admissions staff are White. What should the field do about it?

    NACAC report suggests ways to diversify the admissions field, but leaders face the issue of students of color being pushed toward higher-paying careers.

    By March 28, 2022
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    California State University drops standardized testing requirements from admissions

    The Wednesday decision by the largest four-year public college system in the U.S. is expected to resonate across the country.

    By March 23, 2022
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    How a quick fix to state law keeps UC Berkeley from needing to slash fall enrollment

    California fast-tracked legislation lifting a judicially ordered cap on students, averting university plans to cut in-person enrollment by 2,600.

    By March 15, 2022
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    PepsiCo joins growing slate of Guild Education partners

    The company's new benefit signals moves manufacturers have had to make to keep workers onboard in a tough market.

    By Kathryn Moody • March 15, 2022
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    North Carolina expands its $500 tuition program. Will it keep paying for it?

    NC Promise adds Fayetteville State, overcoming resistance to lawmakers cutting HBCU tuition. State funding has so far compensated other colleges.

    By Liz Farmer • March 15, 2022
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    How UC Berkeley will cut 2,600 students after already starting admissions offers

    Over 1,000 first-year students will study remotely this fall as the flagship works to comply with a court order forcing it to drop to 2020-21 enrollment levels.

    By March 4, 2022
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    Grow-your-own teacher pipeline model gains steam

    The approach, which often uses dual enrollment, can work well when school districts partner with local colleges of education to meet community needs.

    By Anna Merod • March 4, 2022
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    UC Berkeley must cap new enrollment, California Supreme Court rules

    The university is likely to cut 3,000 students from next year's plans because of a lawsuit arguing its growth is stressing local services and housing.

    By March 3, 2022
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    Common App: Applications to highly selective colleges up by 25% in 2 years

    Interest in all institution types is higher, and more underrepresented minority students are seeking to enroll.

    By Feb. 28, 2022
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    Some students missed out on college prep experiences amid the pandemic, report says

    High school graduates still engaged in certain activities, such as visiting campuses, but COVID-19 affected these decisions, according to ACT.

    By Feb. 24, 2022
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    Early college can be a second chance for struggling students

    Dual enrollment offers a way for postsecondary education to stop replicating inequality. But programs must be built for students from more backgrounds.

    By Karen A. Stout and Nick Mathern • Feb. 11, 2022
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    Higher Ed Dive's 2022 Outlooks

    Here are the trends and questions facing higher education that we're watching, from enrollment pressures to key court cases and for-profit colleges' future.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • Feb. 8, 2022
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    Student choice must be at the center of graduate admissions

    The notion that eliminating the GRE® test from graduate admissions will improve program diversity and remove barriers for applicants is short-sighted.

    By John Augusto is the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University, and a Strategic Advisor for ETS. • Feb. 7, 2022
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    Direct admissions show early success boosting enrollment in Idaho

    Enrollment of first-time undergraduates and in-state students increased, especially at community colleges, but Pell-eligible enrollment didn't change.

    By Feb. 4, 2022
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    CUNY permanently ends transcript withholding

    The City University of New York joins its sister SUNY system in ending the practice after prodding by the state's governor.

    By Feb. 1, 2022
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    Supreme Court agrees to hear race-conscious admissions challenge against Harvard and UNC-Chapel Hill

    Court combines cases challenging race as one of several admissions factors, fueling speculation its conservative majority could strike down the practice.

    By Jan. 24, 2022
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    Arizona State wants to reach 100M learners by 2030. Can it meet its goal?

    The university launched an initiative to offer an online global management certificate worldwide that will be translated into 40 different languages.

    By Jan. 20, 2022