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Education Secretary Nominee Miguel Cardona Testifies at Senate Confirmation Hearing

Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona gave testimony about his plans for reopening schools and other top educational priorities during a hearing on Wednesday before...

A Message From the Big XII Association of Diversity Officers in...

September 25, 2020 The Big XII Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education acknowledges the pain, hurt, confusion, and hopelessness many people have been feeling...

Several Colleges and Universities Announce Plans for Reopening in Fall 2020

Nearly a week after the California State University (CSU) system announced it plans to cancel all in-person classes this fall for approximately 482,000 students,...

National Foster Care Month

National Foster Care Month was established in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan and is observed during May. This month offers a time to reflect...

Amid COVID-19, FAFSA Applications Drop As Deadline Approaches

A newly released report from the National College Attainment Network (NCAN) shows there has been a steep decline in Free Application for Federal Student...

As Nontraditional Students Become the New Norm, Colleges Must Support Generational...

As the workforce shifts to more technology-based jobs and people postpone their retirement years, the number of college students who are middle-aged or older...

Coronavirus Interrupts Education Plans for Thousands of Students

China sends more students and scholars to U.S. institutions of higher education than any other nation in the world. More than 369,000 Chinese individuals...

Dual Admission Partnership Will Ease Transition to Bachelor’s Degree

St. Louis Community College (STLCC) and nearby Webster University signed a dual admission agreement this week that will ease the transition for students at...

UT Knoxville at Odds with State Conservatives Over Inclusive Language

The University of Tennessee (UT) Knoxville is under fire from some state residents after its Office for Diversity and Inclusion posted a guide to...

Purdue Challenges Faculty to Develop Projects to Increase Diversity

The Purdue University Office of the Provost announced this week its Diversity Transformation Award (DTA) program, which is an initiative to support increased minority...

Revolution of New Admissions Strategies Needed

Efforts must overcome intensifying stratification of higher education Despite efforts to increase access to higher education for underrepresented students, the stark contrast between the pre-...