Madeline St. Amour

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February 13, 2020
A report from New America calls for federal intervention on the enrollment management industry to stop what it refers to as the "merit-aid arms race." The report by Stephen Burd, senior higher education writer and editor at the D.C. think tank, found that public four-year institutions have spent at least $32 billion in financial aid dollars between 2001 and 2017 on students who lack financial need.
February 12, 2020
Despite the presumption that endowments are a four-year college's game, community colleges have made significant gains in fundraising over the years.
February 12, 2020
California's new online-only community college has named Ajita Talwalker Menon, a former Obama administration official, as its new interim CEO. Menon will replace Heather Hiles at Calbright College, which opened its programs in October, according to a news release. Hiles announced last month she was leaving after less than a year on the job. She is on paid leave through March.
February 11, 2020
Concordia University in Portland, Ore., announced it will be closing at the end of the spring semester. While the university had grown its graduate enrollment, it cited the changing nature of higher education as a reason for its closure.
February 10, 2020
A community college district in rural Minnesota plan to merge accreditation and other services to combat enrollment drops.
February 7, 2020
Certified nursing assistants are necessary as the population ages, but the work isn't high paying. How do health-care programs create faster pathways toward good jobs?
February 6, 2020
While giving to colleges and universities reached a record high this past fiscal year, signs point to a slowing pace of growth, according to the latest Voluntary Support of Education Survey.
February 4, 2020
Two U.S. senators, joined by 17 of their colleagues, are pushing to include dual-enrollment programs and early college high schools in a planned analysis of K-12 education. Senators Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, and Rob Portman, a Republican from Ohio, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education asking it to study the use, outcomes and best practices of college-in-high school programs that receive Elementary and Secondary Education Act funding, according to a news release.
February 3, 2020
UT Austin to receive $100 million from Dell Foundation to fund nontuition expenses for Pell Grant recipients, as well as extra supports to get them to graduation day.
February 3, 2020
After years of struggle, the Peralta Community College District in California is being placed on probation.


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