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Dolly Parton’s Dollywood Theme Park Offers Free College to Employees

The Tennessee theme park Dollywood is participating in a free college for employees program that pays 100% of tuition at partner colleges.

Anne Dennon

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College Completion Rates Rise for Sixth Straight Year

The national college completion rate has risen steadily in recent years, according to new data.

Matthew Arrojas

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Amazon Invests in Community College Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Amazon will help launch computer science and STEM-related bachelor’s degree programs at three institutions in Washington state.

Dean Golembeski

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Is College Free in Germany?

Germany's public universities are free to students from anywhere in the world — but enrollment and visa requirements take some navigating.

Anne Dennon

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Navient Agrees to Cancel $1.7B in Student Loans

Attorneys general from 39 states accused the student loan servicer of offering borrowers risky, subprime loans.

Matthew Arrojas

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Earning Your Bachelor’s Degree at a Community College

Community college bachelor's degrees are popular and proliferating. University leaders fear the worst, but those fears are largely unfounded.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Columbia University Student Worker Union Reaches Deal With College

The university and student workers reached a deal after two years of negotiations and many counter offers.

Matthew Arrojas

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Colleges Plan to Go Remote to Start 2022 as Omicron Spreads

COVID-19 concerns are prompting some schools — most notably Harvard — to return to online learning for the start of next semester.

Matthew Arrojas

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Survey Suggests the ‘Great Resignation’ Will Continue Next Year

A large number of working Americans plan to leave their jobs next year and are preparing for new opportunities by acquiring career-related skills.

Jessica Bryant

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Biden’s Universal Pre-K Plan Could Help More Parents Pursue College Degree

Build Back Better includes nearly $400 billion to expand childcare access, a potential game changer for college students raising children.

Matthew Arrojas

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Tenure Under Attack Nationwide

Continued political pressures threaten to erode tenure on public campuses and compromise academic freedom.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Higher Ed Faces Labor Crisis, Unionizing Efforts

Unions have become a contentious topic on college campuses as faculty, staff, and student employees demand better working conditions and pay.

R.B. Brooks, M.Ed.

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Recommended DACA Rules Provide ‘Certainty’ for Dreamers in College

Higher ed advocacy groups want to extend federal financial aid to DACA recipients and adopt definitions included in the Dream Act of 2021.

Matthew Arrojas

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Colleges Unlikely to Require COVID Vaccine Booster Shots: Survey

The new omicron variant of the virus may alter the way schools view COVID vaccine boosters, however.

Dean Golembeski

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‘Jeopardy!’ Holds First-Ever College Professors Tournament

Mayim Bialik will host the tournament featuring faculty from across the country. Stay tuned to BestColleges for updates.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Bill Would Extend SNAP to College Students, Fight Food Insecurity

The College Student Hunger Act would allow nearly 7 million Pell Grant recipients to be eligible for SNAP benefits.

Matthew Arrojas

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CDC: College Students Should Get a COVID Booster Shot

The CDC strengthened its COVID-19 booster shot recommendation on Nov. 29 in response to the omicron variant.

Dean Golembeski

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Warren Questions New Student Loan Servicer’s ‘Checkered’ Past

The Democratic senator in a letter to Maximus said she is worried that student loan borrowers may be subject to "poor service and abusive behavior.”

Matthew Arrojas

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Two Bootcamps Just Earned Accreditation. Here’s Why It Matters.

Two bootcamps just earned national accreditation, bringing participants one step closer to receiving federal financial aid and Pell Grants.

Matthew Arrojas

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Students at For-Profit Colleges Excluded From Biden Pell Expansion

The Build Back Better framework would increase the maximum grant, but only for students attending public and private nonprofit colleges and universities.

Matthew Arrojas

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Social Media Changes How College Students View Mental Health

The relationship between social media use and college students' mental health became increasingly complex during the pandemic.

Anne Dennon

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International Student Enrollment Plummeted During Pandemic

The 2020-21 academic year saw the sharpest decline in international enrollees in more than 70 years, according to a new report.

Matthew Arrojas

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Howard University Student Protesters Reach Agreement With Administration

The #BlackburnTakeover protest movement was demanding improvements to on-campus housing.

Matthew Arrojas

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Google, Microsoft Promote Tech Careers Through Community Colleges

Increasingly, an associate degree or certificate program is the ticket to a high-paying job in tech.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Build Back Better Includes Funds for College Completion Programs

The $500 million allocation is the first time the federal government has funded programs to address college graduation rates.

Matthew Arrojas

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What Is the Best University in the World?

Though there's no unanimous answer, one university consistently dominates international rankings.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Can Higher Ed Eliminate Race and Income As Predictors of Student Success?

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is funding a pilot program at 15 institutions to help improve data collection and identify equity gaps.

Matthew Arrojas

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New Bill Would Extend GI Bill® Benefits to Descendants of Black WWII Veterans

Rep. James E. Clyburn said the legislation is necessary because Black veterans were not given equal access to GI Bill benefits after the war.

Matthew Arrojas

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New Data Shine Light on Veterans Pursuing Higher Ed

Here’s what the most recent census by Student Veterans of America reveals about student veterans across the country.

Jessica Bryant

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NCAA Draft Constitution Would Reduce Org’s Hold Over College Sports

The draft constitution still bars schools from paying athletes to play but would include greater representation for student-athletes in the org's governance.

Dean Golembeski

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Senators Call for Streamlined Student Debt Relief, Loan Forgiveness

In a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona seven senators pushed for regulatory changes for higher education and student loans.

Matthew Arrojas

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HBCUs, Other Minority-Serving Institutions to Get $10B Through Build Back Better

Biden's spending plan prioritizes funding for HBCUs, tribal colleges and universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and other minority-serving schools.

Matthew Arrojas

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Is It Time to End Legacy Admissions?

In the face of increasing public scrutiny, can legacy admissions persist much longer?

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Congressmen Seek to Reform NCAA Rule Enforcement Process

The NCAA Accountability Act would provide due process protections for universities and individuals under investigation.

Dean Golembeski

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Survey Finds Student Dissatisfaction With Post-Grad Living Plans

More than half of students plan to live somewhere they don't actually want to live as they look toward realistic rather than idealistic living options.

Jessica Bryant

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Biden Budget Bill Aims to Boost Pell Grants

With free community college off the table, the president is seeking to raise the maximum award of Pell Grants by up to 8.5%.

Matthew Arrojas

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Free Community College Cut Frustrates Higher Ed Advocates

Free community college was one of Biden's big campaign promises. It's a popular policy, according to higher education groups that have spent years championing it.

Matthew Arrojas

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Jeff Bezos’ College Degree Paid Off Big. Here’s How.

The Amazon and Blue Origin founder graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with a bachelor's in electrical engineering and computer science. The rest is history.

Anne Dennon

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NCAA Focus On Big-Money Sports Creates Gender Disparities: Report

The independent report is the second to examine gender disparities in the NCAA and reviewed 84 championships for 23 sports.

Dean Golembeski

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Campus Pride: 180 U.S. College Campuses “Unsafe” for LGBTQ+ Students

The nonprofit’s ‘Worst List’ grew by 50 schools in 2021 as the Biden administration published the list of institutions that previously applied for Title IX religious exemptions.

Matthew Arrojas

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Are American Universities Still the Best in the World?

U.S. universities dominate international rankings, but is the American system the world's best?

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Report: College Enrollment Continues Pandemic Plummet

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center data show enrollment down 6.5% since fall 2019, the sharpest two-year drop in the last 50 years.

Matthew Arrojas

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New Bill Would Reduce Student Loan Debt, Fund Workforce Training

The Pay Down, Upskill Act would pay off up to $10,000 in undergraduate student loans per person.

Matthew Arrojas

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Ex-NBA Star JR Smith Focused on Degree, Golf at HBCU

The two-time NBA champion enrolled at North Carolina A&T State University this fall to pursue a degree in liberal studies and play college golf.

Dean Golembeski

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Where Did Trump Go to College?

The former president often boasts of his academic record — such as attending Penn's Wharton School, which in Trump's own words is "the greatest business school."

Anne Dennon

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Everything Biden Said About Higher Ed in CNN Town Hall

The president confirmed free community college had been scrapped from his Build Back Better plan and proposed an increase in Pell Grant payments instead.

Matthew Arrojas

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Making Trade Education a Partner to Higher Ed, Not an Alternative

Trade education is on the rise. Colleges should embrace transferrable and stackable credentials so students can transition easily between educational paths.

Sarah K. Lee

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Howard University Students Protest Unsafe Housing Conditions

Students launched the #BlackburnTakeover movement on October 12 with a sit-in and social media campaign documenting poor living conditions.

Matthew Arrojas

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UNC-Chapel Hill Can Continue to Consider Race in Admissions, Judge Rules

The ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed by Students for Fair Admissions, a group founded by a conservative, anti-affirmative action activist.

Dean Golembeski

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Free Community College Cut From Biden’s Economic Plan

Free community college was scrapped to win support from moderate Democratic senators. Rep. Ro Khanna said the party would create scholarships instead.

Matthew Arrojas

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College Athletes to NCAA: Prioritize Player Health and Safety

A new survey shows that athletes want the NCAA to focus on health and safety while college presidents say eligibility and academics are most important.

Dean Golembeski

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Did Elon Musk Go to College?

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is again the richest person in the world. He dropped out of a Ph.D. program but points to his college years as the time when...

Anne Dennon

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Social Media Ignites Abolish Greek Life Movement

Students are using apps such as Yik Yak and TikTok to discuss sexual assault at fraternities and plan protests calling for campus-wide change.

Anne Dennon

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Massive Endowment Returns Make Rich Universities Even Richer

The wealthiest colleges, often accused of hoarding assets, must pay a federal tax on endowment returns.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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The Best and Worst States to Change Your Career

States with low unemployment, steady job growth, and low cost of living are some of the best states to change your career in.

Jessica Bryant

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Education Department Revives Enforcement Office

An office to investigate fraud among schools participating in the federal student aid program has been reestablished after being sidelined by Trump.

Dean Golembeski

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Will Free Community College Be Cut From $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill?

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has said he's worried that Senate Democrats could cut free community college from a massive $3.5 trillion spending bill.

Anne Dennon

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Education Department Overhauls Troubled Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Big changes to the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program could bring relief to over 500,000 borrowers working in government and at nonprofits.

Dean Golembeski

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Equity in Education Could Curb Racial and Ethnic Wage Gaps

If colleges work to boost educational outcomes for people of color, their livelihoods and society as a whole will benefit, according to a new report.

Jessica Bryant

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Students Want More Flexibility Amid Campus Vaccine and Mask Mandates

As U.S. colleges implement mask and vaccine mandates , students voice their desire for a flexible learning environment this term.

Jessica Bryant

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How Title IX Impacts Women’s Equality in College Athletics

Explore the history of Title IX and how it has impacted equality for women in college athletics.

Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.

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New Voting Laws Threaten Student Political Engagement

After the youth vote surged in the 2020 election, conservative states passed new voting laws that pose a threat to student political engagement.

Anne Dennon

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Bill Would Tax Some College Athletes Profiting From Name, Image, Likeness

A new bill would tax the scholarships of some NCAA college athletes earning profits from their name, image, and likeness.

Dean Golembeski

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The Return of Earmarks Promises Billions for Higher Education

For better or worse, the controversial practice is back following a decade-long hiatus.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Students on School-Issued Devices Are Under Constant Surveillance

Pandemic closures sent U.S. students home with school laptops, which haven't stopped recording their online lives since.

Anne Dennon

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Golden Door Scholarship Connects Undocumented Students to College

Undocumented undergraduates are eligible for full-ride scholarships to prestigious colleges. Applications for Golden Door now open through Oct. 10.

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NCAA’s March Madness Brand to Include Women in 2022 Basketball Tournament

The NCAA's March Madness branding will be used to market the 2022 women's Division I basketball tournament and Final Four.

Dean Golembeski

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Inside the NCAA’s Name, Image, Likeness Madness

Big deals and confusion mark the first three months of the NCAA's name, image, and likeness policy as athletes and schools look to cash in.

Dean Golembeski

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These Scholarships Help Community College Transfers Attend Top Universities

Programs connect talented community college students with elite institutions and provide scholarship aid.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Coronavirus and the Student Mental Health Crisis

Even as campuses promise to reopen soon, college students continue to face increased anxiety from isolation, world events, and a loss of support networks.

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DACA News and Information for Undocumented Students

Undocumented students around the U.S. face an uncertain future. Get the latest information on DACA and check out our FAQ to get the answers you need.

Tami Robinson

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As College Gender Gap Widens, Gender Pay Gap Slowly Shrinks

More women than men go to college but their pay rate has been slow to catch up with their academic success.

Anne Dennon

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NCAA Struggles to Keep Its Hold on College Sports

After a defeat in the Supreme Court, the NCAA is struggling to keep its hold on college sports as student-athletes and Congress demand changes.

Dean Golembeski

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Evans Scholarship Provides Full Ride for Golf Caddies

More than 11,500 golf caddies have received full scholarships to attend top universities nationwide.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Cannabis Use, Courses Grow on College Campuses

Between the pandemic and broadening legalization, marijuana's popularity with college students is helping to build an industry they can also study.

Anne Dennon

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Without Stricter COVID-19 Rules, College Faculty Step Down, Stay Online

Some faculty at colleges in conservative states are giving up coveted academic positions over a lack of COVID-19 mandates.

Anne Dennon

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Debate Over Campus Mask Mandates Stretches Into Fall Semester

Citing breakthrough cases and COVID-19 variants, some colleges strengthen mask mandates. Meanwhile, some experts warn of the harms of masking young people.

Anne Dennon

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Christian College Challenges Biden’s Fair Housing Mandate

College of the Ozarks is challenging Biden's fair housing mandate. Do Christian values extend to LGBTQ+ students on campus?

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36 Companies That Pay for College With Tuition Reimbursement

A long list of companies provide tuition assistance to U.S. employees, but programs and coverage vary by company.

Jessica Bryant

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Mills College to Merge With Northeastern University

On Tuesday, the board of trustees of Oakland's Mills College approved a merger with Northeastern University.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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How Colleges Are Spending COVID-19 Relief Money

The more than $76 billion at colleges' disposal to bridge budget gaps and provide cash grants to students must be spent before the end of 2024.

Anne Dennon

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How “The Chair” Exposes the Truth About Women Faculty

Netflix's "The Chair" raises big questions about equality in academia. For women faculty, it exposes ongoing challenges in higher education.

Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.

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Harvard University Will Divest From Fossil Fuel Industry Because of Climate Change

Harvard University will end its investment in fossil fuel companies in response to the threat of climate change, the school's president announced Thursday.

Dean Golembeski

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Colleges and Universities With the Highest Cost of Attendance

These popular colleges and universities have the highest cost of attendance in the U.S., but not all students pay the full sticker price.

Jessica Bryant

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College Athletes Often Bear the Cost of Injuries and Insurance

College athletes usually bear the cost of medical insurance, unless they're a likely top draft pick. Now, student-athletes are pushing for change in the NCAA's insurance policies.

Dean Golembeski

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Amazon to Pay Full College Tuition for U.S.-Based Hourly Employees

Amazon announced on Sept. 9 it would pay full tuition for hourly workers starting early next year. Over 750,000 current Amazon employees will be eligible for the program.

Dean Golembeski

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How Colleges Are Aiding Afghan Refugees — and How They Can Do More

A handful of U.S. colleges step up to provide shelter and scholarships to Afghan refugees, continuing a piecemeal legacy of welcoming displaced students.

Anne Dennon

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College Football Kicks Off With Patchwork of COVID-19 Protocols

College football season kicked off with thousands of fans packing stadiums, putting many at risk of coronavirus exposure in a climate of lax COVID-19 guidelines and policies.

Dean Golembeski

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Political Issues Students Care About

College campuses are political hot spots. Students are more political — and more politically divided — than ever, but together push for progressive reforms.

Anne Dennon

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Why Students Are Marching for Voting Rights

College students across the country are protesting for voting rights and social justice. Here's why and how you can get involved.

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What Colleges Are Going Back Online Due to Delta?

Rice University, Stanislaus State, and UT San Antonio are among the first schools to delay reopening plans due to the delta variant. They will start fall term online.

Anne Dennon

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Apprenticeships Gaining a Stronger Foothold in Higher Education

Apprenticeships aren't just for the trades anymore, and new legislation promises to further integrate apprenticeships into higher education.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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“The Chair” Offers a Critical Look at Campus Politics

The new Netflix show tackles some of higher education's thorniest issues through the lens of faculty governance.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Will Study Abroad Happen in 2021-2022?

Nearly half of colleges plan on sending students out of the country this fall as U.S. study abroad programs reopen after COVID-19 shutdowns.

Anne Dennon

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Black and Latino/a Engineers Face Inequitable Career Outcomes

Engineering is one of the highest-paid professions in the U.S., but Black and Latino/a engineers earn significantly less than their peers.

Jessica Bryant

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Here’s Whose Student Debt Has Been Canceled Thus Far

Since January, the Department of Education has cancelled $9.5 billion in student loan debt. Here's who's impacted by those cancellations.

Jessica Bryant

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University of the People Spurs an “Education Revolution”

Promising a new model for higher education, the U.S.-based online university boasts a worldwide reach and enrolls more than 75,000 students.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Students See Increased Value in Nondegree Credential Programs

A new report reveals students believe nondegree credentials are worth the cost, help them achieve their career goals, and make them attractive to employers.

Jessica Bryant

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Mills College Alumnae Fight Northeastern Merger

Mills College alumnae call for the ousting of leadership and sue to preserve their alma mater.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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The Reason Why HBCUs Are Canceling Student Debt

Discover why some HBCUs are canceling student debt and what other institutions can learn from HBCUs about college affordability.

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College Fight Songs Stir Up Controversy

Colleges are deciding whether to alter, ban, or keep unchanged controversial fight songs and chants that remain popular at sporting events.

Dean Golembeski

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ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 Form Alliance in Response to SEC Expansion

As the SEC plans expansion, the Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC form an alliance. See how this move could impact the future of college sports.

Dean Golembeski

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International Students Face Double Vaccine Injections to Attend Elite Colleges

The COVID-19 vaccine policies at a handful of elite schools instruct vaccinated students arriving from India and Russia to get a second series of shots.

Anne Dennon

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Are Coding Bootcamps Effectively Reaching Underserved Communities?

Coding bootcamps are often valued for their accessibility and affordability, but minorities who could benefit still participate at low rates.

Jessica Bryant

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FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Impacting Colleges

Now that the FDA has granted full approval of the Pfizer vaccine to prevent COVID-19, campuswide vaccine mandates may become more common.

Jessica Bryant

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Can Colleges Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory?

Colleges already require vaccines, but COVID-19 vaccines are approved for emergency use only, thrusting new mandates into a legal gray zone.

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Education Dept. Will Forgive $5.8 Billion in Student Loan Debt for Some Disabled Borrowers

The path to debt cancellation for student loan borrowers with total and permanent disabilities.

Anne Dennon

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Why Do Retail Giants Like Walmart Offer Tuition Assistance?

Corporate tuition assistance programs tout educational access and social mobility, but are they really more concerned with the bottom line?

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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What Options Will College Students Have This Fall?

As colleges debate whether to reopen their campuses, students evaluate their options for the fall term, which include re-enrolling and taking a gap year.

Melissa Venable, Ph.D.

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Inequity in Admissions Limits Opportunities for Minority Students

Inequitable recruitment, admissions, and enrollment practices are limiting opportunities for minority students, according to a new report.

Jessica Bryant

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Will the Delta Variant Force Colleges Back Online?

As cases of the COVID-19 delta variant increase, colleges are deciding whether they should return to in-person classes or stay online.

Dean Golembeski

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Baylor Escapes Punishment Over Sexual Assault Allegations

The NCAA declined to punish Baylor University over its mishandling of allegations of sexual assault and other interpersonal violence by football players.

Dean Golembeski

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North Dakota Women’s Hockey Program Gets New Life, for Now

A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by former University of North Dakota women's hockey players contesting elimination of the program.

Dean Golembeski

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Harvard Extension School: Is It Really Harvard?

Harvard Extension School makes a degree more accessible, but different criteria for entry, faculty, and degree designation make some question its value.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Supreme Court Lets Indiana University Vaccine Mandate Stand

Judge Amy Coney Barrett dismissed an emergency appeal from college students who say their school's vaccine mandate violates constitutional rights.

Anne Dennon

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Some Elite Colleges Require Weekly Testing For Vaccinated Students

Weeks from the beginning of fall term, some prestigious colleges now require face masks, weekly testing, and vaccines for all returning students.

Anne Dennon

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University of Texas at San Antonio Moves Online Due to Delta Variant

The University of Texas at San Antonio has decided to move classes online for the first three weeks of the fall semester. COVID-19 testing will also be required for residential...

Dean Golembeski

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Is Free College Possible?

Student loan debt relief is a growing need. This article analyzes proposals for loan forgiveness and free public college tuition.

Reece Johnson

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Education Dept. Expands Pell Grants for Students in Prison

The 1994 congressional ban on awarding federal student financial aid to prisoners lifts in two years. For now, a 2015 pilot program extends to 200 schools.

Anne Dennon

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Student Loan Payment Pause Extended — One Last Time

As Democrats call for large scale student debt cancellation, Biden's education team extends the loan payment pause another six months.

Anne Dennon

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Transgender Students at Center of Title IX Debate

Transgender students face heightened risk of sexual assault and harassment on campus. Biden's team takes a contested shortcut to extend Title IX protection.

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Momentum Builds to Double Pell Grant

Advocates hope to double the main federal student financial aid award by 2022. Senate Democrats' contentious budget includes a $400 bump.

Anne Dennon

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What Does Student-to-Faculty Ratio Really Mean?

Student-faculty ratios shouldn't be taken literally, but they do help indicate what your educational experience will be like.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Sports Can Nurture Bad Behavior Among Teammates If Unchecked

New study describes how social dynamics of college sports can frequently contribute to negative behaviors when oversight is lacking.

Dean Golembeski

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NCAA Calls for Special Convention to Overhaul College Athletics

After months of controversy, the NCAA announced that they will hold a special convention in November to propose sweeping governance changes.

Dean Golembeski

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College Athletes Already Cashing In on Name, Image, Likeness

Only a month into the NIL era in college sports, many student-athletes already have signed lucrative endorsement deals.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Master’s Degrees Saddle Graduates With Debt

As master's degree programs have grown in popularity, graduate student loan debt has increased substantially.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Texas and Oklahoma Seek to Quit Big 12, Shaking Up College Sports

The University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma are seeking to leave the Big 12 Conference and join the Southeastern Conference, a move that would shake up college sports.

Dean Golembeski

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How Will Colleges Require Vaccines for International Students?

Many colleges are requiring COVID-19 vaccination this fall, but global vaccine access continues to vary. Where does this leave international students?

Jessica Bryant

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Students Believe Supporting Social Justice Drives Change

After a year of increased activism, students are more aware of social justice issues and those issues are influencing their college choices.

Jessica Bryant

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As Campuses Reopen, So Does Debate on Campus Sexual Assault

As you gear up to return to campus life, understand how complex issues related to campus sexual assault are regaining relevance.

Anne Dennon

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How to Measure the ROI of a College Education

Higher education is expensive. Learn how to consider different ways to calculate the return on investment, or ROI, for your college education.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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What You Need to Know About Hate Crimes On Campus

With schools reopening amid a spike in reported hate crimes, experts advise students to learn more about bias and what to do if they become victims.

Jessica Bryant

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Court Upholds Indiana University’s Vaccine Mandate

With a federal court weighing in on a university's authority to require COVID-19 vaccines, students argue the mandate violates Fourteenth Amendment rights.

Anne Dennon

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21 Attorneys General Push Back on Biden’s Reinterpretation of Title IX

The Biden administration's "expansive interpretation" of Title IX to prosecute discrimination based on sexual orientation meets resistance from state Republicans.

Anne Dennon

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Where Can You Study Abroad in 2021-2022?

Find out where study abroad is possible now that countries are accepting U.S. travelers.

Jessica Bryant

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DACA College Students Face Uncertainty

A federal judge suspends the DACA program, citing unconstitutionality of policy that impacts thousands of immigrant college students.

Anne Dennon

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Making College More Accessible to Underrepresented Groups

U.S. senators have proposed a bill that would fund equity audits and improvements at colleges and universities.

Dean Golembeski

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2U and edX Merge to Create Online Giant

2U's merger with edX will allow the education technology company to compete with Coursera, but not everyone is happy with the partnership.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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The Most Generous Public Universities for Financial Aid

With college costs growing higher, here are the top 10 public universities offering generous financial aid packages that lessen the burden.

Jessica Bryant

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Donor Influence on the Academic Experience

Learn about how wealthy donors may have a disproportionate say in what you learn and who you learn from at your college or university.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Acknowledging Ties to Historical Racism, Colleges Make Changes

Learn about the complex issue of reparations and how institutions of higher learning are coming to terms with their historical ties to chattel slavery.

Dean Golembeski

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Not Joining UNC Faculty

After receiving tenure last week from UNC, the journalist announced she'll instead accept a tenured position at Howard University.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Colleges Owe $1 Billion in Debt to U.S. Government

Hundreds of colleges collectively owe the government $1 billion in debt. But unlike with student loan debt, the government's not collecting.

Jessica Bryant

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Gender Equality Remains Elusive in College Sports

Recent attention on the differences between men's and women's championships in multiple sports has shone a light on remaining inequity in college athletics.

Dean Golembeski

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NCAA Decides Athletes Can Cash In on Name, Image, Likeness

Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision and the passage of several state laws, the NCAA suspended its rules preventing student-athletes from profiting off their name, image, and likeness.

Dean Golembeski

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Granted Tenure at UNC-Chapel Hill

After initially declining to grant tenure to Nikole Hannah-Jones in May, the UNC board of trustees voted to grant tenure to the award-winning journalist on June 30.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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How Do Students Benefit From Fundraising Campaigns?

Understand the importance of fundraising campaigns to institutions of higher learning and how they support your academic career.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Students Sue Indiana University Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Eight Indiana University students have filed a lawsuit against Indiana University over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Indiana's attorney general says the mandate is legal.

Dean Golembeski

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International Student Applications Rebound at U.S. Colleges

Forty-three percent of colleges report an increase in international applications over last year, a surge motivated by pent-up demand and shifting immigration policies.

Anne Dennon

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Supreme Court Decision Allows Payments to Student-Athletes

The Supreme Court ruled on June 21 that the NCAA cannot bar universities from making education-related payments to student-athletes.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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The Benefits of Higher Education You Might Not Expect

Beyond helping you advance in your career, postsecondary education can also help better your health and self-empowerment.

Staff Writers

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Transfer Enrollment Plunged During Pandemic

A new report on spring 2021 enrollment shows declines in community college transfers, sparking concerns among experts.

Jessica Bryant

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How Anti-Trans Legislation Affects College Students

As states implement harmful anti-trans legislation, colleges must do all they can to support and advocate for trans college students.

T.J. Jourian, Ph.D.

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Pell Grant Reform Would Increase Max Award Amount

Biden proposes expanding the college grant program, as a bipartisan Senate bill looks to extend the program to cover short-term certificates.

Anne Dennon

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Biden Eyes Changes to Title IX

Virtual public hearings were held this week as Biden seeks to reverse Trump-era Title IX rules, which heightened reqs for due process in sexual assault cases.

Anne Dennon

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Biden’s 2022 Education Budget Prioritizes STEM, Students of Color

The Biden administration's proposed 2022 budget includes big plans to boost STEM departments at colleges that primarily serve students of color.

Anne Dennon

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Washington and Lee Keeps Name, Black Alumni React

The name can stay, but real change is needed. This was many Black alumni's reaction to Washington and Lee University's , which honors President George Washington and Confederate General Robert...

Dean Golembeski

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CDC Says Fully Vaccinated Campuses Can Go Back to Normal

Any college welcoming only fully vaccinated individuals for the fall term has been given the green light to return to full-capacity, in-person learning.

Anne Dennon

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“1619 Project” Founder Battles for Tenure at UNC-Chapel Hill

Nikole Hannah-Jones, a Black journalist who spearheaded the "1619 Project, has had her tenure bid postponed at UNC-Chapel Hill amid conservative criticism.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Washington and Lee University Faces Potential Name Change

Many Washington and Lee University students, faculty, and alumni advocate for a name change to end the school's association with a Confederate general.

Dean Golembeski

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College Students Are Optimistic About Employment Despite Recession

In the face of a pandemic and economic recession, college students and recent graduates remain optimistic about finding employment in the coming year.

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How Much Do College Professors Make?

Tuition costs are increasing, as is pay for university presidents. But salaries for college professors are mostly stagnant. Rarely, a professor can earn millions.

Jessica Bryant

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Colleges, States Debate Value of Critical Race Theory

As more colleges bring critical race theory into their core curricula, Republican leaders take steps to ban the theory from being taught in public classrooms.

Staff Writers

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The Future of College Entrance Exams

After temporarily dropping SAT/ACT requirements due to COVID-19, some schools, including the University of California, are making the changes permanent.

Anne Dennon

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How Students Qualify for COVID-19 Emergency Grants

Earlier COVID-19 emergency grants excluded undocumented and international college students. Now all students may be eligible for grants and other support.

Staff Writers

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Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Lottery Offers Full-Ride Scholarships

As part of a new outreach campaign, Ohio teens who've received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose can enter to win full-ride scholarships to in-state colleges.

Anne Dennon

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Half of Remote College Students Plan to Stay Online Post-Pandemic

While college students have struggled with grades and mental health during COVID-19 learning disruptions, many want to retain the option to learn online.

Anne Dennon

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What Enrollment Declines Really Mean for Higher Ed

Enrollment declines continue to plague colleges and universities across the U.S., with students of color disproportionately affected.

Jessica Bryant

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Who Are the Highest-Paid University Presidents?

Even as students struggle with rising college costs, university presidents rake in millions amid rapid increases in salaries, bonuses, benefits, and perks.

Jessica Bryant

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American Families Plan Includes Free Community College, Bigger Pell Grants

College students stand to benefit from Biden's new proposals, which include two years of free community college, more Pell Grant funding, and retention efforts.

Anne Dennon

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How Biden’s American Rescue Plan Affects College Students

Learn what Biden's American Rescue Plan has in store for colleges, from money for schools' lost revenue to student grants for tuition, housing, and more.

Anne Dennon

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1 in 3 Americans Says Soft Skills Are Most Important in Current Job Market

A new BestColleges.com survey finds that the American workforce values soft skills honed through experience, but jobs that build soft skills take degrees.

Anne Dennon

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Will College Campuses Return to Normal in Fall?

Colleges across the U.S. have announced plans to return to in-person instruction this fall, but strict COVID-19 campus guidelines will remain in place.

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Latino/a College Student Enrollment Declines Amid Pandemic

COVID-19 is hurting Latino/a students' education gains. After decades of growth, fewer Latinos/as went to college this year, and fewer plan on going next year.

Staff Writers

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Colleges, States Spar Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

As more colleges require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for students coming to campus this fall, states claim emergency-use vaccines cannot be mandatory.

Anne Dennon

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COVID-19 Slashes Community College Enrollment

Community colleges, which serve mostly low-income students at higher health and economic risk during the pandemic, report unprecedented enrollment drops.

Anne Dennon

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Over 9 in 10 College Students Report Mental Health Impacts From COVID-19

In a new BestColleges survey, 95% of college students say COVID-19 has negatively impacted their mental health, which, in turn, has affected their education.

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Biden Inches Closer to Broad Student Debt Cancellation

Recent changes to provide more debt relief to defrauded students and students with disabilities suggest Biden may consider debt cancellation on a grand scale.

Anne Dennon

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Celebrating College Graduation During Coronavirus

After a year of campus shutdowns due to COVID-19, more colleges are planning to host socially distanced graduation ceremonies alongside virtual screenings.

Tyler Epps

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The College Admissions Scandal That Shook Higher Education

A new Netflix documentary titled "Operation Varsity Blues" dives into the 2019 college admissions scandal and its impact on higher education.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Acceptance Rates Fall As Applications Surge at Selective U.S. Colleges

As schools adopted test-optional policies, selective colleges experienced an unprecedented climb in first-year applications, thereby lowering fall admission rates.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Despite COVID-19’s Impact on Mental Health, Students Want Colleges to Stay Closed

After a year of campus shutdowns, 82% of college students say COVID-19 disrupted or impacted their education, according to a new BestColleges survey.

Anne Dennon

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When Will College Students Get the Coronavirus Vaccine?

The coronavirus vaccine is just around the corner, but many Americans — including one-third of college-aged adults — plan to hold off on getting vaccinated.

Anne Dennon

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Biden Administration to Forgive Defrauded Student Debt

Defrauded college graduates, mostly from for-profit colleges, now have a broader avenue to debt forgiveness under Biden's new education secretary.

Anne Dennon

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Do College Students Qualify for Stimulus Checks?

More college students are eligible for the latest round of stimulus checks, part of a $1.9 trillion plan that includes several perks for higher education.

Anne Dennon

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New COVID-19 Relief Bill Benefits College Students

President Biden recently signed into law a massive $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package, giving students and colleges more money and support.

Staff Writers

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The Pandemic’s Impact on College Enrollment

In the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in staggering enrollment drops, particularly among first-year college students and underserved students.

Kasia Kovacs

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COVID-19 Worsens Food Insecurity Among College Students

The pandemic has exacerbated instances of food insecurity among college students, contributing to poor academic performance and mental health issues.

Anne Dennon

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Miguel Cardona Confirmed as Education Secretary

Miguel Cardona, a longtime educator and Connecticut's education commissioner, was recently confirmed as education secretary, bringing the DeVos era to an end.

Anne Dennon

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Biden Won’t Cancel Student Debt by Executive Order

Biden aims to quell the college affordability crisis but continues to resist pressure from Democrats to cancel $50,000 in student debt by executive order.

Anne Dennon

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An Overview of Biden’s Higher Education Agenda

Biden has wasted no time in addressing higher education policy. Learn about Biden's proposals regarding college accessibility, student loans, and COVID-19.

Kasia Kovacs

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Coronavirus Impacts on Students and Online Learning

Campus closures due to COVID-19 impact students' ability to succeed. With colleges closed, students and schools grapple with logistics and the digital divide.

Anne Dennon

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Survey Finds Most Young Americans Want Student Debt Canceled

According to a national BestColleges survey, many Americans and most college students believe student loan debt should be canceled.

Anne Dennon

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What Caused the 2020 Student Voter Turnout Surge?

Young people voted in force in 2020, according to early voter data, due to factors such as college education, swing state urgency, and pandemic-related shifts.

Anne Dennon

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Biden’s First Moves for Education

President Biden unveils a $175 billion plan to reopen schools, prepares to forgive student loan debt, and rescinds a Trump-era policy on diversity training.

Anne Dennon

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Columbia Tuition Strikers Demand More Than Discounts

Over 1,100 Columbia University students refuse to pay for the spring term until tuition, financial aid, campus police, and gentrification are addressed.

Anne Dennon

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College Board Modifies SAT Amid Pandemic

The College Board is kicking off 2021 by discontinuing SAT Subject Tests, eliminating the optional SAT essay, and introducing plans for a new digital SAT.

Tyler Epps

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ Controversial Legacy

One of the most controversial education secretaries who often sparred with Democratic policymakers and teachers, Betsy DeVos leaves behind a unique legacy.

Anne Dennon

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College Attendance Among Rural Students Takes a Dive

Rural students attend college at lower rates than their urban and suburban peers. The economic recession and cultural divide could widen the education gap.

Anne Dennon

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Student Loan Payments Suspended Due to Coronavirus

In response to COVID-19, the Department of Education announced it will suspend payments and waive interest on federal student loans until October 1, 2021.

Staff Writers

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Impact of COVID-19 Homeschooling on Students, Schools

Homeschooling has grown more popular during the pandemic. Will students stay home even after schools reopen?

Anne Dennon

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Colleges Cut Liberal Arts Majors Due to COVID-19

Facing low enrollment and steep COVID-19 costs, colleges around the U.S. are freezing scores of undergraduate and graduate programs, many in the liberal arts.

Anne Dennon

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What Georgia’s Senate Election Results Mean for College Students

A double win for Georgia progressives means a Democratic-controlled government and a massive potential shakedown at the Department of Education.

Anne Dennon

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International Student Enrollment Drops Sharply Due to COVID-19

International student numbers declined dramatically at U.S. colleges this fall, spelling trouble for schools, the economy, and future international exchange.

Anne Dennon

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HEROES Act Would Extend Student Aid, Loan Suspension

Democrats passed a large coronavirus relief bill offering extended loan deferral and up to $10k in loan forgiveness, but Republicans think it's too costly.

Anne Dennon

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College Students Carry Bias Against Female Professors

Student evaluations show a bias against female professors, which hampers efforts to increase diversity among college faculty members.

Staff Writers

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College Students Play Critical Role in Georgia Senate Races

College students throughout the U.S. stand to be impacted by Georgia's Senate runoff elections, but Georgia college students could strongly sway the election.

Anne Dennon

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COVID-19 School Closures Put Students’ Futures at Risk

Research shows that schools don't significantly spread COVID-19, and that closures are harming students, particularly low-income, Black, and brown students.

Anne Dennon

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How Universities Are Helping in the Fight Against COVID-19

Since the start of the pandemic, colleges around the U.S. have rigorously conducted COVID-19 research to aid in the fight against the illness.

Stephen Gaffney

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Biden Could Forgive Student Loan Debt on Day One

In January, once election results are finalized and the inauguration is complete, the majority of student borrowers could see their debt erased.

Anne Dennon

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Tracking Coronavirus Cases on College Campuses by State

COVID-19 cases on college campuses have skyrocketed in recent months. Schools continue to test new strategies to help curb the spread of the virus.

Staff Writers

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California Votes to Uphold Affirmative Action Ban

California has voted to uphold its decades-old affirmative action ban, which prohibits discrimination and preferential treatment in college admissions.

Staff Writers

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What a Biden Presidency Means for College Students

President-elect Joe Biden has promised free college and debt forgiveness. Students could see new policies and relief funds as soon as January.

Anne Dennon

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How Joe Biden Plans to Transform Education

President-elect Joe Biden promises free community college to all, free four-year college to some, and improved student debt repayment plans.

Staff Writers

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Kamala Harris’ Stance on Education

Vice President-elect Harris brings her background as a student of color to her education policy, promising to fund Title I schools and minority-serving colleges.

Anne Dennon

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Trump Disavows College Diversity Course Requirement

After several colleges made diversity coursework a graduation requirement, Trump now threatens to pull funding from schools teaching diversity and inclusion.

Staff Writers

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Update on the College Student Mental Health Crisis

The college student mental health crisis has reached an inflection point in the era of COVID-19 as students struggle with increased isolation and financial anxiety.

Anne Dennon

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College Students Call COVID-19, Racial Inequality Top Election Issues

A new BestColleges survey reveals that college students are motivated to vote by the coronavirus pandemic and racial inequality, but are split along partisan lines.

Reece Johnson & Anne Dennon

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Higher Education in a Post-Election Landscape

With the upcoming U.S. presidential election, the future of higher education is at stake. Trump and Biden offer unique approaches to education policy.

Kasia Kovacs, Anne Dennon, & Hannah Muniz

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Higher Education Faces an Uncertain Future Amid the Pandemic

The pandemic, along with a decline in college enrollment, has accelerated financial issues for higher education. How will American colleges face the looming crisis?

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Only 31% of College Students Believe 2020 Will Be a Free and Fair Election

A new BestColleges survey reveals distrust of the U.S. electoral and political systems among college students, as well as a lack of civic education.

Reece Johnson

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Comparing Biden’s and Trump’s Education Plans

The 2020 presidential candidates take opposing sides on most education issues, including K-12 funding, student loan debt, and reopening college campuses.

Staff Writers

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College Students Suspended, Fined for Breaking COVID-19 Rules

College students who flout COVID-19 rules can be sent home, temporarily or permanently, and without refunds. Some suspended students' families plan to sue.

Anne Dennon

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COVID-19 Worsens Housing Insecurity for College Students

Housing insecurity plagues many college students in the U.S., but the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified issues of basic needs insecurity and student homelessness.

Ciera Graham, Ph.D.

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Colleges Add Diversity Reqs but Risk Losing Students of Color

More colleges now require students to take an ethnic studies course, but barriers like COVID-19 may decrease the number of students of color at these schools.

Staff Writers

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College Campuses Serve as Labs for COVID-19 Innovations

Wastewater tests, anonymous tracking apps, and easier testing methods help colleges stay open and test pilot COVID-19 solutions for the greater good.

Anne Dennon

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State Voting Laws Block Out-of-State Students

Some states make registering to vote very tricky for college students away from home. Experts say blocking student votes can greatly impact election results.

Staff Writers

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The Impact of COVID-19 on College Tuition

College students continue to sue for tuition refunds and petition for discounts as colleges struggle to enroll students and reopen campuses.

Anne Dennon

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College Students Want Fall Term to Stay Online

COVID-19 has threatened students' college plans and altered the higher ed landscape. Now, new and returning students want mostly hybrid or online options.

Staff Writers

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Parents React to Colleges’ Fall Reopening Plans

As colleges struggle to keep students safe from COVID-19 amid fall campus reopenings, parents question whether in-person instruction is worth the risk.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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The Pros and Cons of Reopening Campuses This Fall

Many colleges will stay online this fall despite governmental pressure to reopen. While health and safety remain top priorities, vulnerable students may suffer.

Staff Writers

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COVID-19 Worsens Enrollment Outlook for College-Bound Students

The education plans of a significant percentage of college-bound students languish over the summer. Low-income, first-generation students are most vulnerable.

Staff Writers

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Over 6 in 10 Business Leaders Have Slowed College Hiring Due to COVID-19

Companies that recruit college students and recent graduates changed their hiring practices in response to COVID-19 — where and what you studied matters.

Anne Dennon

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Colleges Confront Racist Legacies by Changing Names, Removing Statues

Many students today are challenging racism in higher education by demanding colleges rename buildings and remove statues honoring racist historical figures.

Staff Writers

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ICE Bars First-Year International Students From Entering U.S.

ICE will let international students stay in the U.S., even if their schools go online — but incoming freshmen still face visa issues and travel restrictions.

Hannah Muniz

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Colleges Juggle Fall 2020 Reopening Plans

Over half of colleges plan to reopen for in-person instruction this fall, but living and learning on campus will look a lot different than it did pre-pandemic.

Anne Dennon

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Students Demand Racial Justice and Equity On Campus

Pressed by protests, some colleges are responding to student activists calls to cut ties with police and better foster the success of students of color.

Staff Writers

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College Sexual Misconduct and New Title IX Regulations

Education Sec. Betsey DeVos rewrote Obama-era Title IX guidelines for handling sexual harassment on campus to reduce the number of cases.

Staff Writers

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Federal Bailout Aids Colleges, Only Some Students

The CARES Act includes $14 billion for higher education. Half of the money goes to student financial aid, but some needy students are not eligible.

Anne Dennon

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Students Want Tuition Refunds Colleges Can’t Afford

College students petition and sue schools for tuition refunds, saying online edu during COVID-19 should cost less. Colleges are hurting financially, too.

Anne Dennon

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Coronavirus Deepens the Digital Divide for College Students

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted a deepening digital divide among American college students, particularly underserved students who lack stable internet access.

Anne Dennon

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Will College Campuses Reopen in the Fall?

Colleges and students want campuses to reopen, but the threat of a coronavirus resurgence means changing the school year and keeping some education online.

Staff Writers

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Students Stressed Out Due to Coronavirus, New Survey Finds

A new BestColleges survey shows that over 8 in 10 students experiencing educational disruptions from COVID-19 are experiencing increased stress.

Staff Writers

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Discounts for Students Impacted by Coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to impact college life, companies are offering discounts and free access to their products and services to help students and teachers transition to online learning.

Staff Writers

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How to Prepare for a Coronavirus Campus Shutdown

The coronavirus outbreak may cause college campuses to close in the United States. Here are some tips to prepare for the switch to online learning.

Staff Writers

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College News Collage: Religious Universities

In college news this week: Several policy changes from the Department of Education and a USA Today op-ed from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Also: a foreign student crisis, legal marijuana...

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: Trump Targets Anti-Semitism

In college news this week: President Donald Trump signs executive order withholding federal funds from campuses where anti-Semitism or anti-Israel protests occur. Also, the University of Phoenix cancels student debts,...

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: Racism at Syracuse

In college news this week: Syracuse University shaken by racist incidents that led to the suspension of several students. Also, student protests at UC Berkeley, inequity among graduate students, new...

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: College Journalism

In college news this week: questions of journalistic integrity at student newspapers. Plus, the Varsity Blues admissions scandal, the NCAA, student protests and boycotts, and some new stats on student...

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: Department of Education Held in Contempt of Court

In college news this week: Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was found in contempt of court over student loan bills. Also, sexual harassment on campus, new NCAA rules for...

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: Fair “Pay to Play” Legislation

College news for October 2019: Should college athletes be paid? Also, college admissions scandal update, FAFSA help, bias in SAT scores, and rising tensions on U.S. campuses.

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: Judge Rules Harvard Admissions Are Fair

A roundup of news in higher education.

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: University of California Cuts Ties With Fossil Fuels

A roundup of news in higher education.

Morgan Wegner

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Free Community College in California and Around the Country

This article covers California's recent expansion of a program to grant qualifying students free access to two years of community college, as well as similar programs across the country.

Mikael Mulugeta

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College News Collage: Liberty University President Accused of Corruption

A roundup of news in higher education.

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: New Student Borrower Advocate

A roundup of news in higher education.

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: Financial Aid Loophole

A roundup of news in higher education.

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: Budget Cuts to Higher Education

A roundup of news in higher education.

Morgan Wegner

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College News Collage: Free Speech on Campus

A roundup of news in higher education.

Jonathan Wlodarski

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College News Collage: News in Higher Education

A roundup of news in higher education.

Jonathan Wlodarski

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College News Collage: University of California vs. Elsevier

A roundup of news in higher education.

Morgan Wegner

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#SaveHampshire: The Fight to Keep The Lights On

The alumni of Hampshire College raised funds to keep the school open, bucking the trend of small schools closing.

Jonathan Wlodarski

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The Democratic Debates: Political Issues That Affect College Students

Covers the issues college students care about in the first 2019 Democratic presidential debates, including college affordability, climate change, and gun control.

Reece Johnson

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The College Mental Health Crisis: The Need for More Faculty Training

Many college students face mental health struggles. Although campus resources are available, faculty need more training to be able to support their students.

Samantha L. Solomon, Ph.D.