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  • Times Higher Education

    US Congress again repudiates Trump with education budget

    The US Congress is finalising a budget agreement for the current year that again increases federal aid for college students and spending on university research over the objections of the Trump administration. The blueprint was announced this week by House and Senate negotiators representing both parties, then approved by the House of Representatives and sent…

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

    A Cash-Strapped University Bet on Student Success — and Grew

    When the University of Rhode Island hit a first-year retention record this year, Dean Libutti, a vice provost, drove to Allie’s Donuts, a North Kingstown institution, and ordered a doughnut cake in the shape of an 86. Technically, the retention rate was 85.9, but that would require an extra doughnut digit and decimal, and URI…

  • Diverse Education

    APLU and AAU Receive $191,000 National Science Foundation Grant

    The Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) received a $191,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF’s funding would go towards developing guidelines for universities to establish policies and procedures to ensure the public has access to federally funded data, according to a press release.

  • Crain’s Detroit

    M. Roy Wilson: Michigan needs more college graduates

    Investing in higher education meets the needs of employers for growth and positions students for successful and rewarding lives. But Wayne State University is Michigan’s only public, urban research university not to have its state funding level restored to 2011 levels and is still down $1.8 million, said WSU President M. Roy Wilson, M.D. Adjusted…

  • Associated Press

    University of Hawaii-Manoa graduation rates continue climb

    The on-time graduation rate for University of Hawaii at Manoa students has doubled in the last decade, officials said. The school’s graduation rate now matches the national average for public universities, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday. The four-year graduation rate reached 36.6% for the class of 2019, up from 17.5% in 2010, according to the…

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

    Why Isn’t It a No-Brainer to Embed ‘Certifications’ Into Bachelor’s Degrees?

    At community colleges, the idea of students earning industry and professional certifications as they pursue their education is often standard operating procedure. At four-year colleges, not so much. This is true even though recent research suggests that liberal-arts graduates can improve their job prospects considerably if they graduate with even one or two industry-specific skills…

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