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August 30, 2022
President Joe Biden on Friday signed into law a measure to ease reporting requirements for GI Bill benefits at schools, an effort supporters say will help schools focus their resources less on bureaucratic paperwork and more on helping student veterans.
August 30, 2022
PBS
When information-technology and higher-education leaders reunited in Philadelphia in October 2021 for the first in-person Educause conference in two years, buzzwords floated around the panel rooms: “Data analytics.” “Data-informed” action. “Innovation.”
August 30, 2022
DACA and similar federal policies covering unauthorized immigrants have long been important to college leaders because they often protect current or prospective college students. Students covered by DACA cannot access federal financial aid programs, but they may qualify for in-state tuition or state financial aid programs.
August 2, 2022
More than 2 years in the making, a massive bill that Congress completed this week aims high: It envisions a 5-year, $280 billion investment to keep the United States ahead of China in a global competition for technological preeminence.
August 2, 2022
The Senate passed a $280 billion bill that will provide additional funding for scientific research focused on increasing the United States’ domestic capacity to produce semiconductor chips.
August 2, 2022
Katrina is a Pell Grant recipient at Michigan State University. If she had gone to college in the mid-1970s in the early years of this federal program, her grant would have covered around 80 percent of her educational costs. Such financial support had the power to remove barriers and transform lives, putting low-income students on a path to graduate without significant debt.
April 22, 2022
Throughout its modern history, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (known previously as the National Association of State and Land-grant Universities) has been led by former presidents of major flagship and land-grant universities, the last three from institutions in the Big Ten Conference.
April 22, 2022
On Thursday, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), a higher education advocacy organization, announced that Dr. Mark P. Becker, former president of Georgia State University, will be the association's next president, effective September 1.
April 21, 2022
A new tool kit that launches today aims to help college instructors revise their syllabi to include more supportive language and resources, in an effort to put students at ease and create a more welcoming learning environment.
April 21, 2022
A small shift in tone or word choice on a syllabus can bolster students’ feelings of belonging and potential for success in a classroom, which can improve academic outcomes. That insight lies behind the launch of a free First Day Toolkit from the Student Experience Project (SEP) with a syllabus review guide.