The lawsuit accuses the 16 schools of prioritizing the admission of children of wealthy donors, making waitlist decisions based on a potential student’s finances and family wealth, or deciding whether to admit applicants to specific programs depending on the finances of the student or the family. CHICAGO, Illinois – Notre Dame University and Georgetown University …

Now, as the students have returned to in-person learning, it’s that sense of connection that many have lost – and administrators are trying to rebuild. Community college leaders hope that cultivating a sense of belonging can help counter a worrying increase in the number of students who drop out, who are lost in the midst …

It has been a long and difficult road for musicians in the live music capital of the world. Driving the news: Until January 28, local professional musicians, independent promoters and music industry workers struggling due to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for grants of $ 2,000. In numbers : Last summer, …

A class action lawsuit was filed on Sunday against 16 private colleges and universities, accusing them of running a “cartel” and violating antitrust laws in the way they calculate aid, forcing thousands of students to pay more than they should to register. The lawsuit has been filed by five recent graduates, but seeks certification as …

Amid the nation’s strongest wave of COVID-19 cases, some universities are requiring students to ditch cloth and surgical masks and wear the more protective KN-95 or N-95 masks. New Orleans LSU Health Sciences Center now requires students and faculty to wear KN-95 or N-95 masks inside campus buildings, college leaders announcement January 3, citing the …

Need a boost with your New Year’s financial resolutions? There’s no need to complicate matters, says Ashley Feinstein Gerstley, author of the upcoming guide to personal finance delivered “Financial Adult – A 5 Step Guide to Becoming an Adult With Your Money. A strong checklist can help you move forward with important things you may …

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) – This weekend is a comeback to the campuses of several universities in central North Carolina. North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, St. Augustine University and Central North Carolina University will again be inundated with students this weekend. State of North Carolina requires negative COVID test for people living on campus, unvaccinated …

The schools are resuming their lessons. Next step: higher education. ¶ Before lecture theaters fill up again this month, colleges and universities are releasing new COVID-19 guidelines as students and staff return amid the nationwide surge of the omicron variant. ¶ Many students and staff will need to be tested for the virus before the …

Some private colleges and universities in Wisconsin are delaying the start of spring semester classes, requiring negative COVID-19 tests or vaccinations and reminders for students and employees amid a rapid influx of new COVID-19 infections. At the same time, the University of Wisconsin system said students “will be back on time and as usual” for …

Dr Christopher Nellum, Executive Director of The Education Trust-WestA new report of The Education Trust-West, an advocacy organization focused on equity in education in California, found that dual enrollment programs at California community colleges often did not serve black, Latino students equitably and Native Americans. Dual enrollment allows high school students to take credit university …