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BISMARCK, North Dakota – Western Governors University (WGU) and the five community colleges of the University System of North Dakota have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will provide their graduates and staff with an affordable pathway to earn their bachelor’s or master’s degrees from WGU. Additionally, under the terms of the agreement, those who …

Students and staff at public colleges and universities in Tennessee may soon sue if they believe they have been punished for not accepting ‘dividing concepts’ when discussing topics such as race and gender . A Republican-backed bill passing through the state legislature outlines 16 divisive concepts, including someone being seen as ‘inherently privileged, racist, sexist, …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A bill that could change what is taught at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities is heading for a full Senate vote on Monday. The bill would make it illegal for students at public universities to agree to what the state legislature considers “divisive concepts” in order to receive a higher grade. …

BY JEFF E. SCHAPIRO Richmond Times-Dispatch Turns out Governor Glenn Youngkin is a quick study. In a little-noticed, high-stakes clash with Virginia community college supervisors — all Democratic appointees — the Republican torpedoed what looked suspiciously like an inside job to install a former secretary as head of the 23-school system. in Education, interim university …

WINTERVILLE, NC (WNCT) — A year ago, President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act. The funding helped accelerate the country’s economic recovery from the pandemic. Some of that money went to colleges and universities to help students. Pitt Community College reflects on how it has used and continues to use the …

A Florida bill that would allow public colleges to withhold the names of presidential candidates until finalists are chosen is likely to become law. The legislation passed the Florida Legislature with the required two-thirds majority last week, and Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, is expected to sign it. The bill calls for all personal identifying …

Amazon partners with New Jersey Community Colleges to get closer to achieving its “Upskilling 2025” commitment March 3, 2022, Trenton, New Jersey – The New Jersey County Council of Colleges (NJCCC) today announced a partnership between Amazon and New Jersey Community Colleges in which Amazon will fully fund tuition for its frontline employees. It’s part …

Amazon employees in the United States will benefit from new Career Choice partnerships with more than 140 universities and colleges, including several Texas colleges and universities, as well as national nonprofit online providers Southern New Hampshire University, Colorado State University – Global, Western Governors University, and National University Amazon also partners with GEDWorks and Smart …

North Carolina is home to a large undocumented population – over 309,000 people. However, undocumented students remain vastly underrepresented in colleges and universities across the state. These students, many of whom have lived in the United States for most of their lives, are not US citizens and therefore face barriers to accessing higher education. North …

“Racial, social and economic inequalities are not new, they go back to how our country was founded. After the decimation of Native Americans and after slavery, the way of life was separate and unequal. This was Dr. Monica Parrish Trent speaking at the virtual DREAM 2022 convention, hosted by Achieving the Dream (ATD), a network …

Donations to community colleges and historically black colleges and universities soared last year, thanks in large part to big donations from MacKenzie Scott and Michael Bloomberg, according to a new report. Donations to community colleges have increased 53%, according to the Council for Educational Advancement and Support’s Voluntary Education Support Program annual survey. The 18 …

Higher Education Minister Mohan Yadav said that in order to improve the quality of education in the state, private colleges and universities will now also have an NAAC ranking. Soon, a guideline will be published to this effect. Yadav was reviewing the department’s activities on Tuesday. Yadav said guidelines were issued by the NAAC that …

Previous story: Pacific malls offer delightful experiences for couples on Valentine’s Day NAAC grading will also be mandatory for private colleges and universities – Higher Education Minister Dr Yadav Posted on February 16, 2022 Bhopal: Higher Education Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav said that in order to improve the quality of education in the state, private …

NASHVILLE — A bill introduced in Tennessee House would allow students, faculty and staff to sue universities and public colleges if they believe they are being punished for refusing to accept one or more “concepts of division” that the legislation says “exacerbate and inflame divisions” on race, gender, ethnicity and religion. House Bill 2670, sponsored …

BHOPAL (Madhya Pradesh): The state’s higher education minister, Dr. Mohan Yadav, said private colleges and universities would also have NAAC rankings to improve the quality of education in the state. Soon a directive will be issued to that effect, Dr Yadav said when reviewing the department’s activities on Tuesday. Dr. Yadav said the guidelines issued …

Diving brief: AttendMost US higher education institutions tend to improve a student’s earnings, but some for-profit and private non-profit institutions offering programs less than two years are less likely to be profitable, according to a report of the Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank in Washington, D.C. Public colleges and universities are the most likely …

Public universities in Virginia, including the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University and George Mason University, have rescinded their COVID-19 vaccine mandates. The university system dropped its requirements last week after Republican Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares issued a legal opinion in late January saying universities do not have the authority to require …

Not all Republican lawmakers supported the bill. The New Hampshire Senate gave final approval on Thursday to a bill requiring students at public colleges and universities to take a civics test to graduate, sending the measure to Gov. Chris Sununu’s office. But the vote overrode objections from Democrats, who said the test would be too …

Calling the plan ‘punitive’, leaders of Florida’s private colleges and universities are crying foul over a House proposal that could tie the amount of money students receive from a state-backed grant program to the performance of their schools. The House plan is included in a bill (PCB HEA 22-01) to implement a proposed $8.9 billion …

The New Hampshire Senate gave final approval on Thursday to a bill requiring students at public colleges and universities to take a civics test to graduate, sending the measure to Gov. Chris Sununu’s office. But the vote overrode objections from Democrats, who said the test would be too onerous for students and universities. Bill 319 …

Fees for 50% of medical seats in private colleges will be capped at the same level as government colleges: NMC | Photo credit: iStock Images Highlights Fees for 50% of medical seats at private colleges will be capped to be on par with government colleges, the National Medical Commission has said. Medical …

The New Hampshire Senate gave final approval on Thursday to a bill requiring students at public colleges and universities to take a civics test to graduate, sending the measure to Gov. Chris Sununu’s office. But the vote overrode objections from Democrats, who said the test would be too onerous for students and universities. House Bill …

Republicans say they’re just trying to give colleges and universities more options when it comes to finding an accrediting agency; but others see something much more insidious: an effort to break the influence of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, which has repeatedly snubbed the efforts of state politicians to influence the outcomes of …

Mississippi’s eight public universities have secured hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal government to keep their doors open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly two years later, it’s hard to have a clear picture of what universities have done with those dollars, despite reporting requirements from the US Department of Education agency overseeing the …

Union Budget 2022: Support research, reduce student loan interest, revise GST rates, promote edtech startups, require VCs from private colleges, principals. Union Budget 2022: Private colleges and universities demand overhaul of GST rates, involvement of edtech startups mostly NEW DELHI: Principals and Vice-Chancellors of Private Colleges and Universities Demand Better Research Systems, Strengthened Education Infrastructure, …

Brian Durham Illinois’ community college system is the third largest in the nation, serving more than 600,000 students each year. The mission of each of our 48 community colleges is to provide high-quality, accessible, and profitable educational opportunities to individuals and communities across our state. It’s a long way of saying that our job is …

Virginia’s public colleges and universities do not have the authority to require students to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to enroll or attend in-person classes, the state’s new attorney general found in his first opinion since taking office this month. The opinion of Jason Miyares, a Republican, is the most recent move by the state’s …

Attorney General Jason S. Miyares of Virginia issued a legal opinion Friday morning, saying public colleges in the state may not require students to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as a condition of enrollment or in-person attendance. In the three-page notice, Miyares claims that vaccination against Covid-19 cannot be required because the state General Assembly, …

Currently, the College of Western Idaho offers 40% of its courses online or in a hybrid format. CWI hopes to increase that number to 90%, and incoming president Gordon Jones said the school can move to online instruction while ensuring its students are still learning by doing. “I think it can absolutely be done.” Kyle …

BOSTON, January 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Although women have outnumbered men in colleges since the late 1970s and university populations have become increasingly diverse, the people who run our country’s top universities are still overwhelmingly white men. The Women’s Power Gap in Elite Universities: Climbing the Ivory Tower examines data on diversity at elite research …

January 21, 2022, 12:17 a.m.Updated 1 hour ago Through: News 12 Staff Community college students return to in-person classes on Friday, but some faculty and staff say it’s not safe. Education unions are calling for more protections against COVID-19. “Each of these people is going home to a family, and we’re also looking to keep …

Without financial aid, scholarships or wealthy benefactors like great expectations‘s Magwitch to foot the bill, a four-year degree from a prestigious private institution could cost you tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. But in the list of best colleges and universities, the prices vary a bit. To identify these monetary differences, digital marketing …

A class action lawsuit was filed 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 only to be able to register. The lawsuit was filed by five recent graduates, but is …

The institutions are: College M in Montreal, College CDE in Sherbrooke and CCSQ, which has campuses in Longueuil and Sherbrooke. Indian students represent 95% of the 1,117 students at the three colleges, CBC reported. Rising Phoenix International, a Montreal-based associate recruiting firm, also filed for creditor protection in a court filing on Jan. 7. Its …

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 …

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 …

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 …

In Florida, the private University of Miami announced last week that it will switch to remote learning for the first two weeks of the spring semester, in light of rising COVID-19 cases. Elsewhere, several private colleges and universities such as Harvard, Howard, Stanford, Syracuse and Northwestern plan to resume classes in a virtual setting for …

By BETHANY BLANKLEY THE PLACE DU CENTER CONTRIBUTOR COURTESY PHOTO Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (The Center Square) – When the Florida legislature meets in January, it will review a range of fundraising initiatives prioritized in Gov. Ron DeSantis’ FY2023 budget proposal. Much of it includes historic funding of $ 23.9 billion for education, of which …

With state revenues seeing sharp increases, expect public colleges to push hard for more. … [+] state funding this year. getty With state coffers enjoying record surpluses and tax revenues exceeding budget estimates, 2022 is shaping up to be a year in which higher education leaders will bid for large increases in funding for the …

CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) – Hundreds of unvaccinated employees who work at public colleges and universities in Nevada were fired on Friday, a day after higher education officials voted to keep a term of office in effect. staff vaccination. Regents of the Nevada higher education system on Thursday voted 6-6 on a measure to repeal …

Sometimes things that sound the same are not the same at all. I would say when you think of higher education you can assume college is college and you might not easily see the differences between community colleges and universities. Both systems provide access to high-quality public higher education in North Carolina, but the idea …

HARTFORD – Connecticut state colleges and universities announced on Wednesday that the system has distributed more than $ 3.6 million to some community college students. The emergency grants were in addition to the money contributed by the Student support program, which recently allocated more than $ 21 million to all students at the state’s 12 …

New Jersey Community Colleges and the New Jersey Business and Industry Association are collaborating on an initiative to help the state higher education system build the workforce of tomorrow. New Jersey’s Pathways to Career Opportunities Program announcement December 21 will align employers, industry associations, unions, educational institutions and workforce development partners to create structured pathways …

LANSING, Mich., December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Association of Michigan State Universities (MASU) today announced a partnership with Uwill, the leading college and student-focused teletherapy solution, to provide counseling services to its 15 member colleges and universities. Designed to increase capacity and help colleges meet demand in campus counseling centers, Uwill’s solution …

The Virginia State Board of Higher Education recently released a study on the impact and value of public higher education in the state, based on graduate employment outcomes, financial health, and satisfaction with their university experiences, among other factors. The study, titled “Virginia Educated”, was conducted by the Survey and Evaluation Research Laboratory at the …

The University of California, Los Angeles ranks first among public schools in the West in the WSJ / THE College rankings. Photo: Etienne Laurent / Shutterstock December 15, 2021 at 10 a.m.ET The University of California system has the top four public schools in the West and six of the top seven, in the Wall …

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 The Biden administration released a backgrounder on November 4 announcing details of its COVID-19 vaccination mandates from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ( CMS). OSHA is issuing a Temporary Emergency Vaccination and Testing Standard (ETS) that requires employers with 100 or …

New state law expands a pilot program that allows community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees and allows colleges to increase the number of programs they offer from 15 to 30 per academic year. Assembly Bill 927, enacted by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 6, makes permanent the baccalaureate programs currently being piloted at 15 community …

The state of Iowa’s tuition and tuition fees for non-resident undergraduates are among the lowest compared to its peers. Courtesy of Getty Images The state of Iowa recorded the second-lowest in-state tuition and out-of-state tuition fees for the 2019-2020 school year among granting universities. These peer-funded universities include Penn State University, University of Illinois, University …

A new $ 2.7 million public program has been created to help Connecticut higher education institutions improve their mental health services. Announced Wednesday, the Connecticut Campus mental health program aims to tackle mental health issues exasperated by the coronavirus pandemic. “The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating consequences for the mental health of college and university …

All community colleges in California will be able to offer virtual medical and mental health care to students through a new partnership between the Foundation for California Community Colleges and TimelyMD, a telehealth provider that serves colleges and universities. The partnership, announcement Wednesday will give students 24-hour access to virtual health services through an app …

TUALATIN, OR – The Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities of Oregon announced on Tuesday that its enrollment at its 13 institutions had increased slightly over the past year, even as enrollment at public colleges and universities in the State had declined. The Alliance, which includes private, not-for-profit, and independent colleges such as the University …

Ravinder Saini Tribune press service Rewari, November 29 Indira Gandhi University (IGU) has increased examination fees by up to 70 percent for the Bachelor of Education (BEd) course run by the self-funded colleges in Rewari and Mahendragarh districts. Previously, the fee was Rs 1,000 per student for all colleges, but it has now been increased …

Traditionally, the ivory tower conjures up images of splendid seclusion as teachers court in the classroom, safe from the intrusions of the world. Today, campus life is typically a Zoom apparition of the teacher in electronic isolation, away from students and ivy classes. As Ontario emerges from COVID-19 hibernation, tens of thousands of post-secondary students …

ALBANY – The pandemic and the state’s free tuition program for public universities are creating great challenges for private colleges in New York City. Private colleges have followed a declining enrollment trajectory, similar to the trajectory of schools in other states. Nationally, preliminary data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows that enrollments for …

Bottineau, ND – November 12, 2021 – Dakota College in Bottineau has been ranked among the top 75 online community colleges in the country for 2021 by College Values ​​Online. The ranking was recently posted on the organization’s website ranking Dakota College at Bottineau at 28 out of 75 nationally. To develop this ranking of …

ALBANY – The COVID-19 pandemic and the state’s free tuition program for public universities are creating great challenges for private colleges in New York City. Private colleges have followed a declining enrollment trajectory, similar to the trajectory of schools in other states. Nationally, preliminary data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows that enrollments …

Enrollment at the majority of Oregon’s public colleges and universities is still declining after more than a year of the pandemic. The declines reflected in new figures released recently by state higher education officials follow a year in decline in 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced college administrators to close campuses and shut down cancel …

University enrollment in the United States has been declining steadily since 2010. This is not just a lost opportunity for anyone who might take advantage of the career opportunities and rewarding experiences that a post-secondary degree can bring. The trend is also a significant health problem that can affect virtually anyone. Access to quality health …

ALBANY – The pandemic and the state’s free tuition program for public universities are creating great challenges for private colleges in New York City. Private colleges have followed a declining enrollment trajectory, similar to the trajectory of schools in other states. Nationally, preliminary data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows that enrollments for …

November 5, 2021 The Aspen Institute named West Los Angeles College (WLAC) one of 150 institutions eligible for the Aspen Million Dollar Award for Excellence in Community Colleges, National Recognition of College Achievement and High Performance American community. Former President Barack Obama described the Aspen Prize as “essentially the Oscars of the great community colleges.” …

Maricopa Community Colleges plan to develop a handful of bachelor’s degree programs following a new state law that allows community colleges to offer four-year degrees. The state’s largest community college district, which includes 10 Phoenix-area colleges, on Wednesday announced plans to launch its first bachelor’s degrees in programs such as information technology, administration of public …

As high school students in New York City begin to decide which colleges they will attend after graduation, it’s important to recognize that not all teens are ready to go to 4-year college or university. Whether it’s a question of money or whether they’re not sure what they want to study, for some, they choose …

Two-year public colleges in California have the lowest tuition and average fees for 2021-2022. … [+] Wyoming’s four-year public colleges have the lowest average tuition fees in the country. getty With the cost of college education always a major concern for students, parents, and policy makers, the question of how states stack up against the …

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – The group leader of private colleges and universities in Wisconsin plans to retire after three decades at the helm. Rolf Wegenke, 73, became president of the Wisconsin Association of Private Colleges and Universities, also known as WAICU, in 1992. The Madison-based organization represents 23 private nonprofit schools and their nearly 54,000 …

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – The group leader of private colleges and universities in Wisconsin plans to retire after three decades at the helm. Rolf Wegenke, 73, became president of the Wisconsin Association of Private Colleges and Universities, also known as WAICU, in 1992. The Madison-based organization represents 23 private nonprofit schools and their nearly 54,000 …

In an effort to strengthen its relationship with U.S. colleges, Google would grant all U.S.-based community colleges free access to its four professional certifications. In a statement, Lisa Gevelber, founder of Grow with Google, said the company is delighted to announce that all Google Career Certificate certifications will be made available to all community colleges …

Recently, Jeff Hickman, president of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, called attention to the detrimental effects of geographically defined monopolies in higher education. These monopolies dictate that only one institution can offer in-person programs in a defined community or region. In Hickman’s words, “In Enid, for example, you can take freshman and sophomore …

John Locher / AP In this photo from April 26, 2021, a nursing student administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a UNLV vaccination center. Through Hillary Davis (contact) Sunday 31 October 2021 | 2 a.m The deadline for employees of hospitals, prisons and universities in southern Nevada to be vaccinated against COVID-19 is looming. Here …

Some of the world’s largest tech companies, Google and Microsoft, are strengthening their relationships with US community colleges. “Today, we are delighted to announce that all of our Google Career Certificates will be available for free, at all community colleges in the United States and all vocational and technical high schools in the United States,” …

The Association of New Jersey State Colleges and Universities (NJASCU) has released a comprehensive economic impact study highlighting member institutions’ contributions to the state of New Jersey. Among the report’s key findings: NJASCU member institutions generate some $ 6.1 billion in economic activity in New Jersey each year, generating approximately $ 220 million in tax …

SALT LAKE CITY – This fall, enrollments at Utah’s public colleges and universities increased by more than 4,600 students compared to last fall, according to the Utah Higher Education System. The system’s fall enrollment showed total enrollment was up 2.24% from a year ago to 211,954 students. As of fall 2020, the number of students …

Early Monday morning in Amherst, State Representative Lindsay Sabadosa boarded the B43 bus at the University of Massachusetts, joined by a small cohort of students advocating for medical abortion to be integrated into health care already offered in university health centers. The said “Repro Ride” at Planned Parenthood in Springfield took two and a half …

Nathalie HigginsEd Collier I am a proud first generation student and graduate of UMass Amherst. My younger brother graduated as an associate from MassBay Community College. Thanks to our parents’ dedication to making sure we had more opportunities than they did, we graduated without incurring student debt. Our story is not the norm. The average …

The year of Joe Biden’s slow withdrawal from his free college pledge meets little or only low-key protests from U.S. higher education, in part reflecting the lack of interest in the idea among institutions across four. years. In the latest setback to his 2020 campaign pledge, Mr Biden has publicly admitted that he doubts Congress …

Students walk across campus between classes at Idaho State University. (Photo courtesy of Idaho State University.) Idaho’s three universities have all reported an increase in enrollment for the fall – growth that almost wipes out their losses from the pandemic as of 2020. Four-year schools submitted their fall issues to the State Board of Education …

New Jersey’s top public colleges and universities generate $ 6.1 billion in economic activity in the state Seven member institutions of NJASCU deliver results in terms of economic outcomes, sustained jobs and return on government investment Trenton, NJ (October 20, 2021) – The Association of New Jersey State Colleges and Universities (NJASCU) today released a …

Regional public colleges have long been workhorses in their states, providing residents with affordable and accessible higher education. These institutions had already faced years of budget cuts and state underfunding, compared to flagship projects, and many regional public institutions were facing daunting demographic trends that predicted problems for the future. . What new challenges has …

Advocates and community college leaders in California applaud the state’s new legislation that allows two-year institutions to award four-year degrees. Assembly Bill 927, promulgated by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Oct. 6, makes the piloted baccalaureate programs at 15 community colleges permanent and allows other community colleges in the state to create the programs as well. …

The Aspen Institute, a national leader in the student success program, postulates that community colleges play a critical role in workforce development. Their general mission is to provide academic programs and vocational training to prepare students for jobs or to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. In order to access and use community college training …

The University of Portland has hosted thousands of students at its North Portland campus and has been successful in keeping COVID-19 cases relatively low, in part due to high vaccination rates. Hanin Najjar / OPB Portland’s Reed College has only reported four positive cases of COVID-19 since it began its fall semester in late August. …

Amid a steady decline in COVID-19 cases, the government of Maharashtra has decided to reopen colleges and universities from October 20, as students, teachers and staff are all fully vaccinated. “All non-farm colleges, public universities, reputable universities, self-funded universities and affiliated colleges can start hosting physical classes from October 20. Both teaching and non-teaching staff …

Montana Democrats filed another complaint Tuesday to challenge Senate Bill 319 – a law banning political activities, such as voter registration campaigns and political organizing, on state college campuses. According to the complaint, law passed by Republicans removes “increased political power from Montana’s younger voters” who typically vote for Democratic candidates. In addition, the lawsuit …

Across the United States States, community college enrollments have been drastically reduced by the pandemic’s impact on prospective students. In fact, community college enrollments in the spring of 2021 fell 9.5% from year to year. That’s a loss of around 476,000 students, contributing to the largest overall drop in higher education enrollment in more than …

Current and prospective College of Southern Maryland (CSM) students will have the opportunity to learn how to transfer their credits from CSM to over 60 colleges and universities by attending the Fall Virtual Transfer Fair, October 11-14 . Maryland, outlet Historically black colleges and universities in the mid-Atlantic region are planning to participate in the …

On September 29, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) of Abruzzo informed NLRB officials nationwide that the scholarship recipients of private universities in the Division I of the NCAA FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) ) are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Therefore, the NLRB should regard these athletes as …

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday called for making colleges and universities drug-free and called on the state police department to step up monitoring of educational institutions to prevent drug supply and consumption. Jagan, who has led a high-level review of the law and order situation in the state, expressed concern …

More money could be on its way to the state’s community colleges with retraining and development grants and financial assistance for workforce programs. State Higher Education Commissioner Harrison Keller said the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Council received 48 nominations. There are 50 community colleges in Texas, but some applied as consortia, some as individuals, and …

Campus Pride has released its 2021 Best of the Best LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Universities list, and for the second time in two years, Kent State University has landed there. Kent State is the only public university in Ohio to make the 2021 list and the only Mid-American Conference school to receive this recognition. Celebrating its …

Three institutions that have installed mask requirements are unlikely to go any further when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations. Photo courtesy of the University of Arizona Will a court ruling in Arizona that suspended legislation banning masks and vaccines pave the way for higher education institutions to seek new COVID-19 requirements for students, staff and …

Texas A&M University is ranked # 19 among public universities and # 79 overall among nearly 800 colleges in the 2022 Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education College rankings. Rankings are based on 15 indicators that measure an institution’s performance in four areas: resources, commitment, results and environment. Harvard University is the # 1 …

A new investigation found that community colleges, and particularly their non-credit programs, play an inordinate role in providing employment-oriented education. Opportunity America, a Washington, DC think tank focused on economic mobility, explained the survey’s findings in an accompanying policy report released Tuesday. The report states that community colleges are “on the cusp of becoming the …

The main campus of the University of Pittsburgh ranked 20th among the best public colleges in the country, according to the 2022 ranking of the best colleges by US News and World Report. The University of Maryland’s College Park campus and the University of Washington both took 20th place in this year’s list. “It’s exciting …

Ohio University COVID-19 Dashboard provides updates on coronaviruses, including vaccination rates and positive cases. Other colleges and universities in Ohio have similar methods of reporting COVID-19, but some are not reporting at all. At the start of the fall semester, OU, along with several higher education institutions, released the COVID-19 vaccine mandates. OU students, faculty …

The US News Short List, separate from our overall ranking, is a regular series that amplifies individual data points in the hopes of providing students and parents with a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have the possibility of developing in specific areas. Be sure to explore the Shortlist: College, Shortlist: …

The US News Short List, separate from our overall ranking, is a regular series that amplifies individual data points in… The US News Short List, separate from our overall ranking, is a regular series that amplifies individual data points in the hopes of providing students and parents with a way to find which undergraduate or …

Higher education workers will likely be asked to get vaccinated or take tests every week to prevent the spread of COVID. Photo from whitehouse.gov As part of his “Exit from the pandemic planPresident Joe Biden said Thursday that large private companies must require their employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide proof of negative …

As students prepare to return to campus, colleges in New England and across the country are looking to spend a $ 69 billion windfall in federal COVID-19 relief funds. More than half of Massachusetts’ public colleges use some of that money to cover millions of unpaid balances students owe them. GBH News survey reveals at …