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Cleveland State Helping Students Complete Degrees Through Multi-Term Registration

Inside Higher Ed has a great look at Cleveland State University’s push to raise degree completion by allowing students to register for the entire academic year. Through multi-term registration the university anticipates students will be better equipped to plan ahead, set achievable goals, save money and eventually complete their degrees faster. Nearly 60 percent of … Continue reading

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ACE President Molly Corbett Broad’s Statement on SCOTUS Ruling in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action

“All colleges and universities, in Michigan and every other state, should be able to seek to create the most challenging possible academic environment and produce students fully prepared to function in today’s society—and a diverse student body is critical to that pursuit. We are disappointed by the Supreme Court’s ruling in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Upholds Michigan Ban on Considering Diversity in Admissions, Leaves Fisher Ruling Intact

In a divided opinion released this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court has reversed the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, upholding the state’s voter-passed ban on the consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions decisions. However, while we’re still combing through the 100-page document, it does not appear to go any further in terms … Continue reading

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Friday Fact in Brief: Who Works in College and Why?

This week saw the release of 15 Lumina Foundation-funded reports on paying for college. Among the papers was a data-rich Institute for Women’s Policy Research piece on the challenges low-income adults face in affording a higher education. College Affordability for Low-Income Adults also looks into the experiences of students with dependent children and students of color. … Continue reading

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Virginia Supreme Court Rules on U.Va. FOIA Case

The Supreme Court of Virginia today ruled in favor of the University of Virginia ​(U.Va.) in its attempt to protect researchers and their work from unwarranted access through the commonwealth’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)​. The unanimous decision in the case American Tradition Institute v. the University of Virginia is the latest development in the university’s effort to protect … Continue reading

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VIDEO: A Senior Leader’s Perspective on Internationalization and Diversity

Preparing students to work in an intercultural environment is critical for higher education institutions, says Russ Newman, provost and vice president of academic affairs of Alliant International University (CA). His video interview is part of ACE’s At Home in the World Toolkit, which explores the intersection of diversity and international initiatives on campus through research … Continue reading

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ED Announces Delays in Changes to NSLDS Enrollment Reporting

The Department of Education (ED) has announced a 3-month delay in the changes to reporting requirements of enrollment information to the National Student Loan Data System. These changes include reporting of additional data, reporting at the academic program level, and more frequent reporting. Although colleges and universities must report student information dating from July 1, 2014, the … Continue reading