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Texas A&M to Launch New Campus in Israel

The New York Times reports that Texas A&M leaders and Israeli officials, joined by Texas Gov. Rick Perry, will assemble in Jerusalem Wednesday to announce the creation of Peace University, to be built in Nazareth. It will be the first branch campus in Israel opened by an American university, The Times writes.

Obamacare: Cal State’s Model Outreach Program

Libby Nelson has a great story this morning in Politico on the Cal State University System’s push to inform their nearly half-million student body about their health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. The initiative is led by Walter Zelman, chairman of the Department of Health Science Cal State Los Angeles and former health policy adviser in the Clinton administration.

A New Campus Abroad

Webster University is one of many American higher education institutions to recognize and embrace the importance of comprehensive internationalization. Now the St. Louis-based institution is launching a new internationalization initiative: its Ghana campus has been approved by the Higher Learning Commission and classes are slated to begin Jan. 14, 2014.

Happy 100th Birthday, UTEP

We wanted to wish the institution that’s home of our Board Chair, President Diana Natalicio, a very happy centennial. The University of Texas at El Paso has a special place as a research university in the Paso del Norte, and has reached hundreds of thousands of hardworking students in that region.

From Colorado State: Where Do My Tuition Dollars Go?

Colorado State University President Tony Frank and recent CSU graduate Karina Mullen explain the costs covered by tuition and fees for Colorado residents, the financial contribution made by the state of Colorado, and the return on investment which the typical student may see.