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Smaller U.S. Colleges Try to Crack Chinese Market

One factor that made it easier for Samford University to catch the attention of some of the thousands of Chinese students at a recent education expo was that many mistook it for a university with a similar name: Stanford.

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Rethinking Higher Ed Open Online Learning (Opinion)

More universities should develop high-quality online degree programs

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UND Teaches Students To Deal With A Post-College Reality

As student loan debt reaches unprecedented highs, UND’s new Financial Wellness program is using students to teach students ways to manage that debt.

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'(Bleep) Censorship' Posters Not OK On Saginaw Valley State Billboards, Prompting Legal Challenge

A Saginaw Valley State University student says the school is inhibiting his freedom of speech, but university officials say otherwise.

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UT and A&M Stack Up Well Against Peers (Opinion)

Critics of the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M have had tough questions the last couple of years about how efficiently the state’s flagship universities use their dollars.

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Roger Wms. U. Makes Standardized Tests Optional

Roger Williams University has joined other colleges and universities nationwide to make standardized tests optional for college admissions.

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Courting Merit Scholars Opens Door to Questions

An introductory course here in American government offers the kind of intimate, interactive learning that scholars prize: just 20 students, most of them freshmen, debating the merits of the Senate filibuster one recent morning, and parrying pointed questions from a professor who knew their names.

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5 Ways Technology Will Impact Higher Ed in 2013 (Opinion)

2012 was a transformative year in education.

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Rutgers University To Rewrite Its Long-Term Plan

Rutgers University has a new president, a new athletic conference and a new deal to merge with a medical university.

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University of Phoenix Partnering with Community Colleges

Facing declining enrollment and regulatory scrutiny, the University of Phoenix has targeted community college students as a safe and profitable investment. And some community college administrators, eager to offer their students more opportunities to earn a bachelor’s degree, are embracing the school’s overtures.

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