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City College of SF Students, Faculty Want More Input

While City College of San Francisco administrators scramble to stave off bankruptcy and save the school's accreditation, they are being pressured by a group of students and faculty members who want a bigger say in deciding whether to reduce class offerings, lay off staffers or eliminate some academic programs entirely.

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UNO Loses 800 Students Under Stricter Admission Standards

The University of New Orleans lost more than 800 students between last year and this year.

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Learning: Kean University Enrollment Up At Ocean County College

Officials: Despite accreditation issues, Kean@Ocean relationship is flourishing

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More Community College Students Commuting To Multiple Campuses

Students are choosing to commute — by bus, car and train — to different campuses because severe funding cuts have forced colleges to cut classes and consolidate programs.

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2012 ECAR Study of Analytics in Higher Education

This research assesses the current state of analytics in higher ed, outlines the challenges and barriers to using analytics, and develops a maturity index to provide a common means of assessing progress in analytics.

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Parent Plus Loans for Future College Students

As the cost of college spirals upward and median family income falls a loan program called Parent Plus has become indispensable for increasing numbers of parents desperate to make their children's college plans work.

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Effective Higher Education Recruitment Strategies

Hispanic students value a college education. Among high school graduates, Hispanic students are second only to Asian students in attendance at colleges and universities.

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Will Taxpayers Fund Higher Ed to Reinvent NJ's Future?

In any discussion concerning state efforts to create, maintain, and enhance economic competitiveness, talk turns inevitably to the need for a higher education system capable of consistently producing a skilled workforce to attract the attention of corporate decision-makers considering locating a new business or expanding existing operations here.

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R.I. Higher Ed Board Wants to Freeze Tuition

Keeping their promise to hold the line on tuition and fee hikes at the state's three public colleges, the Board of Governors for Higher Education's finance committee unanimously approved a budget for 2013-2014 Thursday morning that would freeze tuition and fees at the current year levels.

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University Of Oklahoma Mixed-Gender Housing Program Is A Success, Officials Say

Starting this semester, the University of Oklahoma launched a project in which one wing of the fifth floor of Walker Center was designated as mixed-gender by suite. University officials are working on a proposal that would expand the program in the coming years.

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