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Data-Savvy College Presidents ‘Remain the Exception’

Campus Technology, Jan. 17, 2018 In higher education, according to a new report, data-savvy leaders “remain the exception, not the rule.” In The Data-Enabled Executive: Using Analytics for Student Success and Sustainability, the American Council on Education’s (ACE) Center for Policy Research and Strategy suggested that colleges and universities that have successfully “harnessed” data are…

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Utah Valley University: Transfer Under One Roof

Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 16, 2018 While policy makers push vocational education as an alternative to the bachelor’s degree, Utah Valley University does both as a dual-role community college and university that enrolls 37,000 students. Read the story>…

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Missouri adopts performance-based funding for higher education

Washington Examiner, Jan. 7, 2018 The Coordinating Board for Higher Education in Missouri approved a plan on Tuesday that links 10 percent of all state funding for publicly-funded colleges to their performance. This performance-based portion of the funding will be determined by metrics such as degree completion, budget practices, and job-placement rates. Read more>…

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Even with help, Olympic athletes struggle to balance their sports with college

Hechinger Report, Jan. 5, 2018 Olympic athletes and hopefuls may comprise only a tiny handful of the nontraditional-age adults trying to get higher educations. But their struggles with finding the money and time to do it, among other problems, offer a surprising, high-performance illustration of the problems legions of older students face in common. Read…

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Who Is Studying Online (and Where)

Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 5, 2018 The number of college students enrolled in at least one online course — and the proportion of all enrolled students who are studying online — continued to rise at U.S. institutions in the 2016 academic year, newly released federal data show. Discover more>…

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Eastern Wyoming College to Offer Electronic Transcripts

StarHerald.com, Jan. 5, 2018 The Eastern Wyoming College Records Office will no longer be sending paper transcripts of student’s grades to transferring colleges and universities, potential employers, and others. The new agreement with the National Student Clearinghouse will allow for the issuance of transcripts electronically which will decrease the time necessary for sending and receiving…

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Idaho college enrollment continues to increase

Idaho Ed News, Jan. 3, 2018 Idaho’s college enrollment numbers surpassed a milestone — and defied a downward national trend. Idaho’s undergraduate enrollment totaled 100,851, according to fall 2017 statistics from the National Student Clearinghouse. In clearing the 100,000 plateau, Idaho also saw a 1.6 percent enrollment increase. Read more>  …

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Saddle Up: 7 Trends Coming in 2018

Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 2, 2018 As we look at the landscape in 2018, here are seven major trends college leaders should prepare for. Spoiler alert: it’s tough out there. Read more>…

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