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The Hill

The Value of Independent Colleges - Opinion

The Value of Independent Colleges - Opinion

November 14, 2018

Reps. Michael E. Capuano (D-MA) and Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), outgoing co-chairs and co-founders of the Congressional Independent Colleges Caucus, write:  As beneficiaries of world class educations from private, nonprofit institutions ourselves, we wanted to reflect on the great benefits these institutions provide their students and note, too, their irreplaceable contributions to the economic and cultural wealth of the United States.
Reps. Michael E. Capuano (D-MA) and Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), outgoing co-chairs and co-founders of the Congressional Independent Colleges Caucus, write:  As beneficiaries of world class educations from private, nonprofit institutions ourselves, we wanted to reflect on the great benefits these institutions provide their students and note, too, their irreplaceable contributions to the economic and cultural wealth of the United States.

November 14, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Employers Want Liberal Arts Grads

Employers Want Liberal Arts Grads

November 13, 2018

New study says the evolving economy creates a greater need for their skills, but that many colleges could do better at thinking about what graduates can do and helping them translate that into jobs.
New study says the evolving economy creates a greater need for their skills, but that many colleges could do better at thinking about what graduates can do and helping them translate that into jobs.

November 13, 2018

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The Wall Street Journal

The New Divide in Politics: Education

The New Divide in Politics: Education

November 13, 2018

Midterm results highlight a pattern of voters with college degrees swinging away from the GOP.
Midterm results highlight a pattern of voters with college degrees swinging away from the GOP.

November 13, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Harvard Has a Choice on Diversity — and It’s Not About Race - Opinion Piece

Harvard Has a Choice on Diversity — and It’s Not About Race - Opini...

November 13, 2018

Richard D. Kahlenberg writes: How should educators think about affirmative action in the age of Donald Trump? On the one hand, President Trump’s polarizing rhetoric underlines why it is so important to provide educational settings that bring students of different backgrounds together to learn to understand and respect one another. On the other hand, Trump’s rise suggests that the old ways of creating diversity — using large racial preferences that tend to benefit wealthier students of color — come at a considerable price for the nation. 
Richard D. Kahlenberg writes: How should educators think about affirmative action in the age of Donald Trump? On the one hand, President Trump’s polarizing rhetoric underlines why it is so important to provide educational settings that bring students of different backgrounds together to learn to understand and respect one another. On the other hand, Trump’s rise suggests that the old ways of creating diversity — using large racial preferences that tend to benefit wealthier students of color — come at a considerable price for the nation. 

November 13, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Veterans Day 2018

Veterans Day 2018

November 13, 2018

Highly selective colleges enroll modestly more veterans. And 100 higher ed leaders gather in Washington this week to keep veteran enrollments rising. That's progress, right? Wick Sloane asks.
Highly selective colleges enroll modestly more veterans. And 100 higher ed leaders gather in Washington this week to keep veteran enrollments rising. That's progress, right? Wick Sloane asks.

November 13, 2018

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