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The Chronicle of Higher Education

How Social Media Is Fueling Protests Against Campus Sexual Assault

How Social Media Is Fueling Protests Against Campus Sexual Assault

September 23, 2021

The activism at Auburn unfolded in what’s now a familiar pattern on four flagship campuses: An assault is reported or rumored to have happened at a fraternity house. Word spreads on social media, where activist accounts pop up to rally students, call out the fraternity, and draw attention to the college’s alleged mishandling of sexual-assault cases. An online petition calls for the fraternity to be suspended or banned.
The activism at Auburn unfolded in what’s now a familiar pattern on four flagship campuses: An assault is reported or rumored to have happened at a fraternity house. Word spreads on social media, where activist accounts pop up to rally students, call out the fraternity, and draw attention to the college’s alleged mishandling of sexual-assault cases. An online petition calls for the fraternity to be suspended or banned.

September 23, 2021

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Surviving Among the Giants

Surviving Among the Giants

September 23, 2021

As growth has become higher ed’s mantra, some colleges seek to stay small.
As growth has become higher ed’s mantra, some colleges seek to stay small.

September 23, 2021

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EducationDive.com

New Jersey Governor Signs College Cost Transparency Law

New Jersey Governor Signs College Cost Transparency Law

September 21, 2021

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, on Thursday signed legislation that requires every college in the state to annually provide all enrolled students an itemized breakdown of their expenses, estimated debt, financial aid and other subsidies they may be eligible to receive.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, on Thursday signed legislation that requires every college in the state to annually provide all enrolled students an itemized breakdown of their expenses, estimated debt, financial aid and other subsidies they may be eligible to receive.

September 21, 2021

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA

Feds Ask For Feedback As Majority Of Public Service Workers Denied Student Loan Forgiveness

Feds Ask For Feedback As Majority Of Public Service Workers Denied ...

September 21, 2021

For masses of people who took out student debt on the promise that after working 10 years in public service their remaining debt would be forgiven, the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program has been a light at the end of the tunnel — a definite end date to their debt burden.
For masses of people who took out student debt on the promise that after working 10 years in public service their remaining debt would be forgiven, the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program has been a light at the end of the tunnel — a definite end date to their debt burden.

September 21, 2021

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The Wall Street Journal

Why Men Are Disappearing on Campus - Opinion Piece

Why Men Are Disappearing on Campus - Opinion Piece

September 21, 2021

Richard Vedder and Braden Colegrove write: Some 79% more men than women attended America’s colleges and universities when one of us (Mr. Vedder) was an undergraduate in 1959. Women now greatly outnumber men on campuses. The Journal reported recently that men now make up only about 40% of college students. From spring 2019 to spring 2021, the number of collegiate male students fell by more than 535,000, well over triple the modest 154,000 decline observed for women, according to National Student Clearinghouse data.
Richard Vedder and Braden Colegrove write: Some 79% more men than women attended America’s colleges and universities when one of us (Mr. Vedder) was an undergraduate in 1959. Women now greatly outnumber men on campuses. The Journal reported recently that men now make up only about 40% of college students. From spring 2019 to spring 2021, the number of collegiate male students fell by more than 535,000, well over triple the modest 154,000 decline observed for women, according to National Student Clearinghouse data.

September 21, 2021

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