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Students Shot Outside Atlanta University Center Library

Students Shot Outside Atlanta University Center Library

August 22, 2019

A gunman opened fire on about 200 people outside the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library Tuesday night, injuring four students from both Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University.
A gunman opened fire on about 200 people outside the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library Tuesday night, injuring four students from both Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University.

August 22, 2019

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Columbia Had Little Success Placing English Ph.D.s on the Tenure Track. ‘Alarm’ Followed, and the University Responded.

Columbia Had Little Success Placing English Ph.D.s on the Tenure Tr...

August 22, 2019

The news was grim. Columbia University’s English department had failed to place a single current Ph.D. candidate into a tenure-track job this year. And 19 new doctoral students had accepted admission into the program, raising questions about why the cohort is so large when the job prospects aren’t plentiful. This had “given rise to some alarm,” concerned graduate students wrote in an April 30 letter to department leadership.
The news was grim. Columbia University’s English department had failed to place a single current Ph.D. candidate into a tenure-track job this year. And 19 new doctoral students had accepted admission into the program, raising questions about why the cohort is so large when the job prospects aren’t plentiful. This had “given rise to some alarm,” concerned graduate students wrote in an April 30 letter to department leadership.

August 22, 2019

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Times-Tribune, KY

University of the Cumberlands Recognized Among Fastest-Growing Colleges Nationwide

University of the Cumberlands Recognized Among Fastest-Growing Coll...

August 22, 2019

The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized University of the Cumberlands (UC) as one of the fastest-growing colleges in America, as reported in their annual Almanac of Higher Education. The article, The Strategies Behind Rapid Enrollment Growth, represents data from both private and public colleges and universities from across the country.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized University of the Cumberlands (UC) as one of the fastest-growing colleges in America, as reported in their annual Almanac of Higher Education. The article, The Strategies Behind Rapid Enrollment Growth, represents data from both private and public colleges and universities from across the country.

August 22, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

3 Law Schools Pass the $100,000-a-Year Mark

3 Law Schools Pass the $100,000-a-Year Mark

August 21, 2019

Columbia, Stanford and Chicago law will charge more than $100,000 to attend in the 2019-20 academic year, but passing that benchmark won't hurt their popularity, experts say.
Columbia, Stanford and Chicago law will charge more than $100,000 to attend in the 2019-20 academic year, but passing that benchmark won't hurt their popularity, experts say.

August 21, 2019

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Associated Press

George Washington University to End Fixed Undergrad Tuition

George Washington University to End Fixed Undergrad Tuition

August 21, 2019

George Washington University has announced that it plans to phase out fixed tuition for incoming on-campus undergraduate students.
George Washington University has announced that it plans to phase out fixed tuition for incoming on-campus undergraduate students.

August 21, 2019

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