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Yield Gain for Low- and Moderate-Income White Women

Yield Gain for Low- and Moderate-Income White Women

August 20, 2018

This is the time of year when colleges boast about their incoming classes. Press releases discuss academic credentials, diversity of all kinds and total numbers of applicants and enrolling students. Oxford College of Emory University (GA) is a two-year liberal arts college in Oxford, Ga., that is affiliated with the university and sends its graduates there to finish bachelor's degrees. This year, officials at Oxford upped financial aid spending as they raised tuition, and their yield projections were generally on target, with one exception -- the yield of low- and moderate-income white women was up, by a lot. 
This is the time of year when colleges boast about their incoming classes. Press releases discuss academic credentials, diversity of all kinds and total numbers of applicants and enrolling students. Oxford College of Emory University (GA) is a two-year liberal arts college in Oxford, Ga., that is affiliated with the university and sends its graduates there to finish bachelor's degrees. This year, officials at Oxford upped financial aid spending as they raised tuition, and their yield projections were generally on target, with one exception -- the yield of low- and moderate-income white women was up, by a lot. 

August 20, 2018

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The Sentinel, Hanford, CA

36 Private Colleges Make Transfer Easier for JC Students

36 Private Colleges Make Transfer Easier for JC Students

August 20, 2018

Three Central Valley colleges joined 33 other private colleges and universities in providing a pathway for students at community colleges to attend easier than before. Brandman University, Fresno Pacific University and National University began accepting students with associate degrees for transfer under the seamless pathway agreement starting this fall semester.  The seamless pathway agreement was made between the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities.
Three Central Valley colleges joined 33 other private colleges and universities in providing a pathway for students at community colleges to attend easier than before. Brandman University, Fresno Pacific University and National University began accepting students with associate degrees for transfer under the seamless pathway agreement starting this fall semester.  The seamless pathway agreement was made between the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities.

August 20, 2018

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The Washington Post

Where a Statue of Robert E. Lee Once Stood, Duke’s Chapel Will Have an Empty Space

Where a Statue of Robert E. Lee Once Stood, Duke’s Chapel Will Have...

August 20, 2018

A year ago, violence at a white-supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, VA prompted protesters to topple Confederate monuments across the country. Inside Duke University’s (NC) iconic chapel, the statue of Robert E. Lee was vandalized.  In the months since Duke President Vincent E. Price ordered the Confederate general’s statue to be removed, people on campus have debated how to fill the gap left at the entrance to the chapel. Now as students return for the new school year, Price announced what will fill the hole in Duke University Chapel: nothing.
A year ago, violence at a white-supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, VA prompted protesters to topple Confederate monuments across the country. Inside Duke University’s (NC) iconic chapel, the statue of Robert E. Lee was vandalized.  In the months since Duke President Vincent E. Price ordered the Confederate general’s statue to be removed, people on campus have debated how to fill the gap left at the entrance to the chapel. Now as students return for the new school year, Price announced what will fill the hole in Duke University Chapel: nothing.

August 20, 2018

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The Verge.com

Saint Louis University Is Placing 2,300 Echo Dots in Student Living Spaces

Saint Louis University Is Placing 2,300 Echo Dots in Student Living...

August 20, 2018

Saint Louis University (MO) has announced that it will be placing Amazon Echo Dot devices, powered by Alexa for Business, in every student residence hall room or student apartment on campus. While other colleges, like Arizona State University, have put Echo Dots in student housing before, SLU says this is the first time a college will equip every student living space with an Amazon Alexa-enabled device.
Saint Louis University (MO) has announced that it will be placing Amazon Echo Dot devices, powered by Alexa for Business, in every student residence hall room or student apartment on campus. While other colleges, like Arizona State University, have put Echo Dots in student housing before, SLU says this is the first time a college will equip every student living space with an Amazon Alexa-enabled device.

August 20, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Battle Over Alleged Harassment Escalates as Former Graduate Student Sues Professor and NYU

Battle Over Alleged Harassment Escalates as Former Graduate Student...

August 17, 2018

A former graduate student at New York University filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the university and his former adviser, Avital Ronell, alleging that the professor of German and comparative literature had "created a fictitious romantic relationship" between them and had "asserted complete domination and control over his life."
A former graduate student at New York University filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the university and his former adviser, Avital Ronell, alleging that the professor of German and comparative literature had "created a fictitious romantic relationship" between them and had "asserted complete domination and control over his life."

August 17, 2018

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