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HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

August 28, 2014



In this morning’s papers, The Wall Street Journal reports that at the beginning of the college football season, student attendance at games is down. The Los Angeles Times covers an ambitious new effort at California community colleges to increase graduation and transfer rates, and Inside Higher Ed takes a look at what statehouses are doing on campus sexual assault. These stories and more are below:

Missing From Major College Stadiums: Students
The Wall Street Journal (sub. req.) (Aug. 27, 2014)

California Community College Plan Aims to Boost Degree, Transfer Rates
Los Angeles Times (Aug. 27, 2014)

Campus Sex Assaults Draw State Scrutiny
Inside Higher Ed (Aug. 28, 2014)

Student-Built Apps Teach Colleges About Data
The New York Times (Aug. 27, 2014)

University Bets $10M on Poor Pa. Kids
The Associated Press (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (Aug. 28, 2014)

Howard University’s Kathmandu Connection
The Washington Post (Aug. 27, 2014)

Suffolk University Abruptly Replaces President
The Boston Globe (sub. req.) (Aug. 27, 2014)

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