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HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

July 21, 2014



In this morning’s headlines, The New York Times, among others, reports that a lawsuit regarding sexual assault brought against the University of Connecticut has been settled for $1.3 million. The Washington Post takes a look at the Student Achievement Measure as a way of reporting more accurate graduation rates, and The Chronicle of Higher Education releases its yearly “Great Colleges to Work For” survey. These stories and more are below:

UConn to Pay $1.3 Million to End Suit on Rape Cases
The New York Times (July 18, 2014)

New College Data Give Fuller Picture of Graduation Rates — and Show Challenges
The Washington Post (July 18, 2014)

Great Colleges Create a Culture of Accountability and Cooperation
The Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) (July 21, 2014)

The Lure of Taxable Debt
Inside Higher Ed (July 21, 2014)

More Funds Urged to Stop Sexual Assaults
The Boston Globe (July 20, 2014)

ACE Fellow Program Creating Pipeline to Presidency for Women, Minorities
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education (July 20, 2014)

University of Michigan's Schlissel Must 'Ramp Up Quickly' as President
Detroit Free Press (July 18, 2014)

Sources: Adm. William McRaven Seen as Leading UT Chancellor Candidate
Austin American-Statesman (sub. req.) (July 18, 2014)

Native American Teens Get Taste of College
USA Today (July 21, 2014)

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