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HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

April 18, 2014



In today’s headlines, Inside Higher Ed covers the decision by Virginia’s Supreme Court that the University of Virginia was within its rights under state law not to release emails of a climate change researcher, and The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on the Department of Education’s proposal to ease eligibility criteria for PLUS loans. In other news, The Hechinger Report looks at the move by some colleges and universities to open or expand campuses in places with booming populations and economies. See these and more stories below.

Court Shields Scholar's Emails
Inside Higher Ed (April 18, 2014)

Education Department Proposes Easing Eligibility Criteria for PLUS Loans
The Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) (April 18, 2014)

Needing Revenue, Old Universities Open New Campuses Where the Students Are
The Hechinger Report (April 17, 2014)

Poll: Blacks, Hispanics Most Optimistic that K-12 Schools Prepare Youth for College
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education (April 17, 2014)

Boycotts and Bargaining
Inside Higher Ed (April 18, 2014)

AAUP Officers Win Elections That Focused on Their Union Emphasis
The Chronicle of Higher Education (April 18, 2014)

Michelle Obama: High School Diploma is Not Enough
The Associated Press (The Denver Post) (April 17, 2014)

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