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  • Preparing for College

    October 8, 2013

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    University of Anywhere: Live, In-Person Learning—Now Coming to a City Near You

    At a time when all the growth in higher education seems to be online, a vanguard of traditional colleges and universities are launching new campuses in states far from home, strengthening both their bottom lines and their applicant bases.

  • Access and Success

    October 8, 2013

    Up Front Fall 2013

    Report: U.S. Needs Liberal Arts; Up, Up & Away; Feet First?; So Far, So Good?

  • Institutional Effectiveness

    October 8, 2013

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    Against All Odds: How One Community College Is Powering Through the Economic Turmoil

    Community colleges aren't typically known for their fundraising prowess, but through a combination of necessity and creativity, one such college has brought in impressive returns—even when the financial tides were strongly against it.

  • Students

    May 1, 2013

    Turning Community Colleges into Mid-Life On-Ramps

    Community colleges are developing efficient and economical methods for adult students to get the education that they need.

  • May 1, 2013

    Up Front: Spring 2013

    Most Very High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Do Not Apply to Any Selective Institutions; Search Firm Uses Personality Test to Assess Presidential Candidates; Prospective Students Focus on Sticker Price, Not Actual Cost; MOOCs Change Minds

  • Innovative Practices

    January 31, 2013

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    Reinventing College Productivity

    Productivity has an important role to play in reaching national attainment goals.

  • Government Regulation

    January 31, 2013

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    A Chance to Address Unfinished Business

    As President Obama enters his second term, the basic shape of federal higher education policy is already beginning to emerge.

  • Innovative Practices

    December 19, 2012

    American College Application Campaign Finishes Record Year

    A college application assistance initiative that began in a single North Carolina high school in 2005 has blossomed into a national effort that now spans more than 1,200 schools in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

  • Preparing for College

    December 3, 2012

    Update: KnowHow2GO Surpasses $200 Million Mark in Donated Media Space

    The national campaign KnowHow2GO (KH2GO) has received $215 million in donated media space for its efforts over nearly six years to encourage students in grades 8–10 to prepare for college.

  • Law and the Courts

    October 10, 2012

    Supreme Court Hears Arguments in UT Admissions Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments October 10th in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (UT), a case involving the constitutionality of the university’s use of race and ethnicity in its admissions process.