HEADLINES: Top Higher Education News for the Week

July 23, 2024

The Chronicle of Higher Education examines the potential impact of President Biden’s decision not to seek reelection... Inside Higher Ed explores Vice President Harris’ record on higher education... Weeks away from the fall semester beginning at some schools, there are students still waiting to find out how much they’ll have to pay, the Star Tribune writes.

What Biden’s Exit From the Presidential Race Could Mean for Higher Ed
The Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) | July 22, 2024

Harris Has Championed Loan Forgiveness, For-Profit Crackdowns and Free College
Inside Higher Ed | July 23, 2024

College Classes Begin Next Month. Some Minnesota Students Still Don’t Have Financial Aid Offers.
Star Tribune (sub. req.) | July 23, 2024

July 22, 2024

After President Biden announced he would not seek reelection, Inside Higher Ed explores his legacy on higher education issues, while The Washington Post examines the future of his administration’s student loan repayment plan amid legal setbacks... The Department of Education has proposed new regulations that would expand TRIO to Dreamers, and it will delay new regulations on third-party servicers... Randy Woodson will step down as chancellor of North Carolina State University next summer after 15 years at the helm.

Biden, an Education President
Inside Higher Ed | July 21, 2024

The Uncertain Future of Biden’s Student Loan Repayment Plan, Explained
The Washington Post (sub. req.) | July 19, 2024

Proposed Regulations Looks to Increase College Access
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education | July 18, 2024

New OPM Regulations Aren’t Coming Until 2025, if They Happen at All
Inside Higher Ed | July 22, 2024

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson to Retire in 2025 After 15 Years Leading the Wolfpack
The News & Observer (sub. req.) | July 18, 2024

July 19, 2024

Some students with an undocumented parent are still waiting for financial aid packages due to issues with the FAFSA, The Washington Post reports... A federal appeals court temporarily halted the Biden administration’s SAVE income-driven repayment plan on Thursday night... University of Florida President Ben Sasse shared that he will step down at the end of the month.

FAFSA Mess Leaves Mixed-Status Families in Limbo as School Year Looms
The Washington Post (sub. req.) | July 19, 2024

US Appeals Court Blocks All of Biden’s SAVE Student Debt Relief Plan
USA Today | July 18, 2024

Ben Sasse Resigns Unexpectedly as University of Florida President, Citing Wife’s Health
Miami Herald (sub. req.) | July 18, 2024

July 18, 2024

Inside Higher Ed looks at concerns the higher ed community raised with new cyberattack reporting requirements... The Pennsylvania state university system will not increase in-state tuition... USA Today explores the new look the ACT will have starting in spring 2025... A Boston Globe op-ed provides some recommendations to promote dialogue on campus and address antisemitism and Islamophobia... Goldie Blumenstyk, a reporter for The Chronicle of Higher Education and an alum of Colgate University, writes about the impact of a Colgate donor renaming a campus building to honor his Jewish heritage.

Higher Ed Groups Slam New DHS Cyber Proposal
Inside Higher Ed | July 18, 2024

For Sixth Straight Year, Pa. State University System Freezes Tuition
The Philadelphia Inquirer (sub. req.) | July 17, 2024

Big Changes Announced for the ACT College Admissions Test. What’s Different?
USA Today | July 17, 2024

OPINION: How Colleges Should Prepare to Counter Antisemitism, Islamophobia
The Boston Globe (sub. req.) | July 18, 2024

OPINION: A Building’s New Name Hits Home
The Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) | July 16, 2024

July 17, 2024

Inside Higher Ed’s 2024 survey of chief business officer finds growing confidence in institutions’ financial sustainability... An op-ed in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution argues that liberal arts education shapes students who are resilient to AI and automation... According to Inside Higher Ed, campuses that have chapters of certain conservative student groups are temporarily restricted from implementing the new Biden administration Title IX regulations.

Latest CBO Survey Shows Optimism Despite Headwinds
Inside Higher Ed | July 17, 2024

OPINION: How Liberal Arts Colleges Can Lead and Thrive in the AI Era
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (sub. req.) | July 17, 2024

Nearly 700 More Colleges Don’t Have to Comply With New Title IX Rule
Inside Higher Ed | July 17, 2024

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