The American College Health Association to Hold Leadership Summit on College Mental Health

The American College Health Association (ACHA) will hold a leadership and innovation summit called “Inspiring Hope & Real Solutions to Address College Mental Health and Well-Being” Oct. 23 at the Marriott Hotel in College Park, Maryland.

Tribal College and University Alumni Community Engagement

The American Indian College Fund, in partnership with Gallup, has published a study examining attitudes, experiences, and beliefs of alumni of Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) when compared with their peers.

The State of Science and Engineering in Higher Education

The National Science Board has released their annual Higher Education in Science and Engineering Report, which provides information on the state of science and engineering (S&E) across the United States.

New Survey Highlights What Americans Think About Higher Education

New America has released its most recent version of the Varying Degrees Survey that describes how Americans perceive higher education in 2019.

Webinar Addresses How to Manage Academic Programs for Minors

The National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) is offering a webinar Sept. 25 on the “Legal and Practical Risks in Providing Academic Experiences for Minors.”

GAO Report Criticizes “Fix” to the Temporary Expansion of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

GAO released a new report this week criticizing a recent fix to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. PSLF is intended to forgive student loans after 10 years for borrowers who work in the public sector, such as for a nonprofit or the government.

The Expanding Affordability Gap at State Flagship Institutions

A new report released by the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) examines affordability at state flagship institutions.

New Report Highlights Aging Higher Education Staff Workforce

A recent brief by CUPA-HR highlights higher education’s aging staff workforce. According to the findings, nearly one-third of the higher education staff workforce—those who work in facilities, service and maintenance, office and clerical, and skilled craft occupations—are 55 and older.

Pell Grants Covered 24 Percent of the Total Cost of Attendance in 2015-16

A recent brief from the National Center for Education Statistics uses data from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) to look at the percentage of the total cost of attendance covered by Pell Grants.

Study Finds Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Students More Likely to Report Issues With Mental Health

A recent study used data from the 2015-2017 Healthy Minds Study to examine the mental health of 1,237 transgender and gender non-conforming students on 71 U.S. college campuses.

Faces of Dreamers: Rosa Ruvalcaba Serna, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

To pursue her dream of helping others and becoming a practicing nurse, Rosa Ruvalcaba Serna advocated for Dreamer nursing students in Arkansas.

The Current Climate for International Students in the United States

On Episode 04 of dotEDU, Brad Farnsworth, vice president for global engagement at ACE, discusses recent trends in international student enrollment, delays in issuing student visas, global partnerships, and whether the Trump administration’s policies and rhetoric are impacting international higher education.