Digital Tool Examines State Financial Aid Programs Across the Nation

The Education Commission of the States recently published a resource tool that examines the two largest financial aid programs offered in each state.

Reports Look at the Growth of Liberal Arts at Community Colleges

Reports: Humanities and Liberal Arts Education Across America’s Colleges: How Much Is There? Humanities and Liberal Arts Education at Community College: How It Affects Transfer and Four-Year College Outcomes Source: Community College Research Center A new report from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) found that enrollment in humanities courses at community colleges has increased… Read more »

Report Looks at Who Defaults on Student Loans and Why

A new report released by The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) discusses overall student loan delinquency and default rates, and which students are more likely to struggle with loan repayment.

Resources for K-12 Leaders to Improve College and Career Readiness for Underserved Students

The Education Trust-West recently released a compilation of resources to support the college and career readiness of underserved K-12 students.

CUPA-HR Reports Status of Staff Employment and Wages in Higher Education

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) recently released this year’s edition of their Staff in Higher Education Annual Report.

Federal Research Funding for Colleges and Universities: The Role of Indirect Costs

To help you talk about the importance of funding indirect research costs with your members of Congress and campus community, this short video charts the relationship between colleges and universities and federal research agencies and the very necessary expenses that often fall under the “indirect cost” umbrella.

Study Finds a College Degree Remains a Solid Investment

A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows that individuals who earn a bachelor’s degrees tend to earn a substantial wage premium in the labor market over those with just a high school diploma, concluding there is no doubt about the value of a college education.

New Report: Declining International Student Enrollment and Its Impact on the Nation

A recent report from NAFSA: Association of International Educators highlights the decline in international student enrollment and how continued declines can impact the economy and foreign relations.

Minority Serving Institutions and STEM: Acting Intentionally, Increasing Effectiveness

ACE Vice President Lorelle L. Espinosa, who co-chaired the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s committee on Minority Serving Institutions, writes that the most successful STEM programs are multidimensional and intentional, addressing the academic, financial, and social aspects of the student experience.

Research Identifies Who Benefits From Non-Degree Credentials

A recent report by Strada Education Network and Gallup discusses employment, income, and other differences among those with a certificate or certification, but no degree, compared with those lacking a postsecondary credential.

Faces of Dreamers: Brayan Montes-Terrazas, Colorado State University

Brayan Montes-Terrazas stood up and became the voice for fellow DACA students on campus as the president of Dreamers United at Colorado State University.

CUPA-HR Releases Annual Report on Professionals in Higher Education

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources recently released this year’s edition of the Professionals in Higher Education Annual Report, which discusses the median salaries, predominant areas of employment, gender, and race and ethnicity of higher education professionals