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The Art of the Repair: Imagining a Reparative Possibility for the University of the Arts, Lincoln University, and the Barnes Foundation

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

On May 31, news broke that the University of the Arts in Philadelphia would close its doors permanently June 7. The news stunned the U of Arts community, its alum – some of whom found out when the public did – and the city of Philadelphia which has prided itself as a hub for artistic patronage, world-class museums, and educational institutions dedicated to the arts.

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Advice for Creating a Life Full of Purpose

Active Minds

June often marks the closing of one chapter and the beginning of another – moving on to the next school year, transitioning to college or to the workforce, relocating to new cities, graduations… While this can be an exciting time, June can also bring a high amount of uncertainty, anxiety, and/or disappointment. Maybe you didn’t get into the college you wanted, or maybe you’re afraid your GPA is too low for you to obtain the career you want.

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Jeremy Singer, President of College Board, Joins Department as FAFSA Executive Advisory

College Aid Services

The Department of Education has announced that Jeremy Singer will take a temporary leave from his role as President of College Board to be the federal government’s FAFSA Executive Advisor until the end of 2024. Known for his technological prowess, Singer’s primary responsibility will be developing a comprehensive plan for Federal Student Aid (FSA) to… More » Jeremy Singer, President of College Board, Joins Department as FAFSA Executive Advisory The post Jeremy Singer, President

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Demonstrating You’re a Leader Who Cares

Steve Keating

There are certain “facts” of leadership that are immutable. The biggest one is this: you can care for people without leading them, but you absolutely can’t lead people without caring for them. I chose the words in that prior sentence very carefully. Before you go patting yourself on the back because you’re a leader who cares about their people, you should notice I didn’t say “care about.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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Symplicity Recruit Introduces the Talent Engagement Dashboard

Symplicity

We’re excited to announce the release of our latest product enhancement, the Talent Engagement dashboard! University recruiting teams will have access to more insights than ever before, empowering them to make the best data-driven recruiting decisions.

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U.S. Department of Education Announces the Inaugural Engage Every Student Recognition Program Champions

Ed.gov Homeroom

Engage Every Student was launched by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona in July 2022 and is a bold call-to-action to provide high-quality out-of-school time learning opportunities for every child. Through the American Rescue Plan, schools, cities, and states have had access to funding and an unprecedented opportunity to partner with high-quality expanded learning programs Continue Reading The post U.S.

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Proprietary Institutions Receive Updated Instructions for Annual Audit Submission Due By June 30th

College Aid Services

The Department has revealed that the updated eZ-Audit 90/10 Revenue Calculation templates will not be available to proprietary institutions who are required to complete their annual audits before the end of this month. Consequently, institutions must submit their reports through the Document Center portion of the COD website or via email at FSAFinancialAnalysisDivision@ed.gov by June… More » Proprietary Institutions Receive Updated Instructions for Annual Audit Submission Due By June 30th

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SUNY Broome Addresses Enrollment Declines with Data-Informed Approaches

Civitas Learning

The Challenge: Confronted with plateaued student outcomes, change was needed to assess the complete student picture and have the right tools to support them holistically. The Strategy: Implement student success technology to generate actionable insights, improve visibility, and create workflow efficiencies to lift enrollment, retention, and graduation rates.

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The Ivy League of Student Success Innovation: Bridget Burns Visits the Ed on the Edge Podcast

The University Innovation Alliance

The Ivy League of Student Success Innovation: Bridget Burns Visits the Ed on the Edge Podcast Elana Thu, 06/13/2024 - 00:23 Image Higher Ed Leadership Student Success University Culture On the Innovating Together Podcast , University Innovation Alliance (UIA) founder and CEO Bridget Burns typically partners with a journalist for conversations with leading figures in the world of higher education.

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Finalists Announced for $1M Aspen Prize

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Ten finalists have been named and are still in the running for the Aspen Institute’s 2025 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Josh Wyner “The 10 Aspen Prize finalists demonstrate how community colleges serving urban and rural communities throughout the country can prepare many more graduates for fulfilling lives and careers in their communities,” said Josh Wyner, executive director of the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program.

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Tips for Creating and Maintaining a Summer Routine at Home 

Thrive Alliance Group

We tend to think of summer as a time for fun and free time without the structure of school, right? Well, without a clear structure, our kiddos can feel uneasy and uncertain about what to expect each day. This can lead to increased anxiety. Just a few simple routines can help your child develop healthy habits, organization, and time management skills while finding opportunities for independence and maintaining a sense of control in their lives.

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Updated: NSLDS Transfer Student Monitoring & Financial Aid History User Guide and Record Layouts

College Aid Services

The latest version of the NSLDS Transfer Student Monitoring & Financial Aid History User Guide and Record Layouts is now available on the Federal Student Aid website. The sections contained in this guide provides instructions on how to use the Transfer Student Monitoring (TSM) online, request Financial Aid History (FAH), complete the batch process between… More » Updated: NSLDS Transfer Student Monitoring & Financial Aid History User Guide and Record Layouts The post Updated: NSLDS

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The Crucial Role of Diversity in Education

CAMPUSPEAK

The Chronicle of Higher Education has been tracking Anti-DEI Legislation and since 2023, 85 bills have been introduced in 28… The post The Crucial Role of Diversity in Education appeared first on CAMPUSPEAK.

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Deciding on Financial Aid Offers: Do You Really Need All Those Loans?

CFAA College Financial Aid Advisors

Receiving a financial aid offer can be both exciting and overwhelming for college-bound students and their families. While grants and scholarships provide much-needed assistance, loans often make up a significant portion of the aid package. However, before accepting those loans, it’s essential to carefully evaluate whether they are truly necessary.

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Business, Philanthropic Legend Dies at 83

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. William “Bill” Pickard, 83, a prominent businessman and supporter of higher education, died at his West Palm Beach, Florida, home on June 12. Dr. William F. Pickard Pickard, who purchased his first McDonald’s franchise in Detroit in 1971, is known for his entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and education advocacy. He served on governing boards for several businesses and nonprofit groups over the years.

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AVMA Disability Insurance Review: From Coverage Options to Claims Process

Student Loan Planner

Veterinarians, as an occupation, face one of the toughest decisions when deciding on long-term disability insurance. Many veterinarians are members of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), which provides access to a group plan called AVMA LIFE. This plan is known for its affordability, and is managed by New York Life (NYL), an A++ rated… The post AVMA Disability Insurance Review: From Coverage Options to Claims Process appeared first on Student Loan Planner.

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COD Implementation for 2024-25 Outage Scheduled for June 30th

College Aid Services

FSA has notified institutions that it will suspend batch processing for the Common Origination Disbursement System (COD) as it makes important updates in preparation for the 2024-25 academic year. The outage is scheduled to occur from midnight to 11 a.m. Eastern time (ET) on Sunday, June 30, 2024 In addition, users will not have access… More » COD Implementation for 2024-25 Outage Scheduled for June 30th The post COD Implementation for 2024-25 Outage Scheduled for June 30th first appeared

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Exciting Product Update: New Dynamic Onboarding Experience for the Knack Platform!

Knack

We're thrilled to introduce a brand-new, dynamic onboarding experience for students! This update, now live on both web and mobile, is designed to better understand our students and guide them through our platform in a more personalized way. Here’s a quick rundown of the enhancements: Dynamic Experience: Onboarding flow adjusts based on students' objectives.

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Advising Diverse Online and In-Person Students with Dr. Jeffrey Taylor

Civitas Learning

Subscribe: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Youtube Music | Full Transcript With the massive shift to online degree programs in recent years, earning a credential has become more feasible for many students. While colleges and universities are optimistic about the future of online learning, certain challenges remain. One such challenge is how advising departments can effectively support their students in a digital environment.

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JAMES T. HAM

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

James T. Ham James T. Ham has been appointed director of the Office of Internal Affairs at North Carolina Central University. He has held senior leadership positions at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Peace Corps. Ham holds a bachelor’s degree in middle grades education from North Carolina Central University and master’s in international education from American University.

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Understanding the IPEDS Data Collection Process: A Guide for Financial Aid Professionals

HEAG

As a financial aid professional, you play a crucial role in ensuring that your institution’s data is accurately reported through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). This data collection process is essential for maintaining transparency and providing vital information … Read more ».

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Latest Requirements for Ability to Benefit, Eligible Career Pathway Programs

College Aid Services

The Department has released a detailed outline of the latest changes to the Ability to Benefit (ATB) regulations and Eligible Career Pathway Program for students without a high school diploma that want to apply for Title IV aid. The letter includes a number of topics such as instructions on how to enroll in these programs,… More » Latest Requirements for Ability to Benefit, Eligible Career Pathway Programs The post Latest Requirements for Ability to Benefit, Eligible Career Pathway Program

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Leveraging Technology for Equity: A Conversation with University of San Diego’s Vice Provost Roger Pace

Knack

The University of San Diego (USD) has transformed its peer tutoring system by leveraging technology to support and engage all students. This strategic shift not only increased student engagement but also aimed to close equity gaps, especially for historically disengaged learners.

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Student Success Impact Report 2024

Civitas Learning

Explore key trends and insights about what works for student success from across the Civitas Learning community. The post Student Success Impact Report 2024 appeared first on Civitas Learning.

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Enhancing Degree Pathways by Integrating Industry-Recognized Credentials

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Expanding access to high-value industry-recognized credentials within the realm of higher education is a vital step toward addressing the trend of people exiting colleges and universities without a degree. A recent article in Diverse: Issues In Higher Education highlighted that “there are still 36.8 million Americans under the age of 65 without credentials, despite attending a postsecondary institution.

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20-Minute Chicken Creole

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Serving Size: 1 cup | Serves: 8 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon oil 2 chicken breasts (skinless, boneless) 1 can diced tomatoes (14 1/2 ounces) 1 cup chili sauce 1 green pepper (chopped, large) 2 celery stalks (chopped) 1 onion (chopped) 2 garlic cloves (minced) 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Heat pan over medium-high heat.

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Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

Steve Keating

According to the National Social Anxiety Center (NSAC), “the fear of public speaking is the most common phobia. It’s even more common than the fear of death.” That means that when someone says they would rather die than speak in public, they are likely telling the truth. At least statistically speaking. Glossophobia is the fear of public speaking. Many new speakers, and even some experienced ones, feel it.

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Is the “PAYE Now, SAVE Later” Strategy Right for You? Time is Running Out

Student Loan Planner

In 2012, the Obama administration introduced the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) plan to help borrowers manage federal student loan payments. PAYE reduces monthly payments by adjusting the percentage of discretionary income and shortens the timeline for loan forgiveness. Now, over a decade later, the Biden administration is phasing out PAYE for new borrowers starting… The post Is the “PAYE Now, SAVE Later” Strategy Right for You?

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CAROLYN GENTLE-GENITTY

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Carolyn Gentle-Genitty Carolyn Gentle-Genitty has been appointed dean for the new Founder’s College at Butler University. She served as assistant vice president for university academic policy and professor in the School of Social Work at Indiana University. Gentle-Genitty holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, and a Ph.D. in social work from Indiana University.

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Intentionality is Key in First-generation Student Success

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

As a first-generation college graduate and the first-ever female, Hispanic president of St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, I deeply understand the value of higher education for all. Education is a human right regardless of one’s background, and access and support should be readily available to those in need. We are fully committed to first-generation students, but commitment is just the start.

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USC School of Dramatic Arts to Offer Free Tuition for MFA

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The University of Southern California’s School of Dramatic Arts will offer tuition-free course study in its Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) degree programs in acting and dramatic writing starting in the 2024-25 academic year. Dr. Emily Roxworthy “Removing the tuition burden for the MFA acting and writing programs is an important investment in the future of storytelling and the performing arts,” said Dr.

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University of Miami President to Lead at UCLA

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Julio Frenk is expected to become UCLA's seventh chancellor. “At this crucial moment for higher education, returning to the public sector to lead one of the top research universities in the world — including one of the 10 largest academic health systems — is an exciting opportunity and a great honor for me,” said Frenk. Dr. Julio Frenk “I look forward to adding my lifelong commitment to public service in education and health care to the vibrant, diverse and cosmopolitan community that is Los

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ROBERTO GONZALEZ

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Roberto Gonzalez Roberto Gonzalez has been appointed president of Oxnard College in California. He serves as vice president of student services, enrollment management, and equity initiatives at West Los Angeles College in California. Gonzalez holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Los Angeles, a master’s in counseling from California State University, Long Beach, and a Doctorate in Education in higher education administration from the University of Southern C