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Embracing Failure

Active Minds

“I’m so disappointed in myself” or “I wish I could’ve just done better,” are common things we say to ourselves after a period of perceived failure. Our feelings of sadness, anger, or even regret are completely valid at this time. It’s easy to get tunnel vision and only recognize the bad that comes out of failure, but it’s also important to empathize with yourself.

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Kimbrough Named Interim President at Talladega

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough has been appointed interim president of Talladega College, a historically Black college in Alabama. Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough Dr. Edward L. Hill Jr., the college’s vice provost for Lifelong Learning and Professional Development and Dean of Graduate Studies, served as the immediate interim president following the June 4 resignation of Dr.

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2024-25 FAFSA Partner Portal Webinar Scheduled for June 28th

College Aid Services

Federal Student Aid is hosting a virtual webinar where users will have the opportunity to watch a demonstration on how institutions will submit corrections through the FAFSA Partner Portal (FPP). In addition to manually entering FPP data, this session will include step by step instructions on performing professional judgements or dependency overrides when federal tax… More » 2024-25 FAFSA Partner Portal Webinar Scheduled for June 28th The post 2024-25 FAFSA Partner Portal Webinar Scheduled

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Inside Look at the 2024 Student Success Impact Report with Sarah DeMeo

Civitas Learning

Subscribe: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Youtube Music | Full Transcript Each year, we conduct a meta-analysis of Initiative Analyses run by our partner institutions to determine the impact of their success initiatives on persistence. As part of this effort, Civitas Learning produces an annual Student Success Impact Report that reflects directional trends across our partner institutions.

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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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what do you do for your reader?

Patter by Pat Thomson

I often say, following John Wagner, that a paper, chapter or book ought to reduce a reader’s ignorance. In other words, when they’ve finished reading what you’ve written, a reader ought to feel that they know more about the topic than when they started. I like the modesty of reducing ignorance. It has none of the hubris implied by the ubiquitous “filling a gap”.

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COD System Update scheduled for June 30th to enable 2023 FWS reporting

College Aid Services

As a reminder to institutions, the Department of Education will implement updates to the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System to support a new Extensible Markup Language (XML) Schema. Campus-Based XML Schema Version 1.0b will primarily used to report campus-based program data such as FWS earnings, COD web activity, and to validate all Common Record… More » COD System Update scheduled for June 30th to enable 2023 FWS reporting The post COD System Update scheduled for June 30th t

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Why Locum Tenens Physicians Need Their Own Disability Policy

Student Loan Planner

Locum tenens physicians are like substitute teachers of medicine. They fill crucial gaps in healthcare facilities awaiting permanent staff. Although they can earn a higher hourly pay rate than their full-time counterparts, they face unique challenges as independent contractors. Particularly, locum tenens physicians miss out on employer-sponsored benefits like health insurance options, 401(k) plans and… The post Why Locum Tenens Physicians Need Their Own Disability Policy appeared first on

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What You Need to Know Before You Borrow Student Loans

CFAA College Financial Aid Advisors

Borrowing student loans is a significant financial decision that can have long-lasting implications on your student’s future. While loans can help make higher education more accessible, it’s crucial to approach borrowing with careful consideration and awareness. Before you and your student sign on the dotted line, here are several essential things to know about student loans.

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Report Shows Increases in Retention and Persistence

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The rate of college freshmen returning for a second year is at a decade high. A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center noted that more than 76% of students who started college in the fall of 2022 returned for their second year. Done annually, the 2024 Persistence and Retention report shows the persistence rate (returning to college at any institution) rose 0.8 percentage points to 76.5% and the national retention rate (returning to the same institution) rose one full

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Guidance on Mandatory and Discretionary Trigger Reporting Under Financial Responsibility

College Aid Services

Beginning July 1st, new regulations concerning financial responsibility triggers that must be reported to the Department through the COD Document Center will go into effect for institutions that receive Title IV aid. The electronic announcement outlines how as well as when an institution should report Mandatory and Discretionary Triggers; FSA will provide more guidance… More » Guidance on Mandatory and Discretionary Trigger Reporting Under Financial Responsibility The post Guidance on Mand

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8 Pros and Cons of Disability Insurance Coverage Explained

Student Loan Planner

Disability insurance is one of the most important financial decisions physicians can make early in their careers. As a profession, physicians have a lot to lose from a long-lasting disability. The Social Security Administration reports that one in four Americans will experience a disability before retirement age (i.e., a car accident, cancer, you name it!).

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Ensuring fairness in student misconduct investigations

Symplicity

A university’s best assets are its students. Looking after the welfare of students is key, so, when things go wrong universities need to make sure investigations are conducted professionally and fairly. Numerous students each year are the subject of, or part of non-academic misconduct investigations. Too many of these investigations are conducted by untrained staff with limited support.

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Education for All Creates Guidebook to Increase Student Voting

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In an effort to encourage more postsecondary students to register and vote, Education for All (EFA), a group of over 250 college presidents, mostly from community colleges, has created the Student Voting Brief , a strategy guide for institutional leadership, CEOs, and partners to help instill civic participation and successful campus voting initiatives.

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EDExpress for Windows 2024–2025, Release 2.0 (June 2024 Update)

College Aid Services

The latest version of EDExpress for Windows includes updates that improves institutions’ ability to report Federal Work-Study data through the Campus-Based Common Record schema to the COD system. The announcement below provides installation instructions, troubleshooting recommendations, and discusses the updated EDExpress for Windows 2024–2025, Release 2.0 Desk Reference.

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How to Remember the Names of People You’ve Just Met

Steve Keating

I’ve known many a person who claims to having a poor memory. They use that as an excuse for not remembering the names of people they’ve recently met. Then you ask them about an event from their childhood and they have amazing recall. They can tell who was present, what the weather was like, what they were wearing, what others were wearing, all kinds of amazing details.

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Universities and student accommodation providers collaborate to address mental health support

Symplicity

In recent years, the mental health of students has emerged as a critical issue for universities and student accommodation providers worldwide. Mental health issues among college students are on the rise, with studies indicating that nearly one in six undergraduate students in the UK experience symptoms of depression, anxiety, or other mental health concerns.

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Study: Law School Debt Weighs Down Many

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In its latest report regarding higher education’s return on investment (ROI), Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce (CEW) has analyzed 186 law schools and found at nearly one-in-five law schools, graduates’ net take-home pay after student loan payments averages at $55,000. Four years after completing law school, students still owe roughly $120,000 in student loans.

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NSLDS Financial Value Transparency and Gainful Employment (FVT/GE) User Guide (June 2024 Update)

College Aid Services

The NSLDS Financial Value Transparency and Gainful Employment (FVT/GE) User Guide provides instructions and guidance for complying with the FVT/GE reporting requirements via the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS®). We recommend that you continue to monitor the Financial Value Transparency and Gainful Employment Information page on the Knowledge Center for the most current FVT/GE guidance and information.

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How to Become a Kinder Person

Steve Keating

First off, let’s make sure we all understand the difference between being nice and being kind. Being nice is easy. It doesn’t cost us a thing. It involves simple things like saying hello, saying thank you, smiling at others. Very simple things to do, although it does require that we be mindful of all the opportunities we have each day to “be nice.” Being kind, on the other hand, takes effort.

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Consortium Agreement: A Possible Short-Cut to Graduation

HEAG

Higher education, even public higher education, is expensive. Students often need to get creative to make earning a degree affordable. One way to do so is to take summer classes which earn the same number of hours as semester courses … Read more ».

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Tennessee State Names Johnson Interim President

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Ronald A. Johnson Dr. Ronald Johnson has been appointed interim president of Tennessee State University (TSU). Johnson takes the helm from retiring President Dr. Glenda Glover and is expected to serve in the role for one year, as the TSU Board of Trustees conducts a search for a permanent president. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Ronald Johnson and have him join the TSU family,” said Dakasha Winton, chair of the Tennessee State Board of Trustees.

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Team Spotlight: Nancy Da Silva

College Aid Services

Our June Team Spotlight is Senior Consultant Nancy Da Silva. Starting her career as a Financial Aid Advisor, Nancy quickly advanced and now serves as the Assistant Vice President of Financial Aid at Chaminade University. She joined College Aid Services in May 2023. Nancy brings a diverse skill set from conflict resolution to project management… More » Team Spotlight: Nancy Da Silva The post Team Spotlight: Nancy Da Silva first appeared on College Aid Services.

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Gear Up for Biking

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Bicycling is a great way to be physically active and improve mental health. Health benefits include stronger muscles, better coordination and mobility, reduced body fat, and lower stress. Bicycling is a lower-impact activity compared to running and causes less stress to feet, knees, and hips. Bicycling is versatile. It can be enjoyed alone, with a small group, or as part of big bicycling events like RAGBRAI.

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Implementing the Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act

Ed.gov Homeroom

It has been nearly 18 years since Congress ended the joint consolidation loan (JCL) program; no new JCLs could be issued, and JCLs could not be reconsolidated or separated. Borrowers who were married and combined their individual federal student loans into a single joint Direct Consolidation Loan or joint Federal Consolidation Loan with their spouse Continue Reading The post Implementing the Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act appeared first on ED.gov Blog.

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After a Successful Tenure, Hauser Prepares to Pass the Torch

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

If you speak it into the world, it just might happen. That’s how Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser became president of Colorado Mountain College (CMC) in 2013. Hauser had always admired the institution because of its unique, tax-based funding, its open-access dual-mission purpose, and its location, nestled into the scenic western slope of the Rocky Mountains.

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2024–25 FAFSA Specifications Guide (June 2024 Update)

College Aid Services

Federal Student Aid has updated the 2024–25 FAFSA Specifications Guide. The volumes contained in this guide contain FAFSA Processing System (FPS) technical and processing information for the 2024–25 award year. What changed? Volume 1 – Summary of Changes to include multiple updates and clarifications about functionality on the 2024–25 FAFSA Partner Portal website.

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House Appropriations Subcommittee proposes 11% cut to LHHS budget; Slashes Federal Work Study and SEOG by 50%.

COE

House Appropriations Subcommittee proposes 11% cut to LHHS budget; Slashes Federal Work Study and SEOG by 50%. June 26, 2024 — by Kimberly Jones The funding bill cuts education funding by 14%. Still, it maintains TRIO, GEAR UP, and Pell funding flat – meaning it does not increase or decrease – but will halve the Federal Work-Study Program and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program funding.

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Renowned, Trailblazing Sociology Professor Dies at 88

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Doris Yvonne Wilkinson, the first African American female appointed to a full time position at the University of Kentucky in 1967, has died at age 88. Dr. Doris Yvonne Wilkinson “Dr. Doris Wilkinson was powerful, influential and, at times, larger than life,” said UK's President Dr. Eli Capilouto. “It is with deep sadness that I learn of her passing, but I am comforted in knowing that her legacy continues to run deep across the foundation of our community.

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Helping People Be Their Best

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

When Sister Dr. Christine De Vinne first came to Ursuline College, a private, Catholic institution in Pepper Pike, Ohio, she was a young woman studying math for her undergraduate degree. In 1996, she returned to campus as a dean, and, in 2015, she became president of her alma mater. It’s been over 50 years since De Vinne first matriculated in the class of 1973.

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New Report Amplifies Voices of Student Fathers in Higher Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Newly released research highlights policy reforms and institutional support systems that target student fathers, particularly Black and brown fathers, in higher education. Dr. Brittani Williams The nonprofit Generation Hope, which provides direct support and national advocacy for student parents in college, has released “ EmpowerED Dads: Amplifying Voices, Advancing Higher Education for Student Fathers.

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Survey Suggests Trend Toward Use of AI in Legal Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Law schools are increasingly incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into their curricula, according to an AI and Legal Education Survey released by the American Bar Association and the ABA Task Force on Law and Artificial Intelligence. American Bar Association American Bar Association The survey is a compilation of insights — gathered from 29 law school deans or faculty members between December 2023 and February 2024 — on the integration of AI into legal education.

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North Carolina A&T Receives $20M Gift from Anonymous Donor

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Kenneth E. Sigmon Jr. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has received a $20 million gift from an anonymous donor. “We are deeply honored and grateful for this extraordinary gift,” said Kenneth E. Sigmon Jr., vice chancellor of University Advancement. “This generous support will provide crucial resources to our students, faculty and programs, ensuring that N.C.

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Association Names 35 to 2024 Emerging Leaders Program Cohort

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Kristin G. Esterberg The American Association of State Colleges and Universities has announced a new cohort of 35 higher education professionals taking part in its 2024 Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). “Once again, AASCU is providing a group of aspiring higher education leaders with an invaluable learning experience to help them grow into their future roles in higher education administration,” said Dr.