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Public support for paying college athletes split, survey says

June 25, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The center found that 60% of survey respondents supported student-athletes being paid for use of their NIL. It was administered in mid-May, prior to the Supreme Court decision. The issue of players being paid for their personas has taken off. […]


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Ed Dept: Arizona State violated the Clery Act

June 16, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The Clery Act requires colleges that receive federal funding to report certain crimes to the federal government. The Education Department beefed up enforcement of the law over the last several years, fining the University of California, Berkeley, nearly $2.4 million […]


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State support for higher ed ticked up 2.9% in fiscal 2020, report finds

May 26, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Higher ed appropriations per FTE student increased in 41 states and Washington, D.C. in fiscal 2020. Despite a steady increase in state support, inflation-adjusted appropriations are still 6% below levels seen in 2008. States have been recovering at different rates. […]


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Alaska Senate passes bill to give free tuition to essential and laid-off workers

May 20, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The program would allow laid-off and essential workers to receive grants covering their tuition and fees at an Alaska college, so long as they submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid if eligible and meet other requirements. It would […]


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College student outcomes and state funding are intertwined, report finds

May 19, 2021

Via: Education Dive

SHEEO found that 42 states decreased appropriations for public colleges’ operations between 2001 and 2019, after adjusting for inflation. However, 34 states increased money for student grant aid during the same time period. Public, four-year colleges tend to boost tuition […]


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Ed Dept issues $36B in federal coronavirus relief aid to colleges

May 11, 2021

Via: Education Dive

President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law in March. It provides about $40 billion in direct aid to colleges and universities. Institutions must use half of that money on emergency grants for students disadvantaged by […]


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Biden’s Education Secretary isn’t ruling out an extension of the student-loan payment freeze

May 3, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

In one of his first actions in office, President Joe Biden extended the freeze on student-loan payments through September 30. With that deadline approaching, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said on Monday that the Department is “looking at” whether to resume […]


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Bill would give federal agencies new oversight of colleges’ foreign dealings

April 23, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The proposed legislation, called the Strategic Competition Act of 2021, would expand the influence of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., also known as CFIUS, an interagency group that examines foreign transactions involving American businesses. It is chaired […]


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Top 4 risks of underfunding your college’s IT department

April 12, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Determining how much to fund their school’s IT departments is a big issue facing higher ed leaders. Even before COVID-19, colleges and universities were feeling the pinch to reduce IT costs to decrease strain on their budgets. However, as institutional […]


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State funding for community colleges set to fall 2% in fiscal 2021, report finds

March 23, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Roughly $1.9 billion in federal relief funding is helping states keep higher education appropriations flat in fiscal 2021, SHEEO’s analysis found. Without federal help, however, state support for higher education would have declined by $1.7 billion. Around 70% of states […]