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APC’s ICYMI: Higher Education News for the Week of July 20, 2016

ICYMI: HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS

* Inside Higher Ed’s Doug Lederman and Rick Seltzer write about how colleges are keeping up with business changes: http://bit.ly/29MvMtL

* The Lumina Foundation last week released a new series of white papers on how public colleges are responding to performance-based funding policies in their states. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://bit.ly/2a6L3Ig

* Apollo shareholders sue company to stop sale. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/29T8t4g

* Proposed student finance regulations may hamper small institutions. Brookings reports: http://brook.gs/2a9K6ic

* Republican platform for higher ed: Less red tape and less money. The Hechinger Report writes: http://bit.ly/2aaeyeG

* Three New York State college and university presidents were among the top 20 highest paid chief executives at public and private colleges in the country in 2014-15, according to a database. View the Chronicle of Higher Education’s executive-pay database, which breaks it down by base pay and total compensation, here: http://bit.ly/2a3dHeQ

* A survey conducted by Inside Higher Ed found a majority of college business officials agree higher education is in financial crisis, with a bleak outlook for the next 10 years. Education Dive reports: http://bit.ly/2a6L9Q8

* New York Times Money Advisor Ann Carrns writes new rules are in place for college financial aid accounts:  http://nyti.ms/29NXfiE

* After backtracking, Dowling College closes for good. The Long Island Press Reports: http://bit.ly/2a8v8uv

* According to a recent study by the Urban Institute, upper middle class is surging and making sure their children pursue a four-year degree. Bloomberg reports: http://bloom.bg/2a0vPqA

* U.S. House of Representatives passed higher ed bills to increase transparency, minority access. Education Dive reports: http://bit.ly/29ROnpV

* Bloomberg takes a look at why Millennials with tons of loans won’t refinance: http://bloom.bg/29Brxm5

* The student loan problem no one is talking about. Market Watch reports: http://on.mktw.net/29BeKjN

MEMBER NEWS

* Monroe College Criminal Justice Professors Darrin Porcher and Dr. Basil Wilson appeared on BronxTalk to discuss the recent shootings by police, Black Lives Matter protests, and related subjects. http://bit.ly/29YeduG

* LIM College’s dance team pays tribute to Orlando shooting victims. The Milford Mirror reports: http://bit.ly/29UQ58V

* Courtney O’Brien, of Milford, has been selected to travel with the LIM College Dance Team to Orlando, Florida, to participate in a Disney Performing Arts Workshop. The Milford Daily News reports: http://bit.ly/29UiR8R