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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017

* The slow death of Charlotte School of Law. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/r54xd

* Debt without a degree: How many struggle to pay back college loans for a degree they never finished. The Hechinger Report writes: http://snip.ly/7isdj

* Betsy DeVos recently sat down for a 30-minute conversation with the Associated Press to discuss a range of higher ed topics. Here’s what she said: The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://snip.ly/fwg0a

* A new report from the Council of Independent Colleges argues that private colleges have been improving their financial status but shows at least some small and poor institutions are struggling.  Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/qcwmx

* Institutions tackle rising tuition costs. Diverse Issues in Higher Education reports: http://snip.ly/qbwa7

* The Career Education Colleges and Universities 2-pronged strategy against the ‘Gainful’ Rule. Insider Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/svnr2

* Universities use text messages, phone calls and even personal house calls to keep a lid on no-shows, accepted students who don’t show up in fall. The Wall Street Journal reports: http://snip.ly/snhod

* For better learning in college lectures, lay down the laptop and pick up a pen. The Brookings Institute writes: http://snip.ly/99hsa

* Purdue-Kaplan online university one step closer to reality. The Journal & Courier reports: http://snip.ly/f4r6c

MEMBER NEWS

* Sue Phillips, fragrance innovator and adjunct professor at LIM College, featured in HuffPost: http://snip.ly/zb5ky

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