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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017

* Signs that college tuition might come down. NPR reports: http://snip.ly/znr0q

* “How America Pays for College 2017,” a national study from Sallie Mae and Ipsos reveals how today’s incoming students and their parents pay for college is changing. eCampus News reports: http://snip.ly/jy2g3

* Century Foundation cautions that nature of public university deals with online program managers could undermine the institutions’ financial stability and their students’ data. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/82skq

* No timetable for new Gainful-Employment data. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/pgul4

* Cuomo to give colleges $7 million for courses in prisons. The New York Times reports: http://snip.ly/sl7ji

* The Higher Education Research Institute at U.C.L.A., which has been surveying first-year students across the country, found a few telling freshman trends. The New York Times writes: http://snip.ly/0lwgs

* The Chronicle of Higher Education asks Kevin M. Guthrie, Ithaka president and Catharine Bond Hill, managing director of Ithaka’s S+R consulting arm, four questions on the future of higher education: http://snip.ly/sjwcm

* Trump is going after affirmative action but that’s not the problem with college admissions. CNBC Money reports on what is the problem: http://snip.ly/bhgxp

MEMBER NEWS

* New York magazine draws from LIM College research in article on what vintage means to millennials: http://snip.ly/k9mge

* Middle States Commission on Higher Education re-affirms LIM College’s accreditation. Also on the list are Bryant & Stratton College, SVA and Plaza College

* Jamestown Business College says ‘Aloha’ to new students at freshman orientation. The Jamestown Post-Journal reports: http://snip.ly/65w7k

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