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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2017

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: APC’s ICYMI will not publish the week of December 24th. Publication will resume the first week of January.

* College enrollments in the U.S. decline for a sixth straight year, although at a slower rate, while the bachelor’s degree got more popular. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/e4uzg

* Governor Cuomo veto’s ETA legislation. APC’s Donna Gurnett defends the legislation and the sector. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://snip.ly/0ywxb

* Higher education bill could heat up competition for adult students (adults over the age of 24).  The Wall Street Journal reports: http://snip.ly/zxe3w

* The number of faculty members choosing open educational resources over traditional textbooks has nearly doubled in the last year. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/4ebk1

* Residents in poor parts of New York City tend to have less student debt but more trouble paying it off, providing a window into how national trends play out at the local level. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://snip.ly/b9ai5

* How the GOP tax bill could affect higher education. Education Dive writes: http://snip.ly/kes98

* Education Dive takes a look at what the rollback of net neutrality will mean for innovation in higher ed: http://snip.ly/5io5u

* Upstate’s future is in higher ed. The Albany Times Union reports: http://snip.ly/gz0ft

* Center for American Progress profiles those who default on their student loans: http://snip.ly/n2z7q

MEMBER NEWS

* Jamestown Business College announces President’s and Dean’s Lists for Fall 2017 semester. The Observer Today reports: http://snip.ly/u228x

APC News

Save the Date!

APC’s winter membership meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd at the Albany Renaissance Hotel. Please contact Donna Gurnett @ dgurnett@apc-colleges.org for details.