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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017

* Former editorial writer and author, Tina Rosenberg, writes in the New York Times about when a few extra bucks can get students to the finish line: http://nyti.ms/2m0s9L3

* Taylor Hansen lobbied to weaken regulation of for-profit colleges. Since he joined the Education Department, it has started doing just that. ProPublica writes: http://bit.ly/2nkq8Ka

* What the working class wants. Economists discuss threading the needle between public expectations, student debt and employment outcomes at ACE annual meeting. Insider Higher Ed reports:  http://bit.ly/2mGuw34

* Free College Tuition Plan will likely be “Tweaked” writes Rick Karlin, reporter for the Times Union: http://bit.ly/2npNLhh

* Trump may give students debt relief that Obama refused. Bloomberg reports: http://bloom.bg/2mjCUnW

* OPINION: Students can’t repay loans without jobs — here’s how to navigate the ‘last mile’ from diploma to employment. The Hechinger Report writes: http://bit.ly/2nB0YTs

* Will international students stay away? Four in 10 colleges are seeing drops in applications from international students amid pervasive concerns that the political climate might keep them away. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2mGAlgU

* The 10 cities with the biggest skills gap. Forbes reports: http://bit.ly/2n7521c

* Working smarter, not harder, in admissions. The Chronicle of Higher Education writes: http://bit.ly/2nkwn0k

* How scholarship websites sell students’ information to colleges and publishers. The Hechinger Report writes: http://bit.ly/2lLec3R

* According to Bob Gram, former senator and governor of Florida and co-chair of the National Commission on Financing 21st Century Higher Education, Trump should look to higher education to make America great again. US News and World Report: http://bit.ly/2lXAbEt

MEMBER NEWS

* High school students from Suffolk County awarded Berkeley College scholarships. News LI reports: http://bit.ly/2nEQZNg

* LIM College opens registration for 2017 Summer Fashion Lab: https://yhoo.it/2nnEppm

* The College of Westchester Associate Provost, Joann Mulqueen recently took part in a professional development series titled, “Strategies to Build a Career in Higher Education: Tips and Techniques from Successful Women!” The event, hosted by the regional division of New York State’s ACE Women’s Network, took place in Sparkill, NY.

APC News

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APC Innovation Summit will be held Tuesday, June 13 – Thursday, June 15 at the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY. For more information, please contact Donna @ dgurnett@apc-colleges.org

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