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HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017

* A better marriage between college and job training – The Trump administration and many academics would like to see less focus on colleges as work force development centers. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2o4iZdf

* The Albany Business Review reports on why private colleges are worried about Cuomo’s free tuition proposal: http://bit.ly/2mRPWJJ

* Taylor Hansen, a former lobbyist for for-profit colleges, quit his job at the U.S. Department of Education on Friday. The Chronicle of Higher Education writes: http://bit.ly/2o287fO

* The IRS and Department of Education just made applying for financial aid even more difficult. Student Loan Hero reports: http://bit.ly/2mqdrNH

* Should we re-think the traditional credit hour structure? Education Dive investigates: http://bit.ly/2n516LW

* Should college students be required to take a course in personal finance? The Wall Street Journal reports: http://on.wsj.com/2n5ZG5M

* CUNY to r
evamp remedial programs, hoping to lift graduation rates. The New York Times reports: http://nyti.ms/2nH8sZk

* Navigating our shameful, maddeningly complex student aid system. The New York Times Your Money columnist, Ron Lieber, writes: http://nyti.ms/2nKbwR9

* Amid ‘Trump Effect’ fear, 40 percent of colleges see dip in foreign applicants. The New York Times reports: http://nyti.ms/2o20ndH

MEMBER NEWS

* College Magazine names SVA the #1 school for visual arts! http://bit.ly/2nupZDp

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