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ICYMI: HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016

* NPR reports on what it’s like to be a college-bound student and worried about your immigration status: http://n.pr/2augXAM

* A College of Charleston professor says he’s been forced out of a job for refusing to list learning outcomes to please an accreditor. So he’s suing. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2aDO9S7

* Only a few colleges – mindful that wealthy students can afford to take the SAT or ACT many times – require that all scores be submitted. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://bit.ly/2auf1bs

* How much does living off-campus cost? The New York Times takes a look at how and why off-campus housing costs vary between institutions: http://nyti.ms/2bhg3Vi

* A bipartisan consensus appears to be forming behind measures to hold colleges and universities more accountable for student financial outcomes like loan repayments. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2bcyyuR

* According to a new survey, nine out of 10 college graduates think that earning a college degree was worthwhile. US World News & Report writes: http://bit.ly/2b1tk5n

* Can architecture spur creativity? Universities are investing in big, high-tech buildings in the hope of evoking big, high-tech thinking. The New York Times reports: http://nyti.ms/2aTy8Li

* The “$500 million club” of colleges tends to be stingy with aid to low-income students. The Hechinger Report writes: http://bit.ly/2aDcyY6

* Strapped for students, nonprofit colleges use for-profit recruiting tactics. PBS reports: http://to.pbs.org/2aPXOIY

MEMBER NEWS

 * Find out more about in-demand careers in Rochester at Bryant & Stratton College’s Hot Careers, Lunch & Learn Event. Warm 101.3 has the details: http://bit.ly/2aXDHHA

* The College of Westchester recently hosted an Allied Health Career Café where students had the opportunity to network with employers to discuss careers, including internships and full-time positions, as well as mentoring opportunities. http://bit.ly/2aIFpcO

*In case you missed it (ICYMI) is a weekly e-newsletter designed to bring you the big higher education news you might have missed. Look for it every Wednesday!*