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ICYMI: HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016

* Department of Education receives thousands of comments on proposed regulations for discharge of federal loans when colleges have defrauded students. Inside Higher Ed reports:  http://bit.ly/2apObOI

* Leader of troubled accrediting agency resigns. Inside Higher Ed writes: http://bit.ly/2aKDI2Z

* A new study has found that more than two-thirds of colleges plan to make significant changes in the enrollment process because of new rules taking effect this fall for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Fafsa). The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://bit.ly/2ayqUtl

* According to Bloomberg News, college isn’t always the way to get ahead. A quarter of college grads make no more than the typical high school grad: http://bloom.bg/2aKFiBH

* An investigation in The Portland Press Herald details questions being raised about the EDMC Foundation and its ties to the for-profit Education Management Corporation. Inside Higher Education writes: http://bit.ly/2aiViqP

* The Atlantic details, where Clinton and Trump stand on education: http://theatln.tc/2apw8Kt

* Redefining “full time” as 15 credits per semester. Evolllution reports: http://bit.ly/2as5q6b

* ITT Educational Services Inc. cautions that new-student enrollment may drop by half.  The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://bit.ly/2as5wut

* William J. Bennett, former U.S. secretary of education, writes in Time Magazine that taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay for unhappy college students: http://ti.me/2aKFroJ

MEMBER NEWS

* Monroe College adds a Barnes & Noble and Starbucks. The Journal News reports: http://lohud.us/2avrBWH

* Jamestown Business College students raise money for Seneca Arts and Learning Center. The Salamanca Press reports: http://bit.ly/2avsL4w

* Watch NBC New York’s Bruce Beck talk with official Team USA artist and SVA alum Charles Fazzino about his 3D print for the Rio Olympics. http://bit.ly/2aKVOSM

*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!*