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ICYMI: HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016

* Free public college would end our nation’s addiction to debt-financed higher education, writes David Bergeron, senior fellow for postsecondary education at the Center for American Progress, a worthy goal even if private colleges will need to make adjustments. Inside Higher Ed published the piece: http://bit.ly/2ewgpsh

* Making sense of the two candidates’ plans on student debt. The New York Times writes: http://nyti.ms/2dZkwAC

* In The Atlantic, Ashley Lamb-Sinclair writes that assuming college is always the best option turns career-minded students away from true learning: http://theatln.tc/2f4GPTm

* The Education Department announces that it will restore Pell Grant eligibility for students whose education was interrupted by the closure of their institutions. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2dZjvsg

* Hillary Clinton promises to spend $25 billion on historically black colleges. Forbes reports: http://bit.ly/2fBi8Ap

* No easy path forward for ITT Tech students. The Washington Post writes: http://wapo.st/2eRfGof

* The Chronicle of Higher Education writes in order to realize Hillary Clinton’s plan of free college education, the federal government and the states might have to work together — like they did to build the interstate highways: http://bit.ly/2fe8hfM

* Taxpayer cost of Corinthian’s collapse soars to $350 million. The Wall Street Journal reports: http://on.wsj.com/2ejT7rA

* Jill Biden’s push to make community college free. The Atlantic reports: http://theatln.tc/2eKUXTy

MEMBER NEWS

* A must see! Berkeley College millennials share their opinions on the presidential nominees tonight on The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley: http://bit.ly/2fhrXzn

* Recently LIM College hosted its Fashion: Now & Then conference. This year’s theme was dedicated to fashion as art. The Daily Front Row reports: http://bit.ly/2evW6Lz

*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!*