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ICYMI: HIGHER EDUCATION NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016

* For-profit colleges stay quietly on offense. The Hechinger Report writes: http://bit.ly/2dLJ5Cv

* The ‘no-brainer’ fix to America’s student loan mess. Bloomberg reports: http://bloom.bg/2dQW02B

* While political support in Washington builds slowly for a federal student record database, Indiana and the University of Texas System get creative with their own data on how students fare after college. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2eca75f

* An innovative program guides former gang members from prison to promise. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports: http://bit.ly/2e6vG3k

* A large private college chain in India is expanding into the U.S., having purchased a campus in New York and proposed to buy two more. But Amity University’s proposal has run into opposition. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2e3W78x

* Laureate-owned Walden U is under state review. Inside Higher Ed reports: http://bit.ly/2dtxzGj

* The president of City College of New York resigns abruptly. The Chronicle of Higher Ed writes: http://bit.ly/2dhY8R5

* TheStreet reports that the New York Fed sees storm clouds on the student loan front: http://bit.ly/2dUEzzh

* Why lower-income students are drawn to for-profit school. The Chicago Tribune writes: http://trib.in/2dlD6yH

* Universities are not ‘trade schools,’ but they should prepare students for the workforce. The Washington Post reports: http://wapo.st/2dSgzi0

* Make colleges pay loans if their graduates can’t. Bloomberg reports: http://bloom.bg/2dPzzt2

* How student loan debt causes a chain reaction in the housing market. The Boston Globe examines the issue: http://bit.ly/2da0H4o

MEMBER NEWS

* The College of Westchester receives approval to deliver a Bachelor of Science in Interactive Digital Media and Marketing: http://bit.ly/2dZhGIl

* Feature Shoot presents a Q&A with SVA Masters in Digital Photography and SVA BFA Photography & Video faculty member Michael Foley: http://bit.ly/2dOectx

* In a recent blog post by David Reich of Reich Communications, Barry Zusman, professor of public relations at LIM College, shared some advice he found on the importance of ethics and truthfulness in PR: http://bit.ly/2dizdgs

* Berkeley College will host Alumni Weekend 2016 from Oct. 14 to 16, at its Midtown Manhattan campus. MyCentralJersey reports: http://mycj.co/2du87Ao

ASSOCIATION NEWS

Join us on Tuesday, October 18th at the Albany Renaissance Hotel from 11:00 am – 2:30 pm for the APC Fall Membership Meeting. Contact Donna Gurnett @ dgurnett@apc-colleges.org for more information.