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According to data included in an upcoming publication by ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement in partnership with the Boston College Center for International Higher Education, the total number of European students enrolled in degree programs in the U.S. has decreased by 25 percent over the past 15 years. Conversely, the number of Americans …

After a tumultuous 2015 in Baltimore, administrators at Johns Hopkins University wondered what they could do to reaffirm their commitment to and help revitalize the city it calls home.

Imagine you are a college student. Imagine a day of classes, meetings, assignments and work. Now imagine going home to sleep in your car, your friend’s couch, or even the local bus station.

A new report by The Education Trust shows that graduation rates for black students have declined slightly — widening the black-white graduation rate gap to 14.5 points — while graduation rates among white students have improved modestly over the past 10 years.

Governors State University (GSU) has filled its freshman program entirely with full-time professors as part of an effort to pair GSU’s most vulnerable learners—many of them first-generation college students from low-income households—with some of its most experienced educators.

Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of UH, talks with Kent McGuire, president and CEO of the Southern Education Foundation, and Princeton Professor Marta Tienda about how higher education can increase access and lead the conversation on inequity.

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