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The Current State of NIL

Athletics officials will lobby lawmakers this week for a federal bill governing name, image and likeness as the NCAA and conferences contend with a patchwork of state laws.

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A Recruitment Partnership Falls Apart

A public-private venture for international student recruitment ended in lawsuits filed by both sides. It’s not the first such collaboration to come undone in recent years.

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Grasping for a Foothold on the Enrollment Cliff

Higher ed experts gathered in D.C. Thursday to take stock of a three-year enrollment plunge. Some charted a path forward, while others saw only dark clouds ahead.

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Tuition Discount Rates Hit New High

According to a new NACUBO study, private college tuition discount rates hit a record 56.2 percent, continuing a pattern of annual increases.

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The Push for a 3-Year Bachelor’s Degree

Representatives from a dozen colleges met at Georgetown University last week to discuss three-year bachelor’s degree pilot programs. Their ambitions are grand, but the future is uncertain.

Stanford Raises Tuition Sharply but Expands Aid

Stanford cited inflation as the cause for a 7 percent tuition hike, which will be offset by increased aid for many students. Experts expect less severe increases at other institutions.

Rising Production Cost – and Rising Resentment

The reasons why higher ed costs so much to produce also explain why historical esteem for higher education has shifted to resentment, write Bruce A. Kimball and Sarah M. Iler.

New Campaign Wants to Prove ‘College Is Worth It’

The National Association of System Heads begins an initiative to bolster the public’s view of higher education by demonstrating—and where necessary improving—how the institutions drive social mobility and individual "prosperity."