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Remembering a Friend to Student Veterans

James Wright, Dartmouth’s former president, was well-known as an administrator and leader. Wick Sloane celebrates another set of his contributions.

Higher Education: Burning or Bright?

Yes, many Americans question higher ed’s value, but college presidents are answering their questions in innovative and important ways, Eileen L. Strempel and Stephen J. Handel write.

Bringing Back Stop-Outs

Four University of California campuses are joining forces to boost enrollment by recruiting former UC students who left without completing a degree.

Otterbein, Antioch U Aim to Create National System

They announce an affiliation today with intention to create a national university system alongside additional partners to be named later.

Repairing the Road for Returning Students

Colleges need to remove barriers to re-enroll more of the millions of adults who have some college but no degree, Jorge Salas writes.

Providing Holistic Health Care for Veterans

To address student veterans’ health-care needs, certain components should be in place, Nancy L. Montgomery writes.

Lifelong Learning for a Changing Workforce

State universities must step up to address employer demand for tailored, knowledge-based degrees to help employees meaningfully advance in their careers, Jim Shea writes.

Tide of Exits Without Degrees Still Rising

The number of students who left college before earning a credential continued to rise during the last two years.