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"What's New" in Higher Ed. Today!

Today's News You Need to Know
- In Virginia & Across the U.S.A.

(The following linked news articles do not necessarily reflect the opinion
or position of SCHEV (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia)  

In Virginia

In the Nation

U.Va. tops list of best colleges based on annual return on investment
Cavalier Daily (4/08/14)
PayScale releases rankings of best colleges, majors by investment value

UVa continues to approach massive online courses with caution
The Republic (4/13/14)
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, could be the wave of the future for colleges and universities, but the University of Virginia is approaching the trend with caution.

Security Continues to Be A Focus on College Campuses
WHSV (4/16/14)
Campus security at colleges and universities changed across the country after the tragedy at Virginia Tech seven years ago. Now, campuses use complex emergency management systems to prepare and practice for emergencies.

Virginia’s Community Colleges honor Spotsylvania County
Germanna News (4/16/14)
Spotsylvania County has earned the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. It was nominated for the award by the Germanna Community College Educational Foundation.

ExxonMobil and Employees Donate $1.4 Million to Virginia Colleges and Universities .
Wall Street Journal (4/09/14)
ExxonMobil and its employees are donating $1.4 million to higher education institutions across Virginia as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation's 2013 Educational Matching Gift Program, an increase of 6 percent over the prior year.

Community college-university pipeline eases higher-ed route
Washington Post (4/10/14)
Community college-university pipeline eases higher-ed route