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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

Local Colleges Bring More People to the Area
WHSV 3 (7/25/14)
More than 300 colleges and universities took part in the survey, sampling faculty and staff to determine how satisfied people were with their job.

50 Virginia college presidents sign letter of concern about White House plan
Daily Progress (7/25/14)
Fifty presidents of Virginia colleges and universities have signed a letter objecting to what they see as unintended consequences of a White House proposal that could link federal financial aid to student success

Virginia senator announces campus sexual assault legislation .
ABC 13 (7/30/14)
Sen. Warner says the legislation will help to better protect and empower students, improve reporting, training and best practices, and strengthen transparency and accountability of educational institutions.

Va. to join higher ed distance learning agreement
Washington Post (7/24/14)
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia voted this week to join a multi-state reciprocity agreement that deals with authorization and payment for distance learning courses.

Another survey ranks UF high, among 'best schools for the money'
The Gainsville Sun (7/29/14)
The University of Florida is among the 50 best public and private colleges in the nation for the money, according to a report published by Money magazine.

How 4 Types of Families Approach Paying for College
The Chronicle (7/31/14)
The overwhelming majority of current students and their parents see college as an investment in the future. That unsurprising finding appears in Sallie Mae’s annual “How America Pays for College” report, which was released on Thursday.