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  • (from ICEF Monitor) W hat aspects of the learning and living experience matter most to international students? Responses to the 2018 International Student Barometer survey at universities in Australia – one of the top host ...

  • The Department of Labor has, once again, issued new proposed overtime regulations that would increase the salary level threshold for exempt employees to $35,308 per year ($679 per week). While this is an increase to the ...

  • (from the Washington Post)  After years of decline, enrollment at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is on the rise, according to  federal data . Total enrollment in fall 2017 was 298,138, an increase of ...

  • (from USA Today) Rates of depression, physchological distress and suicidal thoughts and actions have risen sharply among people 26 and younger in the last decade or so, and some experts believe social media is at least partly ...

  • (from the Washington Post) A  small music-education-focused school in Oakland, California, has run into trouble after taking out loans based on two appraisals of donated artwork. Four paintings together were valued at $2.8 ...

  • (from Institutional Investor and Pensions & Investments) I ndependent school endowments returned an average net 7.4 percent for fiscal year 2018, according to an annual study from  Commonfund  Institute conducted jointly ...

  • (from Inside Higher Ed)  The textbook publishing industry is considering large-scale transformation that could significantly alter the business and consumption of course materials. The industry faces numerous pressures such ...

  • (from Business Insider)  Wealthy CEOs and hedge-fund managers from places like New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, Chicago and Silicon Valley are  flocking to Miami for tax breaks , which has resulted in increased admissions ...

  • (from the New York Times) Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged dozens of people, including coaches at top universities around the country, for paying for or accepting bribes to admit student applicants. Both coaches and ...

  • (from the Society of Human Resource Management) T he Department of Labor has proposed an increase in the salary-level threshold for white-collar exemptions to $35,308 per year from $23,660. If finalized, the new overtime ...