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Revolutionizing online education: A conversation with President Michael Crow of Arizona State University – Brookings

In our recent blog, Top 6 trends in higher education, we highlighted the increasing prevalence of online education opportunities in the fast-changing higher education landscape. In the U.S., online courses have more than quadrupled in the last 15 years and are growing even more quickly around the globe. Pursuing a degree through a high-quality online More Info »

Purdue University Global Hosts Commencement for 600 Graduates – Hastings Tribune

Purdue University Global, a public nonprofit online institution of higher education, conferred degrees for more than 600 graduates during two ceremonies on May 18 in Indianapolis, Ind., recognizing them for their academic achievements and celebrating their success. President of Purdue University Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. speaks at the commencement for Purdue University Global on May More Info »

Ohio State Sports Doctor Sexually Abused at Least 177 Men – The Chronicle of Higher Education

For almost two decades, it was an open secret on the Ohio State University campus. There was something odd in how the physician Richard H. Strauss examined male athletes. “The student-athletes we interviewed described how certain aspects of Strauss’ behavior were broadly witnessed and discussed in the athletics department,” states a long-awaited independent investigator’s report, More Info »

Happy graduation! Billionaire pays off Morehouse College grads’ student-loan debt

Tech investor Robert F. Smith tells students to ‘pay it forward’ About 400 seniors at Morehouse College got an unexpected graduation gift Sunday — the erasure of their student-loan debt. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith — the founder and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners — dropped that bombshell while addressing students during commencement More Info »