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  • New!  Social Media Campaign Publicizes Lifeline Law
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Students at 13 Indiana college campuses will receive social media messages about the state law that allows minors who have been drinking to report a medical emergency or a crime without getting in trouble.
  • New!  Higher Ed Employees Sharing More of the Cost for Healthcare
    As a result of changes to healthcare benefits stemming from the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and in an effort to better control costs, many higher education institutions are passing more of the cost of healthcare along to their employees.
  • Employment in Higher Education Contracts for Fourth Consecutive Quarter As Job Postings Increase
    The number of jobs in higher education decreased in Q2 2014 for the fourth consecutive quarter and the largest decline since the current downward trend began. During the same period, the number of advertisements for job openings in higher education continued to grow according to a new report from HigherEdJobs, the leading source for jobs and career information in academia. The full report can be viewed at
  • Education Department to ease college loan rules
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Education said Thursday it will try to make it easier for students and parents with troubled credit histories to get college loans.

    New rules would ease restrictions on college students seeking loans from the government's direct loan program.
  • How to Get and Keep the Attention of a Search Firm
    If your career in higher education advances far enough, chances are you will be a candidate for a leadership position at an institution that uses a search firm.

    HigherEdJobs links to more than 50 search firms specializing in searches on behalf of colleges and universities for executive and administrative positions from directors and chairs to deans and presidents.
  • 5 ways a 'corporation' status is transforming colleges  External Article
    Colleges and universities often say they help students develop the skills needed for an enriched life and provide services that benefit the community; but a recent trend in adopting a formal status for higher education institutions is not only helping with regional accreditation and state standings, it's helping recruit and retain millennial students and innovative staff.
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