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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Graduation Rates for Selected Cohorts, 2008-2013; Outcome Measures for Cohort Year 2008; Student Financial Aid, Academic Year 2015-16; and Admissions in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2016: First Look (Preliminary Data)

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017150.pdf

Covers a variety of the most recent data available on such topics as graduation rates by demographic and institutional characteristics, number of undergraduate students awarded aid and amount awarded, and enrollment/outcome measures.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018

Categories: Prices/Inflation,Retirement/Social Security

https://www.ssa.gov/news/press/releases/#/post/10-2017-1

Announces the Cost of Living Adjustment for the coming year based on the movement of the Consumer Price Index.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Ulysses S. Grant Papers

Categories: Defense/Military,History,Presidency

https://www.loc.gov/collections/ulysses-s-grant-papers/about-this-collection/

As the new biography of Grant by Ron Chernouw appears, the Library of Congress posts the papers of the former president.  Includes some 50,000 items from the period 1843-1885: speeches, writings, correspondence, military reports, financial records and more.  From the Library of Congress

 

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