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U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rule to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Laws/Regulations,Sex Issues,Women

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-announces-final-rule-help-colleges-keep-campuses-safe

Agency press release about implementation of final regulation relating to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.  The rule is based on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 and is designed reduce the incidence of sexual violence on college campuses.  From the U.S. Department of Education

 

Annual Report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Education-Higher,Financial Crisis/Markets

http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201410_cfpb_report_annual-report-of-the-student-loan-ombudsman.pdf

Analyzes complaints submitted by consumers with student loan complaints from October 2013 through September 2014.  Largest set of complaints relates to lack of repayment options and flexibility in times of distress.  From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

 

Support Costs and Staffing at Virginia’s Higher Education Institutions

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

http://jlarc.virginia.gov/reports/Rpt460.pdf

 

Finds that spending on support functions at Virginia’s 15 public higher education institutions increased 28% from 1991 to 2010 when adjusted for enrollment and inflation, but that the rate of increased support staff spending varied substantially across institutions.  W&M was listed as one of three that spent more than 75% of similar institutions.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

 

Advice for Colleges, Universities and Students about Ebola in West Africa: For Colleges and Universities

Categories: Africa,Education-Higher,Health/Medical,Recreation/Travel

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/advice-for-colleges-universities-and-students-about-ebola-in-west-africa

Advice for students and faculty heading to or returning from the affected countries in West Africa.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Profile of Undergraduate Students: 2011-12

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015167.pdf

Includes attendance status, degree or certificate program, major field of study, average grades, student demographics, financial aid status, credit card debt, work disability status, and distance education.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

Trends in Student Financing of Undergraduate Education: Selected Years, 1995-96 to 2011-12

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/2014013.pdf

A series of tables which show over a 16 year period how undergraduates enrolled in U.S. postsecondary institutions financed their education.  Also shows trends in average total price of attendance and in undergraduate financial aid. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

2014 Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Sex Issues,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.wm.edu/offices/compliance/_documents/CampusSafetyReport.pdf

Annual report on campus safety and security procedures, crime statistics, sexual misconduct policy/procedures, and fire safety at William and Mary as required by the federal Clery Act  From the Office of Compliance and Policy at the College of William and Mary

 

Mid-Career Outcomes of Graduates of Virginia Institutions of Higher Education

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.schev.edu/reportstats/2014Mid-careerwageoutcomes.pdf?from=

Provides data on wage outcomes out to twenty years past graduation by degree and discipline of study.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

 

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