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BMCC, EOU ink transfer agreement

Deal allows students to be enrolled simultaneously

In a move aimed at serving students, officials from Blue Mountain Community College and Eastern Oregon University inked an agreement this week that will allow students to be enrolled in both universities simultaneously. 13 more words

La Grande Observer

LCC’s painful realities | Opinion |

Lane Community College is a boom-and-bust institution, particularly since the last recession. The college’s enrollment is down 40 percent since its 2011 peak as an improving job market has absorbed prospective students. 38 more words


Amid ‘Trump Effect’ Fear, 40% of Colleges See Dip in Foreign Applicants

The president of Portland State University, Wim Wiewel, met last week with 10 prospective students in Hyderabad, India. But what started as a get-acquainted visit quickly turned into more of a counseling session, as the students expressed fears about coming to the United States this fall.

New York Times

Portland State sees drop in applicants from India, but officials don't blame Trump

The number of Indian students applying to study at Portland State University this fall dropped 27 percent compared with the same time last year, a development that has raised serious concerns that the political climate in the U.S. 25 more words

The Oregonian

An Open Dialogue for Discussing the ‘White Male’ Scholarship

Greetings, everyone! Today, I want to do something a bit unusual. I want to foster a discussion around the “white male scholarship.”

If you haven’t already heard, … 372 more words


College persistence and graduation

Research has shown the benefits of a college education – higher income, better health, increased civic participation and greater life satisfaction. That is good news for the 95% of… 643 more words

Farther Foundation

College Enrollment is Falling as People Start to Wise Up

Yahoo“Despite aggressive efforts nationwide to boost the number of people who attend college, enrollments declined this fall for the fifth straight year as better job prospects for older potential students and a stalled pipeline of new high-school graduates were compounded by continued woes in the for-profit college sector.” 435 more words