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November 15, 2016 // Arkansas Online

6-year Graduation Rate Hits All-Time High at UA

A record-high six-year graduation rate of 64.5 percent for the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville means the campus is heading in the right direction, Chancellor Joe Steinmetz said.

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November 15, 2016 // Angela Baldasare, Melissa Vito and Vincent J. Del Casino Jr. in Inside Higher Ed

When a B isn't Good Enough

The traditional definition of at-risk students is wrong, and we need to do more to help students caught in an institutional blind spot, write Angela Baldasare, Melissa Vito and Vincent J. Del Casino Jr.

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November 9, 2016 // USF News

University of South Florida Nationally Recognized for Innovative Approach to Student Retention

The University of South Florida has earned a national award for its unique approach to effectively retaining first-year college students. The innovative method may also help the university reach “Preeminent” status in the state of Florida.

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November 4, 2016 // Universities UK

Analytics in higher education

Learning analytics provide a set of powerful tools to inform and support learners. They enable institutions and individuals to better understand and predict personal learning needs and performance.

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November 2, 2016 // KJZZ

Universities Using Big Data To Help Students Succeed

More and more colleges and universities are starting to use data to try and help students succeed. Some of what education officials have found has been surprising.

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November 2, 2016 // The Atlantic

The Colleges Are Watching

With access to predictive analytics and more data than ever before, how can universities avoid invading students’ privacy while promoting academic success?

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November 1, 2016 // Judith Sebesta, Texas A&M Commerce in Evolllution

A Manifesto for Building Bridges Between EdTech and Higher Ed

Recently, the U.S. Department of Education announced the eight winning partnerships in its experiment to open federal aid to alternative providers (including CSU Global and Empire State College among the institutional members).

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October 31, 2016 // ACCT Trustee Quarterly

Seven Strategies for Trustees in the Age of Analytics

Leveraging analytics to optimize student success is an institutional strategy whose time has come.

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October 31, 2016 // Education Writers Association

Big Data Is Coming to Colleges. Are Students’ Grades and Privacy Safe?

A college degree may be the golden ticket to a better job, but that incentive alone isn’t enough to stop millions of students from dropping out of school.

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