Today’s college students aren’t who you think
Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
As the Trump administration and congressional Republicans push a variety of higher education paths, including more vocational options, we take a look at today’s college student population

West Virginia higher education presidents introduce Alliance for Economic Development
Beckley Register-Herald
Claiming that utilizing resources can create jobs, enhance the state’s business sector and competitive edge, ensure workers have access to the latest training and technology, build long-lasting partnerships and revitalize small communities, 10 southern West Virginia higher education institutions Monday unveiled their Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern West Virginia.

Commentary: Community colleges already are fulfilling their mission
Miami Herald
At Florida’s colleges, anyone with the will to work hard and persevere has access to high-quality, affordable academic and career educational programs.l

Eloy Oakley optimistic on strengthening California’s community colleges
Long Beach Press Telegram
Asked if there was any issue that keeps him up at night, Eloy Oakley, chancellor of California’s community college system says it’s whether “we are fully understanding the changes in our economy and workforce brought on by new technology, including automation and artificial intelligence.”

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