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‘I put my work in’: Honest applicants await college admissions results
New York Times
Most students are not applying to superelite schools. Some have already entered the world of higher education by going to community college — and are now hoping to transfer to a four-year school not too far from home.

Commentary: Reimagining Minnesota State: Majority aren’t ‘traditional students.’ How should we adapt?
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Driven by powerful demographic, generational, social and economic forces, changing student populations are bringing different backgrounds, experiences and needs to our campuses, write Devinder Malhotra, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, and Michael Vekich, chair of the system’s board of trustees.

Wyoming governor signs bill allowing community colleges to offer a new degree program
KGWN
Gov. Mark Gordon last week signed legislation that allows community colleges in Wyoming to form baccalaureate programs for applied sciences.

Colleges are looking for ways to house and feed homeless students
Pacific Standard
Colleges and universities are pulling together more permanent solutions, often in collaboration with local housing authorities and non-profit partners.

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