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Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton returned to her alma mater on Friday to address graduating students at Wellesley College. The wet, gray day did little to dampen enthusiasm or extinguish Clinton's fiery speech. 

It’s college graduation season, and that often brings demonstrations against commencement speakers. Many college administrators are faced with the tricky task of permitting activism while protecting free speech.

The Trump administration wants to phase out a program designed to forgive student loans for graduates who work in public service, but student loan experts are telling borrowers not to panic.

University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan tells WGBH News that he sees an endgame for UMass Boston's financial struggles.

Students at Harvard on Tuesday held the first university-wide graduation ceremony for black students. The student-organized event comes as Harvard and other universities are grappling with their ties to slavery.

Household debt in the U.S. has reached a new peak north of $12.7 trillion, according to a new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Student loans account for more than 10 percent of that debt.

Graduate students at Tufts University have voted to unionize. The vote comes after the National Labor Relations Board ruled last summer that students who teach and do research at private universities have the right to organize.

Sixty percent of community college presidents say their enrollments have dropped in the past three years and more than one in five presidents say enrollment is down by 10 percent of more. That’s according to a new survey conducted by Gallup and Inside Higher Ed and based on responses from more than 230 leaders of two-year colleges.

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged four Chinese nationals in connection with a college admissions scam. Two of the students were admitted to schools in Massachusetts.

It's not too late if you're a high school senior looking for a college. Hundreds of colleges, including several here in New England, still have open seats for the fall term.

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