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Governor Charlie Baker has confirmed that the University of Massachusetts is in talks with Mount Ida College following reports that UMass may be interested in acquiring the Newton school.

In the 1970s and ‘80s, Massachusetts’ public schools were considered mediocre by many standards. Today, the state’s school system ranks among the best in the world. What happened?

A new study out today finds over a third of college students have been hungry in the past year, and a small percent were homeless.

Kat Taylor, co-founder of a community development bank in Oakland, California, and the wife of philanthropist Tom Steyer, is the first member of that board to openly embrace the environmental cause.

It's unlike any deal we've seen in the history of higher education. For the first time, a state university is buying a for-profit college.

Earlier this month, a regional accreditor in Indiana approved Purdue University's acquisition of Kaplan University. While Purdue administrators cast this as a move to enroll more adult students, some faculty and outside observers are deeply skeptical.

While many faculty are deeply skeptical, Purdue administrators see the university's acquisition of Kaplan University as a move to enroll more adult students. On Campus Radio sits down with Purdue's president Mitch Daniels.

Only 30 percent of college students who struggle with depression or anxiety ever seek help. But for student athletes, that number drops to 10 percent.

The New England Board of Higher Education is out with a new report this morning that makes recommendations on improving the employability of college graduates.

Two years ago, schools started giving scholarship athletes modest stipends to meet the rest of their expenses. These stipends are not paychecks, but some schools don't offer them for philosophical reasons.

Facing dwindling enrollment, Wheelock College has agreed to merge with Boston University. The two schools will become one beginning June of next year.

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