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So you’ve got your kid into college, but will they graduate? (access required)

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Just in time for back-to-college, a new book says higher education has a dirty little secret: dropout rates. David Kirp, author of “The College Dropout Scandal,” says it’s shameful that 40 percent of college students seeking a bachelor’s degree never ...

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Three women poised to take first-ever higher-ed leadership roles (access required)

Incoming University of Rochester president Sarah C. Mangelsdorf.  photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.

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Fisher adds master’s program in strategic communication (access required)

Jeremy Sarachan, chair of the media and communication department at St. John Fisher College. (Photo by Kate Melton)

St. John Fisher has launched a new master’s degree program in strategic communication that will be mostly taught online. Strategic communication combines traditional emphases of communications programs, such as public relations, marketing and advertising, with study in the creation of ...

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Golisano gift of $5.8 million will create institute at Fisher for developmental disabilities nursing (access required)

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St. John Fisher College and the Golisano Foundation announced on Tuesday a $5.8 million gift to the college from philanthropist B. Thomas Golisano to create an institute dedicated to training nurses in the care of people with developmental disabilities. The ...

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Best college buys include University of Rochester (access required)

The University of Rochester, in conjunction with UR Medicine, employs 30,142 people in the Rochester area.

Several local and regional colleges have made the Kiplinger’s list of 2018 Best College Values. University of Rochester ranked the highest of local schools, at 30th out of 100 private schools and 94th out of 300 schools overall. Among public ...

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