College President’s Report – April 2019

Appointments Alabama System Appoint Permanent President Trustees for the University of Alabama System have appointed Interim Chancellor Finis E. St. John to become the system’s permanent chancellor. St. John has served in an interim position since July 2018. He will begin his post immediately. read more ***Stay up-to-date with all the changes in Higher Ed […]

College President’s Report – March 2019

Appointments University of Southern California Selects Former UNC Chancellor as President Carol L. Folt has been selected by the USC Board of Trustees to become the school’s 12th president. Folt previously served as the first female chancellor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She will begin her tenure at USC on July 1st. […]

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College President’s Report – February 2019

Appointments UNC-Chapel Hill Names Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz has been named interim chancellor at UNC. Guskiewicz was appointed by Interim UNC-system President Bill Roper earlier this month. Guskiewicz has served as the dean of College of Arts and Sciences at UNC since 2016. He will begin his tenure as interim chancellor immediately. read more University […]

US Department of Education

Courts Force Education Department to Forgive $150 Million in Student Loans

The Department of Education will begin forgiving $150 million worth of student loan debt for those attending for-profit colleges that closed while students were still enrolled. Officials say that around 15,000 former students’ debts will be excused. The loans are being forgiven after a federal judge ruled that Education Secretary Betsy Devos was unlawfully delaying […]

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College President’s Report November 2018

Appointments College of Charleston Selects New President Dr. Andrew Hsu has been named the next president at the College of Charleston. Hsu currently serves as provost and executive VP for academic affairs at the University of Toledo. Hsu was chosen unanimously by the board of trustees and will succeed Interim President Stephen Osborne. read more […]

Integrate IPEDS Data

Pinpoint Communications by Integrating IPEDS Data with the Higher Education Directory

As higher education continues to value the importance of using technology to optimize leadership, student completion, and other key resources—the benefit of translating raw data into usable information has increased substantially. You may be familiar with the IPEDS survey, but are you aware of just how much information IPEDS collects and makes publicly available? Every […]

University of Mississippi Resigns

University of Mississippi President to Resign, Other Major Schools also Seeing Recent Turnover

Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter announced on Monday that he will resign from his post at this end of this calendar year. Vitter became chancellor of the school in January of 2016 after serving as provost and executive vice chancellor at Kansas. Some students were surprised to hear about Vitter’s resignation. Sophomore Zoe Thaw said, […]

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2019 Higher Education Data Set Released

Higher Education Publications, Inc. announces the launch of its completed 2019 higher education data set. This year’s update will mark 36 years that HEP Inc. has been the leader collecting, verifying and presenting the highest quality higher education information in the form of online and print directories. Why use Higher Education Publications, Inc. ? We […]