Weekly Round-Up: September 23

Welcome to the weekend! It’s time for out weekly round-up of cool student achievements and some of our favorite stories from the week.

Student achievements that caught my eye:

  • Laura Acchiardo Joins Sorority at the University of Evansville  (122 individual stories)
  • SCAD Student Kristen Albrecht Partners with The Limited to Launch New Jewelery Product Line (5 individual stories)
  • Tyler Fisher chosen as UW-Platteville Resident Assistant (23 individual stories)

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

In an effort to reduce dependence on state funding and become more self-sustaining, the UC Davis chancellor has announced aggressive plans to increase student enrollment to 37,000, with a particular focus on attracting out-of-state students who pay more in tuition. [Sacramento Bee]

Rob Zinkhan of Indiana University East interviews Ohio State University president E. Gordon Gee, and asks him about changes coming to higher education and how colleges can leverage the power of social media.

Women’s Colleges are adapting and creating alternatives programs to boost enrollment and revenue, reports the Chronicle of Higher Ed. Mentioned in the article are several readMedia clients, including Wilson College, Wellesley, Chestnut Hill, Randolph-Macon, Peace, Wells, and Agnes Scott College.

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