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Matchmaker U: Colleges Try to Engage Married Alums

While leading prospective students around Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, campus tour guides talk about the college’s active Greek scene, high graduation rates and athletic successes.


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Study Finds College Sports Don’t Fully Cover Costs

Major bowl games, Final Four basketball appearances and marquee games played in huge stadiums with millions more watching on TV don’t guarantee that even top-shelf college athletics organizations can cover all their costs, resulting in mandatory annual student activity fees covering the shortfalls, according to a new Virginia legislative study.


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Report: College Enrollment Plunges By Half Million Students

A new report finds that college enrollment has plunged by approximately a half million students in comparison to the previous year.


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DC Ranked 3rd Smartest City in US

D.C. is America’s third smartest large city, according to rankings released Tuesday by the real estate blog


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Smithsonian Joins Ultra-Fast Network For Colleges

The Smithsonian Institution is joining an ultra-fast broadband network built for U.S. universities to connect the world’s largest museum and research complex with hundreds of colleges and reach more people online.


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Virginia Governor Asks Schools to Limit Tuition Hikes

Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking Virginia’s public universities and colleges to limit in-state tuition and fee increases for the fall semester.