Daily News Scan – August 16


NIU looks to put Orange Bowl in past, build on BCS
(Andrew Seligman-AP, Yahoo Sports, 8/15/13)

Education Department makes changes to PLUS loans
(Shaquille Brewster-AP, Boston Globe, 8/14/13)

Duncan pledges more help for parents seeking federal college loans
(Nick Anderson, Washington Post, 8/15/13)

The Top 100 Best And Most Collaborative U.S. Colleges [INFOGRAPHIC]
(Vala Afshar, Huffington Post, 8/6/13)

States Want More Control Over Workforce Development Money
(Melissa Maynard, Stateline, 8/16/13)

cMOOCs: Putting Collaboration First
(Jeannie Crowley, Campus Technology, 8/15/13)

More Grants, Paid Work Could Help Ease Cost of College Crisis
(Julia Lawrence, Education News, 8/15/13)

Hinsdale trustees OK village manager pick
(Annemarie Mannion, Chicago Tribune, 8/15/13)

‘Universities’ pension proposal shot down by economists, lawmakers
(AP, WSOY-AM, 8/16/13)

Pension Committee Reports Progress
(Brian Mackey, Tri-States Public Radio, 8/15/13)

Alliance Suggests Ways That Youth-Serving Groups Can Help Students Understand College Costs
(Katherine Mangan, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8/16/13)

The Slippery Slope of Price Competition
(Ian Mortimer, Inside Higher Ed, 8/16/13)

Kishwaukee College negotiating contract with support staff
(Felix Sarver, Daily Chronicle, 8/16/13)

University of California to open its research vaults, for free
(Joe McKendrick, Smart Planet, 8/13/13)

Obama bus tour to focus on higher ed
(Justin Sink, The Hill, 8/14/13)

Picking college, major, comes down to money
(Hadley Malcolm, USA TODAY, 8/15/13)

Charting a Course
(Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed, 8/15/13)

Desire to contribute
(Luke Srodulski, Daily Chronicle, 8/16/13)

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