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Federal Student Loan Program is Rapidly Losing Money, and Income-Based Payment is To Blame, Report Says—The Chronicle of Higher Education
The federal government is well on its way toward lending more money in student loans than it is repaid.

Renu Khator: Amazon’s Houston snub ‘hurts’, describes love for city—Houston Chronicle
“It just hit me as if it was so personal,” she said in a recent interview. “I’ve just fallen in love with the place.”

Giving to Colleges Up 6% in 2017—The Chronicle of Philanthropy
In total, higher-education institutions raised $43.6 billion, the largest amount ever counted by the annual survey since it began in 1957.

Maps: See the University of Houston’s change over the decade—Houston Chronicle
UH President and Chancellor Renu Khator said that her administration has invested $1.2 billion in facilities over the last decade.

A Crash Course in Crisis Communications—The Chronicle of Higher Education
Two successful college presidents’ mishandling of crises led to their fall, showing that campus leadership isn’t just about what happens when all hell breaks loose — it’s about what happens long beforehand.