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Higher Education Headlines

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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First-ever A&M System Student Regent Appointed from Prairie View A&M—Houston Chronicle

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday tapped Ervin Bryant, a history major from Spring, for the role.

AG Paxton Cheers Settlement that Allows Ex-ITT Tech Students to Receive Academic Records—Houston Chronicle

Houston-area students shut out of ITT Technical Institutes in 2016 will receive their transcripts after a new settlement.

An Update of the Federal Law Governing Higher Ed Appears Dead. Now there's a fight over who killed it.—The Chronicle of Higher Education

Could it be that the last chance for this Congress to draft a new Higher Education Act just died because two United States senators can't resolve a middle-school-style disagreement?

How Admissions Competition Brought New Rivalries, Strange Bedfellows and 'An Us-Versus-Us Lawsuit'—The Chronicle of Higher Education

Nobody wants to discuss the lawsuit looming over college admissions. Except for Jim Wolfston, the guy who started it.