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Preparing Colleges for the Arrival of Vets

Jose E. Coll, Ph.D. | Posted 05.13.2013 | College
Jose E. Coll, Ph.D.

Administrators, faculty, counselors and staff should be prepared to manage the unique challenges that veteran students face as they transition out of the military and into higher education.

Veteran Sues UNC For In-State Tuition

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2012 | College

Iraq War veteran Hayleigh Perez and the Student Veterans Advocacy Group have filed a lawsuit against the University of North Carolina disputing whethe...

Why Professors Love Veterans

Barbara Mujica | Posted 12.25.2012 | College
Barbara Mujica

Because veterans have actually experienced the realities of war, operated in foreign environments, and negotiated with people of other cultures, student veterans take classroom discussion from the theoretical to the real.

When It Comes to Education, Veterans Sometimes Aim Too Low

Barbara Mujica | Posted 11.22.2012 | College
Barbara Mujica

Veterans who do attend competitive institutions are usually highly successful. These young men and women are motivated, focused, and efficient at time management. They not only excel academically, but enhance the general academic environment.

'Veterans Don't Need Our Pity' | Posted 09.03.2012 | Impact

Judging from media accounts, I'm the rare American veteran who isn't homeless, homicidal, or suicidal. To be sure, the toll of almost 11 years of c...

How Higher Ed Can Better Support Military Students

Jose E. Coll, Ph.D. | Posted 10.08.2012 | College
Jose E. Coll, Ph.D.

With a potential increase of veteran students attending college for the first time, there are protocols that will help student matriculate and prepare them for academic success.

Jacob Soboroff

LIVE DISCUSSION: Are Schools Scamming Our Veterans? | Jacob Soboroff | Posted 07.09.2012 | Impact

Many colleges and universities call themselves “military friendly," but which are truly supportive and which are simply unscrupulous? Although th...

Getting Veterans Into College

Leo Hoar | Posted 08.20.2012 | College
Leo Hoar

In talking about the wars our veterans have fought, we tend to emphasize the rights they are protecting. And yet college education remains more a privilege than a right in America. For those who risk their lives defending our rights, this is one privilege we should try our utmost to extend.

Veterans Deserve Executive Order Without Implementation Concerns

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | Posted 07.21.2012 | College
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

I appreciate the intent of the Executive Order and the gratitude it attempts to show our troops. The Executive Order's text, however, raises a number of concerns for Frostburg State University.

10 Issues Affecting Student Veterans

The Huffington Post | Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For a veteran, making the transition from military life to college life can be especially difficult. Beyond the stresses of the classroom, veterans mu...

More Veterans Choose For-Profit And Community Colleges Under GI Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Under the post-9/11 GI Bill, many veterans are electing to go to for-profit and community colleges, new data from the Department of Veterans Affairs r...

From Combat To College, Veterans Lack Support (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Even with financial support from the government many vets find themselves lost on campus. In a recent Inside Higher Ed column, UCLA faculty member...