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SC Higher Ed News Digest - January 3, 2023

The SC Higher Ed News Digest is compiled weekly by the CHE Communications Team to share relevant state, regional and national higher education news. All links are to external media websites and the ideas expressed therein are not the official position of the CHE. We do not include articles requiring paid subscriptions.

New partnership to address addiction crisis in South Carolina

WRDW (Date Posted: Dec. 29) Topic: Student health, cross sector partnerships. (This article was also syndicated to the Associated Press and the event was covered by a number of state broadcast media.)


FMU to launch building projects in 2023

SC Now (Date Posted: Jan. 1)

Topic: Facilities improvements – mentions CHE


Crash Course Columbia: How to retain talent in the Midlands

Columbia Metropolitan (Date Posted: Jan. 1)

Topic: Workforce (cites 2017 CHE data on STEM graduate retention)


STORIES OF THE YEAR: Moments that made a lasting impression on the Pee Dee

SC Now (Date Posted: Dec. 27)

Topic: Mentions CHE approval of FMU program growth


Top 10 of 2022: New president setting goals for SCSU

The Times and Democrat (Date Posted: Dec. 26)

Topic: College administration and leadership


Colleges’ expenses rose 5.2% in FY22, the biggest increase since 2001

Higher Ed Dive (Date Posted: Dec. 15)

Topic: Affordability, administrative costs


5 Notable Findings as Colleges Respond to Enrollment Worries

Chronicle of Higher Ed (Date Posted: Dec. 7)

Topic: Enrollment trends


Congress to Boost Pell Grant by $500

Inside Higher Ed (Date Posted: Dec. 21)

Topic: Affordability

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