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Contents IN EVERY ISSUE AD INDEX COLLEGE INDEX 8 8 ON TOPIC BEHIND THE NEWS 10 14 More online @ Navigating the evolving rights of transgender college students: Charting a path to legal compliance By Steven A. Mendelsohn While most administrators want to comply with Title IX and other applicable laws, knowing what is expected of colleges and universities is not clear as the law is evolving along with social attitudes concerning transgender individuals. 17 The latest on enrollment and retention topic/enrollment-retention @universitybiz Looking abroad? Challenges and considerations for higher ed By John Lenckos The rise in the number of foreign students on U.S. campuses is welldocumented. But university business offices need to pay attention to the flip side of this trend: U.S. institutions that expand overseas. Future Shock: Why tuition-free community college is a bad idea By James Martin and James E. Samels Behind the scenes, higher ed insiders reckon that the government's tuition free investment would be better spent in strengthening current community college programs and, importantly, getting students college-ready. This more strategic investment can actually improve aspiration, persistence, and completion rates by incentivizing institutional and individual student academic performance-rather than spreading free tuition resources like peanut butter. STAY CONNECTED View, share, comment Throughout UB, look for the friendly URL and QR code, which will take you to the story on our website so you can easily view, share with colleagues and comment. Sign up for the UB Daily and other newsletters at University Business, volume 18, number 5 (ISSN: 1097-6671), is published 12 times per year. A publication of University Media, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Professional Media Group LLC), 488 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. Phone: (203) 663-0100, Fax (203) 663-0149. Periodicals postage paid at Norwalk, CT, and additional mailing offices. Postmaster: send address changes to Fran Cassone, University Business, 488 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. Email: University Business is a registered trademark of University Media, Inc., a division of Professional Media Group. Copyright 2015. MEMBER BPA INTERNATIONAL. 4 | May 2015

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