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Catholic-College Leaders Welcome New Pope as Scholar and Advocate

The news that the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis I, is a Jesuit, a scholar, and an advocate for social justice was greeted with enthusiasm by Catholic-college presidents.

NZ: student visa approvals fall by a quarter

Despite efforts to boost education exports, the number of students being issued visas to study in New Zealand for the first time fell by a quarter in 2009-2012, new figures reveal. Overall, visa issuance for new and existing students was down by 10%.

Air Force and Coast Guard Suspend Tuition Assistance Programs

The Air Force and the Coast Guard have become the latest branches of the United States military to suspend their Tuition Assistance Programs, following significant, across-the-board cuts in defense spending that took effect this month in a process known as sequestration.