Here's a rundown of the biggest stories in collegeland on Wednesday:
- New York University wants to expand its campus—we know that much. But now NYU is considering Ground Zero in Manhattan as potenial real estate, saying it wants to help in "revitalizing and diversifying" the former World Trade Center site, the New York Times reports.
- The Obama administration announced that it will postpone implementing a new rule that critics say would close for-profit institutions, the Chronicle of Higher Education reports. The rule intends to "cut off federal student aid to programs whose graduates carry high student-loan debt relative to their incomes," the report says.
- By way of Huffington Post, check out this list of highest paid professors by subject area. The data was collected by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.
- A new law demanding better transparency in the sale and pricing of textbooks will go into effect on July 1, the Student Press Law Center reports. And the nation's college students breathe a sigh of relief.
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