More choices alter college textbook landscape

A new federal law requires publishers to provide textbook price information to professors and calls on colleges to identify course textbooks during registration, giving students more time to shop around. Experts call it a step in the right direction, but not a game-changer. At the same time, a robust online marketplace of used books and recent inroads by textbook rental programs give students more options than ever. The prospect of…

UPJ, IUP, Seton Hill named best northeastern schools

Katie Fritsch, Seton Hill Government Association president, said the school is unique. “Seton Hill is unique because it is rooted in tradition but very progressive in its approach to education,” she said. “I love that Seton Hill was the first school in the nation to create a program that will deliver an iPad to every full-time student this fall. It will be amazing to see how the teaching and learning…