Some higher-education leaders in Nebraska and Iowa are expressing concerns about how new federal college ratings could affect their bottom line. The ratings would consider factors such as graduation rates and student debt to judge how much federal aid colleges and universities receive, which some administrators fear could shortchange both students and schools. "Success for one student may be getting a job after a handful of classes. For another student, that might be getting a degree," said Arthur Rich, Metropolitan Community College's vice president for campuses and student affairs.

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