18 octobre 2015

Illinois reducing fees on college savings plan

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Illinois is reducing fees on its Bright Directions 529 college savings plan, a move designed to help families put more of their investment toward rising tuition costs. More...

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Helix publishes guide to help choose enrollment marketing approach

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Maximizing enrollment growth while minimizing spend has higher education marketing teams in a quandary. Competition for students is fierce, yet budgets are tight. More...

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University of Maryland, Phillips Collection partner to fuse art, tech

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. University of Maryland has announced a new partnership with The Phillips Collection, which university officials hope will lead to a “laboratory for the arts.” More...

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Workday delivers student admissions

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced Workday Student Admissions, a new application that helps higher education institutions meet targeted enrollment goals through data-driven insights related to a potential student's academic success at their institution. More...

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The future of race-conscious admissions programs

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As the United States Supreme Court begins its new term, one of the most watched cases will be Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. For the second time, the Supreme Court will review the constitutionality of the University of Texas' race-conscious admissions program. More...

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Laureate Education files for IPO

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Laureate Education, Inc. filed a Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). More...

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College widens scholarship reach

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Hendrix College is expanding a scholarship program that would extend need-based aid to students from three Little Rock schools and a nonprofit, the college announced Monday. More...

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Can $25M get 500 poor kids to and through college?

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A group of rising high school seniors stood in a circle at Rutgers University-Newark’s campus, playing an icebreaker. Not that they needed it. The group had been living on campus together for three weeks, and already felt like family. More...

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Campuses debate rising demands for ‘comfort animals’

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Rachel Brill and Mary McCarthy are seniors and longtime roommates at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. This year, they share their four-bedroom campus apartment with two other female students. Also, Theo and Carl.
Theo, easygoing and unflappable, is a tawny, 103-pound, longhaired German shepherd. Carl, an energetic charm magnet, is a jet-black, 1.5-pound Netherland Dwarf rabbit. More...

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New cloud-based college recruiting platform debuts

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Universities looking to increase their enrollment rates now have VisitDays, an online platform that automates the process of engaging the entire campus community in the recruitment and enrollment of new students. More...

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