18 octobre 2015

How to fix inequality? It's time for research universities to step up

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. There is an open secret among the higher education intelligentsia that should give pause to any parent who hopes to send a child to college someday—and to anybody who worries about growing inequality in America. The greatest predictor of success in American higher education isn’t a student’s grades or SAT scores; it’s family income and zip code. More...

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Merged Rutgers Law offers alumni new diplomas

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Two law degrees for the price of one!
Well, kind of. More...

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Reform higher ed finance to align colleges, students, taxpayers

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Good morning, Chairman Coats, Ranking Member Maloney, and distinguished Members of the Committee, and thank you for giving me the opportunity to share my views on the concept of financing higher education. More...

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The future of Puerto Rican education

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Puerto Rico’s economic outlook is not rosy at the moment. ­The island is sinking under the accumulated weight of roughly $72B in debt and a declining population as inhabitants flee to the mainland in search of better jobs and opportunities. More...

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This edtech startup is winning over professors

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. If you've gone to college, you're probably familiar with the anxieties of the first day of class in a large lecture hall. You grab a seat, get the phone numbers or Facebooks of the people sitting around you, and they become your peer resource in the class. More...

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Utah lawmakers weighing tuition hike want info on prof salaries

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Leaves are only starting to fall, baristas have barely begun pouring pumpkin spice lattes and Utah college students just paid fall tuition, but higher education leaders already are looking ahead to raising the price of next year's. More...

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Berkeley College transitions to semester-based academic calendar

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Berkeley College is in the process of converting its academic calendar to a semester system from a quarter system. The change will take effect in June 2016, pending regulatory approval. More...

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Enrollment figures show decrease of students in Kansas

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Preliminary fall enrollment figures show there is an overall decrease of 890 students in Kansas’ higher education institutions compared with last year, the Kansas Board of Regents announced Friday. More...

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Purdue president explains loan program to members of Congress

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Members of Congress had multiple questions Wednesday about the income share agreements Purdue University president Mitch Daniels hopes to offer as an alternative to traditional student loans. More...

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Making life easier for higher ed admissions and retention directors

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Two of the biggest issues facing higher education institutions are the 48 percent dropout rate within the first two years of college and the increasing cost and difficulty of recruiting students. More...

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