18 octobre 2015

Second Gallup-Purdue Index asks: Is college worth the cost?

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The second national Gallup-Purdue Index identified stark differences in graduates of public, private and for-profit colleges when asked if their degree was worth the cost and raised questions across all institutions about the value of a college degree. More...

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80 colleges are overhauling this decades-long admissions process

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Eighty leading colleges and universities are today announcing a plan to reverse a decades-long process by which colleges have-largely through the Common Application-made their applications increasingly similar. More...

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An unprecedented look at Pell Grant graduation rates from 1,149 schools

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. A new study adds to a body of evidence that low-income students graduate college at lower rates than their more affluent classmates. More...

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Scenario Learning's training to help prevent ‘active-shooter’ events

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. With thousands of students returning to college campuses to start a new school year, many parents are left worrying, "How safe are my children?" College administrators and staff must ensure their campuses are as safe as possible. More...

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Four programs honored for boosting Latino college success

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Programs helping Latino high school students earn college credit hours, pursue STEM or health careers and giving their parents college information have been singled out for boosting the number of Latinos enrolling and successfully graduating from college. More...

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Higher education: Starting your economic engines

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. There is often a debate on American college campuses about the role of the university as a catalyst in the economic development of its region. More...

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All Minnesota colleges, universities waiving application fees for a time

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. All of Minnesota's state colleges and universities are waiving application fees for all or part of College Knowledge Month. The October celebration is a statewide effort between high schools and postsecondary institutions to engage, inform and support students as they enter into the college application process. More...

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American higher ed doubles down on polytechnic renaissance

University Business Magazine logoBy James Martin and James E. Samels. Higher ed is still surfing the polytechnic revival wave at engineering schools, colleges, and universities across the nation. More...

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Pay on the way

University Business Magazine logoBy Kylie Lacey. Students may forget their campus cards in their rooms or figure they don’t need their wallet for a short walk around the quad. But the one thing they are likely never to be without is a phone. More...

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Global online college courses: A career booster?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Four years after the debut of free online courses from elite universities, the statistics on this unprecedented digital outreach to the world are staggering. More...

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