02 novembre 2015

Libertine or Frugal?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Just why do many students want to live off campus? And does this desire in any way reflect on their morals. Read more...

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Gender Affects Occupations and Wages of Humanities Majors, Reports Say

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Reports: “Gender and the Occupations of Humanities Majors” and “Effects of Gender on the Earnings of Humanities Majors”
Organization: The Humanities Indicators project of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Summary: Men and women who earned degrees in the humanities have notable differences in their earnings and post-college occupations, according to two reports released on Monday by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. More...

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Texas University’s Faculty Requests Office-Door Peepholes

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Midwestern State University, in Texas, has offered to retrofit office doors there with peepholes in response to faculty members’ safety concerns arising from campus shootings elsewhere, The Wichitan, a student-run newspaper, reports. More...

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One Student Is Killed, Another Wounded in Shooting at Winston-Salem State

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . One student was shot dead and another wounded after gunfire erupted early Sunday near dormitories at Winston-Salem State University, in North Carolina, according to reports by the Associated Press and a local newspaper, the Winston-Salem Journal. The city police were searching for a suspected gunman, who was not believed to be a student. More...

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Judge Throws Out Suit Against Accreditor That Shut Down For-Profit Venture

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . A federal judge in California has dismissed a lawsuit that the company behind the for-profit Ivy Bridge College filed against the accreditor that shut down the institution. According to the ruling, by Judge Samuel Conti of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Ivy Bridge filed the suit in the wrong jurisdiction, as the company is based in California but the accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission, is not. More...

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Federal Watchdog Sues ‘Financial Support’ Company, Alleging Student-Aid Scam

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed suit against Global Financial Support Inc., alleging it made millions of dollars by charging students and parents sham fees for nonexistent financial-aid services. More...

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These Colleges Received the Most in Gifts Last Year

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Total private giving to institutions of higher education, public and private, grew again in 2014, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Philanthropy 400 project, which tracks giving to the 400 largest nonprofit organizations in the United States. More...

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Education Dept. Releases 2 Sets of Rules to Simplify Student Borrowing

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The U.S. Department of Education has unveiled two sets of final regulations governing its expanded income-based repayment program and efforts to rein in banks’ deals with colleges. More...

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Average Student Debt Climbed Higher in 2014, Study Finds

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Average student-loan debt among graduates of four-year public and nonprofit private colleges who had incurred debt at the time of graduation climbed to $28,950 for the Class of 2014, up 2 percent from the Class of 2013. An annual report by the Institute for College Access and Success, released on Tuesday, found that at those colleges, 69 percent of graduating seniors had student loans, a rate that held steady from last year. More...

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Les professions libérales se mettent en conformité avec la loi formation

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)Les partenaires sociaux des professions libérales ont signé un accord-cadre relatif à la formation afin de prendre en compte les nouveaux dispositifs de la loi du 5 mars 2014.
L'accord précise les modalités du tutorat, qui devront s'appliquer également aux maîtres d'apprentissage. Les signataires demandent aux entreprises de la branche de prévoir les modalités relatives à la reconnaissance du tutorat concernant l'organisation et la charge de travail du tuteur, ses perspectives d'évolution et toute forme de valorisation de la fonction tutorale.
Consulter l'accord (ainsi que tous les autres accords de branche) dans notre rubrique. Voir l'article...

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