20 décembre 2015

Survey reveals link between alumni engagement, college fundraising

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. As social media continues to revolutionize charitable giving, research from Corporate Insight offers important new evidence as to why colleges and universities across the United States continue to lag in fundraising. More...

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Oklahoma higher education institutions cutting costs, sharing resources

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Higher education officials across Oklahoma are taking steps to cut costs as they brace for a huge state budget shortfall next fiscal year. More...

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Webster University and Evolution Labs to launch next-generation digital admissions initiative

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Evolution Labs announced that Webster University has selected its S360 engagement products to change the way prospective and admitted students and their parents experience the college admission and pre-matriculation process. More...

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Western Pa. community colleges struggle for relevancy as enrollment falls

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. When Pennsylvania's community college movement bloomed in the mid-20th century, the two-year public colleges tasked with providing an affordable path to higher education and jobs were seen as the wave of the future. More...

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SunPower dedicate University of California's largest campus solar power plant

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. University of California, Davis, Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi, and SunPower representatives are dedicating the university’s newly constructed 16.3-megawatt (AC) solar power plant. The new plant, which UC Davis estimates will generate 14 percent of the electricity the campus needs, is the largest solar installation in the UC system and the largest “behind-the-meter” solar plant on a U.S. college campus offsetting electricity demand. The university expects to reduce the campus’s carbon footprint by 9 percent, or 14,000 metric tons, as a result of the system. More...

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Nation's unrest over campus diversity reaches UNLV

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. For weeks, high-profile protests at college campuses across the country have forced schools to have uncomfortable conversations about race and diversity. More...

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College leaders must stand up, guide students

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. College students are dizzy in the whirlwind of change from the teenage drama years to the vastly different burdens and joys of adulthood. Payers of tuition, parents and students alike, expect university officials to be wise Sherpas, accompanying those students along that rocky climb. More...

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Why free higher education can't wait

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has come out in support of free public higher education as part of his campaign platform. Sanders' plan calls for the elimination of tuition at four-year public colleges and universities. This would be paid for through the implementation of a financial transaction tax, which is a tax of half a percent on Wall Street transactions and could raise close to $300 billion a year. More...

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Prescription for higher ed prosperity

University Business LogoBy Richard Skinner. Much of what we read today about higher education tends to dwell on constraints and reductions, but at least one sector of academe is actually growing. More...

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Campus Computing Project takes pulse of higher ed IT

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Although it has been a boon to commercial services such as Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and others, cloud computing hasn’t completely caught on in higher education. That’s according to the 2015 “Campus Computing Project” report, released in October at the Educause conference in Indianapolis. More...

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