22 janvier 2016

ACE Strives for More Female Presidents

HomeCan you imagine a world in which half of all college and university presidents are women?
The American Council on Education can, and it is hoping higher education can reach this goal by 2030. Read more...

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IT Security, Mobile Among Top IT Strategies

HomeInformation security has leaped to the top of Educause's annual list of IT issues facing higher education, released Wednesday morning. Read more...

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Report: Colleges Reduce Emissions

HomeColleges and universities reduced their emissions by 13 percent per square foot between 2007 and 2014, according to a report released Wednesday. Read more...

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Admissions Officers Check Applicants on Social Media

HomeAbout 40 percent of admissions officers say they research applicants on social media, according to a survey released Wednesday by Kaplan Test Prep. Read more...

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Supreme Court Rejects Student Loan Bankruptcy Case

HomeThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case on whether people declaring bankruptcy should have an easier time erasing student loan debt in the process, The Wall Street Journal reported. Read more...

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Udacity Launches Job Guarantee Pledge

HomeOnline education provider Udacity is promising graduates of its new Nanodegree Plus program that it will find them jobs within six months -- or their money back. Read more...

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Cuomo Tries Again on Higher Education in Prisons

HomeRepublican legislators two years ago blocked New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, from an initiative to expand higher education opportunities in the state's prisons. Read more...

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Female Economists Advised to Avoid Group Work

HomeCould lack of credit for co-written papers explain the underrepresentation of women in economics? New research by Heather Sarsons, a Ph.D. candidate in economics at Harvard University, detailed in The New York Times, suggests that women struggle to earn tenure in the collaboration-heavy field because they aren’t afforded the same recognition for group work as their male co-authors. Read more...

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How States Fare in Their Support of Public Higher Ed

HomeYoung Invincibles released report cards today that grade states on their support of public higher education. The results weren't great, and only one state -- Wyoming, the least populated state in the U.S., got an A (seven states received a B). Read more...

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Proposed Funding Increases for California Colleges and Students

HomeCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown on Monday proposed $1 billion in new funding for the state's public institutions, an increase of 3.4 percent. Read more...

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