24 janvier 2016

These colleges punish students the most for drugs and alcohol

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Ithaca College and Coastal Carolina University hand out the most disciplinary measures to students for drug and alcohol violations per capita, a new report analyzing federal data shows. More...

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Hallelujah college

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Last fall, as student activists around the country protested racism on their campuses, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas dismissed secular universities as havens for “leftist, coddled kids.” The protests proved that these schools teem with “psychotic Marxists,” declared “The Daily Caller,” a conservative website. More...

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$682,000 grant to help academic publishers increase workforce diversity

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. A four-year, $682,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded to the University of Washington will help four university presses and the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) create a pipeline program to diversify academic publishing by offering apprenticeships in acquisitions departments. More...

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Might some colleges manage themselves into extinction?

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. More colleges are facing a do-or die-moment: Become more appealing to students and parents or face closure or a merger, scholars at a college finance conference here warned Friday. More...

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Concealing the calculus of higher education

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. An undergraduate degree from a flagship state university often comes with a six-figure sticker price for on-campus residents. A private college could cost a quarter of a million dollars nowadays. More...

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OSU opens research unit for online teaching, learning

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Oregon State University is increasing its commitment to online education with a new research unit to focus on online teaching and learning at OSU and across the nation. More...

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Sources: Cuomo wants to join the State University of NY and CUNY

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Gov. Cuomo ultimately wants to take over of the City University of New York and merge it with the state’s public university system, sources told The Post. More...

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Pentagon lifts University of Phoenix military recruiting ban

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. The University of Phoenix once again can recruit on military bases and receive federal tuition assistance for active-duty troops, after the Pentagon lifted a temporary ban on the nation’s largest private university. More...

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Booth University College names first woman president

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Booth University College has named Marjory Kerr as the fifth president and first woman president of the downtown Winnipeg private postsecondary institution. More...

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Otter finally starts talking about higher education

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Education was the centerpiece of Idaho Gov. Butch Otter’s state of the state address last week, and that expectedly included an element little heard from in Idaho SOS speeches for a generation: Higher education. More...

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