24 janvier 2016

Racial prejudice is driving opposition to paying college athletes

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. With the money made from college sports increasing every year, the way colleges treat their athletes has become controversial. More...

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Ambassador and Campus Management extend partnership

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Ambassador Education Solutions, the innovator in course materials and content integration programs, and Campus Management Corp., a leading provider of enterprise software products and services for higher education, have extended their partnership, streamlining course materials transactions for colleges and their students. More...

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New archive on human sexuality and identity coming to college libraries

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, announced the advisory board for the Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, a milestone digital program that will bring together primary source content on gender, sexuality and identity. The advisory board, which consists of leading scholars and librarians in sexuality and gender studies, will help select content for inclusion and inform the development of the archives. The first part of this three-part series – LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 – will be available in March. More...

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States are slacking on higher ed spending

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. More than 95 percent of states in the U.S. have been spending less on their public higher education systems than they did before the Great Recession. More...

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In quest to improve minority graduate rates, males lag

University Business Magazine logoBy Tim Goral. Virginia Commonwealth University has received national recognition for closing the graduation gap between minority and white students, but the accolade comes with an asterisk. More...

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Student debt is hurting Missourians

University Business Magazine logoBy Tim Goral. From 2000-2014, outstanding student loan debt nearly quadrupled to $1.3 trillion. Today, the average student borrower owes more than $26,000, a sharp rise since 2000 and a direct reflection of states like Missouri that fall short in their obligation to adequately fund higher education. More...

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How artificial intelligence makes higher ed smarter

University Business Magazine logoBy Barb Freda.

Technology characterized by machines acting like humans revolutionizes higher ed. More...

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New business of b-schools

University Business Magazine logoBy Sherrie Negrea. The traditional MBA, the flagship of graduate business education for more than a century, is losing ground as applicants increasingly turn to online degrees and specialized master’s programs in business-related fields. More...

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Speaker savvy

University Business Magazine logoBy Tom Kenyon-Slaney. There are some 4,140 colleges and universities in America. If each spends an average of $50,000 per year in presenting speakers and lecturers--this becomes an annual investment which exceeds $200 million. In the campus public speaker marketplace, the majority of presenters receive fees and compensation of about $10,000 per engagement. Some receive $25,000+ and some earn $3,000-$5,000. More...

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Development team offers bridge to completion

University Business Magazine logoBy Patrick S. Roberts. Small funding opportunities can help keep students on road to graduation. More...

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