14 février 2016

Obama's final budget proposal would send billions to higher ed

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. In his final budget proposal, President Barack Obama reiterated a number of higher education proposals that Congress has seen — and ignored — before. Among them: two years of free community college and a closing of the 90/10 rule loophole that allows for-profit colleges to collect more than 90 percent of their tuition revenue from federal sources. More...

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African-Americans' fields of study don't earn much money, report finds

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Racism in higher education has been the subject of protests at Ivy League and open-access colleges and universities in the U.S. over the last several months. But could racial discrimination and animosity toward students of color also impact which majors they choose. More...

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Bill would fully fund tuition for tech college HOPE recipients

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. A bill making its way through the state House would tie the HOPE grant award to the cost of tuition at Georgia’s technical colleges. More...

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Postsecondary, continuing ed spurs focus on human-centered design

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. As higher, professional, and continuing education institutions move from application to acceptance season, Story+Structure, specialists in human-centered design, encourages colleges and universities to reevaluate their approach to prospective students' online, mobile, and app experiences. More...

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How tech is changing the admissions process

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Before he arrived in Omaha as a doctoral student in computer science, Jason Jie Xiong says, "I didn't even know there was a state called Nebraska." More...

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Enrollment in online courses rises, importance to academic chiefs wanes

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The number of students in online courses continues to rise, even as higher education enrollment is declining—but enthusiasm for them appears to be waning slightly among some university leaders, according to an annual survey. More...

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China says its students need more ‘patriotic education’

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Chinese students, already immersed in classes and textbooks that promote nationalist loyalty to the Communist Party as a bedrock value, must be made even more patriotic and devoted to the party, even when they are studying in universities abroad, according to a new directive sent to education officials. More...

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Berkeley is facing big budget trouble, ‘painful’ measures ahead

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The University of California at Berkeley, the nation’s most prestigious public university, is facing a “substantial and growing” budget deficit and is preparing to take measures that its leader warned will be “painful” as it repositions itself financially. More...

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Maryland is still grappling with separate but equal in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. A recent ruling in a decade-old case over the lack of investment in Maryland’s historically black colleges shows the state’s troubles with inequity in higher education are far from resolved. More...

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Chalk & Wire enhances its assessment platform

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Chalk & Wire, a provider of higher education assessment provider, today announced new features to its assessment platform. More...

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