14 février 2016

Lower tuition may be coming to some UNC campuses

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. A plan to drastically lower tuition at several UNC system campuses is being considered by the state Senate leadership – a proposal that could create a more affordable option for students while altering the size and makeup of universities initially created for black and American Indian students. More...

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Diversity fuels changes at Connecticut colleges, universities

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Over the last 10 years, the faces of Connecticut’s colleges and universities have changed, as college degrees are increasingly seen as a requirement of a knowledge-based job economy. More...

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Maintenance at LSU severely lacking after years of budget cuts

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. When it rains outside Middleton Library on LSU’s campus, it rains inside, too. More...

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On the Purpose of Higher Education

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The fall of 2015 was wrought with controversy, outrage, and criticism regarding the state of higher education in the United States. More...

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We are in the midst of a crisis of higher education in art

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. A series of events in recent years indicates that higher education in art is in the throes of a serious crisis. The Emory University Visual Arts Program was closed in 2012, a year before the Cooper Union—a former bastion of free education in New York—announced it would begin charging tuition. More...

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American Student Assistance establishes consumer advocacy center

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. American Student Assistance, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating college financing as a barrier to education and long-term financial success, has established a new Center of Consumer Advocacy. More...

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Committee links Ed Dept CIO's ethics to cyber failures

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. In an unusual coupling of issues, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform grilled several senior Education Department officials about the agency’s cybersecurity failings and an ethics probe into agency CIO Danny Harris. More...

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Forging ahead on apprenticeships

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. The Obama administration is continuing to promote the registered apprenticeship model as a critical job training program, especially among industries not traditionally known for offering them. More...

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Scholly introduces new scholarship-matching platform

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. Scholly, the app that connects students to millions of dollars to help fund college and avoid future loan debt, has just gotten even faster, easier and more efficient. More...

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Continuing ed = the new traditional student

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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