31 mars 2016

Where college admissions went wrong

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In 2011, close to 200 higher-education professionals from selective institutions across the country gathered at the University of Southern California to come up with a plan to reshape college admissions. More...

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What higher education can learn from the fall of the newspapers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. I started my career at the Washington Post in the early nineties, back when it was hugely profitable, a pillar of the media establishment and seemingly protected from disruption by huge printing presses, delivery trucks, and a century of consumer reading habits. More...

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Higher ed HR group rallies to fight overtime rule

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The proposed rule, announced last June, would expand the maximum threshold for overtime eligibility from $23,660 per year to $50,440 per year, which could grant as many as 5 million more American workers overtime pay. A recent survey conducted by ASAE revealed that the overtime rule is members’ number-one legislative concern. More...

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On campus, women outnumber men more than ever

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Many more women than men will be opening acceptance letters and e-mails this spring and enrolling in college in the fall, in a trend that holds for both institutions in Massachusetts and nationwide. More...

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Regents approve tuition increase for CSCU System

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. State university students will pay $480 more in tuition next year, while community college students pay $141 more next year, according to the tuition plan approved Tuesday by the Board of Regents for Higher Education. More...

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Two systems is not the answer

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Beginning with the official end of the so-called “Great Recession” the Nevada System of Higher Education and its eight institutions have experienced significant funding cuts totaling roughly $200 million. More...

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Governor hears from students who plan to leave state for college

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Gov. Bruce Rauner told a group of seniors at LeRoy High School that he wants to put more money into Illinois' public universities, but it's already too late for many of them. They say they're going to out-of-state schools next year. More...

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Answer to tuition must include action by SUNY, itself

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In theory, the “rational tuition policy” adopted by the State University of New York five years ago is what it says: rational. In practice, though, it threatens to defeat the purpose of a public university. It’s time to rethink not just this approach to tuition-setting, but the structure of the SUNY system. More...

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NASFAA offers resources for early FAFSA this fall

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. President Obama's announcement last fall that tax information from two-years prior may be used on future iterations of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will allow you to file the FAFSA earlier and more easily, and receive earlier notification of financial aid awards. More...

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South Dakota may offer in-state tuition to Iowans

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Iowa’s three regent universities aren’t the only four-year public institutions in the region interested in enrolling a higher percentage of Iowa’s high school graduates. More...

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