30 avril 2016

Inside the Elaborate Web Presence of the Government's Fake University

By . The Department of Homeland Security arrested 21 people Tuesday on charges that they had recruited thousands of students through the promise of fraudulently obtained visas. More...

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What Hourly Higher-Ed Employees Made in 2015-16

Skilled craft workers — including electricians, plumbers, and carpenters — are among the best-compensated hourly employees of colleges and universities, according to a survey released on Monday by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. More...

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What a Funding Fracas Could Mean for the Future of CUNY

By Sarah Brown. Andrew M. Cuomo, New York’s governor, has called for the state to shift $485 million of its contribution to the university system onto New York City. More...

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Education Dept. Calls Imminent Rule a Reminder to States of Their Oversight Role

By . The U.S. Department of Education, in a letter meant to highlight to states their responsibilities to oversee colleges and protect students, reminded colleges on Friday that, beginning on July 1, they could lose their eligibility for federal student-aid programs if they aren’t authorized by a state agency that has a policy meeting minimum federal requirements. More...

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Little for Students in ‘Historic’ Settlement of Education Management Case

By . For all the claims that the $95.5-million settlement, announced on Monday, of a federal false-claims lawsuit against the Education Management Corporation was "historic," "unprecedented," and "a very clear warning to other career colleges out there," the deal actually won’t do a whole lot for the thousands of students who may have been pressured to enroll by the company’s admissions recruiters over the past decade. More...

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2 Hot Themes From a Fast-Growing Innovation Summit

By . Mentorship tools and college-to-career services dominated the buzz at a gathering of ed-tech companies, investors, and educators. More...

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Federal Dollars Finance Ever-Greater Share of Higher Education, Analysis Shows

By . In debating the merits and value of higher education, knowing who pays for what can be an important part of the discussion. More...

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One University’s Response to Students’ Demands on Race: Radical Transparency

By C. Last fall activists at Emory University listed 13 steps they felt were needed to improve the campus's racial climate. Officials formed working groups to tackle each one. More...

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State Higher-Education Spending Is Up, but Not Above Pre-Recession Level

By Eric Kelderman. Another report reveals more evidence of the long shadow the Great Recession has cast over public higher education. More...

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Many Colleges Profited From Slavery. What Can They Do About It Now?

By C. Like many campuses, Georgetown University is scrutinizing its historical ties to slavery. But unlike most, it’s going beyond plaques and apologies — actually tracking down the descendants of slaves it sold in the early 19th century. More...

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