18 décembre 2016

Higher ed is failing older Americans

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center bears a bit of good news: College graduation rates are up. Of students starting college in fall 2010, 54.8 percent have now finished—up 1.9 percentage points from the prior year’s cohort. More...

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Lone Star College to provide tuition exemption for senior citizens

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Lone Star College Board of Trustees unanimously approved a tuition exemption for seniors 65 years of age or older. The vote took place during the November board meeting. More...

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Discussing performance-based funding

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In 2014, Central State University made national headlines by achieving a political goal more than 120 years in the making; it was given federal land grant university status, making the school eligible for new funding and productivity in the areas of agricultural research and community outreach. More...

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New stream of market intelligence

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The American International Recruitment Council (AIRC), a provider of independent certification of recruitment agencies, and StudentMarketing, a global market intelligence and strategic development company, have signed a 3-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to become strategic partners. More...

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Instructor tells students election was an ‘act of terrorism’

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Like many Americans, Olga Perez Stable Cox has strong feelings about the outcome of this year’s presidential election. More...

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Tuition hikes in store at some state universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Appointed by the California governor, 21-year-old Maggie White, a student trustee for the California State University system, spends her time traveling across the state to talk with legislators and students about the system's proposed tuition hike for in-state students. More...

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Online learning is finding its feet after stuttering start

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. After a stuttering start, online learning is finding its feet with the launch of a new range of degree programs. More...

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This way to pay for college makes parents suspicious

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A new option for paying for college is dogged by suspicion and controversy, the American Enterprise Institute has found. More...

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On campus, Trump fans say they need safe spaces

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Amanda Delekta, a sophomore at the University of Michigan and political director of the College Republicans, was ecstatic when her candidate, Donald J. Trump, won the presidential election. More...

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Federal government shuts down controversial college watchdog

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. An organization that was supposed to oversee the embattled for-profit college industry and protect students from fraud lost its recognition Monday, potentially putting hundreds of thousands of students in limbo. More...

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