29 décembre 2016

Colleges examining expenses, getting strategic about revenue

University Business LogoBy UB Staff. Keeping student tuition and fees down is the top priority for 2017 selected by campus CFOs and other finance department administrators in a UB survey—yet tuition revenue and nontuition student fees are the biggest anticipated funding categories for the coming year. More...

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College facilities under pressure

University Business LogoBy UB Staff. A facilities administrator from a suburban institution of 5,000 to 10,000 students says his department faces three challenging realities: increased pressure to reduce operation costs, diminishing resources and a rising deferred maintenance program. More...

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The college’s largest classroom: Its campus

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. In a renewal of social consciousness in American higher ed, colleges are refining stories of their history told through statues, signage and installations on campus. Many are turning this into an aesthetic opportunity, with historically accurate, engaging content presented in ways that visually enhance and individualize the campus. More...

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Overtime Rule: College labor in limbo

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. A Texas judge’s eleventh-hour injunction against a controversial labor regulation change has left more than 4 million U.S. workers, including thousands in higher education, in limbo. More...

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A look back: Top college stories of 2016

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. American higher education in 2016 faced increased pressure on performance. Colleges and universities were also being pushed to eliminate administrative and academic silos to help students of all ages and backgrounds succeed. More...

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College campus groundbreakings

University Business LogoBy Ray Bendici. The University of Notre Dame, University of the Ozarks and Ursinus College each announce an upcoming facility to be constructed on their campuses in the future. More...

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The latest trends and predictions for higher ed in 2017

University Business LogoBy University Business Staff. UB's third annual special issue covers hot topics that could impact college leaders in the future. More...

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‘New Voices’ laws aim to ensure student press freedoms in higher ed

University Business LogoBy Matt Zalaznick. Campus newspapers face many of the same challenges confronting the professional media—inconsistent readership, dwindling financial resources, and competition with bloggers and social media. And when it comes to the involvement of administrators in editorial decisions, a movement now spreading across the country is pushing state legislatures to reaffirm the press freedoms of student journalists—particularly at public institutions. More...

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Jewish students' union denies claims of rife antisemitism at UK universities

The Guardian homeBy. The Union of Jewish Students has dismissed a claim by Britain’s first higher education adjudicator, Ruth Deech, that some are avoiding certain universities due to rife antisemitism.
But, while the group said her claim did not reflect the experiences of many Jewish students, who were perfectly comfortable on campus, it also acknowledged that there had been a recent spate of high-profile antisemitic incidents. More...

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Rhodes, rent strikes and Brexit: the top student stories of 2016

The Guardian homeBy. The Rhodes Must Fall movement at the University of Oxford had been calling for the removal of Oriel College’s statue of Cecil Rhodes all through 2015, for its “glorifying” of the “racist mass murderer of Africans”. More...

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