28 janvier 2017

Liberal education: Now more than ever

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. I recently participated in a celebration of the 15th anniversary of the opening of Peking University’s branch campus in the young, dynamic city of Shenzhen. More...

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Lawmaker proposes exemption for college, university job-seekers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In a debate that has repeatedly flared in recent years, a House Republican on Monday proposed Sunshine Law exemptions for information about applicants for top jobs at state universities and colleges. More...

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The unintended consequences of free tuition proposals

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Standing beside senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made national news when he announced this month the most recent in a growing number of free college tuition proposals. More...

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Running an open source learning system used by millions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Can you describe your job? What do you do for a living?
I’m CEO of Moodle, a learning management system. More...

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How money from slave trading helped start Columbia

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The revelation last year that Georgetown University had, in 1838, sold 272 slaves owned by the school in order to pay off debts reignited a conversation about how America and its old, elite institutions of higher education have continually failed to reckon with their ties to slavery. More...

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FBI sends out warning about scam targeting college job seekers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. That's good advice according to the FBI after sending out a warning about a scam targeting college students across the country. More...

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Higher ed's questionable equality-of-opportunity promise

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Are colleges engines of upward mobility? The preeminent expert on upward mobility, economist Raj Chetty of Stanford University, has a new paper out that seeks to answer that question. More...

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Colleges are pushed to offer money-back guarantees

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Just outside the cavernous loft that serves as the campus of the Flatiron School, tourists line up to take selfies with the famous statue of a charging bull that symbolizes nearby Wall Street. More...

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Title IX sets a positive path for higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Among student affairs practitioners, mentioning Title IX may elicit an array of interesting responses. In my 11 years in higher education, I've seen colleagues become worried and confused as they try to understand its multifaceted nature. More...

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Judge sides with university in legal fight with student newspaper

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A judge has sided with the University of Kentucky in a lawsuit against its own student newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel, over the release of a Title IX sexual assault investigation. More...

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