28 janvier 2017

Higher ed officials brace for impact of Trump liberal arts cuts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Grinnell College last week began demolition to make way for a new $114 million complex dedicated to humanities and social sciences research and education. More...

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Higher ed social media platform taps instructional design firm

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Yellowdig, today announced a partnership with instructional design firm, iDesign, to help faculty implement pedagogical approaches that apply Yellowdig’s social learning technology to engage students and foster deeper learning. More...

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Developing successful black male initiatives

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Academic leaders and college practitioners have increasingly been focusing on the success of black male students. More...

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Universities must help educate woefully uninformed lawmakers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Two decades ago, Congress picked a particularly bad way to save money. More...

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Bound for college? New report suggests it's not for everyone

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Picking between a four-year college and an automotive technology program after high school wasn't a difficult choice for Pleasant Plains senior Cameron Geist. More...

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Can MOOCs cure the tuition epidemic?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In the United States, the biggest obstacle standing in the way of students going to college is not their high-school grades or their test scores. It’s cash. For low-income applicants especially, soaring tuition is one of the main reasons that as many as 40 percent of those accepted in the spring don’t show up in the fall. More...

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Questions with the man who oversaw higher ed under Obama

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. During his last day as the person in charge of higher education under the Obama administration, Under Secretary Ted Mitchell took a few minutes to talk to The Atlantic by phone about the U.S. Education Department’s accomplishments, failures, and what he plans to do once he hands in his government I.D. What follows is a lightly edited transcript of our conversation. More...

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Trump, Congress must recognize higher ed and economic growth are linked

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. We are at the onset of a major political transition in the United States, and policies adopted by President-elect Trump as well as Congress could have significant implications for higher education. More...

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Emerging social trends among millennials

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Schools are using the power of social networks to attract potential students, interact with current students and stay connected with alumni. More...

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Saving university independence

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Kentucky’s legislature has approved Senate Bill 12, which places the appointment of the men and women who serve on the board of the University of Louisville clearly in the hands of the Gov. Matt Bevin. More...

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