15 avril 2017

How campus payment systems can improve student satisfaction by 25 percent

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania used to spend half a workday manually processing eCommerce payments. More...

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States step up with college affordability

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For now, college affordability is taking a backseat to other issues demanding attention from the federal government. But across the country, state governors and legislatures are stepping up to find ways to bring college into reach for more students and families. More...

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Organizations demand Trump Administration enforce Title IX in letter

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Title IX is “a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity,” according to the United States Department of Justice. More...

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Hits and misses for black colleges in Trump budget

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The budget blueprint titled “America First” decreases Department of Education funding by 13 percent, leaving some programs that support minority students unfunded. More...

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House passes bill that allows higher ed institutions to offer more degrees

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Missouri statutes now mandate what programs and what level of degrees public higher education institutions can offer. Degree duplication could mean redundant costs. More...

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GW joins amicus brief opposing executive order travel ban

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The George Washington University joined 30 other universities in filing an amicus brief challenging the Trump administration’s revised executive order on travel and immigration. More...

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College classes in maximum security: 'It gives you meaning'

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. More than 650,000 prisoners are released every year in the U.S., but no federal agency tracks the unemployment rate for this population. More...

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Trump administration aims to boost female involvement in STEM

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Ivanka Trump and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos commemorated Women's History Month at a Tuesday event at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, to encourage young girls to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. More...

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Here's what happens to endowments when colleges close

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. When Dowling College on Long Island closed last year, it left a few things that will be easy to unload. There’s the waterfront mansion and a score of houses. More...

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Beyond The States to launch database of European master's degrees

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Due to popular demand, Beyond the States, a service that assists American students in navigating Europe's English-conducted higher education programs, will launch a searchable database of Europe's accredited Master's Degree programs this May. More...

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