15 avril 2017

Energy association announces partnership with Rowan

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE), an 1,800 member national energy association, announced that a new venture between Rowan University and Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) will serve as its academic partner. More...

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Colleges cope with unexpected crises

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In 2014, a water crisis in Flint, Mich., had a major impact on Mott Community College. A year later, a horrific traffic accident that killed five international students and injured many more caused a huge amount of grief at North Seattle College (NSC) in Washington. More...

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Higher ed faculty need help with investing

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Both faculty and non-faculty members say they feel confident they will have enough money to pay for basic expenses in retirement—87 percent for professors and 80 percent for non-faculty members, according to Fidelity Investments’ 2017 Higher Education Faculty Study. More...

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Trump wants $3B cut to education this year

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. TRUMP WANTS A $3 BILLION CUT TO EDUCATION THIS YEAR: After proposing a $9.2 billion cut to the Education Department’s budget for next year, the President Donald Trump is now calling on Congress to slash nearly $3 billion in education funding for the remaining five months of this fiscal year, according to a document obtained by POLITICO. More...

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High-quality HBCUs are essential to Texas higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For almost 150 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has provided higher education opportunities to thousands of college students, particularly African Americans, in Texas. More...

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What some colleges are quietly doing to help undocumented students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As on other campuses, students at the University of Utah have been calling for the school to declare itself a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants, including those enrolled there. More...

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Stop condemning high schools for college grad rates

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. When my grandfather dropped my belongings and me on the doorsteps of Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, he gave me $50, patted me on the back and left me with a simple “Good luck.” Being the first in my family to attend a four-year college, I was completely unprepared for what came next, wanting a map to navigate the whitest place I’d been to that point. More...

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When college boards of trustees won’t let presidents do their jobs

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Last week, the faculty at Morehouse College handed down a vote of no confidence in the chair of the Board of Trustees of the college. More...

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At college, a guided path on which to find oneself

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. This is a nail-biting week for high school seniors awaiting acceptance from their dream colleges. More...

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InfoComm to deliver session at UBTech on AV workforce development

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For the second year in a row, InfoComm is contributing to the UBTech program. This year’s InfoComm session, Audiovisual Workforce Development Initiatives for Institutes of Higher Education, includes a speaker from Boston University. More...

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