29 avril 2017

Why admissions officers overlook low-income students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. It’s April, which means a sliver of high school seniors across the country are celebrating acceptance letters from the nation’s top schools, while most applicants to those colleges are licking their wounds over rejections. More...

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Case used against foundations flawed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Florida House Republicans seeking to cut funding for higher education have focused on the foundations that conduct private fundraising for state colleges and universities. More...

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To bring costs down, dismantle the higher ed oligopoly

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. With the arrival of spring, private colleges are busy recruiting students and raising prices. One should affect the other, but they probably won't. Selective, private colleges probably do not fear that higher prices will decrease demand for their services. More...

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Improving college access for under-represented students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Beginning this fall, Lycoming College will accept admission applications offered by the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success. More...

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First students at Fort Worth medical school will get free year of tuition

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The inaugural class of 60 students in Fort Worth’s new M.D. program will receive free tuition for their first year of school thanks to a gift from a Fort Worth businessman. More...

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Georgetown gathers slaves' descendants for a day of repentance

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Most of the men and women who filed into an ornate chapel at Georgetown University to the sounds of “Amazing Grace” had never set foot on the Gothic college campus before. More...

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Ga. public college students to pay higher tuition

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The state’s Board of Regents voted Tuesday to raise tuition by 2 percent at 28 state colleges and universities including its flagship school, the University of Georgia, and its largest institutions such as Georgia State, Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State University. More...

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Brown drops application fees for low- income students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Brown University is dropping application fees for low-income students following a student campaign run by student leaders from elite universities. More...

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Preparing mid-career professionals for presidencies

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) has embarked on yet another noble mission to impact people of color in higher education. More...

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How colleges, companies can develop future construction leaders

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The construction industry is in the midst of a severe skilled-labor shortage, both in the field and in management positions. While contractors are recruiting from the available pool of existing workers, many are also looking to college and university construction programs to help fill the gap. More...

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