29 avril 2017

WKU student leaders urge free tuition for black students as slavery reparations

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Western Kentucky University’s Student Government Association passed a resolution demanding free tuition for all black students as reparations for slavery, according to the College Heights Herald. More...

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Universities selling hope to students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. America’s first sports-only university opened last fall, and has already closed. The case illustrates a challenging dilemma for higher education generally. More...

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Averett launches fundraising campaign, unveils living-learning master plan

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Averett University announced today it’s entering the public phase of a multi-phased, 10-year, $28 million campaign to raise funds to renovate existing residence halls and future expansions on its Main Campus in Danville. More...

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Enrollment Rx announces data integration solution

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Enrollment Rx, the leading provider of cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for higher education, today announced the launch of their newest offering, Integration Rx. More...

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To fix America’s student-loan crisis, look for inspiration down under

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. I’m Australian in my 20s, and I dropped out of an arts degree in Sydney a few years ago—though not before managing to rack up a good amount of student debt. I owe just over AU$20,000 (about $15,000 in US dollars). It’s a sizable sum, but I’m not worried—I know it will have about as much impact on my day-to-day life as the national debt. More...

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College kids pitched on a secret stock exchange to pay debt

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Wall Street pros have dived headlong into dark pools, exclusive private exchanges where they can trade stocks with each other in secret. Now comes an entrepreneur with a new twist: a dark pool for the masses, especially young investors. More...

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Grant helps community colleges build capacity with InsideTrack

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Pioneering student success company, InsideTrack, today announced its selection as part of a new initiative to improve student outcomes at four U.S. community colleges with significant low-income, minority and first-generation student populations. More...

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Cost triples, delays mount for UC computer system upgrade

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The timeline for a massive upgrade to the University of California’s payroll and personnel system was extended again twice in the past two months, further delaying a project now expected to cost more than three times its original budget. More...

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Free tuition gets mixed grades

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Nowhere is the impact of the state's Excelsior Scholarship program — which will make all SUNY schools tuition-free for thousands more students — felt more than in New York's high schools. More...

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State Board approves tuition and fees for Idaho public institutions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Idaho State Board of Education has approved resident student tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 academic year for the state's public, four-year higher education institutions and Eastern Idaho Technical College. More...

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