29 avril 2017

New York's enhanced financial aid leaves out part-time students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. She's trying again now. The single mother of two teenage daughters takes night classes while working two jobs to make ends meet. More...

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N.D. Senate approves higher ed budget cuts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Senate has approved the state's higher education budget at more than 8 percent less than what North Dakota's public campuses received last session. More...

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Phishing across the pond: 70 percent of U.K. universities impacted

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Back in November 2016, we filed Freedom of Information (FoI) requests to 70 universities across the U.K. asking questions around each institution’s experiences with phishing. The responses we received indicate that phishing is still a major security challenge – even for top universities. More...

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Pandit-backed CommonBond to provide loans for college students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. CommonBond Inc., the student-loan venture backed by former Citigroup Inc. head Vikram Pandit, will begin lending to current college students as it seeks to grab a slice of a growing market. More...

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Sowing climate doubt among schoolteachers

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Heartland Institute, a conservative think tank known for attacking climate science, has been mailing a slim, glossy book to public school teachers throughout the United States. The institute says it plans to send out as many as 200,000 copies, until virtually every science educator in America has one. More...

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Fla. House votes to make secret the applicants for top college, university posts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Floridians would have no way to know everyone who applies to be the next president or other top administrator of a public college or university, under a proposed exemption in the state’s public records law that passed the House on Wednesday. More...

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Purdue to acquire Kaplan University

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Purdue University announced Thursday (April 27) the creation of a new public university that will further expand access to higher education. More...

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Guidebook releases App Dashboard

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Guidebook, today announced the availability of the Guidebook App Dashboard, the latest innovation in its multi-award-winning mobile app platform. More...

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Records of auditors' survey was altered after intervention by UC administration

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Officials at some University of California campuses changed their responses to surveys from state auditors after the UC Office of the President intervened, resulting in more positive reviews of the administration, according to documents released as part of a scathing audit of UC financial practices. More...

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Want to finish college? Go full time, at least part of the time

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Being a part-time student has its pros — mainly a lighter course load. But Gomez feels like she misses out on some important experiences, like being able to stay back after class to talk to her instructors, or study in libraries on campus. More...

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