26 avril 2017

A New Channel for OER

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. OER provider Lumen Learning joins with Follett to bring open course content to faculty members through the campus bookstore. Read more...

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‘A Mean Amount of Money’

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The City University of New York and State University of New York systems are preparing for the conversation about college affordability to shift to the cost of textbooks as the state rolls out its free-tuition plan. Read more...

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Illinois and Everyone Else

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Support for public higher education rose in 33 states and declined in 17 in 2016 -- including a massive drop in Illinois. More...

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Making a Modern President

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Fewer provosts are becoming presidents and more deans are jumping straight to the presidency, according to new report that also includes an intriguing list of universities that are presidential talent factories. More...

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N.Y.'s Tuition-Free Dream Meets Details

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Clawback provisions and residency requirements worry critics, but New York's governor is pushing the big picture. More...

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Health Care vs. Higher Ed

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Experts worry drawdown of federal funding for Medicaid expansion puts pressure on public higher ed funding. More...

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A Marketplace in Confusion

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. New York's private colleges and universities don't know what to expect under the state's free tuition program for students attending public colleges. Read more...

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Focusing on the Feds

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Harvard, Stanford and Ohio State presidents talked about federal research funding and immigration, among other issues. Read more...

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Wanted: Nursing Instructors

HomeBy Emily Tate. An often-overlooked aspect of the nationwide nursing shortage is the scarcity of nursing instructors at colleges and universities. The No. 1 reason institutions cite for not expanding their nursing programs is an insufficient number of faculty members to teach new classes, said Donna Meyer, CEO of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing. More...

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Graduation Rates and Race

HomeBy Emily Tate. On average, white and Asian students earn a college-level credential at a rate about 20 percentage points higher than Hispanic and black students do, a new report shows. More...

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