25 octobre 2017

After Charlottesville, colleges vow to do something. But what?

University Business LogoSeven days after hundreds of white nationalists paraded tiki torches through the University of Virginia campus, Shaun R. Harper, an expert on race and education, stood before the school’s faculty and asked who had been disgusted by the white supremacy on display. More...

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New ACT scores show huge achievement gaps

University Business LogoNew results from the nation’s most widely used college admission test highlight in detailed fashion the persistent achievement gaps between students who face disadvantages and those who don’t. More...

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Merit welcomes a wave of new institutions to its reputation marketing platform

University Business LogoMerit, the platform that colleges, employers, high schools and more use to document and share the success of each of their students, is pleased to announce that University of Utah, Gettysburg College, Berea College, Willamette University, Southern New Hampshire University and many more have recently joined Merit's reputation network to drive awareness of, and engagement with, student outcomes. More...

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ODU partners with DC Solar and Smart Columbus

University Business LogoSmart Columbus has unveiled Central Ohio’s first deployment of mobile solar technologies implemented in partnership with DC Solar Freedom at Ohio Dominican University (ODU). More...

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The letter I wish a college president would write

University Business LogoA lot of my life has been spent in and around small colleges. I went to one; I work at a scholarly press based in one; I’m a trustee of one; and I help to lead a consortium of more than 50 small colleges that are working together to create new ways of doing scholarly publishing. More...

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Among 'Dreamers,' dismay and anger over Trump's decision

University Business LogoThe 26-year-old Los Angeles paralegal assistant, one of America’s 800,000-strong “Dreamers” in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, came to the United States with her parents when she was 5. Her life has been here. More...

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Indiana University selects Chrome River

University Business LogoChrome River, a global leader in expense and invoice management solutions, announces that Indiana University (IU), one of the 10 largest universities in the U.S., has selected Chrome River EXPENSE to increase the efficiency of its expense management processes across all eight campuses. More...

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The role of higher education

University Business LogoIs a bachelor’s degree worth the money? What role should humanities play in higher education? And do colleges and universities actually contribute to the common good. More...

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American colleges say they'll fight for Dreamers after Trump's decision

University Business LogoAs the president of LaGuardia Community College, Gail Mellow spent years encouraging the hundreds of undocumented students on her school’s Queens campus to sign up for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. More...

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Cheyney University submits plans to save its accreditation

University Business LogoCheyney University, one of the nation's oldest historically black colleges, moved to save its accreditation and avert closure by submitting a mandated report showing its approach to balancing the school's budget and addressing other institutional concerns. More...

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