24 novembre 2017

Growing Less Equal

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Although university leaders speak frequently about college as a driver of social mobility, opining on the need to expand access to poor and underserved populations, inequality permeates American higher education. More...

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Ending Segregation Through Duplication

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. After finding illegal discrimination against Maryland’s historically black colleges and their students, a judge orders a proposed fix. But it doesn’t include the controversial idea of transferring programs from traditionally white institutions. More...

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Days of Reckoning

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Recent closures make it more likely a trend of private college consolidation has started. Institutions feeling particular pressure are small colleges, those in the Midwest and Roman Catholic institutions located away from Catholic population centers. More...

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Illinois Student Loan Bill of Rights to Become Law

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The Illinois Student Loan Bill of Rights, which was drafted by the state’s attorney general, is an attempt to prevent borrowers from being misled or ignored by the companies that service their loans. More...

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Public Colleges Expected to Feel Tuition Pressure

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Private colleges and universities are expected to grow tuition revenue faster than public institutions in 2018, breaking from recent trends, according to an annual survey of colleges rated by Moody’s Investors Service. Median net tuition revenue growth at surveyed private universities is expected to notch 2.4 percent. Median net tuition growth at public universities is only expected to come in at 2 percent. More...

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Many Trustees See Faculty as Barrier to Change

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. College and university trustees widely agree that the public’s perception of higher education has been eroding and that higher education’s business model needs to change -- but many see significant barriers to putting changes in place. More...

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Law School May Join U Illinois at Chicago

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The University of Illinois at Chicago is in the midst of discussions that would have it absorbing the city's independent John Marshall Law School. More...

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Faculty Balk at Westminster Layoff Notices

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. An international buyer intends to employ faculty and staff in the future, but Rider issued the layoff notices in case the deal falls through. More...

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Off the Pedestal

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Republican tax plan would cut off key source of borrowing and impose new taxes on wealthy institutions. Some see historic shift in view of elite universities from a public good worthy of sheltering from taxes to a source of funds for government. More...

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A Lack of Tuition Strategy

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. States lack coordination and clarity, according to survey finding more than two-thirds of respondents reported no unified approach to address affordability. More...

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