24 décembre 2017

Hampshire College goes 100 percent solar

University Business Magazine logoTo get there, the Massachusetts college has installed a 19-acre solar farm, complete with 15,000 panels. More...

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17 Radford frat members arrested after hazing allegations

University Business Magazine logoSeventeen men have been arrested in connection with hazing at a rogue fraternity at Radford University, city officials announced Thursday. More...

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Oxford bond debut success shows UK universities another course

University Business Magazine logoThe success of Oxford University’s $1 billion bond, the first in its 1,000-year history, is good news for Britain’s top academic institutions at a time of anxiety over Brexit-related funding shortfalls and calls to scrap student tuition fees. More...

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Lipscomb awards first bachelor’s degrees to inmates

University Business Magazine logoLipscomb University awarded its first bachelor’s degrees to inmates from the Tennessee Prison for Women today, Friday, Dec. 15, in a graduation ceremony held earlier today at the prison. More...

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Regents vote to consolidate Conn. community colleges

University Business Magazine logoDespite objections voiced by faculty, students and staff, the Board of Regents for Higher Education endorsed a plan Thursday to move forward with the consolidation of the state’s 12 community colleges into a single statewide college. More...

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GOP looks to scrap Obama-era rule on college credit hours

University Business Magazine logoAs part of the Higher Education Act reauthorization, House Republicans are taking aim at a Department of Education rule meant to stop colleges from defrauding the federal student aid system. More...

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Bloomsburg University unveils nation’s most technologically advanced campus mailroom

University Business Magazine logoBell and Howell announced today that it has partnered with Bloomsburg University, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, to simplify its student package-handling and pickup process, while improving its overall student-mail experience. More...

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Betsy DeVos had a controversial first year. Here are the four most divisive issues she tackled

University Business Magazine logoBefore she was even sworn in as Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos emerged as one of the most controversial members of the Trump Administration. Her confirmation required a historic tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence after every Senate Democrat and two Senate Republicans voted against her. More...

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Virginia lawmaker aims to ensure dual-enrollment credits count for college

University Business Magazine logoSenior Republicans in the Virginia legislature are pushing a bill that aims to strengthen the process for students to take community college classes while they’re still in high school and then obtain credit from public universities for those dual-enrollment courses. More...

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Six Ohio community colleges get initial approval for bachelor’s degrees

University Business Magazine logoOhio community colleges are another step closer to being able to offer bachelor’s degrees and one area school is on track to have the most four-year degrees right away. More...

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