24 février 2018

A Rankings Mess, Getting Worse

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. U.S. News & World Report last week announced that it was removing the ranking of Temple University's online M.B.A. program from its 2018 Best Online Programs list. In the days since, more questions have been raised about the inaccurate information Temple apparently provided U.S. News and the potential for such incorrect information to influence several years of rankings. More...

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Governor Seeks to Kill University Press

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Kentucky press, which serves all the public institutions and some private colleges in the state, is noted for books on history, Appalachia and its home state. More...

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'Measuring Success'

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New book takes aim at test-optional admissions, but others question ties between the editors and the College Board. More...

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Tennis Player Suspended After Racial Remark

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Appalachian State University has suspended a tennis player on its team after he was reported to have made a racial remark to a player for an opposing team, historically black North Carolina A&T University. More...

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High Share of Tulane Women Sexually Assaulted

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Tulane University on Wednesday released a report that found that 41 percent of undergraduate women reported being sexually assaulted since arriving on campus. The university said it was deeply concerned about the finding and would start a series of efforts to prevent sexual assaults on campus. More...

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Scrutiny of University of Michigan Endowment

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. As much as $4 billion of the University of Michigan's endowment is invested in funds whose executives are major donors to the university, The Detroit Free Press reported. More...

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Racist Social Media Images Roil 2 Universities

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Students and administrators are condemning racist social media messages at two universities. At the University of St. Joseph, the concerns are about a video of a student singing racially charged lyrics to a rap song. At George Washington University, the concerns are about a racist post on Snapchat. More...

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Questions Abound on Business School Rankings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Last month, U.S. News & World Report removed the ranking (it had been No. 1) of Temple University's online M.B.A. program, amid suggestions from some that four years of top rankings for the program were questionable. More...

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White Supremacists, in Person on Campus

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Colleges nationwide have seen a surge in white supremacist propaganda showing up on campuses, but most of that activity has not involved in-person appearances. Rather, various groups appear to be putting up posters and distributing hateful literature in the night without identifying themselves. More...

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College Applications as High School Graduation Requirement

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. An idea attracting growing interest from some politicians and educators would seek to make the transition from high school to college more seamless. The idea is to make applying to a college a requirement for receiving a high school diploma. More...

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