25 mars 2018

A Search Firm Refund

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Witt/Kieffer refunds $110,000 to North Carolina after hiring of East Carolina chancellor amid reports of inaccurate salary information. Are firms incentivized to boost salaries. More...

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Jacksonville State Campus Closed After Tornado

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Jacksonville State University’s campus will be closed until April 2 after tornadoes tore through Alabama Monday night, damaging dormitories, classrooms, offices and other student housing. More...

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Women Will Soon Lead More Than Half of Cal State Campuses

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. More than half of the campuses in the California State University System will be led by female presidents when Lynnette Zelezny becomes the next president of Cal State Bakersfield in June. More...

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Cheyney Drops Division II Athletics

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Cheyney University is dropping its status as a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II program as it seeks to stabilize its finances for the future. More...

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The Cost of Cleaning Up

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. March's four snowstorms have real costs for colleges in the Northeast. But colleges around the country plan to pay in case of extreme weather. More...

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Balking at the Buyer

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Faculty worry proposed buyer for Westminster Choir College has more experience working with steel than with education. Now a seminary is suing to block the sale. More...

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Ending ‘Mom-and-Pop’ Governance

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Population trends will leave institutions in some parts of the country without enough traditional-age local students to fill classrooms, while stretching others’ capacity. Costs keep escalating, high sticker prices are a consistent source of angst and constantly rising discount rates leave many private colleges in the difficult position of not having enough money coming in even as they’re perceived by students as being too expensive. More...

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University Leaders Urge Changes to Endowment Tax

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The leaders of 49 wealthy postsecondary institutions sent a letter to congressional leaders Wednesday urging them to repeal or amend the so-called endowment tax enacted as part of last year's Republican tax overhaul. More...

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A University-Run School District?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Ball State administrators and professors see huge upside for Indiana students in proposal, but they are also entering larger debates over public schools, union rights and local elections. More...

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Funneling Students to Bank Fees?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Wells Fargo’s deals with colleges are scrutinized for being costly to account holders. A senator wants answers, but the bank’s backers on campus say it’s sometimes the best option to help students -- and institutional budgets. More...

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