20 avril 2018

Stunning News From Temple, Texas, Georgia Tech

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Temple University stunned many students and alumni Sunday with news that it was replacing the "T" logo that they know (at left) with a lowercase serif “t” logo (seen already in use at right). More...

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How Admissions Offices Can Prepare for New E.U. Rule

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New guide offers scenarios for admissions offices to consider as they prepare for a new law from the European Union that could impose huge fines on American institutions. More...

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T-Pain's New University: Wiscansin

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. It's not every university that would boast of being "dead last" in national ratings and having a faculty of 75 "uncertified professors." But the rapper T-Pain's new creation, Wiscansin University, isn't about to challenge the University of Wisconsin or enroll anyone. More...

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Missouri Has Free Tuition… for Its Legislators

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Missouri's General Assembly instituted a program a few years ago -- without much attention -- enabling state legislators to be reimbursed for tuition expenses, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. More...

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Lecture Instruction: Alive and Not So Well

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New study of undergraduate STEM courses finds that lectures remain dominant -- despite finding after finding questioning their effectiveness. More...

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Should States Align High School Graduation and College Admissions Policies?

HomeBy Scott JaschikIn many states, graduating from high school doesn't mean you are eligible for college, report finds. More...

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Are Waiting Lists Out of Control?

HomeBy Scott JaschikShould colleges have waiting lists with more names than make up a class of new students? Open letter to colleges calls practice cruel and says "insanity needs to stop." More...

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Conference on Merger and Collaboration Strategies

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed, in collaboration with Gallup, is holding a conference, "Joining Forces: Merger and Collaboration Strategies," on Thursday, April 19, in Washington. More...

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High School Grade Inflation: Real But Maybe Not a Worry?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Florida State shares data showing that high school students are in fact earning higher grades. Yet the predictive value of the high school GPA hasn't changed. More...

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Georgetown, AFT Agree to Vote on Grad Student Union

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Georgetown University and the American Federation of Teachers on Monday announced an agreement under which graduate students at the university will be permitted to vote on whether to have the AFT represent them for collective bargaining. More...

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