24 avril 2018

Video collaboration saves time, costs for university, students, staff

University Business Magazine logoSmart universities are continuing to adopt live video collaboration - allowing students and staff to join classes, projects, meetings – and more – from anywhere and on any device. More...

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The risk of kicking higher ed reauthorization down the road

University Business Magazine logoThe House Committee on Education and the Workforce moved its higher education reauthorization bill, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act (PROSPER Act), out of committee five months ago. More...

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Bipartisan group in Congress joins fight to repeal tax on college endowments

University Business Magazine logoA bipartisan group of lawmakers is working to build support for repealing a new excise tax on potentially billions of dollars in private college endowments – just as some of the most prestigious schools in the country ratchet up their battle against the tax. More...

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Higher ed institutions partner with N3 to connect grads to jobs

University Business Magazine logoThe presidents from 10 public higher education institutions last month announced the Alliance for the Economic Development for Southern West Virginia (Alliance) is teaming up with N3, a global leader in sales and marketing strategy execution, to connect graduates with job opportunities in Charleston. More...

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Chiefs and Park University partner

University Business Magazine logoThe Kansas City Chiefs announced today that the club has signed a partnership agreement with Park University that will make the local 143-year old institution the club’s first-ever Official Higher Education Partner. More...

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Establishing culture, prioritizing the personal touch to deliver a great online experience

University Business Magazine logoFor many centuries we have equated postsecondary education (PSE) with ivory towers and brick walls, set in idyllic, tree-lined campuses, with peaceful sitting areas. We have had this picture presented to us so many times and in so many forums many people equate a great student experience only with this environment. More...

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Palomar College increases police as cautionary measure after threat

University Business Magazine logoPalomar College notified the campus community it would have an increased police presence this week in the hopes of easing campus concerns after a student threatened last month to carry out a shooting on Friday, the 19th anniversary of the deadly Columbine High School shooting. More...

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AGB unveils AGB OnBoard

University Business Magazine logoThe Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Passageways to offer a digital portal for boards, leadership and other higher education committees and deliberative bodies. More...

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W.V. community, technical colleges planning tuition, fee hikes

University Business Magazine logoWest Virginia public community and technical colleges are planning to increase their annual tuition and fees required for all residents seeking associate’s degrees by an average $104, or 2.6 percent. This will bring the average yearly cost to $4,040 next academic year. More...

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Why should college visits be forced marches with clipboards?

University Business Magazine logoIt’s April. Eleventh-graders and their parents are getting advice on summer college visits. Having studied this phenomenon as a parent and writer for a long time, I sense trouble. Experts are taking the process too seriously, threatening family harmony and mental health. More...

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