24 avril 2018

U. of Ill. looks to strengthen ties with Africa

University Business Magazine logoUniversity officials recently visited South Africa and Malawi. The delegation visited with representatives from the University of Pretoria, Stellenbosch University and the University of Johannesburg, as well as government officials, The News-Gazette reported. More...

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To succeed in tomorrow’s workforce, today’s students need equity-driven policy

University Business Magazine logoFederal lawmakers are debating the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act against the backdrop of sobering forecasts about the nation’s future workforce demands. More...

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Norfolk State going green with Polaris GEM Electric Vehicles

University Business Magazine logoWhen Norfolk State University’s facilities management set out to reduce operating costs, cut emissions and noise, and improve the safety of their low-speed-vehicle (LSV) fleet, big changes started to happen. More...

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Dean of library

University Business Magazine logoSignificant experience is needed with library budgets, library operations, recruiting/hiring, professional leadership, and the development of long-range plans both instructionally and financially. More...

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$900,000 study will reclassify UW jobs, set compensation structure

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Wisconsin's two-year effort to reclassify and set compensation for thousands of jobs also requires significant commitments of staff time within and beyond Human Resources offices. More...

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Gale streamlines workflow for instructors and students

University Business Magazine logoGale, a Cengage company, has made it easier for students and educators to discover and access Gale digital resources from within their learning management system (LMS). Gale has achieved conformance certification for Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) 1.0 and Deep Linking from IMS Global Learning Consortium. More...

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Battle over college course material is a textbook example of technological change

University Business Magazine logoBrandan Hudgins, an engineering student at Virginia’s Tidewater Community College, has used traditional textbooks and electronic books. More...

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Community college advising content, intensity impact engagement and success

University Business Magazine logoHalf of community college students report transferring as a goal but have never taken advantage of transfer advising, says a 2018 national report. More...

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Grand Rapids Community College offers free laptop vending machine

University Business Magazine logoGrand Rapids Community College (GRCC) is among higher education institutions providing free laptop vending machines to give students greater access to technology and more flexibility. More...

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Cal Poly Pomona uses video coaching

University Business Magazine logoThe country is facing a critical shortage of special education teachers. According to the National Coalition on Personnel Shortages in Special Education, 49 states currently report a having more demand than available supply of certified teachers. More...

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