24 avril 2018

The future of college looks like the future of retail

University Business Magazine logoOnline learning has come a long way since the turn of the millennium. It certainly hasn’t displaced traditional colleges, as its biggest proponents said it had the potential to, but it has gained widespread popularity: The number of students in the U.S. enrolled in at least one online course rose from 1.6 million in 2002 to more than 6 million in 2016. More...

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Universities that serve today’s students

University Business Magazine logoIvy covered buildings, lecture halls filled with just-out-of-high-school students, and four years spent living on campus, listening to professors and writing papers. That’s the dominant image of college, and certainly how it’s talked about in movies, newspapers and on TV. More...

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Conn. colleges look to diversify revenue streams

University Business Magazine logoTrinity College generated headlines earlier this year when it announced that for the first time in the school's history, its tuition — inclusive of room, board and annual fees — would exceed $70,000 beginning in 2018-2019. More...

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Crackdown on off-campus parties pleases neighbors, frustrates Bates students

University Business Magazine logoA few weeks ago, police officers responded to a house party at Main Street and Mountain Avenue near Bates College. More...

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Meeting the demand for talent

University Business Magazine logoAgain and again, the urgent call goes out for educators and employers to work together to develop the talent supply pipeline needed for economic competitiveness and business growth in the Commonwealth. More...

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Is Pa. doing enough to help students, parents with college debt?

University Business Magazine logoThe Pennsylvania House unanimously passed legislation last week to require colleges to give students annual notices explaining how much debt they are accumulating while in school. More...

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Elevate the education of service techs to an undergrad degree

University Business Magazine logoSix Nissan North America executives behind the automaker's "Fix It Right the First Time" initiative invited me to join their freewheeling after-dinner chat. What sounded like a great idea emerged: raising the degree status of service technicians. More...

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Changing student priorities in the journey from classroom to career

University Business Magazine logoLike many schools across the nation, the College of Southern Idaho is weighing options for offering gender neutral restrooms. More...

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The College of Southern Idaho is weighing options for gender neutral restrooms

University Business Magazine logoLike many schools across the nation, the College of Southern Idaho is weighing options for offering gender neutral restrooms. More...

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Staying proactive with awareness

University Business Magazine logoStudents often arrive at college believing that social activities and alcohol are expected to go together. They think college will be a time to party, experiment and escape many of the rules they may have lived with at home. More...

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