06 mai 2018

The Issue That Won't Go Away

HomeBy Doug Lederman. At meeting of trustees, presidents and other campus leaders discuss the continuing turmoil colleges face in mediating tension over free speech. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:21 - - Permalien [#]


NCAA Finds Violations at 3 Institutions

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Infractions committees in all three National College Athletic Association divisions have imposed punishments in recent weeks, on sports programs at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, the University of Southern Indiana and California State University at Sacramento. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:16 - - Permalien [#]

Court Rejects Arizona Attorney General's Lawsuit on Tuition

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Arizona's attorney general does not have standing to challenge the Arizona Board of Regents' powers to set tuition for the state's three public universities, a state judge ruled Thursday. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:15 - - Permalien [#]

Hong Kong University to Use Minerva Platform

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Minerva Project have crafted an arrangement through which the Asian university will use Minerva's curriculum and technology and some students from the upstart institution will spend part of their last year studying and doing research in Hong Kong. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:13 - - Permalien [#]

VitalSource to Make McGraw-Hill Content Available Through 'Inclusive Access'

HomeBy Doug Lederman. VitalSource will make digital course material from McGraw-Hill Education available through its inclusive access platform, the two companies announced. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:09 - - Permalien [#]


A Silicon Valley 'Evangelist' Who Doesn't Bash Higher Ed

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Normally, when Silicon Valley types with titles like "education evangelist" lecture them, the themes tend to be about how slowly higher education is changing, how unprepared their colleges and universities are for the digital natives preparing to flood into them, and how alternatives like coding boot camps are poised to displace them. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:08 - - Permalien [#]

New Leader for Business Officers' Association

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The National Association of College and University Business Officers has selected as its new president Susan Whealler Johnston, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 21:53 - - Permalien [#]

422 Colleges Have Spaces Available for Fall

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The National Association for College Admission Counseling is today releasing its annual list of colleges that still have spaces available for fall undergraduate enrollment. There are 422 institutions on the list, up slightly from last year and substantially from several years before. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 19:25 - - Permalien [#]

Sit-In at Centre Over Racial Issues

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. More than 100 students are holding a sit-in at Centre College, demanding changes in campus policies in ways that would improve the environment for minority students, The Advocate-Messenger reported. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 19:24 - - Permalien [#]

Flexibility on Research Transparency

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. In 2014, 27 political science journal editors signed on to new Data Access and Research Transparency (DA-RT) guidelines promoting openness in academic research. The guidelines would require authors to make available much more of the raw data and methodologies used to analyze the data than would typically appear in many journal articles. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 19:23 - - Permalien [#]