09 mai 2018

Missouri community colleges move closer to offering bachelor’s degrees

University Business Magazine logoMissouri community colleges could have the flexibility to offer new degree programs if the governor signs on. More...

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We should be expanding, not restricting, access to college

University Business Magazine logoMost public higher education students don’t have the luxury of attending college far from home or across state lines. They have jobs and family responsibilities to attend to, and the vast majority do not live on campus. In fact, all community college students are commuters, and less than half of our four-year public college students live on campus. Closing campuses would only make it harder for our Massachusetts students, particularly African-American, Latino, and low-income students, to earn a degree. More...

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Corruption in college athletics won't end until athletes are allowed to profit from their celebrity

University Business Magazine logoFirst and foremost, the commission has recommended a number of changes to help the most talented athletes enter into professional basketball. Under the current “one-and-done” rule, players are obligated to wait one year after high school graduation before entering the NBA, a rule that effectively leads to many of the most talented players spending one year in college, with little interest in academic endeavors, before heading off to the professional ranks. More...

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Proposal to arm campus police stalls following pushback

University Business Magazine logoThe House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold a bill to require armed campus police at Rhode Island’s public colleges for further study Wednesday. This came after higher education officials pushed back against the proposal. More...

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The best ways to fix college admissions are probably illegal

University Business Magazine logoYear after year, the admissions process at selective colleges seems to make high-schoolers and their parents only more anxious. The numbers are wild: Harvard admitted just 4.6 percent of its nearly 43,000 applicants for the class that begins this fall. Stanford accepted only 4.29 percent, and Princeton 5.5 percent. More...

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Massachusetts higher education officials exploring ways to reduce risk of abrupt college closures like Mount Ida

University Business Magazine logoPointing to the likelihood of additional college closures, Massachusetts higher education officials are looking into potential changes to rules or state laws that could help reduce the risk of sudden shutdowns similar to what's happening to Mount Ida College in Newton. More...

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Director of Development

University Business Magazine logoThe Medical University of South Carolina is seeking a Development Director for its College of Health Professions. More...

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University of the Incarnate word partners with iGrad to offer financial education to large non-traditional student population

University Business Magazine logoThe University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is partnering with iGrad to offer a comprehensive and adaptive financial education platform to its largely non-traditional student population. More...

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In devastated Puerto Rico, universities get just a fraction of storm aid

University Business Magazine logoSince Hurricane Maria’s deadly rampage last September, the Education Department has doled out tens of millions of taxpayer dollars in disaster relief to colleges and universities supposedly affected by last year’s hurricanes. More...

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Toptal launches practice to service the education and edtech markets with its elite talent network

University Business Magazine logoToptal, a global network of top engineers, designers, and finance experts that empowers companies to accelerate, adapt, and scale, is helping to shape the future of education. More...

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