09 mai 2018

Can liberal education survive at a scandal-plagued university? A professor explains why it must.

University Business Magazine logoWhere I live and work in Michigan, the K-12 public school systems have been ravaged by poorly regulated charter schools and new providers of public educational services operating outside the traditional structure of elected school boards and without unionized employees. More...

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Messiah College announces new financing model to align cost of education with student outcomes

University Business Magazine logoMessiah College announced that beginning June 1, 2018, students will be able to pay for a portion of their education with a new financing model designed to align the cost of college with students' career outcomes after graduation. More...

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The University of California stands out among top schools when it comes to serving poor students

University Business Magazine logoThe idea is clear, simple, and generally agreed upon: Colleges need to do more when it comes to enrolling and graduating low-income students. If a college degree is “the great equalizer”—though some research has disputed that characterization—then expanding access to those degrees will help make society more equal. So are any colleges succeeding in doing that. More...

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Visiting Professor of International Business

University Business Magazine logoThis appointment will be for a one-year Visiting Professor of International Business for the 2018 - 2019 academic year. Teaching responsibilities will be three four-unit courses per semester. More...

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St. Louis NAACP mulls litigation over state funding for black colleges

University Business Magazine logoA federal lawsuit in Maryland has civil rights activists in Missouri considering a challenge to the state’s treatment of historically black colleges and universities, the St. Louis City NAACP announced Monday. More...

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Kentucky education council caps tuition increases for state universities

University Business Magazine logoState universities will be able to raise in-state tuition by 6 percent over the next two years. More...

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“Skill Map” helps jobseekers explore careers, identify and acquire skills, and connect with employers

University Business Magazine logoUsing Skill Map, job seekers can explore career options, view job demand data and average salary information and see the skills employers are looking for geographically. More...

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Why top US universities have law schools but not police schools

University Business Magazine logoIn response to protests calling for police reform and accountability, some U.S. police departments are partnering with colleges and universities to develop anti-bias training for their employees. More...

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Atlantic Union College submits closure plan to state

University Business Magazine logoSetting in motion the shutdown the school first announced in February, Atlantic Union College has submitted its official closure plan to the state Department of Higher Education, according to a department representative. More...

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What universities need: More skin in the game

University Business Magazine logoIn the last couple of years, there are more cries for universities to have more “skin in the game,” that is to say greater incentives to show improved performance. More...

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