28 mai 2018

College board, universities remain vital as wave of leadership changes hits

University Business Magazine logoHalf of the university presidents, a third of the board that oversees them, and the Commissioner of Higher Education have all transitioned out of their roles during the past year. More...

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OCC, Oakland University partner on new marketing campaign

University Business Magazine logoOakland Community College and Oakland University on Wednesday announced a $20,000 co-branded marketing campaign to encourage county residents pursuing a degree to "Start Here ..." at the former and "Finish Here." at the latter. More...

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California State University chooses SkillSurvey

University Business Magazine logoSkillSurvey, the leading provider of online reference checking, announced today that the California State University (CSU), the largest public university system in the U.S. with 23 campuses statewide, has selected SkillSurvey’s online reference checking and sourcing solutions to increase the university system’s recruiting efficiency and provide greater insights with regard to candidate selection. More...

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Castleton University announces layoffs, restructuring

University Business Magazine logoAs part of efforts to align Castleton University’s budget with “enrollment realities,” school officials announced layoffs Thursday, as well as potential new programs and outreach to bring new students. More...

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Sustainable seafood at spotlight of Dartmouth dinner

University Business Magazine logoDartmouth College students can breathe easy knowing they’re eating haddock sourced in an environmentally responsible way from fishermen who care about seafood for future generations. This is part of Dartmouth University Dining Services’ seafood dinner offered last night to students across campus to draw attention to sustainable fisheries and responsible seafood. On the menu is MSC certified haddock from the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway. More...

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Sweet Briar College almost closed. What will it take to thrive?

University Business Magazine logoThe decision was met with an uproar. Students, faculty members and alumnae organized amid a national conversation on the future of women’s education. After a legal battle over the closing, the college reversed its decision. More...

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Americans say U.S. colleges make the grade, but many say public schools don’t measure up

University Business Magazine logoAmericans say their nation’s colleges and universities compare relatively well with those in other developed countries – but the public offers more negative assessments of the state of U.S. public schools. More...

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U. of Denver will pay $2.7M to settle unequal-pay lawsuit brought by female law professors

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Denver has agreed to a $2.66 million settlement in a lawsuit filed on behalf of seven female law professors who say they were illegally paid less than male colleagues. More...

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WeWork’s WeGrow acquires education startup MissionU

University Business Magazine logoThis fall, when $20 billion startup WeWork opens elementary school WeGrow in New York City, the 40 inaugural students will start their day with a laughing circle or a meditation session. More...

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Artificial intelligence: Hero or villain for higher education?

University Business Magazine logoThere’s often a fine line between hero and villain, and by most accounts, artificial intelligence (AI) is on the villain side, sucking jobs out of the economy. These days you can’t throw a rock without hitting some pundit prognosticating on the millions of jobs that will be lost from AI. One oft-cited Oxford University study predicted 47% of jobs are in jeopardy. More...

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