30 mai 2018

Md. gov. to sign bill offering free community college to many

University Business Magazine logoGov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to sign more than 200 bills Tuesday morning in Annapolis — including legislation to offer tuition-free community college to thousands of Maryland residents. More...

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Wayne State, TechTown, NextEnergy launch technology innovation consortium

University Business Magazine logoWayne State University today announced a $6.6 million investment in Detroit Urban Solutions, a technology innovation consortium dedicated to developing cutting edge solutions to challenges facing Detroit and other urban areas. More...

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Making Promises that count

University Business Magazine logoThe Promises That Count initiative in California is aimed at ensuring greater support for students in Promise programs through Los Angeles County. More...

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College removes instructors as students find their #MeToo moment

University Business Magazine logoTwo teachers at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan were removed from the classroom this past semester after students in the college’s film and animation department complained about improper conduct on their part. More...

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College admissions counselors: From gatekeepers to caseworkers

University Business Magazine logoCollege has long been touted as, “the best four years of your life!” Actually earning a college degree in four years, however, is something of an aberration—more the exception than the rule. Research from the National Center for Education Statistics finds that just over half of all students who begin at four-year colleges complete a degree in six years. More...

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Wisc. alums use #BlackandHooded to recognize African-Americans earning advanced degrees

University Business Magazine logoUsing social media, two University of Wisconsin-Madison alums have created a movement among African-American students in higher education that has two goals: one academic, the other political. More...

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For sale: Small music college, beloved by some, future uncertain

University Business Magazine logoTwo decades ago, Rider College was hailed as a savior in the music world when it acquired neighboring Westminster Choir College, a beloved but struggling institution in downtown Princeton. More...

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A $24M NYC program was supposed to prep black, Latino men for college

University Business Magazine logoWith just 10 percent of male students of color graduating “college ready” at the time, city officials hoped to boost that number by giving extra money and support to schools that already made strides getting those students to graduation. More...

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Calvin College to become Calvin University by 2020

University Business Magazine logoCalvin College’s board of trustees unanimously approved Calvin College becoming Calvin University. The move is part of Vision 2030, a statement which provides vision for the college as it fulfills its mission over the next decade. More...

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Iowa State is making changes in how it deals with sexual assault allegations

University Business Magazine logoIowa State University says it is making changes to how it responds to reports of sexual violence in the wake of recent sexual assault lawsuits, including one that ended Monday in a $47,500 settlement. More...

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