24 juin 2018

Why I delayed retirement to lead the University of Tennessee

University Business Magazine logoMy birthday was in May. I spent it on Signal Mountain, painting the bedroom of my 12-year-old grandson a smoky gray and freehanding a large Power T above his bed. More...

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Penn College tuition, fees going up next fall

University Business Magazine logoPennsylvania College of Technology’s board of directors have approved an $161.8 million total budget calling for a 2.81-percent increase in tuition in 2018-19, marking four consecutive years of increases below 3 percent. More...

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For survivors of a 9-hour Chinese exam, a door opens to America

University Business Magazine logoEvery June, millions of high school seniors in China sit down for a grueling university entrance exam, knowing they may not get into a top school or any school at all. If their results are disappointing, finding another route to university can take a year or more. More...

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Harvard study found Asian-American admissions bias, suit claims

University Business Magazine logoHarvard University’s own researchers found statistical evidence that its undergraduate application process discriminated against Asian-American applicants, yet its admissions officials ignored the results and took no action, a group suing for bias claimed. More...

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N.J. legislature looks to throw the books at high cost of college

University Business Magazine logoLawmakers want schools to come up with plans to use ‘open textbooks,’ which do not require students to buy expensive access codes that unlock online assignments and quizzes textbooks. More...

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Culture and energy

University Business Magazine logoA culture is created and sustained by human energy expended to attain shared purpose.  Leadership sets the tone and pace of the development and expenditure of every member’s contribution to corporate energy flow. More...

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Tufts extends its presidential tree

University Business Magazine logoThe Boston area is well known for its wealth of top colleges. But when it comes to producing college presidents, Tufts University has enjoyed a remarkable run of success. More...

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Brasfield & Gorrie, U. of Ala. partner

University Business Magazine logoBrasfield & Gorrie recently enabled a select group of graduating seniors from the University of Alabama to enter the job market armed with resumes that include hands-on experience with emerging technologies in the construction field, including assembling and operating 3D printers. More...

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Financial games colleges play

University Business Magazine logoEvery spring, colleges send two sets of letters to millions of prospective students. First the good news: an acceptance letter. Then, a few weeks later, a “financial-aid award letter,” theoretically explaining how much college will cost. More...

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The ultimate guide to cohort default rates in 5 easy strategies

University Business Magazine logoIn this ultimate guide to cohort default rates, we provide an introduction to CDRs, the life stages a student loan takes for borrowers, ideas for better communicating your CDR and default prevention strategy, as well as some tips to keeping your institution’s default rate down. More...

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