29 septembre 2018

Women earn more college degrees and men still earn more money

University Business Magazine logoIt’s the college ranking season and especially if you’re a prospective college student or a parent, these shorthand markers of a school’s quality, value, and – let’s face it – prestige, are a big deal. More...

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Crews working overtime to finish Cardinal Stadium upgrade by game time

University Business Magazine logoWhen the University of Louisville football team floods Cardinal Stadium on Saturday for the first home game of the season, fans will finally get to experience the extra suites, seats and other upgrades U of L spent the last two years building. More...

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VitalSource acquires data platform Acrobatiq

University Business Magazine logoLeading digital content provider VitalSource Technologies LLC has acquired the assets of learning and data analytics platform Acrobatiq, Inc. The acquisition will dramatically expand access to cutting-edge and personalized digital course experiences designed to improve student outcomes. More...

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UNC finalizing process to work toward Silent Sam proposal

University Business Magazine logoIt has now been two weeks since the Confederate monument known as Silent Sam was pulled down from its pedestal on the UNC – Chapel Hill campus. The UNC System Board of Governors last Tuesday directed Chancellor Carol Folt and the Chapel Hill campus Board of Trustees to “develop and present to the Board of Governors a plan for the monument’s disposition and preservation.” That plan is now due to the Board of Governors in mid-November. More...

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College admissions minus the tests does not add up to diversity

University Business Magazine logoThree decades ago, two liberal arts colleges — Bates College and Bowdoin College — zigged where so many others had zagged, becoming essentially the only major colleges to not require SAT or ACT scores from potential applicants. On their backs, a Boston-based organization called FairTest began advocating in 1985 for de-emphasizing test scores in American universities. More...

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VP, enrollment management

University Business Magazine logoThe position works closely with the other vice presidents, and the deans of the various colleges to identify, explore, evaluate and coordinate enrollment and other student access and success initiatives. More...

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IU cybersecurity experts to help protect Large Hadron Collider data

University Business Magazine logoResearchers from Indiana University’s Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research will oversee the security of data produced by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) as part of a new $25 million institute announced by the National Science Foundation (NSF) this week. More...

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College Democrats: State laws discriminate, make it too hard to vote

University Business Magazine logoDemocratic students at U-M and MSU are suing Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in federal court, alleging state voting laws — especially one that tends to force students to vote in their hometowns, rather than where they attend school — discriminate against younger voters. More...

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Stanford will no longer announce undergrad application numbers

University Business Magazine logoBeginning in fall 2018, Stanford University will no longer publicize data regarding the numbers of undergraduate applications it receives during the early or regular admission cycle. More...

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He went from prison to earning his Ph.D. Now he’s helping others do the same.

University Business Magazine logoBeginning next year, the Common Application—an online form that enables students to apply to the 800 or so colleges that use it—will no longer ask students about their criminal pasts. More...

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