28 janvier 2019

Nonprofit Dream Center Facing Bankruptcy

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The nonprofit Dream Center Education Holdings, which owns the Art Institutes, may be at risk of going bankrupt. More...

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Former EDMC Campuses Bought by Private Investors

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Private investment firm, through newly created nonprofit, buys several Art Institutes and South University campuses, raising concerns about transparency and the viability of former for-profit institutions. More...

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NCAA Adds Five Independent Governing Board Members

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The National Collegiate Athletic Association has added five members outside university presidents to its top governing board, a move prompted by the 2017 scandal in collegiate basketball. More...

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Robots to Deliver Food at George Mason

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. George Mason University has received a fleet of 25 robots that can deliver food to students on campus.
Starship Technologies, the company that created the machines, said that they can drop off Blaze Pizza, Starbucks and Dunkin’, among other meals, to students within minutes at $1.99 per delivery. More...

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Multiple Warnings, No Action

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University of Utah student told campus police officers multiple times she was worried about repeated, harassing text messages from ex-boyfriend. More...

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Survey: Employers Want 'Soft Skills' From Graduates

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Employers want college graduates who have “soft skills,” such as being a good listener or thinking critically, but they have difficulty finding such candidates, according to a new report. More...

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Taking Race Out of Crime Alerts?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University of Nebraska at Lincoln is under fire by students who thought police should not have mentioned in a campuswide bulletin that two men accused of sexual assault were black, believing that it reinforced harmful stereotypes. More...

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Homeless for the Holidays

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Students struggle to find a place to live over winter break. Colleges and universities are trying to develop solutions, but they have been criticized for being insensitive to the homeless student population. More...

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Vape Violations

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. College administrators are figuring out how electronic cigarettes, which are exploding in popularity, fit into their antismoking policies. More...

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Groups Seek to Clarify Foreign Gift Reporting Rules

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The American Council on Education and five other presidential higher education associations sent a letter to the Department of Education seeking guidance on compliance with Section 117 of the Higher Education Act, which requires institutions to publicly report high-value gifts and contracts from foreign sources. More...

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