20 avril 2019

New Acquisition and Name for Bridgepoint

HomeBy Paul Fain. Bridgepoint Education, which owns Ashford University, changed its name on Tuesday to Zovio Inc. And on Wednesday the company announced that it is acquiring TutorMe, an online tutoring provider. More...

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Not Just Admissions

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. College fund-raisers are fielding questions and talking among themselves about the meaning of the Varsity Blues scandal. More...

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Purpose as Well as Paycheck

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new report from Gallup and Bates College shows most students want to find a sense of purpose in their work, but they aren't always succeeding. More...

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Dirty Jobs

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A tweet has launched a raging online debate on whether Harvard is misusing federal work-study money by paying students to clean dormitories and toilets. More...

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Women Leaving Premed Track More Than Men

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new study found female students are more likely to drop out of science courses leading up to med school even if they're earning the same grades as their male counterparts. More...

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Repeat Rapists on Campus

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new study confirms that fraternity men and athletes are committing more sexual assaults than are those in the general student population -- and that repeat offenders are a major problem. More...

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Anger Over N-Word at American U

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A video of a student using the slur has angered the campus that has seen many other racial incidents in recent years. More...

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Practice for Class Project Goes Violently Awry

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A University of Hartford drama student "got into his character" while he was preparing for a project and repeatedly stabbed two classmates, police say. More...

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Report: No ‘Crisis’ in Free Speech

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new analysis from PEN America disputes lawmakers' characterization that free expression on college campuses has reached disaster level. More...

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Senator's Report Calls For Paid Athletes

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Murphy, in the 15-page report titled "Madness Inc.: How Everyone Is Getting Rich Off College Sports -- Except the Players," highlights how those involved in sports benefit financially -- the advertisers, executives, coaches and other college officials. More...

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