21 avril 2019

France Preserves 'Big Deal' With Elsevier

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The Couperin consortium, which represents 240 higher education and research institutes in France, has renewed its bundled journal subscription deal with Elsevier, the publisher.
The consortium’s decision is noteworthy because other large European consortia recently have gone in the other direction. Consortia in Germany, Sweden and Norway have all canceled their “big deals” with Elsevier. In the U.S., the University of California system recently walked away from the publisher after failing to reach an agreement.
The French consortium negotiated an Elsevier subscription discount of 13.3 percent over the next four years, according to The Sound of Science, a French science policy blog. More...

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20 avril 2019

Chicago’s New Black Lesbian Mayor and the Power/Privilege/Oppression Paradigm

By Eboo Patel. Does the power, privilege and oppression paradigm actually hurt the people it is supposed to be helping. More...

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Race, Gender and Geography

By Eboo Patel. Why place is a crucial identity category in contemporary America. More...

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How Does It Feel? Getting Your Brand Beyond Facts and Figures

https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/media/CTA-IHE-banner640-150.png?itok=VxlaUtWrFinding the right students for your institution demands marketing that conveys both facts and feelings. More...

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Benchmarking the Digital Business of Higher Ed Marketing

https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/media/CTA-IHE-banner640-150.png?itok=VxlaUtWrMarketing and communications staff can help to move their institutions toward embracing digital business thinking and practices. More...

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Digital Storytelling: What We’ve Learned

https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/media/CTA-IHE-banner640-150.png?itok=VxlaUtWrThe concept of storytelling is everywhere. In every industry, marketers are trying to create stronger emotional connections with their audiences through stories. My institution is no exception. More...

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U of Louisville and IBM to Open ‘Skills Academy’

HomeBy Paul Fain. The University of Louisville and IBM on Wednesday announced a partnership to create an IBM Skills Academy on the university's campus. More...

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Bipartisan Career Pathways Bill Reintroduced

HomeBy Paul Fain. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has reintroduced a bill that would provide grants to support partnerships between two-year colleges and work-force boards, industry groups and nonprofit organizations. More...

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Laureate Sells Institutions in Brazil and South Africa

HomeBy Paul Fain. Laureate Education on Wednesday announced the sale of UniNorte, a university in Brazil, for roughly $50 million. The Baltimore-based global college network also said it has completed the sale of Monash South Africa, a university located in Johannesburg. The company received $7.4 million to complete the sale. More...

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Online Enabler Aims for Lifelong Learning

HomeBy Paul Fain. 2U adds boot camps to its offerings of online graduate degrees and courses with $750 million acquisition of Trilogy. More...

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