04 juillet 2019

U of Vermont Apologizes for '30s Eugenics Research

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The University of Vermont last week apologized for eugenics research conducted by its professors more than 80 years ago, Seven Days reported. More...

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For-Profit Business College Closes After 145 Years

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Minneapolis Business College isn't the type of for-profit college that gets Democratic politicians or consumer advocates riled up. Far from a Wall Street machine, the college has, since 1874, quietly educated dozens or hundreds of working adults a year in short-term programs in fields relevant at the time -- such as computer science or accounting. More...

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More Guilty Pleas in Admissions Scandal

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Two more key participants in the admissions scandal pleaded guilty on Thursday, USA Today reported. More...

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Stanford Proposes $3.4B in New Housing in Rift with County

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Stanford University announced plans on Monday to spend $3.4 billion over the next 17 years on creating new housing for students and faculty and staff members, hoping to relieve a housing crunch that has it at odds with local county officials. More...

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Health Sciences College to Merge Into Radford U

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The southern regional accrediting association on Monday approved the merger of Jefferson College of Health Sciences into Radford University. The Roanoke, Va.-based private nonprofit health sciences college will be known as Radford University Carilion as of July 10, when the merger into the public university becomes official. More...

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When Brick and Mortar Is an Innovation

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Capella University was an early online-only institution and a pioneer in competency-based learning. Its newest advance? A building. More...

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Birmingham to Create U.K.'s First Boot Camp With Trilogy

HomeBy Doug LedermanThe University of Birmingham has contracted with Trilogy Education to establish the United Kingdom's first coding boot camp, the company announced last week. More...

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Recruiting International Graduate Students in a Challenging Environment

HomeBy Doug Lederman. "Recruiting International Graduate Students in a Challenging Environment" is the new print-on-demand compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.
You may download a copy of the booklet here, free. More...

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The Public's Support for (and Doubts About) Higher Ed

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Survey of likely 2020 voters shows they view colleges favorably but increasingly question whether they're delivering on promises. It also suggests a disconnect between priorities of politicians and the public. More...

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Catholic Universities Collaborate on Online Program

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A university with a rich history in online learning offers its services to a peer striving to expand the reach of a master's program. More...

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