04 juillet 2019

OER at the Enterprise Level

HomeBy Doug Lederman. State University of New York system strikes deal with Lumen Learning to expand and fill gaps in systemwide platform to deliver open educational resources free to students. More...

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Morgan State to Use panOpen for Open Educational Resources

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Morgan State University has chosen panOpen, a learning platform that supports institutional use of open educational resources, to enable its faculty members to adopt and use OER, the company announced. More...

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199 of Arizona's 200 Top-Paid Officials Work in Higher Ed

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A database of salaries of 154,000 state employees published by The Arizona Republic shows that public university coaches, medical school professors and presidents fill the list of those with the 10 highest salaries. More...

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Taking a Stand on Conflicts of Interest in Admissions

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. University of California adopts post-scandal plan, including ban on consideration of legacy status or ties to potential donors. Move comes as higher ed groups oppose federal legislation. System also tightens rules for admitting athletes. More...

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Small Nursing College Closes

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. St. Joseph School of Nursing, a small college in Rhode Island with a history of more than 100 years, last week announced that it is closing. Here is Inside Higher Ed's list of recent closings and mergers of nonprofit colleges. More...

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Harvard Latest Revoked Admissions Offer

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Student is famous as a survivor of Parkland shootings who is pro-gun and pro-Trump. He lost his spot at the university over racist writings when he was 16. Debate grows over Harvard's action. More...

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Senators Question College Board Data on Paying for College

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Every fall, the College Board releases reports on prices to attend college and the availability of aid to pay for college. Inside Higher Ed is among the many publications that write about the reports and cite their data throughout the year. More...

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Sanders Will Seek to Cancel All Student Debt

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to unveil today a proposal to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student debt in the United States, The Washington Post reported. In the last election for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sanders made the issue of free college a major issue -- and he continues to back free public higher education. More...

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U California's Post-Scandal Admissions Reforms

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of California on Thursday announced a series of efforts to strengthen safeguards on its admissions procedures, systemwide, in the wake of the admissions scandal. A university announcement said that a review of policies in the system found that most were sound, but that the review identified ways to strengthen safeguards against abuses. More...

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Librarians Move to Take Dewey Name Off Medal

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Council of the American Library Association voted Sunday to remove the name of Melvil Dewey, one of the founders of the association and inventor of the book classification system named for him, from the association's medal. More...

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