05 septembre 2019

Toward a New Kind of ‘Big Deal’

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. University librarians and some academic publishers are optimistic about the possibility of reaching new agreements to make more academic articles fully open, but they acknowledge many challenges ahead. More...

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APLU Opposes Cengage-McGraw Hill Merger

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities yesterday published a letter to the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, urging that it block the proposed merger of publishers Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education. More...

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Colleges Urged to Make More Data-Driven Decisions

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Three national higher education associations have called on their members to commit to using data and analytics to inform strategic decisions. More...

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Cyberattacks Mar Start of Academic Year

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Two universities suffered devastating cyberattacks just before students returned to campus. Is the timing a coincidence. More...

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Regis University IT Systems Down

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Regis University’s information technology services were taken down Thursday in response to a cyberattack. As of noon Friday, the university’s email, phones and were still down. More...

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Coaching Through College

HomeBy Greta Anderson. A new coaching program works with colleges to provide mentoring and support to low-income students and guide them to graduation. More...

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A Crucial Search

HomeBy Greta Anderson. The University of Wyoming is looking far and wide for a new president and is taking unconventional steps to receive input. More...

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Students Shot Outside Atlanta University Center Library

HomeBy Greta Anderson. A gunman opened fire on about 200 people outside the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library Tuesday night, injuring four students from both Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University. More...

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More Math for Admission

HomeBy Greta Anderson. California State University System weighs adding a quantitative reasoning requirement that advocates for underrepresented students worry could worsen gaps in access. More...

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On Second Try, Harvard Student Allowed to Enter U.S.

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Palestinian student is granted entry in time to start classes at Harvard, but concerns persist about the impact of harsher visa and immigration policies on international students. More...

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