18 avril 2016

Universities need new funding models and African donors

By Wachira Kigotho. Faced with donor fatigue and declining public funding, universities across Sub-Saharan Africa should search for new models of financing specific initiatives such as hubs for research and innovation. One proposal from higher education experts gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, recently was to tap Africa’s growing number of billionaires. Read more...

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13 avril 2016

Funding of £3.7 billion for higher education in 2016-17

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"Following decisions taken at the HEFCE Board meeting on 9 March, HEFCE will invest £3.7 billion in recurrent and capital funding for universities and colleges in the academic year 2016-17. More...

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Pressure to redirect funds spent on student financing

By Jan Petter Myklebust. Proposals to redirect funding from Denmark’s student financing system to universities, thus shifting more of the costs of higher education to students, have met with opposition from Akademikerne – the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations, an umbrella organisation with 25 associations and 336,000 members who are typically employees with an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. More...

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09 avril 2016

Confirmation ministérielle que les conseils départementaux ne pourront plus financer les actions d’orientation

http://alternatives-economiques.fr/blogs/abherve/files/abherve.jpgSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Dans les réponses des ministres à un certain nombre de questions écrites des parlementaires, les évitements, les non réponses sont souvent plus révélatrices que le contenu de réponses qui est souvent un modèle de cette magnifique  langue de bois qu’apprécient nos technocrates. Suite...

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03 avril 2016

Understanding financial responsibility scores for private colleges

By . The stories of financially struggling private colleges, both nonprofit and for-profit, have been told in many news articles. Small private nonprofit colleges are increasing tuition discount rates in an effort to attract a shrinking pool of traditional-age students in many parts of the country, while credit rating agency Moody’s expects the number of private nonprofit college closings to triple to about 15 per year by next year. More...

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Kentucky Governor Orders Immediate Cut in Funds to Universities

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Gov. Matthew G. Bevin of Kentucky on Thursday ordered state officials to cut the quarterly funding allotment that the state is scheduled to send out to universities and colleges on Friday by 4.5 percent, The Courier-Journal reports. More...

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02 avril 2016

Tracking Labor for Grant-Funded Projects More Accurately and Efficiently

eCampus NewsKeeping track of the time and effort employees spend on grant-funded projects can be an incredibly difficult process, especially when employees are working on multiple projects simultaneously. But it doesn’t…

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31 mars 2016

Better together: Colleges form academic alliances

University Business LogoBy Sherrie Negrea. Groups of institutions provide new learning and research opportunities—and expand funding. More...

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27 mars 2016

Fund-Raising for Millennials

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Elizabethtown College launches an online-first capital campaign to test the power of social media in higher education fund-raising. Black tie not required. Read more...

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15 mars 2016

Plaidoyer pour des « financements endogènes » de la recherche scientifique africaine

Le professeur Mary Teuw Niane, ministre de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche du Sénégal, a plaidé, jeudi à Dakar, pour « des financements endogènes » de la recherche scientifique sur le continent, affirmant que celle-ci ne peut être menée en dehors de la recherche scientifique mondiale. Voir l'article...

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