06 novembre 2018

10 ways your campus can support first-generation students

eCampus NewsWith college accessibility front and center, many institutions are actively seeking ways to support first-generation college students, and a new report sheds light on some promising practices to support this growing group. More...

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At last! A new resource to help evaluate online learning programs

eCampus NewsOnline learning programs are on the rise, and this means institutions must ensure high-quality programs in the face of stiff competition. More...

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Building a talent pipeline for healthier minority communities

University Business Magazine logoThere are turning points in every life. But for people from poor and minority communities, turning points are often devastating downward spirals. Mine came when I was just 11 and growing up in 1960s rural Arkansas. Like many Americans raised in poverty, it was rooted in healthcare—or, more accurately—the lack of it. More...

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Debt letters: Informed students make better decisions

University Business Magazine logoResearch shows that students are often unaware of how much they’re borrowing for school. Even more concerning is that many students don’t even realize they are borrowing. More...

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Iowa Wesleyan U. faces closure, struggles to maintain "solid financial base"

University Business Magazine logoThe future of Iowa Wesleyan University is uncertain as the private liberal arts school struggles to stay afloat financially. More...

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University of Maryland chaos is rooted in lofty sports goals

University Business Magazine logoSix years ago, the University of Maryland announced with great fanfare that it had made a leap to one of the nation’s most powerful athletic conferences, a move that carried the promise of riches and prestige. More...

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Growing college student philanthropists

University Business Magazine logoHigher ed institutions commonly work with students and staff on giving-related programs, and some are now opening offices for student philanthropy. More...

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New strategies for an intensive English program in uncertain times

University Business Magazine logoNews headlines, such as “US IEP sector experiences second year of declines,” and “With international student enrollment declining in the US, intensive English programs feel the pinch,” give an ominous message to continuing education units across the country, including ours. At University of Washington Continuum College, our International and English Language Programs (IELP) is one of the largest, most established and successful intensive English language programs of its kind in the United States. More...

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Strada Education Network invests $1M in Paul Quinn College

University Business Magazine logoStrada Education Network announces today a $1 million grant award to Paul Quinn College, making it the first major investor in the college’s groundbreaking network of urban work colleges. More...

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University of Oklahoma eliminates 50 positions

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Oklahoma is eliminating 50 staff positions as part of efforts to reduce expenses. More...

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