04 novembre 2018

Rider University partners with Meals on Wheels of Mercer County

University Business Magazine logoRider University, along with its new dining service provider, Gourmet Dining, has partnered with Meals on Wheels of Mercer County to prepare more than 1,600 meals weekly for local residents in need. More...

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CSU-Pueblo, PCC sign pact

University Business Magazine logoA long-standing partnership between the city's two institutions of higher learning just got stronger and broader, with students the ultimate beneficiaries. More...

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At this college, academic excellence requires passion for the social good

University Business Magazine logoAt New Jersey’s Rutgers University, a new honors program for undergraduates is redefining academic excellence. More...

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UNC leader apologizes for university’s role in slavery

University Business Magazine logoThe leader of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill marked the public university’s 225th anniversary with an apology for its role in slavery. More...

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The Learning House announces contract extension with Concordia University, St. Paul

University Business Magazine logoThe Learning House, a leading academic program manager that offers a full suite of education services and solutions to help partners and students thrive in a competitive higher education landscape, announced today that it has extended its contract with Concordia University St. Paul (CSP). More...

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The two most important college-admissions criteria now mean less

University Business Magazine logoFor generations, two numbers have signaled whether a student could hope to get into a top college: his or her standardized test score and his or her grade-point average. More...

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Harvard student discusses why she believes the admissions process is fair

University Business Magazine logoHarvard is defending its admissions policy in court this week. A group that opposes affirmative action has sued the school, saying it discriminates against Asian-American applicants. Beyond grades and test scores, Harvard rates applicants on personality considerations. More...

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How college leaders can restore confidence in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoAmericans are losing faith in higher education, and college leaders should look in their mirrors for the reasons. According to a recent Gallup poll, only 48 percent of the public has “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher education. That’s 9 percent lower than in 2015, the largest drop among all the 16 institutions – including Congress, the presidency, banks, and newspapers - surveyed over that period. More...

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VUL seeking amendment to historic district status

University Business Magazine logoVirginia University of Lynchburg, the oldest institution of higher education in the city, is seeking to remove much of its campus from a historic district designation. More...

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Why college costs soared as more students enrolled

University Business Magazine logoBy today’s standards, the price of a college education at the time was amazingly low. A student applying to a state university that charged no tuition had total annual expenses ranging from $1,100 to $1,500, or the equivalent today of $9,460 to $12,900. By contrast, today’s state university students typically spend $30,000 per year on tuition and expenses. More...

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