30 septembre 2018

Giving the college profiteers a free hand

University Business Magazine logoA federal judge sent the right message last week when he blocked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s suspension of an Obama-era rule that allows students defrauded by for-profit colleges to have some or all of their federal student loans forgiven. More...

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JAGGAER higher ed customers lead in 2018 AASHE National Sustainability Index

University Business Magazine logoJAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, announces that over 25 its customers are cited as top performing institutions across multiple sustainability impact areas in the just released Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), published by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). More...

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UCEazy expands its offerings coast to coast

University Business Magazine logoAfter successfully serving the needs of more than 500 families in California, UCEazy is excited to announce its services available nationwide providing one-on-one college admissions counseling via video conference, phone and in person to students whose parents were born outside the United States. More...

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#MeToo and higher ed teacher/student dynamics

University Business Magazine logoIf we embrace the potential learning opportunities and partnerships that emerge from the callout culture, we can mitigate unintended consequences, protect students and staff, and enhance the learning environment. More...

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Quinnipiac men’s lacrosse team suspended amid misconduct investigation

University Business Magazine logoThe Quinnipiac men’s lacrosse team has been suspended effective immediately until the results of an investigation into whether the team violated the student conduct policy is concluded, the university confirmed Sunday. More...

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Grand Canyon University skips survey for U.S. News rankings. Here's why

University Business Magazine logoSome college administrators eagerly await the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings on the country's best colleges, anxious to see how their school fared. More...

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Salesforce.org extending education cloud platform across the entire student lifecycle

University Business Magazine logoSalesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, today announced advancements to the Salesforce.org Education Cloud platform. Specifically, Salesforce Advisor Link 2.0, innovations with alumni and donor relationships, new Higher Education Data Architecture (HEDA) capabilities and expanding Education Cloud for K-12 will transform the student journey and connect the entire education lifecycle. More...

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Southwest Airlines, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities award complimentary airfare

University Business Magazine logoSouthwest Airlines Co. (NYSE :LUV ), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 150 students, ranging from incoming freshman through graduate students, with complimentary roundtrip air travel as part of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program. More...

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UPenn's Louis Vuitton problem

University Business Magazine logoLouis Vuitton is a luxury brand. For six years in a row (through at least 2012), it was named the top fashion brand in the world. According to one study, as of 2010, the brand itself was worth more than $19 billion and there’s no reason to think it’s worth any less today. More...

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U. of Missouri curators remain focused on finances

University Business Magazine logoThe only area of University of Missouri operations that showed a significant revenue increase during fiscal 2018 was MU Health Care, and that means every program must be as focused on where money comes from as how it is spent, the Board of Curators heard Thursday. More...

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