30 septembre 2018

Harvard admissions suit fuels effort to rein in alumni legacies

University Business Magazine logoLongtime opponents of legacy college admissions that give preference to the children of alumni say they may have their best shot in almost 15 years to push Congress to act on the issue. More...

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Colorado Mountain College launches Fund Suenos to lower financial barriers for DACA students

University Business Magazine logoColorado Mountain College is creating Fund Suenos, which translates to the Dream Fund. It's designed to help eliminate the up-front tuition costs for students who are often ineligible for federal grants and loans to help pay for education after high school, such as those eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or Dreamers. More...

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UMBC students demand campus accountability

University Business Magazine logoStudents gathered Monday on the UMBC campus to share their experiences with sexual violence and demand accountability from the administration after an explosive class-action lawsuit alleging a culture of covering up abuse. More...

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Banking on literacy in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoBefore a higher ed institution partners with a bank to provide financial literacy programming, answering these four questions will determine how such a partnership should be structured in a way that is beneficial to all parties. More...

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Marist College, Health Quest partner for a medical school

University Business Magazine logoMarist College in Dutchess County, New York, is teaming up with a healthcare group in the Mid-Hudson Valley to create a school of medicine. The plan is to transform the traditional medical school model and health care delivery in the region. More...

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Beyond higher ed buildings

University Business Magazine logoHow a successful relationship between an institution and its construction partner can lead to productive collaboration. Carefully managed projects suggest vibrancy and viability to students, families and donors. More...

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University plays a crucial role for Calif. ag

University Business Magazine logoIn recent years, I’ve had the good fortune to visit and work with some of California’s most successful trade schools and career-technical education programs. More...

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Student Caffé expands audience by providing resources for underrepresented students

University Business Magazine logoLow-income, first-generation, LGBT+, and minority students are often underrepresented on college campuses, but these population segments have been increasing. These groups face unique challenges both in applying to and attending college. LGBT+ and minority students are more likely to become the victims of discrimination while low-income and first-generation students may struggle more with their applications and the financial aid process. More...

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Education levels of U.S. immigrants are on the rise

University Business Magazine logoThe estimated 44 million immigrants in the United States are better educated than ever, due in part to rising levels of schooling in many of the countries they came from and an influx of high-skilled workers to the U.S. in recent years, especially from Asia. More...

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Free tuition increases fall enrollment at Colorado Northwestern Community College

University Business Magazine logoEnrollment at Colorado Northwestern Community College has increased. More...

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