30 septembre 2018

Seattle University to divest endowment from fossil fuels

University Business Magazine logoSeattle University says it will become the first university in Washington state to completely divest its endowment from fossil fuels. More...

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Blackboard announces rebrand of open-source LMS

University Business Magazine logoBlackboard Inc. today announced that it will rebrand its SaaS open-source learning management system formerly known as Moodlerooms as “Blackboard Open LMS.” In conjunction with this change, the company is accelerating investment and development of the product. More...

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Promising news on federal funding

University Business Magazine logoCongressional negotiators have approved the final version of the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Labor, HHS and Education (LHHS) appropriations bill, and the news is mostly good for community colleges. More...

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Administrative assistant I

University Business Magazine logoThis position is responsible for performing a wide variety of specialized administrative duties to support one or more functional areas, departments or administrators; and assisting in the coordination of office functions to assure efficient operations. More...

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UC Berkeley Law looks to — mostly — exorcise association with racist figure

University Business Magazine logoThe legacy of John Boalt, a 19th century lawyer who not only supported the infamous Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 but inspired it, may soon be removed — mostly — from the UC Berkeley School of Law. More...

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How colleges can avoid a scary fall in FY2020

University Business Magazine logoNo matter how much innovation and energy went into recruitment, you may be forced to wait until fall to find out what worked—or didn’t. Review of all efforts is key to future success. More...

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Lourdes U. set to offer wine making, brewing and distilling major

University Business Magazine logoLourdes University recently announced it will start the program in Aug. 2019. The degree program will feature courses in fermentation, chemistry, nutrition and accounting. Students will be required to complete three internships, including one through an Irish study abroad program. More...

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Despite powerful allies, problems persist in for-profit education

University Business Magazine logoThe Trump administration is all in on for-profit colleges—but even with the governmental trade winds at its back, the industry is still struggling to find its footing amidst mass campus closures and plunging enrollment. More...

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Police investigate stabbing at Tallahassee Community College

University Business Magazine logoPolice are on the scene of a stabbing on the campus of Tallahassee Community College. More...

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More adults consider higher education over retirement

University Business Magazine logoMore and more people are going back to school later in their lives, and with the variety of options out there and available to help them succeed, it’s no surprise. More...

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