30 septembre 2018

The ax-wielding futurist swinging for a higher ed tech revolution

University Business Magazine logoFor a futurist pushing the technological boundaries of higher education, Bryan Alexander looks like he emerged from a distant, possibly fictional past. On this day, he has come from the rural backwoods of Vermont to visit his alma mater. More...

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Arkansas cafe, college go on but shine dimmer after 2 leaders' guilty pleas

University Business Magazine logoTwo longstanding family establishments might outlast the public corruption scandal that brought convictions of their current or former leaders. More...

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Effort to support postsecondary education in prison will be housed at MIT

University Business Magazine logoThe MIT Educational Justice Institute will lead a consortium to support expanding access to postsecondary education to people currently and formerly in prison statewide, fueled by a grant by the Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Other member schools include Boston University, Emerson College, Mt. Wachusett Community College, and Tufts University. More...

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Elmira College will lower tuition costs

University Business Magazine logoStarting with the 2019-2020 academic year, Elmira College will reset its tuition and fees from the current $41,900 to $35,400 for all new and returning full-time undergraduate students, a 15 percent decrease. More...

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Amazon, Columbus State teaming up to offer cloud-computing courses

University Business Magazine logoA new partnership between Columbus State Community College and Amazon Web Services is aiming to get more heads in the cloud. More...

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Temple rankings scandal spotlights M.B.A. grads’ debt

University Business Magazine logoWhen Temple University said in July that its business school had misreported student data for U.S. News & World Report’s annual M.B.A. rankings, the school disclosed another troubling error: It had understated the debt load its typical business student carried after graduation. More...

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Silicon Valley is getting so pricey a university is pleading with professors to house students

University Business Magazine logoLast week, the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) emailed about 6,000 faculty members asking them to consider housing “several hundred students without housing guarantees on the waiting list for housing.” Rental properties in the beachside town are scarce, and the university admitted about 7,000 students this year, up from 5,300 last year, according to the Santa Cruz Sentinel. More...

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29 septembre 2018

Campus Management enhances financial aid and enrollment capabilities with the acquisition of education partners

University Business Magazine logoCampus Management Corp. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Education Partners. As a leading higher education student lifecycle software and services provider, Campus Management is further enhancing its footprint in the enrollment, financial aid and verification processes at institutions. More...

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IU joins Midwest collaborative that matches experienced business leaders with university startups

University Business Magazine logoChief executive officers and other business executives can use an online platform launched by Indiana University and 11 other Midwest universities to connect with high-tech startups that need experienced leaders. More...

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Monmouth University suspends all fraternities, sororities

University Business Magazine logoMonmouth University in West Long Branch has indefinitely suspended all of its fraternities and sororities for what school officials say was an inadequate response to some "serious conduct violations." More...

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