29 septembre 2018

College Board sued over allegedly recycled SAT test questions

University Business Magazine logoHere we go again: a new SAT cheating scandal — but this time, there's a bit of a twist and a lawsuit. More...

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Fossil fuel divestment debates on campus spotlight the societal role of colleges and universities

University Business Magazine logoAs a new academic year begins after a summer of deadly heat waves, wildfires, droughts and floods, many college students and faculty are debating whether and how to get involved in climate politics. More...

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NJIT to assist Saudi students displaced from Canada

University Business Magazine logoNew Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is offering to host Saudi Arabian students who are displaced following a decree by Saudi Arabia mandating that all of its government-funded students pursuing higher education in Canada leave the country by Sept. 22, 2018. The ruling by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will require approximately 8,300 Saudi post-secondary students living and studying in Canada to transfer to other universities. More...

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Montclair State defends police officers who drew guns on campus

University Business Magazine logoPolice at Montclair State University are facing student criticism after they responded to a reported fight, ordered individuals to the ground and drew their weapons in an incident captured on video and shared on social media. More...

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Investigation ongoing of SUNY Upstate Medical University

University Business Magazine logoThe Onondaga County District Attorney's office has launched a broad grand jury investigation of SUNY's Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, including hiring decisions, severance packages and construction projects. More...

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Cumberland County, Md., announces $4M Investment in college tech

University Business Magazine logoThe technology building at Allegany College of Maryland will undergo major renovations thanks to a $4 million contribution from county government. More...

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What's the return on investing in higher ed?

University Business Magazine logoHigher education. Sounds like a great concept but one has to be careful using the term since Colorado legalized recreational cannabis. More...

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Executive director of culinary services

University Business Magazine logoReporting to the vice president for auxiliary enterprises, the executive director of culinary services provides leadership and strategic vision for a self-sustaining enterprise that encompasses residential dining, retail operations, concessions, food stores, bakery, and linen services. More...

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Its fundraising goal met, Northwestern raises its target to $5B

University Business Magazine logoIn a sign of just how flush major universities have become in their fundraising, Northwestern University has soared past its five-year capital campaign goal months ahead of schedule and now has a new target: $5 billion. More...

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These are the greenest colleges in New England

University Business Magazine logoSchools that care about the environment are cool, according to Sierra magazine. The publication recently released its “coolest schools 2018,” a list of colleges and universities with the most eco-friendly practices. More...

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