29 septembre 2018

UNC finalizing process to work toward Silent Sam proposal

University Business Magazine logoIt has now been two weeks since the Confederate monument known as Silent Sam was pulled down from its pedestal on the UNC – Chapel Hill campus. The UNC System Board of Governors last Tuesday directed Chancellor Carol Folt and the Chapel Hill campus Board of Trustees to “develop and present to the Board of Governors a plan for the monument’s disposition and preservation.” That plan is now due to the Board of Governors in mid-November. More...

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College admissions minus the tests does not add up to diversity

University Business Magazine logoThree decades ago, two liberal arts colleges — Bates College and Bowdoin College — zigged where so many others had zagged, becoming essentially the only major colleges to not require SAT or ACT scores from potential applicants. On their backs, a Boston-based organization called FairTest began advocating in 1985 for de-emphasizing test scores in American universities. More...

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VP, enrollment management

University Business Magazine logoThe position works closely with the other vice presidents, and the deans of the various colleges to identify, explore, evaluate and coordinate enrollment and other student access and success initiatives. More...

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IU cybersecurity experts to help protect Large Hadron Collider data

University Business Magazine logoResearchers from Indiana University’s Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research will oversee the security of data produced by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) as part of a new $25 million institute announced by the National Science Foundation (NSF) this week. More...

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College Democrats: State laws discriminate, make it too hard to vote

University Business Magazine logoDemocratic students at U-M and MSU are suing Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in federal court, alleging state voting laws — especially one that tends to force students to vote in their hometowns, rather than where they attend school — discriminate against younger voters. More...

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Stanford will no longer announce undergrad application numbers

University Business Magazine logoBeginning in fall 2018, Stanford University will no longer publicize data regarding the numbers of undergraduate applications it receives during the early or regular admission cycle. More...

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He went from prison to earning his Ph.D. Now he’s helping others do the same.

University Business Magazine logoBeginning next year, the Common Application—an online form that enables students to apply to the 800 or so colleges that use it—will no longer ask students about their criminal pasts. More...

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NAL expands apprenticeship program

University Business Magazine logoFive young people signed on Tuesday for an apprenticeship program designed to ensure their future careers and provide skilled workers for a growing automotive parts manufacturer. More...

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University student newspaper teams up with radio station

University Business Magazine logoThe National Public Radio affiliate in Cape Girardeau is now teamed up with the student-run newspaper at Southeast Missouri State University, and people involved said the partnership is proving beneficial for both. More...

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Workforce programs yield big ROI

University Business Magazine logoWhen community colleges educate and train people for higher-paying jobs, they not only improve individuals’ lifestyles, but that investment benefits employers, taxpayers and local and state governments. More...

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