19 février 2017

Upcoming White House discussion on black colleges and universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Florida A&M University interim president Larry Robinson will be attending a summit this month on historically black colleges and universities with President Trump’s staff and Republican lawmakers. More...

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The challenge of a lifetime

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. I was fortunate enough to be part of a team at Tulsa Community College that competed in the Community College Innovation Challenge, hosted by the National Science Foundation and the American Association of Community Colleges. More...

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Students, officials push for funding at Higher Education Day

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Higher Education Day affords students and campus representatives an opportunity to meet with their legislators and make the case that investing in higher education must be a top state priority. More...

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Keeping college bookstore prices down and revenues up

University Business LogoBy Robert A. Walton. Campus bookstores at most higher education institutions are asked to increase revenues to support operations, scholarships and other campuswide needs as well as drive down prices and ratchet up services to help students. More...

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University to open two-year college

University Business LogoBy Elaina Loveland. Dougherty Family College, a two-year school, will open on the Minneapolis campus of the University of St. Thomas this fall, thanks to $18 million in private donations. More...

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Shuttered islands: Showing a college campus when buildings have closed

University Business LogoBy Ray Bendici. The combination of the campus expansion boom of the past decade and the recent flattening of enrollment rates continues to create a significant backlog of deferred maintenance at many institutions, says report. More...

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Three higher ed institutions undergo construction projects

University Business LogoBy Ray Bendici. The newest addition to the Boca Raton campus is a 96,000-square-foot state-of-the-art football practice facility and academic space. More...

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18 février 2017

American Cloaca: At Standing Rock, Part 3

By Oronte. My last two posts were about deciding to go to Veterans Stand for Standing Rock (VSFSR) at the start of December, with three other vets and two stringers for Al Jazeera. Read more...

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May 1 Law Day: Let's celebrate!

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. May 1 is a United States holiday known as Law Day. Declared in 1958 and formally established in 1961, it was the brainchild of an advisor to President Eisenhower, who designed it to counteract the Soviet Union’s celebration of Worker’s Day. Read more...

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The Veneer of Civilization

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. The three most important issues for education this past week, at least to me, were: the status of the DeVos nomination; the incident at UC Berkeley; and Trump’s tweet about that incident. Read more...

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