19 mars 2017

The coded language of for-profit colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The majority of for-profit colleges are small, but the largest and most notable bear familiar names: the University of Phoenix and ITT Technical Institute, to name two. More...

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Campus backlash after black college leaders meet with Trump

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. What made the message more jarring still was that Dr. Frederick is the black president of one of the country’s most respected historically black institutions, Howard University, founded here 150 years ago as a bulwark of social justice. More...

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Report finds $1B in savings in Ohio higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A report released Thursday by the Ohio Department of Higher Education contends that the state’s 14 public universities have come up with ways to realize more than $1 billion in savings and new revenue in the next five years. More...

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USA Funds is now Strada Education Network

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Strada Education Network announced its launch as a new kind of nonprofit organization that takes a fresh approach to improving student success in higher education and connecting graduates to rewarding careers. More...

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White House delays rules meant to protect students from for-profit colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Trump administration has taken its first shot at rules designed to protect students from expensive, low-quality colleges and career training programs. More...

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The new college protest

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Last week, Charles Murray, a writer and scholar at the conservative American Enterprise Institute think tank, was shouted off the stage before giving a presentation at Middlebury College, a small liberal-arts college in Middlebury, Vermont. More...

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On the promises, persuasive charms of for-profit colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A sociology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, she is keenly aware of the ways society and policymakers can influence Americans’ lives. More...

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W.Va. higher education personnel bill advances

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A bill allowing West Virginia’s colleges and universities the option of establishing their own hiring policies not based on seniority is now on its way to a full vote in the West Virginia Senate. More...

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Bill shields college, university leadership searches from Sunshine Laws

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For the past several years, Florida’s public colleges and universities have sought to shield high-level position searches from the state’s Sunshine Law. The measure has repeatedly been swatted down, but its effort is back again. More...

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When a few bucks can get students to the finish line

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Kalif Robinson is a star at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He’s a straight-A senior, majoring in economics and minoring in Arabic. More...

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