29 avril 2017

The Cuomo college fiasco

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Cuomo presides over a state with a rich diversity of educational institutions. But he also presides over a state, like all states, where many students don’t complete college and where many are unprepared for the information economy. More...

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College presidents ask for 'stability, predictability'

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As much as universities would like more money from the state, at this point what they want most is just to see a budget, the presidents of Illinois State and Eastern Illinois universities said in testimony before a House committee Thursday. More...

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Virginia Wesleyan College to become a university this year

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Virginia Wesleyan College will become Virginia Wesleyan University later this year, the college’s president announced Friday. More...

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Georgetown gathers slaves' descendants for a day of repentance

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Most of the men and women who filed into an ornate chapel at Georgetown University to the sounds of “Amazing Grace” had never set foot on the Gothic college campus before. More...

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Why some cities and states are footing the bill for community college

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A surge of innovation in states and cities is building momentum for what could become a seismic shift in American education. More...

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Towson seeks to improve downtown through neighborhood bonds

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Last January, former Howard County Executive Ken Ulman paid a visit to Tim Bojanowski's small social media marketing company, Zest Social Media Solutions, in downtown Towson. More...

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W.Va. Higher Education Reform Bill becomes law

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The legislation will provide greater freedom and flexibility to West Virginia University, including West Virginia University Potomac State College and West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Marshall University, and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. More...

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Four community college leaders to watch in 2017 and beyond

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Two-year colleges are often seen as a last option for students who may not be ready to enter the four-year university. In reality, community colleges serve an immeasurably critical role to the overall higher education landscape. More...

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Fla. House votes to make secret the applicants for top college, university posts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Floridians would have no way to know everyone who applies to be the next president or other top administrator of a public college or university, under a proposed exemption in the state’s public records law that passed the House on Wednesday. More...

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Records of auditors' survey was altered after intervention by UC administration

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Officials at some University of California campuses changed their responses to surveys from state auditors after the UC Office of the President intervened, resulting in more positive reviews of the administration, according to documents released as part of a scathing audit of UC financial practices. More...

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