05 décembre 2016

Watch list of 'anti-American' professors stirs fears

By Katherine Knott, The Chronicle of Higher Education. Attending a demonstration in Ferguson, Missouri. Advocating against campus-carry gun laws. Writing about gun violence as a public health issue. Read more...

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Canadian Enrollment Data, 2014-15

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "higheredstrategy.com logo"By Alex Usher. Statistics Canada published the 2014-15 enrollment data last week and I thought I would give you a bit of an overview.  The data is based on snapshots of enrollment taken in the fall, so we’re talking a 24-month lag here (most other OECD countries can do this in 12-18 months), but this is Statscan so just be glad you’re getting any data at all. More...

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Schools raise millions on Giving Tuesday—much of it from Millennials

eCampus NewsBy Kestrel Linder. Schools across the United States raised millions of dollars this Giving Tuesday (11/29/2016), signaling educational institutions’ most widespread embrace of the “global day of giving” event since it began in 2012. More...

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Study finds one-stop social services efforts may improve outcomes

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As community colleges across the nation struggle to improve completion rates, a new RAND Corporation study of an innovative effort providing students with a comprehensive range of support services finds the potential to improve college outcomes. More...

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Sanctuary campuses invite a federal standoff

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In the wake of Donald Trump's election, many colleges and universities vowed to become "sanctuary campuses" for students in the country illegally. More...

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America's richest universities brace for budget hits

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. It wasn't the Great Recession, but the early investment returns coming in from America's most prestigious and deep-pocketed colleges indicate that fiscal 2016 will go down as one of the worst performance periods for endowments in recent memory. More...

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Presidential election sparks a rise in campus unrest

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The day after Donald Trump was elected president, students at UC Irvine organized a “cry-in.”
“This is an actual event,” posted an Asian student group at the school.
It was also, perhaps, just a start. More...

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Three plus one equals affordable N.J. higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. What we need is creativity. What we need is collaboration. What we need is continued commitment to provide the best education possible — the best affordable education possible — for New Jersey college students. More...

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Angry Texas A&M students, alums ask university to cancel white nationalist's planned campus speech

University Business LogoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. A white nationalist whose recent speech in the nation's capital drew Nazi salutes is slated to speak at Texas A&M University next month, eliciting anger and widespread calls for the university to call off the event. A prominent Houston lawyer whose son attends the university even offered to represent A&M if it cancels the speech and gets sued. More...

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Why for-profit education fails

University Business LogoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. Earlier this year, LeapFrog Enterprises, the educational-entertainment business, sold itself for $1 a share. The deal came several months after LeapFrog received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange that it would be delisted if the value of its stock did not improve, a disappointing end to the public life of a company that had the best-performing IPO of 2002. More...

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