03 août 2017

HBCUs: Here’s why we’re wary of the Trump administration

eCampus NewsSince taking office, President Donald Trump has pledged “unwavering support” for the critical educational missions of historically black colleges and universities, invited leaders of those institutions to the White House and even dispatched his education secretary to deliver her first commencement address of graduation season at one of the schools. More...

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02 août 2017

Leveraging a variety of training approaches

University Business LogoApprenticeships were again in the spotlight during a House hearing that examined earn-and-learn opportunities. More...

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Texas community colleges allow guns

University Business LogoA state law that allows licensed gun owners to carry concealed handguns in higher education institutions is expanding to community colleges across Texas starting Tuesday. More...

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Higher ed treading carefully with Trump administration

University Business LogoAlong with much, if not most, of America, higher education seeks to gain a clearer picture of trends with the Trump administration. More...

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The college course where the military assigns the homework

University Business LogoThis spring, as part of their coursework, four Stanford University students found themselves in Coronado, California, doing pushups on the beach and charging into a 61-degree surf while overseen by Navy SEAL trainers. More...

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Republicans don't trust higher ed. That's a problem for liberal academics

University Business LogoOnly 36 percent of Republicans, according to the Pew Research Center, believe colleges and universities have a positive effect on the way things are going in the country, versus 58% who say they have a negative effect. Among Democrats, those figures are 72% and 19%, respectively. That finding represents a crisis. More...

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Why I bring my gun to school

University Business LogoIt was my first year as a public policy graduate student at the University of Texas, Dallas, and I was taking all my classes at night so I could work during the day. Every evening, after class got out around 10, I had to walk through the sprawling parking lots to get to my car. More...

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Pa.'s State System faculty takes issue with consultant's report

University Business LogoThe union representing faculty at the 14 state-owned universities took issue Monday with a consultant’s final report on the State System of Higher Education and accompanying recommendations for change. More...

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SWOCC leads rural Ore. colleges in student success

University Business LogoA person would think that when you enroll in a community college, you’d rocket through first-year courses. Blast through a second year, and it’s onward to graduation, then a university or into a career. More...

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National American University Holdings, Inc. will acquire Henley-Putnam University

University Business LogoNational American University Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:NAUH), which through its wholly owned subsidiary operates National American University (“NAU”), a regionally accredited, proprietary, multi-campus institution of higher learning, today announced its intent to acquire California-based Henley-Putnam University (“H-PU”), the only accredited online university solely focused on strategic security degree programs, which had student enrollment of 713 as of December 31, 2016. More...

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