19 mars 2017

Little college pursuing big plans, despite pushback

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Over the last 16 years, the vast majority of community colleges in Florida have expanded to become state colleges. That's so they can offer four-year degrees, not just the two-year associate degrees. More...

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A fumble on a key FAFSA tool, and a failure to communicate

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Applying for financial aid for college got a lot harder this month, in the thick of application season, but it took federal agencies nearly a week to explain what was happening. More...

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Colleges: Shields up!

University Business LogoBy Barb Freda. Ten years ago, few universities employed chief information security officers. Now these administrators—known as CISOs—lead teams dedicated to shielding information, systems and research from internet thieves, and to keeping up with federal regulations. More...

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Bucking the community college rightsizing trend

University Business LogoBy James Martin and James E. Samels. Ask one of our UB readers what segment of American higher education has experienced the most growth over the past 50 years and they will tell you Community and Technical Colleges. More...

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Higher ed’s rural appeal

University Business LogoBy Matt Zalaznick. Leaders at Marlboro College hope to increase enrollment by 50 percent. At a university such as Ohio State, this would mean adding the population of a small city along with rows of new residence halls and high-tech classrooms. More...

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Higher ed leads to unicorn breeding grounds

University Business LogoBy Ray Bendici. Higher ed institutions in the U.S. lead the world when it comes to producing graduates who go on to create unicorns—private start-up companies worth in excess of $1 billion, such as Uber, Facebook or SpaceX. More...

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18 mars 2017

The US travel ban would be bad news for American universities

The Guardian homeBy. No wonder leading US higher education institutions opposed the president’s executive order – the benefits offered by international students are clear. More...

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Responding to Youth on the Muslim Ban

By University of Venus. These recommendations are for teachers/educators working directly with students. Please note that school leaders should provide collective responses to support teachers and students’ emotional needs on these issues. More...

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An Enemy of the First Amendment

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I was surprised to find out our secretary of education thinks I'm one of them. Read more...

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17 mars 2017

Hosting Prospective Student Visits

By Shira Lurie. Grad school has certain dependable patterns, and often sandwiched between the awkward departmental "welcome-back” party in January and Spring Break in March is the prospective student visit. Read more...

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