25 mai 2017

Proactive outreach is keeping these 26 schools ahead of the CDR curve

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Our statewide partnership is providing student borrower counseling for public institutions in Oklahoma. More...

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Are ‘Students first’ in Connecticut’s community college consolidation plan?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. Community colleges are different from four-year colleges. It is wrong for the state to save $28 million through an administrative consolidation of community colleges. More...

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Fatal student opioid overdoses prompt colleges to action

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Colleges around the U.S., spurred by fatal student overdoses and grieving families, are distributing lifesaving medication and adding on-campus recovery programs as the nation’s opioid epidemic worsens. More...

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Georgia governor signs campus gun measure

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Gov. Nathan Deal signed a measure Thursday that would allow college students and others to carry concealed weapons on campus, despite vetoing similar legislation last year amid an uproar from gun control advocates. More...

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Trump questions whether key funding source for HBCUs is constitutional

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In February, President Trump invited leaders from historically black colleges and universities to the White House, a move they hoped signaled his support for the institutions and showed an effort to give them more clout in his administration. More...

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Governor says she has plan to fund higher ed in N.M.

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Gov. Susana Martinez said Wednesday that she has a plan to restore funding for New Mexico colleges and universities, after using her line-item veto authority last month to ax all money for higher education from a $6.1 billion budget plan approved by the Legislature. More...

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Harvard Law expands deferral program

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Harvard Law School, expanding a pilot program for Harvard undergraduates, said Wednesday that it would allow juniors accepted from any college to defer admission as long as they finish college and spend at least two years working, studying or pursuing research or fellowships. More...

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A public university acquires a big for-profit, and raises big questions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In a move that's being called "bold" and "out of the blue," Indiana's Purdue University is acquiring the for-profit Kaplan University. More...

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Petition supported by teachers' unions asks college to disinvite DeVos

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. After an historically black college in Florida announced that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would deliver its commencement address, an online petition appeared Monday, courtesy of alumni, who asked the college to rescind the invitation. More...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters extends mentoring into the college years

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Miguel Vasquez is a busy man — a commercial real estate consultant and father of a 3-year-old — but has managed to devote time to mentor a teenage boy through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and the Inland Empire. More...

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