13 janvier 2018

On active-military duty and earning a college degree

University Business Magazine logoEducation has come a long way since the inception of the G.I. Bill in the 1940s. With the onset of online learning, those on active duty have been able to advance their educations, whether stationed in the United States or overseas. More...

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Four ex-fraternity members get jail in pledge's hazing death

University Business Magazine logoFour New York City men were given jail sentences Monday in the death of an 18-year-old fraternity pledge during a 2013 hazing ritual in Pennsylvania, with a judge saying she believes they succumbed to "brainwashing" and "indoctrination" that is rampant at fraternities around the nation. More...

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Lynchburg College revising teacher prep program

University Business Magazine logoLynchburg College plans to restructure its teacher preparation curriculum and develop new instructional partnerships with local school divisions as part of an upcoming program overhaul. More...

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Idaho governor to push for higher education changes

University Business Magazine logoGov. C. L. "Butch" Otter offered a rare glimpse into his agenda for the upcoming legislative session on Thursday by announcing plans to ask lawmakers to create a chief education officer who would help make key changes inside Idaho's postsecondary system. More...

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Ga. group makes recommendations to improve HOPE scholarship

University Business Magazine logoJust days before Georgia lawmakers return Monday for this year’s legislative session, an education group released a report Friday outlining six ways to leverage Georgia’s HOPE college scholarship program to help more students. More...

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At MIT, it's out with the old case studies, in with immersive ones

University Business Magazine logoThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology's leading role in online education for all is changing how its own faculty approach more traditional education. More...

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Lawmaker wants campus trustees to hire and fire Utah's college presidents, not regents

University Business Magazine logoA major power of the Utah Board of Regents will be on the chopping block when the Legislature convenes next month. More...

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HollyRod Foundation scholarship for students with ASD

University Business Magazine logoLandmark College, in partnership with the HollyRod Foundation, will fund a new, full-tuition scholarship for a student diagnosed with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) beginning in the fall 2018 semester. More...

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Wayne State contracts with Michigan prison system

University Business Magazine logoWayne State University has contracted with the state Department of Corrections for three medical director positions. More...

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Challenges, and more distractions, lie ahead for colleges

University Business Magazine logoHere are seven things higher ed search leaders and administrators believe campus administrators must do in the coming year to get the job done. More...

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