16 avril 2017

New Mexico higher ed boss not consulted on veto

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. New Mexico’s top higher education official was not involved in the governor’s decision to strike college and university funding from the budget, a move she said has created some challenges for the state’s financially strapped institutions. More...

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Berkeley announces Bridge to College and Careers program

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Berkeley College recently launched its Bridge to College and Careers program to benefit New York City high school students. The opportunities available in the Berkeley College Bridge to College and Careers program, through arrangements with the high schools, range from mentorship and tutoring to dual enrollment in high school and college courses, and career exploration, as well as workshops on important topics that engage high schools students in their classrooms in fun ways, while preparing them to be more successful after they graduate. More...

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15 avril 2017

Dept. of Higher Education to cut hundreds of jobs

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Hundreds of people could lose their jobs as North Dakota's Department of Higher Education continues to make budget cuts. More...

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The community college and the public good

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Today, these colleges enroll more than 12.3 million students in 1,108 colleges. This represents 45 percent of all undergraduate students in higher education. More...

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Trump defends Obama's for-profit college crackdown

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. For-profit colleges were supposed to thrive under a Trump administration staffed by officials known to be friendly to the industry. President Donald Trump and Republican allies in Congress had made broad promises either to revisit or to repeal federal rules governing the schools. More...

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University Business Leadership Institute provides scholarship opportunity

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Are you an aspiring higher ed technology visionary? The University Business Leadership Institute is providing a limited number of “scholarship grants” to attend UBTech 2017. More...

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Organizations demand Trump Administration enforce Title IX in letter

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Title IX is “a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity,” according to the United States Department of Justice. More...

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Hits and misses for black colleges in Trump budget

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The budget blueprint titled “America First” decreases Department of Education funding by 13 percent, leaving some programs that support minority students unfunded. More...

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GW joins amicus brief opposing executive order travel ban

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The George Washington University joined 30 other universities in filing an amicus brief challenging the Trump administration’s revised executive order on travel and immigration. More...

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Here's what happens to endowments when colleges close

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. When Dowling College on Long Island closed last year, it left a few things that will be easy to unload. There’s the waterfront mansion and a score of houses. More...

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