02 août 2017

Consultant to make recommendations on Pa. state-owned universities

University Business LogoA consultant conducting a strategic review of Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities as well as the system that oversees them will present its much-anticipated recommendations to the system's board on July 12, officials said Wednesday. More...

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Adjuncts seek better pay, benefits through legislation

University Business LogoIn higher education, they’re the equivalent of gig workers: Part-time professors who power many of the area’s colleges, cobbling together teaching assignments each semester at one or two universities at a time. More...

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Kansas universities, students express preparedness for guns on campus

University Business LogoStarting Saturday, Kansas colleges will allow guns on campus. And students, though some are lukewarm about the idea, are ready. More...

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Caregivers for vets get full college scholarships

University Business LogoThousands of people across the country have set their own lives and careers aside to care for loved ones who have suffered injuries in America's long decades of war. More...

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Legislature shifts higher education costs to students, parents — again

University Business LogoIt’s going to be more expensive to go to a public college or university in Oklahoma next year. More...

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Do you have the best 529 college savings plan? (Yes, you can choose.)

University Business LogoParents may be able to accumulate more money to pay for college by investing in an out-of-state 529 plan. Yet many don’t even know it’s possible. Eighty percent of those who invest in a 529 choose the one in their home state, according to a study by the Investment Company Institute. More...

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Hodges announces intent to seek TCS Education System affiliation

University Business LogoAs part of its ongoing commitment to provide best-in-class academic programs to its students, Hodges University has announced its intention to formally affiliate with TCS Education System. More...

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Worrisome trends in U.S. higher ed

University Business LogoThe thousands of college campuses that dot the American landscape have long been referred to collectively as a higher education system. It’s never been quite an apt description given the diversity of colleges. More...

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01 août 2017

Okla. higher ed told to keep doing more with less

University Business LogoFor most of the past decade, Oklahoma’s public higher education system has found itself in an increasingly difficult situation. As business and political leaders have demanded more from colleges and universities, state funding has declined to its lowest level in nearly 20 years. More...

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How a vibrant new science building points to the future at Bowie State

University Business LogoThe distinctive new building stands at the heart of Bowie State University’s campus. So a student can spot it when coming from the administrative center, or a nearby road, or just across the courtyard. More...

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