01 août 2017

City University of New York moves to rein in foundations

University Business LogoThe City University of New York, troubled by federal and state investigations, plans to overhaul the rules governing its affiliated nonprofit foundations as part of an effort to reassure alumni and donors. More...

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Foundation audit should ‘close the door on a sad chapter’ in UofL’s history

University Business LogoThe 132-page audit documents recorded and unrecorded endowment losses related to lines of credit and startup company investments without proper disclosure to and oversight from the foundation’s board of directors. More...

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Uncomfort zone: Time for higher ed to address race and class

University Business LogoPope Paul VI is quoted as saying that “if you want peace, work for justice.” Many higher education institutions have made tremendous strides in addressing disparities in the area of race and class. There is, however, a long way to go. More...

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Ban the box for college applications heads to La. governor's desk

University Business LogoPublic colleges and universities can’t ask most applicants about their criminal past under legislation the Louisiana House gave final approval on Tuesday. More...

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It would cost a mere $34 billion to make college affordable for everyone

University Business LogoThe $34 billion price tag includes what it would take to make a college degree affordable for both first-time, full-time students as well as part-time and adult students. To put that in context, it’s equivalent to just 7% of the $469 billion increase in discretionary defense spending over the next 10 years proposed by the White House in the budget plan released last month. More...

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Lawmakers call for study of every public college, university in Pennsylvania

University Business LogoIn an effort to ensure a quality higher education system for students and for Pennsylvania’s future workforce needs, state Rep. Mike Hanna, D-Lock Haven, today joined other state lawmakers to push for a comprehensive study of every public college and university in the state. More...

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Higher education seeks answers to leaner years

University Business LogoWith an important source of revenue down and the flow of customers flattening out, one of the biggest businesses in Georgia—its public university system—is turning to a strategy of consolidations and mergers to improve efficiency and cut costs. More...

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Cal State University considers requiring an extra year of high school math

University Business LogoCalifornia high school students may eventually have to forget about taking a year or two away from math classes before college. More...

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More guns won’t make our universities and colleges any safer

University Business LogoMass shootings rightly make us concerned and afraid. Recently, however, politicians and ideologues hoping to score points have used these incidents to change the way we live, teach and learn. A bill — LD 1370 — being considered by the Maine Legislature would allow “campus carry,” adding Maine to the list of nine other states that permit carrying concealed guns on campuses. As criminologists at two of Maine’s institutions of higher education, we oppose campus carry for several reasons. More...

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Scholarship numbers increase for students

University Business LogoOver 600 graduates walked across the stage in Martinsville and Henry County over the Memorial Day weekend – and the senior Class of 2017 certainly left their mark on education in the area. More...

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