25 octobre 2017

Ohio State will provide completion grants to help seniors

University Business LogoOhio State University will begin an initiative to provide students with grants to reduce financial challenges as they near graduation. More...

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Some cash-strapped private colleges cut programs, sell assets

University Business LogoThe Boston school, with roughly 1,000 students and falling financial reserves, put up for sale its president’s five-bedroom house and a residence hall in June, eager for a cash infusion amid growing enrollment and operating-cost pressures. More...

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24 octobre 2017

Affirmative action and the pursuit of the American Dream

University Business LogoThe Trump administration, according to recent reports, is preparing to redirect resources at the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division away from disadvantaged groups such as African-Americans and Latinos in order to push against affirmative action initiatives. This would be a terrible mistake. More...

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Connecticut’s budget needs to encourage more higher ed, not hamper it

University Business LogoConnecticut is not getting the message sent by General Electric, Aetna and other corporations who have either left the state for greener pastures or are contemplating a move. More...

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Trump ends DACA, calls on Congress to act

University Business LogoThe Trump administration Tuesday formally announced it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — also called DACA — putting an expiration date on the legal protections granted to roughly 800,000 people known as "DREAMers," who entered the country illegally as children. More...

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How higher ed leaders are fighting for DACA

University Business LogoAmid the torrent of pleas to President Trump this week to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) are letters written by several university presidents. In a noteworthy showing of direct engagement in political discourse, the presidents of Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and Duke, for example, have written personal letters this week. More...

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Small private colleges can survive

University Business LogoWith high school populations declining throughout New England and in several other regions of the country, it’s only natural to be concerned about the fiscal challenges confronting our nation’s private colleges and universities. More...

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Noam Chomsky leaves MIT to join University of Arizona faculty

University Business LogoThe university announced earlier this month that Chomsky, 88, will serve as a laureate professor in the Department of Linguistics in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and will begin teaching next year. More...

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CasaCuba: A home for all things Cuban at FIU

University Business LogoA group of Cuban-American community leaders has stepped forward to support "CasaCuba," an initiative that brings together all things Cuban at Florida International University. More...

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Clarion announces opioid treatment specialist certificate

University Business LogoIn response to the growing opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and in the nation, Clarion University College of Health and Human Services announced today that it has developed an opioid treatment specialist certificate, which will be offered online, beginning this fall. More...

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