12 janvier 2018

The Return of Earmarks

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Republican leaders talk about restoring path to federal funds without peer review. Grants were lucrative for many colleges, but critics said that merit was sacrificed. More...

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Few Details on Tougher Borrower-Relief Standards

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Department of Education officials said Monday that they do not have any estimates of how many borrowers would clear new, tougher standards proposed for claims of loan relief when a student is defrauded or misled by their college. The department’s proposed language would require a student borrower to demonstrate clear and convincing evidence that their college intended to deceive them or had a reckless disregard for the truth in making claims about job-placement rates, credit transferability and other outcomes. More...

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Small College Struggles in the Sights

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The Council of Independent Colleges has been among the most bullish organizations when discussing the state of small private liberal arts colleges, but a heightened sense of concern underpinned much of the organization's annual Presidents Institute this year. More...

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Shake-Up at Moody Bible Institute

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The board of Moody Bible Institute, a prominent Bible college, announced a series of changes in senior leadership Wednesday night, Christianity Today reported. The president and chief operating officer have resigned, and the provost has retired. More...

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Order Killing DACA

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A federal judge in California Tuesday night blocked President Trump's order killing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, which has permitted about 800,000 young people -- many of them college students -- to remain in the United States although they lack permanent legal status to do so. President Obama created the program. More...

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Second Attempt at Becoming a Nonprofit

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Grand Canyon University announces another attempt at converting to a nonprofit, with plans for its holding company to partner with other colleges. More...

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Closing Gaps in Tennessee

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Despite tackling college access head-on, challenges remain in Tennessee as the state grapples with decreasing adult student enrollment and an achievement gap for African-American students. More...

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Caution on Expanding Community College 4-Year Degrees

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Despite enthusiasm for four-year degrees offered by California community colleges, a state report calls for more time before expanding the programs. More...

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4 Ways Universities Can Better Engage with Nontraditional Students

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Higher education institutions can leverage technologies and data to prepare learners for success. For colleges and universities to succeed today, treating nontraditional students as the norm is becoming quite important. More...

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06 janvier 2018

Liberty making a splash with new Daktronics displays

University Business Magazine logoLiberty University continues a long-standing relationship with Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, with the installation of two new LED video displays at Liberty Natatorium for aquatics events in Lynchburg, Virginia. Both displays were manufactured and installed this fall to elevate the live event experience for Flames fans. More...

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