05 décembre 2016

Three plus one equals affordable N.J. higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. What we need is creativity. What we need is collaboration. What we need is continued commitment to provide the best education possible — the best affordable education possible — for New Jersey college students. More...

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Angry Texas A&M students, alums ask university to cancel white nationalist's planned campus speech

University Business LogoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. A white nationalist whose recent speech in the nation's capital drew Nazi salutes is slated to speak at Texas A&M University next month, eliciting anger and widespread calls for the university to call off the event. A prominent Houston lawyer whose son attends the university even offered to represent A&M if it cancels the speech and gets sued. More...

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Why for-profit education fails

University Business LogoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. Earlier this year, LeapFrog Enterprises, the educational-entertainment business, sold itself for $1 a share. The deal came several months after LeapFrog received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange that it would be delisted if the value of its stock did not improve, a disappointing end to the public life of a company that had the best-performing IPO of 2002. More...

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Trump chooses Betsy DeVos for education secretary

University Business LogoSubmitted by Ray Bendici. President-elect Donald Trump has picked billionaire Betsy DeVos, a Michigan Republican activist and philanthropist who is a strong supporter of school choice but has limited experience with public education, as his secretary of education. More...

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Colleges and universities branch out within the U.S.

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Exotic branch campuses across the globe give American institutions an extra shine when recruiting students and establishing an internationally recognized brand. Now, several universities are finding similar success with satellites in other parts of the U.S. More...

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Department of Education issues new regulations to protect student borrowers

University Business LogoBy Ray Bendici. Recent regulations from the Department of Education improve protection for student borrowers targeted by misleading or predatory practices, and establish a clear path for loan forgiveness in instances of institutional fraud or misconduct—an issue financial aid experts say will impact both for-profits and nonprofits. More...

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AV within IT at a small college

University Business LogoBy Kylie Lacey. With only 775 students, the need for a dedicated AV department was low at Martin Luther College, a teacher and pastor training institution in southwest Minnesota. The IT department handled the installation and wiring of emergency broadcast systems and of classroom AV technology, including projectors. More...

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04 décembre 2016

This Election Was Different

HomeBy Judith S. White. And given that, Judith S. White asks, can our work as senior leaders in higher education be the same. Read more...

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Teaching in a Time of Trump

HomeBy Mark Bauerlein. The distress that students now feel over the election of Trump runs deeper than fear of what the administration plans to do, argues Mark Bauerlein. It signifies the fall of the diversity-sensitive propriety that has guided much of their lives. Read more...

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Faculty on the Front Lines

HomeBy Shontavia Johnson and Jennifer Harvey. After the presidential election, how do faculty members most effectively teach students in a divisive climate? Shontavia Johnson and Jennifer Harvey provide concrete advice. Read more...

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