19 février 2017

Trump hints at cutting federal funds to UC Berkeley

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A speech by conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled at UC Berkeley on Wednesday amid violent protests that prompted President Trump to suggest cutting federal funding to the university. More...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. to head Trump education task force

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Evangelical Christian leader Jerry Falwell Jr. will head an education reform task force under U.S. President Donald Trump and is keen to cut university regulations, including rules on dealing with campus sexual assault, the school he heads said. More...

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Economic, political pressures up at historic black colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. With four years of experience at his soon-to-end job, he had the longest tenure of the group. Other flagship historic black colleges and universities across the U.S. have also recently parted ways with presidents after short stints, raising concerns about continuity. More...

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Private colleges need state help too

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. At a time when people around the country are questioning the value of higher education and student debt continues to climb, this will offer many more New Yorkers the chance to access a college education and unlock new career opportunities. More...

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Obama’s higher ed record: A low bar for Betsy DeVos

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. With Betsy DeVos likely to be confirmed today as the Secretary of Education, critics will continue to frame her as dangerously inexperienced. Even the slightest misstep will be held up as proof she’s out of her depth. More...

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DeVos opposes regulation. What will that mean for higher ed?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Betsy DeVos is the new secretary of education. Her rocky confirmation process has raised questions about how she will lead the agency that has so much influence over the lives of students at all stages of the education system. More...

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How will DeVos influence higher education?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As Education Secretary Betsy DeVos began her first full day on the job Wednesday, college leaders and analysts were watching for signs of where the Trump administration stands on student debt, for-profit regulations and other higher education issues. More...

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Move remediation to community colleges, hybrid universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Across the nation ever rising higher education costs are in conflict with tight state budgets. At the same time ever rising tuition costs are in conflict with stagnant family incomes. Many states are looking to restructure higher education to reduce costs, both for the state and for students. More...

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College sees station as benefit to students, community

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Telecasting sporting events, talk shows and a mayoral candidate forum, Lincoln College is jumping into its new bachelor's degree program in radio, television and new media with both feet — and so are students. More...

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Upcoming White House discussion on black colleges and universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Florida A&M University interim president Larry Robinson will be attending a summit this month on historically black colleges and universities with President Trump’s staff and Republican lawmakers. More...

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