20 mars 2017

Le nombre d’étudiants étrangers en déclin dans les universités américaines

Par Louis Heidsieck. «Le discours politique autour des étrangers aux États-Unis depuis l’élection de novembre pourrait avoir un impact dévastateur sur nos ambitions d’accueil d’étudiants étrangers» C’est le constat de l’étude menée auprès de 250 universités américaines et relayée par Inside Higher Ed. Environ 40% des établissements enregistrent une baisse des inscriptions chez les étudiants étrangers. Voir l'article...

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Au Texas, «le réflexe quotidien» d’apporter son arme à l’université

Par Le Figaro Etudiant. À l’université d’Austin, aux États-Unis, les caméras de France Télévision ont partagé la journée d’un étudiant qui porte son revolver sur le campus. Dans une dizaine d’états américains, le port d’arme est autorisé à la fac. Voir l'article...

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19 mars 2017

Trump to order more effort to help black colleges

eCampus NewsBy Anita Kumar and William Douglas. President Donald Trump is expected to provide historically black colleges and universities a long-awaited boost as he looks to outdo his predecessors––including the nation’s first African-American president–on a surprising issue. More...

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Will higher edtech, innovation really change under Trump?

eCampus NewsBy Ron Bethke. With little policy change directed toward higher ed, colleges and universities could leverage the new administration toward further innovation. More...

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A university president's advice for Betsy DeVos regarding higher education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. While Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos is a passionate advocate for reforming our nation’s schools, her views on higher education are less well known. The U.S. Department Education has a major impact on colleges and universities and their students, especially regarding financial aid and civil rights. More...

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Upcoming changes in private student lending

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. With the change in administrations to President Donald Trump, the discussion of reinjecting private dollars back into the higher education system has reemerged. More...

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Hot topics in higher ed law

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Despite the uncertainties of how the Trump administration may approach federal regulations affecting higher education institutions, there are some areas that community colleges must address no matter what, such as overtime regulations and compliance, Title IX enforcement and sexual harassment. More...

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Purdue aims to get brand back on point

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. The Purdue University brand is fragmented and diluted, according to research conducted by the institution. More...

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College endowments suffer 'lost decade'

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Officials overseeing endowments at some of Indiana’s smaller colleges and universities have cut back on spending, or are considering doing so, after struggling to grow the size of their funds over the past decade. More...

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Hundreds of students rally at Statehouse for higher ed

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. More than 1,000 of college students rallied in front of Alabama Statehouse on Thursday to lobby lawmakers for increased higher education funding. More...

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