08 janvier 2017

Unintended Consequences

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Months into the first year of an early FAFSA campaign, some campus financial aid offices are forced to sort out discrepancies arising from switch to prior-prior year income data. Read more...

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07 janvier 2017

When Colleges Rely on Adjuncts, Where Does the Money Go?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Colleges and universities of all kinds are increasingly relying on non-tenure-track faculty members. And administrators frequently defend their hiring choices by citing money. Read more...

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06 janvier 2017

Residency Applications Changing for Grad Students in Canada

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2016By Alyssa Walker. What likely changes will international students see?  A points system.  Students could potentially earn more points on their applications if they earned their degrees in Canada.  There may also be relaxed requirements for labor market impact assessment applications for employers who want to hire international students. More...

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05 janvier 2017

Quebec, Ottawa to announce funding for CEGEP, university upgrades

cbc masthead logoBy CBC News. The federal and provincial governments are on the brink of announcing a deal worth millions of dollars for Quebec's post-secondary institutions. Read more...

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Business schools heed the call for more data-literate graduates

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy Adam Stanley. Deloitte Analytics and other companies have been pushing Canadian universities for years to produce more data-literate graduates to fill their talent needs. Their efforts appear to be paying off, with business schools ramping up their offerings in data analytics. Read more...

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04 janvier 2017

Battle with for-profit colleges flares

The US Department of Education slapped a set of tough conditions on a US$1.1 billion private equity bid for the company that owns the University of Phoenix, the nation’s largest for-profit university, after years of trying to rein in the for-profit college industry, reports Bloomberg News. Read more...

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03 janvier 2017

Rush to save climate change data before Trump era

By Goldie Blumenstyk, The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scientists, librarians and digital historians from a growing number of universities have begun a crowdsourced effort to copy and archive thousands of federal government websites and data sets related to climate change, the environment and other areas of scientific research that they fear could become compromised or inaccessible under the incoming Trump administration. Read more...

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01 janvier 2017

Should Colleges March in Trump Inaugural?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. At past presidential inaugurations, colleges and universities have boasted about being selected to march in the parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. Students and their institutions get a moment in front of the new president and airtime on national television. Read more...

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29 décembre 2016

#8: What does Betsy DeVos mean for higher ed?

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. With little background in higher education, stakeholders wonder how the nominee for Education Secretary will impact policy. More...

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Oil, gas industry launches counterattack ahead of DU vote

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Colorado’s energy industry went on the offensive Thursday before an expected decision by University of Denver trustees about whether to pull investments from oil, natural gas and coal companies. More...

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