28 avril 2016

Footing the bill for higher education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Federal and state policymakers are often working on similar policy challenges from different vantage points. And when they do not coordinate their decision-making, what may start as a promising response to a major public need can end up being difficult to implement, unsustainable, and in some cases, counterproductive. More...

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Indiana University completes review of misconduct hearings

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Indiana University has concluded a review of sexual misconduct disciplinary hearings that involved a student ethics director who has since resigned, and determined that the cases were handled properly, the university announced Monday. More...

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Assembly approves University of Maryland partnership

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The University of Maryland's College Park campus and professional schools in Baltimore won't merge but would be more closely aligned under legislation approved Thursday by the General Assembly. More...

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27 avril 2016

ExecOnline partners with UC Berkeley

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. ExecOnline (http://www.execonline.com), a provider of university-certified online executive education programs, has announced a new programmatic partnership with the UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education (UC Berkeley CEE). More...

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Collaborative team for Title IX Investigations

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Title IX, enacted in 1972, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded educational programs and activities. This is a growing area of concern for many public and private schools, colleges and universities. More...

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Graduation rates for black students increase at UB

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A new national study by The Education Trust cited the University at Buffalo as among the universities that stand out for improving overall graduation rates while also achieving significant gains for black students during the last decade. More...

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Concealed carry laws proliferate on campus

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Pending decisions in Georgia and Tennessee decisions, eight states currently allow concealed carry on college campuses. Twenty-three states leave the decision to each individual college or university, while 16 states and the District of Columbia prohibit concealed handguns on campus. More...

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African-American learning community faces resistance

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. The University of Connecticut’s recent announcement of a planned learning community intended for first- and second-year African-American male students has reignited a decades-old debate regarding ethnically themed living spaces on campus. More...

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26 avril 2016

What schools don’t tell you about campus sexual assault

The ConversationBy . A 2015 study found over 20 percent of all women surveyed experienced unwanted sexual contact while attending college. This confirmed earlier findings from a survey conducted between 2005 to 2007, in which one in five women reported being sexually assaulted since entering college. More...

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Three Shades of Privacy

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. The New York Times report on European regulators concerns over the E.U.-U.S. “Privacy Shield” Agreement came off quite critical. Mark Scott seemed to suggest that Europe cannot seem to decide what it wants – as if Europe, any more than the United States, is composed of a singular, unified block. Read more...

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