19 mars 2017

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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Gift enables Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Binghamton University has established a new, interdisciplinary Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (I-GMAP) with the support of an anonymous donor – and facilitated by alumnus Owen Pell ’80, LLD ’11. More...

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House panel gives unanimous support to campus free speech bill

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A bill protecting free speech rights on public college and university campuses sailed through committee with a unanimous vote Thursday. More...

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Universities overwhelmingly objected to the Trump travel ban

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Universities played an important role in the unexpectedly widespread mobilization against President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order suspending entry to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries. More...

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Integrating DocuSign into the Salesforce Higher Education Cloud

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. To say colleges and universities send a multitude of emails and documents is an understatement. 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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You’ve been accepted to Columbia. Oops, our error.

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. When an applicant to the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health got an email on Wednesday saying it was “delighted to welcome” her, she said she was overcome with euphoria. More...

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How can architecture schools increase diversity?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. When Patricia Nakaghala Muumba, a junior at the Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, was in second grade, a new building taking shape next to her elementary school in Kampala, Uganda, stirred her curiosity. More...

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Crews unearth artifacts during excavation for airpark project

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. This final phase involves the conversion of the existing Runway 9-27 to a 35-ft. (10.7 m) wide parallel taxiway), construction of the 35-ft. final connector taxiway to the new 4,200 by 75 ft. (1,280 by 23 m) runway, and associated infrastructure. More...

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Federal court orders Harvard, daughter of donor to disclose financial records

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The federal court ordered the disclosures in support of a lawsuit pending before a court in Hong Kong to enforce an unpaid judgment rendered against Spackman. More...

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