08 octobre 2016

What do adult students want from college?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Each year, legions of adult learners – that is, students who are 25 years old or older – take a first or second chance at higher education. More...

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AACC to launch broader advocacy group

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is creating a new advocacy advisory group to provide input on AACC policy development and assist in its advocacy efforts. More...

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Three ways to fix college tuition pricing

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In a Washington Post opinion column last week, Danielle Allen was right to say that the tuition number the federal government requires colleges to publish is useless. More...

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Campus diversity improving, but remains work in progress

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The national conversation on race surrounding a number of campus protests during the 2015-2016 school year has led to a number of changes in course requirements and sensitivity training, as well as a persistent conversation about how to best serve students, faculty and administrators of color on campus. More...

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College tuition and fees increase 63 percent since Jan. '06

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Back to school season is here! Whether your kids are off to nursery school, college, or a private elementary or high school, paying for tuition, housing, textbooks, and other school-related expenses may pose a challenge to the family budget. More...

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College officials report negative impacts of budget cuts

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. State funding cuts to higher education are impacting students and programs in a variety of ways, from enrollment caps to degree-completion efforts. More...

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Apriva expands campus payments portfolio

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction processing solutions, today announced it has established a direct integration to ITC Systems for campus card transaction processing functionality. More...

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Fewer students with bachelor's degrees enroll in community college

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The percentage of students with baccalaureates who are enrolling in community colleges or other two-year institutions is at its lowest point in 14 years, according to a new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report. More...

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Startup develops faculty performance assessment tool

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A Purdue-affiliated startup has developed a more valid, consistent and unbiased educational assessment online platform to assess faculty performance in the classroom in real time. More...

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Guidebook brings advanced capabilities to mobile apps

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Guidebook today announced Interact - the next major enhancement to its industry-leading mobile app platform - designed to bring Facebook-like social engagement to the campus apps employed by higher ed institutions. More...

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