24 décembre 2017

Public universities are getting better at bagging big gifts

University Business Magazine logoWhen you see a headline about a nine-figure gift to a college, the recipient is typically a private institution with an already bulging endowment and a track record of fund-raising prowess. This year, public universities started catching up. More...

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Notre Dame to pay millions in taxes on investment earnings under tax bill

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Notre Dame would be among a small group of private colleges nationwide required to pay taxes on investment earnings under the new federal tax bill, a provision that could cost the university up to $9 million per year. More...

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Managing and leveraging data in enrollment management

University Business Magazine logoUniversities, especially public institutions, collect a lot of data. Between applications, enrollments, financial aid, website clicks, social media posts and everything else, data can be collected, analyzed, and reported. More...

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Northwestern Law partners with InsideTrack

University Business Magazine logoNorthwestern University Pritzker School of Law, one of the country’s most prestigious law schools, announced today that it has engaged InsideTrack, the leader in student enrollment and success coaching, to support the launch of a new online Master of Science in Law (MSL) degree in the fall of 2018. More...

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University of Akron creates varsity eSports video gaming program

University Business Magazine logoThe varsity eSports program will involve 30 to 35 students, who will be eligible for scholarships. An associated club eSports program will involve several hundred students. More...

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The retreat on higher education

University Business Magazine logoAs a predictor of social mobility, higher education remains the most promising path to entering the middle class. Understanding this, President Barack Obama made higher education a clear priority, laying down a challenge to have the highest proportion of college-educated adults of any country. More...

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Completion after six years at 38 percent

University Business Magazine logoStudents who started at private four-year nonprofit institutions had the highest completion rates (76 percent), followed by students at public four-years (64.7 percent), public two-years (37.5 percent) and private four-year for-profits (35.3 percent). More...

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'Mini-factory' helps to train area students

University Business Magazine logoCentral Carolina Technical College's newest industrial training gadget will help students in its advanced manufacturing program, and local industry representatives are tickled pink to have the equipment in place. More...

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Cambridge startup offers cheaper, online college counseling

University Business Magazine logoA Cambridge startup is taking college guidance online, offering high school students and their parents a cheaper alternative to private college counseling. More...

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The University of Law enters Austrian market with LLM in Vienna

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Law (ULaw) is entering the Austrian higher education market with the launch of a full-time Master of Laws (LLM) programme in collaboration with Webster Vienna Private University. More...

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