25 mai 2017

College presidents will face known, unknown challenges ahead

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. College presidents face many challenging issues in the years to come. Public and private colleges and universities throughout the country are finding it necessary to raise tuition in response to increased expenses, more financial aid for students and lower levels of enrollment. More...

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Blackboard Learn SaaS certified for IMS LTI 2.0

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, today announced that its market-leading flagship learning management system, Blackboard Learn, is now certified for the IMS Global Learning Consortium’s Learning Tools Interoperability 2.0 standard. More...

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Proposals to make college more affordable for low-income students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The political news cycle has been dominated by the FBI, Russia and health care, among other topics, over the past few weeks, but lawmakers in both the House of Representatives and the Senate hoping to draw attention to their efforts to reform higher education this week. More...

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Colleges may take blame for government actions

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. In the last few weeks a number of news events have taken place that may not have been very noticeable, but which can seriously affect higher education in a very detrimental way. More...

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How Marcel Proust is going digital

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Hours before Germany formally declared war on France in WWI, Marcel Proust penned a letter to his financial advisor that anticipated the horrors to come. More...

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Strengthening higher ed leadership in a time of rapid change

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The original vision for higher education in the United States was that it would not just benefit individuals but be vital to the development and maintenance of a healthy republic. More...

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Trump’s expected choice for USDA science job lacks hard-science background

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Trump administration is planning to nominate Sam Clovis — the Department of Agriculture’s senior White House adviser — as head of USDA’s Research, Education and Economics division, according to individuals briefed on the decision. More...

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Economic impact of New Jersey’s private colleges

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. New Jersey’s independent colleges and universities generate an estimated $3.5 billion in economic impact for the state, according to a new study released by a group that represents the 14 nonprofit schools. More...

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Allianz expands tuition protection offerings to colleges and universities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Allianz Global Assistance announced today new tuition protection plans to improve financial security for students and their families. More...

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Read President Trump's Liberty University commencement speech

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Thank you very much. everybody. And congratulations to the class of 2017. That's some achievement. More...

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