08 mai 2018

Community colleges ramping up services for formerly incarcerated students

University Business Magazine logoFor the last couple of years, staff at Glendale Community College has taken an ad hoc approach to helping students who enrolled after serving prison sentences. More...

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Pursuing national accreditation to create access quickly while proving quality and rigor

University Business Magazine logoLaunching an innovative online education division—one that vastly expands access to postsecondary programming while also providing students a valuable outcome and credential at the end of their program—is critical for modern and forward-thinking colleges and universities. More...

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In U regent debate, assassination of character (mine)

University Business Magazine logoThe Star Tribune Editorial Board, in “Value careful vetting in picking U regents” (April 19), restated its preference for sustaining the controversial Regent Candidate Advisory Council’s (RCAC) role in vetting prospective members of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. More...

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McGraw-Hill Education delivers game-based learning simulations

University Business Magazine logoLearning science company McGraw-Hill Education today announced the addition of more than 50 game-based learning simulations and scenario-based learning activities to digital course materials for use this fall in Principles of Economics, Introduction to Business, Principles of Marketing and College Success courses. More...

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Idaho higher ed students face tuition, fee hikes

University Business Magazine logoStudents across the state of Idaho will pay more to attend four-year institutions next year after the State Board of Education approved increased tuition and fee requests at four schools, including Lewis-Clark State College and the University of Idaho. More...

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Two student murders have Binghamton on edge

University Business Magazine logoStudents at Binghamton University awoke one morning last week to an alert from school officials: A freshman had been stabbed in his dormitory the night before and died. Then, minutes before classes were about to begin, another alert announced that they had been canceled for the day as the police searched for a suspect. More...

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Kroger sweetens employee benefits as it moves to ramp up hiring

University Business Magazine logoKroger announced Monday new investments in employee benefits, education and wages as retailers across the board are spending more on their employees to keep pace in a tighter labor market. More...

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New pathways for millions of nontraditional students could pave the way for upward mobility

University Business Magazine logoCalifornia has almost 4.5 million adults who are "near completers" — nontraditional students who have some college units but no degree. For the economic and civic future of the state, policy makers and education leaders must consider additional higher education pathways for this large population if we are going to have the future workforce we need to maintain our economic strength. More...

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Harvard graduate students vote to form a union

University Business Magazine logoTeaching and research assistants at Harvard University have voted to join the United Auto Workers in a union election that caps a contentious fight over graduate students gaining a seat at the bargaining table. More...

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Free speech and inclusion can coexist in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoInclusion and diversity don’t have to clash with free speech on campus. Though recent surveys have suggested a growing conflict, higher ed experts and educators—including those who have been involved in some of the research—say the concepts can only thrive in unison. More...

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