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Tennessee Support For Higher Ed Has Strings Attached

Colleges in Tennessee, based on a 2010 law, will now lose state support if students don’t complete the courses in which they’re enrolled. State dollars are outcome-based.

10/16/2012

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Wilson College For Women Is Struggling

Wilson College, a liberal arts school that had made the US News list of best academic values, is operating in the red. A new president has been hired as a change agent to bring in enough students to break even.

10/08/2012

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Digital Tools Can Save Money And Reinvent Higher Education

Proponents of mass technology hope that the lecture method in high education is fading – that professors will use technology to deliver basic concepts online before class, leaving more classroom time for face-to-face discussion.

09/11/2012

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Good News For Undocumented ‘Dreamers’

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants will benefit from President Obama’s recent policy that those under 30 who came to the US before 16 could receive renewable, two year deferments on deportation and apply for a work permit.

07/24/2012

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Yale In China

For nearly three years professors from Yale University and the National University of Singapore have been putting together an undergraduate course of study for the new Yale-NUS College.

07/16/2012

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An Online University Where Students Do The Teaching

Since its inception three years ago, Peer2Peer University has 33,000 registered users with 1700 new users joining monthly.

07/04/2012

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How Tech Has Changed College Life

The latest estimate is that one third of all US students take at least one course online but technology has changed the life of those on campus as well.

06/11/2012

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Minorities In College Presidencies

Findings from a survey conducted by the American Council on Education revealed a reduction in percentages of minority presidents for the first time since the first survey in 1986.

04/04/2012

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A Public University Reaches Out To Hispanics

Armstrong Atlantic State University has been catering to young Latino adults many of whom are now outperforming their non-hispanic classmates.

03/05/2012

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A New Issue: Law School Placement Rates

Law School Transparency, an organization to pressure law schools into releasing accurate data on job prospects for lawyers, is receiving national attention.

02/28/2012

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Where Are The Jobs?

A new report released by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce sheds light on the current economic value of college degrees.

01/25/2012

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What Spurs Students To Stay In College And Learn?

“What Spurs Students to Stay in College and Learn?” is the partial title of an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

12/06/2011

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Customized Digital Textbooks

AcademicPub, a build-your-own textbook service, has a library of two million pieces including Cambridge University Press as well as that of Princeton and MIT.

10/31/2011

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College Presidents Are Tech Savvy

Today, 91% of two-year colleges offer some online classes as do 60% of four-year schools. Most college presidents believe that a decade from now 50% of students will take courses online, contrasted with 10% now.

09/12/2011

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Does The Education Level Of State Legislators Matter?

A survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education shows that many state representatives provide no record of college.

07/13/2011

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