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According to the authors of a new report by higher education consultancy Ithaka S+R, one way to reduce equity gaps in higher education is to increase bachelor’s degree completion rates for students. transferred to community colleges. The authors, however, call it an “underused but essential” pathway. Statewide initiatives to strengthen transfer pathways between these public …

BISMARCK, North Dakota – Western Governors University (WGU) and the five community colleges of the University System of North Dakota have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will provide their graduates and staff with an affordable pathway to earn their bachelor’s or master’s degrees from WGU. Additionally, under the terms of the agreement, those who …

Students and staff at public colleges and universities in Tennessee may soon sue if they believe they have been punished for not accepting ‘dividing concepts’ when discussing topics such as race and gender . A Republican-backed bill passing through the state legislature outlines 16 divisive concepts, including someone being seen as ‘inherently privileged, racist, sexist, …

Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado legislature have a great idea that they should get to the governor’s office quickly. They hope to rename Pikes Peak Community College, based in Colorado Springs, to Pikes Peak State College. What seems trivial has immense ramifications. Sponsors of the name-changing House Bill 1280 include Colorado Springs Democratic Reps. …

BY JEFF E. SCHAPIRO Richmond Times-Dispatch Turns out Governor Glenn Youngkin is a quick study. In a little-noticed, high-stakes clash with Virginia community college supervisors — all Democratic appointees — the Republican torpedoed what looked suspiciously like an inside job to install a former secretary as head of the 23-school system. in Education, interim university …

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina are awarding $1.54 million to East Carolina University to provide telepsychiatry services over the next five years to students in Elizabeth City State University. This partnership expands behavioral health care services at ECSU at a time when mental health issues on college campuses …

A Florida bill that would allow public colleges to withhold the names of presidential candidates until finalists are chosen is likely to become law. The legislation passed the Florida Legislature with the required two-thirds majority last week, and Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, is expected to sign it. The bill calls for all personal identifying …

The University of Texas at Austin on Friday announced the largest philanthropic campaign ever undertaken by a Texas university, pledging to raise $6 billion, including one-sixth to pay for scholarships and student support. The $1 billion for students is believed to be the largest fundraising goal for such purposes in the history of public higher …

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) students recently participated in Student Advocacy Day, an annual event hosted by the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC) that allows students to share with their legislators the role community colleges in Maryland and how CSM is changing their lives. “We have organized the day of defense of student rights …

Diving brief: Regional public colleges help protect the counties in which they are located from economic contractions, according to a recent study from the University of Illinois to Urbana-Champaign researchers. They primarily looked at areas that suffered from declining manufacturing and found that those that had regional public colleges were more resilient to economic shocks …

Amazon employees in the United States will benefit from new Career Choice partnerships with more than 140 universities and colleges, including several Texas colleges and universities, as well as national nonprofit online providers Southern New Hampshire University, Colorado State University – Global, Western Governors University, and National University Amazon also partners with GEDWorks and Smart …

Illinois needs more teachers. This is an opinion column, but we start with the hard facts: The Illinois State Board of Education said that in October there were 1,703 teaching vacancies full-time statewide. This figure contributes to a total of 4,120 teaching and support openings in the state’s 852 districts. The Illinois Association of School …

North Carolina is home to a large undocumented population – over 309,000 people. However, undocumented students remain vastly underrepresented in colleges and universities across the state. These students, many of whom have lived in the United States for most of their lives, are not US citizens and therefore face barriers to accessing higher education. North …

Jhe British class system continues to cast its noxious shadow. For more than a century, working-class children and young people in Britain have been offered second-best pathways to education and training. By contrast, middle-class descendants will find their way – a significant minority via the skip-the-line privileges of private education – to university or a …

Illustration: Connectas By closing eight private universities, Daniel Ortega demonstrated that his goal was to silence critical thinking and end academic freedom. By Leonardo Oliva* (Confidential) HAVANA TIMES — Lesther Aleman enters the room where his trial will take place, walking slowly with a slightly lost look. He looks weak and fragile, even though he …

Coimbatore: The Association of Self-Funded Colleges of Arts, Sciences and Management in Tamil Nadu has opposed the decision of the University Grants Commission (UGC) to allow self-governing colleges to offer online degree courses. He said the move, which is part of raising the gross enrollment ratio to 50% by 2035, would only produce students without …

Diving Brief: A controversial bill in South Carolina which would have ended the tenure of the faculty in the state’s public colleges will not advance this legislative session. Instead, the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education may conduct a study of tenure systems in public institutions in the state. The potential study arose as part …

Joey Bonelli, a technician at the U.S. Army Engineers Research and Development Center, subsamples a graphene-enhanced asphalt binder. This binder has the potential to increase the strength and longevity of asphalt. Photo courtesy of the US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg, Miss. – Researchers at US Army Engineer Research and Development Center began working with …

Diving Brief: Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, a Republican, pledged end tenure of faculty in the state’s public colleges and revoke the status of professors who teach critical race theory. The proposal escalates a nationwide GOP movement against the decades-old academic framework. patrick was reacting to a resolution by the faculty council of the University …

China’s national higher education policy has entered its second phase, with the government releasing the updated list of universities in the Double First Class (DFC) program. The program was launched in 2015 and pushed the country’s higher education sector on an upward trajectory by increasing funding allocations for universities and specific academic disciplines within them …

For a long time, higher education was considered the path to a good job. Many job descriptions explicitly mention a university degree as a prerequisite. Despite this, student enrollment in undergraduate programs has been steadily declining over the past decade in the United States. And the coronavirus has given this trend an extra boost. Since …

Some private higher education institutions in Houston could see a semblance of pre-pandemic normalcy as their administrations consider lifting mask mandates in the coming weeks. Rice University and the South Texas College of Law Houston are among the schools that could announce the end of mandatory masking in at least some settings, as the omicron …

Although Tennessee has banned the teaching of critical race theory in K-12 schools, many tenets of the ideology are still deeply embedded in the state’s public colleges. New reports from the Claremont Institute, the Idaho Freedom Foundation, and Velocity Convergence, a nonprofit that champions diversity of perspectives at public institutions of higher education, reveal that …

Donations to community colleges and historically black colleges and universities soared last year, thanks in large part to big donations from MacKenzie Scott and Michael Bloomberg, according to a new report. Donations to community colleges have increased 53%, according to the Council for Educational Advancement and Support’s Voluntary Education Support Program annual survey. The 18 …

Harper College officials recently joined approximately 800 community college leaders at the 2022 National Community College Legislative Summit, a premier advocacy event in Washington, D.C. that highlights the importance of community colleges to our nation. . Dr. Avis Proctor, President of Harper College; Bill Kelley, Vice Chairman of the Board; Pahul Mal, student administrator; and …

Higher Education Minister Mohan Yadav said that in order to improve the quality of education in the state, private colleges and universities will now also have an NAAC ranking. Soon, a guideline will be published to this effect. Yadav was reviewing the department’s activities on Tuesday. Yadav said guidelines were issued by the NAAC that …

Previous story: Pacific malls offer delightful experiences for couples on Valentine’s Day NAAC grading will also be mandatory for private colleges and universities – Higher Education Minister Dr Yadav Posted on February 16, 2022 Bhopal: Higher Education Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav said that in order to improve the quality of education in the state, private …

NASHVILLE — A bill introduced in Tennessee House would allow students, faculty and staff to sue universities and public colleges if they believe they are being punished for refusing to accept one or more “concepts of division” that the legislation says “exacerbate and inflame divisions” on race, gender, ethnicity and religion. House Bill 2670, sponsored …

BHOPAL (Madhya Pradesh): The state’s higher education minister, Dr. Mohan Yadav, said private colleges and universities would also have NAAC rankings to improve the quality of education in the state. Soon a directive will be issued to that effect, Dr Yadav said when reviewing the department’s activities on Tuesday. Dr. Yadav said the guidelines issued …

By Tom Lateckkentucky today Legislation has been introduced in the Kentucky General Assembly that would require public four-year institutions in the state to set tuition rates and mandatory fees for each incoming class and freeze those rates for four years for all students. of State. Rep. William Lawrence, R-Maysville, introduced House Bill 452, the Kentucky …

Montgomery County Councilman Craig Rice and Queen Anne County Commissioner Jack Wilson, chair and vice chair of the MACo Education Subcommittee, sent a letter to the Budget Chairman and Taxation Guy Guzzone and Appropriations Chair Maggie McIntosh asking them to prioritize funding for community colleges in their state review. budget. For the first time ever, …

Copyright AFP 2017-2022. All rights reserved. Facebook posts circulating in February 2022 claim that the government of Pakistan’s most populous province has banned co-ed classes in private colleges. The claim has circulated online in deeply conservative Muslim Pakistan, where men and women are sometimes separated in specific public arenas for religious reasons. The claim is …

Diving brief: AttendMost US higher education institutions tend to improve a student’s earnings, but some for-profit and private non-profit institutions offering programs less than two years are less likely to be profitable, according to a report of the Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank in Washington, D.C. Public colleges and universities are the most likely …

The College of San Mateo has taken several steps to improve student access to the coast and plans to continue outreach to meet and support community needs. At the state level, Sen. Josh Becker, who represents San Mateo County, introduced legislation allowing San Mateo’s three community colleges to offer tuition-free classes to qualifying students. To …

Public universities in Virginia, including the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University and George Mason University, have rescinded their COVID-19 vaccine mandates. The university system dropped its requirements last week after Republican Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares issued a legal opinion in late January saying universities do not have the authority to require …

Calling the plan ‘punitive’, leaders of Florida’s private colleges and universities are crying foul over a House proposal that could tie the amount of money students receive from a state-backed grant program to the performance of their schools. The House plan is included in a bill (PCB HEA 22-01) to implement a proposed $8.9 billion …

Diving Brief: Florida public colleges would be required to switch accreditors and then do so again every five years under a new bill introduced in the state House of Representatives. Proposal follows the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, which accredits the state’s public institutions, investigating the state’s potential political influence at …

The Punjab Higher Education Commission has not released any statement on banning co-education in BS (Honours) in the province. On 2 February 2022, media outlet City 42 reported that provincial education authorities in Punjab had banned co-education in BS (Honours) degrees in private Pakistani universities. It was also claimed that for the BS degree, colleges …

A leading voice for two-year institutions says they can make a comeback by being more active and listening to students. President Michael Baston with students from Rockland Community College (Photos courtesy of Rockland CC) Since becoming president of Rockland Community College five years ago, Dr. Michael Baston has been intent on driving change in the …

Republicans say they’re just trying to give colleges and universities more options when it comes to finding an accrediting agency; but others see something much more insidious: an effort to break the influence of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, which has repeatedly snubbed the efforts of state politicians to influence the outcomes of …

The Punjab Higher Education Commission has not released any statement on banning co-education in BS (Honours) in the province. On 2 February 2022, media outlet City 42 reported that provincial education authorities in Punjab had banned co-education in BS (Honours) degrees in private Pakistani universities. It was also claimed that for the BS degree, colleges …

Thousands of students have left Houston-area community colleges during the pandemic — a worrying trend for schools after years of flat or rising enrollment. Harris County’s largest two-year colleges saw declining student numbers between 2019 and 2021, with Houston Community College seeing the most severe declines, according to admissions offices. The problem doesn’t have a …

The Norwegian government has proposed to allocate NOK 170 million to student organizations, universities and colleges across the country as pandemic relief to ensure students continue to progress in their studies, a proposal which has been approved by the Norwegian Parliament (Storting). According to a press release issued by the government, the impact of the …

Mississippi’s eight public universities have secured hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal government to keep their doors open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly two years later, it’s hard to have a clear picture of what universities have done with those dollars, despite reporting requirements from the US Department of Education agency overseeing the …

Union Budget 2022: Support research, reduce student loan interest, revise GST rates, promote edtech startups, require VCs from private colleges, principals. Union Budget 2022: Private colleges and universities demand overhaul of GST rates, involvement of edtech startups mostly NEW DELHI: Principals and Vice-Chancellors of Private Colleges and Universities Demand Better Research Systems, Strengthened Education Infrastructure, …

General news for Sunday, January 30, 2022 Source: starrfm.com.gh 2022-01-30 Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum The government has reiterated its commitment to ending the chronic accommodation problems that students in public universities have had to face. Parents and students have had to go through scorching times to find accommodation for new students at the University of …

Virginia’s new Republican attorney general said Friday that public colleges in the state cannot mandate COVID-19 vaccines for students as a requirement for admission or in-person attendance. Why is this important: The decision by state Attorney General Jason Miyares came from a request for a mandate review by Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R), who promised …

Virginia’s new Republican attorney general said Friday that public colleges in the state cannot mandate COVID-19 vaccines for students as a requirement for admission or in-person attendance. Why is this important: The decision by state Attorney General Jason Miyares came from a request for a mandate review by Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R), who promised …

Virginia’s public colleges and universities do not have the authority to require students to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to enroll or attend in-person classes, the state’s new attorney general found in his first opinion since taking office this month. The opinion of Jason Miyares, a Republican, is the most recent move by the state’s …

Attorney General Jason S. Miyares of Virginia issued a legal opinion Friday morning, saying public colleges in the state may not require students to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as a condition of enrollment or in-person attendance. In the three-page notice, Miyares claims that vaccination against Covid-19 cannot be required because the state General Assembly, …

Currently, the College of Western Idaho offers 40% of its courses online or in a hybrid format. CWI hopes to increase that number to 90%, and incoming president Gordon Jones said the school can move to online instruction while ensuring its students are still learning by doing. “I think it can absolutely be done.” Kyle …

The state has seen an increase in the number of private colleges over the past five years. About 70% of establishments that obtained No Objection Certificates (NOCs) during the period fall within the self-financing sector. The Save University campaign committee has accused the government of commercializing the higher education sector. About 75% Information collected by …

Pune: A special discussion program was held at Vidyapeeth Vikas Manch on Monday to oppose the state government’s decision to amend the “Maharashtra Public Universities Act” and introduce a new post of “pro -chancellor” who will be the Minister of Higher and Technical Education of the State. Former vice-chancellors, members of the SPPU senate and …

LaGuardia and Hostos Community Colleges, in partnership with the New York Community Trust, are launching a new initiative to help low-income New York communities — with a focus on Queens and the Bronx — that have been disrupted by the pandemic of COVID-19. The NYC Accelerated Workforce Recovery Hub is a new model for high-quality, …

Without financial aid, scholarships or wealthy benefactors like great expectations‘s Magwitch to foot the bill, a four-year degree from a prestigious private institution could cost you tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. But in the list of best colleges and universities, the prices vary a bit. To identify these monetary differences, digital marketing …

A class action lawsuit was filed Sunday against 16 private colleges and universities accusing them of running a ‘cartel’ and violating antitrust laws in the way they calculate aid, forcing thousands of students to pay more than they should only to be able to register. The lawsuit was filed by five recent graduates, but is …

Kolkata, Jan 15 (PTI) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday claimed that vice chancellors of 25 state universities have been appointed so far without his approval as chancellor. Her allegation came within 24 hours of the Mamata Banerjee administration’s appointment of Professor Soma Bandyopadhyay as the new VC of Diamond Harbor Women’s University (DHWU) …

The institutions are: College M in Montreal, College CDE in Sherbrooke and CCSQ, which has campuses in Longueuil and Sherbrooke. Indian students represent 95% of the 1,117 students at the three colleges, CBC reported. Rising Phoenix International, a Montreal-based associate recruiting firm, also filed for creditor protection in a court filing on Jan. 7. Its …

The lawsuit accuses the 16 schools of prioritizing the admission of children of wealthy donors, making waitlist decisions based on a potential student’s finances and family wealth, or deciding whether to admit applicants to specific programs depending on the finances of the student or the family. CHICAGO, Illinois – Notre Dame University and Georgetown University …

In addition to all publicly funded higher education institutions, there are a number of private colleges offering a range of courses available for application through the CAO. all private colleges, especially those included in the CAO, have strong reputations in their fields, with academic programs validated by the national qualifications agency, QQI, and endorsed by …

The schools are resuming their lessons. Next step: higher education. ¶ Before lecture theaters fill up again this month, colleges and universities are releasing new COVID-19 guidelines as students and staff return amid the nationwide surge of the omicron variant. ¶ Many students and staff will need to be tested for the virus before the …

Dr Christopher Nellum, Executive Director of The Education Trust-WestA new report of The Education Trust-West, an advocacy organization focused on equity in education in California, found that dual enrollment programs at California community colleges often did not serve black, Latino students equitably and Native Americans. Dual enrollment allows high school students to take credit university …

Choosing a college can be one of the most important decisions in a person’s life. The universities that students attend will train them for their future careers, give them the education they need to think critically and solve real-world problems and connect them to a social network and community throughout their career. life. While invaluable, …

In Florida, the private University of Miami announced last week that it will switch to remote learning for the first two weeks of the spring semester, in light of rising COVID-19 cases. Elsewhere, several private colleges and universities such as Harvard, Howard, Stanford, Syracuse and Northwestern plan to resume classes in a virtual setting for …

Texas scored major victories with the latest rollout of the prestigious Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education Research University Rankings. Baylor University and the University of Texas at San Antonio have achieved what is known as Level 1 status, a designation that signals an elite academic reputation and “very high research activity.” Our state …

By BETHANY BLANKLEY THE PLACE DU CENTER CONTRIBUTOR COURTESY PHOTO Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (The Center Square) – When the Florida legislature meets in January, it will review a range of fundraising initiatives prioritized in Gov. Ron DeSantis’ FY2023 budget proposal. Much of it includes historic funding of $ 23.9 billion for education, of which …

With state revenues seeing sharp increases, expect public colleges to push hard for more. … [+] state funding this year. getty With state coffers enjoying record surpluses and tax revenues exceeding budget estimates, 2022 is shaping up to be a year in which higher education leaders will bid for large increases in funding for the …

CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) – Hundreds of unvaccinated employees who work at public colleges and universities in Nevada were fired on Friday, a day after higher education officials voted to keep a term of office in effect. staff vaccination. Regents of the Nevada higher education system on Thursday voted 6-6 on a measure to repeal …

Afghan Higher Education Minister Abdul Bqi Haqqani said on Sunday that the reason for the closure of universities was gender diversity and the economic crisis. The Taliban minister said they need to create separate classes for girls and hire additional lecturers who need more time and extra money, Khaama Press reported. Haqqani was visiting Pakistan …

Sometimes things that sound the same are not the same at all. I would say when you think of higher education you can assume college is college and you might not easily see the differences between community colleges and universities. Both systems provide access to high-quality public higher education in North Carolina, but the idea …

The Association of Indian Agricultural Universities (IAUA) has recommended a 10 percent annual increase in places at the undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) levels in all agricultural universities. The IAUA, after its two-day annual convention ended on Tuesday, which was attended by 40 vice-chancellors from across the country at the Birsa Agricultural University (BAU) campus …

HARTFORD – Connecticut state colleges and universities announced on Wednesday that the system has distributed more than $ 3.6 million to some community college students. The emergency grants were in addition to the money contributed by the Student support program, which recently allocated more than $ 21 million to all students at the state’s 12 …

New Jersey Community Colleges and the New Jersey Business and Industry Association are collaborating on an initiative to help the state higher education system build the workforce of tomorrow. New Jersey’s Pathways to Career Opportunities Program announcement December 21 will align employers, industry associations, unions, educational institutions and workforce development partners to create structured pathways …

By engaging business and community college leaders, VIA’s collaboration will ensure that existing training programs meet pressing community needs and anticipate when and where they should grow, the colleges said. These programs include heavy construction and maintenance, focusing on the construction of roads, bridges and tunnels; expansion of broadband; and the infrastructure and distribution of …

No less than 26 private colleges in the Bodoland territorial region will become government institutes in Assam. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday that 26 private colleges in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) would come under government control in the first phase of provincialization. Sarma held a meeting with a delegation from …

By Aduragbemi Omiyale One of the many challenges that new graduates of higher education institutions face is finding a job and in some cases this problem leads them to depression. But one author, Mr. Jonah Solomon, seems to have the solution to this problem and he has compiled the practical steps graduates can take to …

Ohio officials want 65% of the state’s workforce to have some type of post-secondary certificate or diploma by 2025. It’s an ambitious goal, especially as enrollments have plummeted at the majority of higher education institutions amid the pandemic. The number of high school graduates in the state also continues to decline, shrinking the pool of …

LANSING, Mich., December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Association of Michigan State Universities (MASU) today announced a partnership with Uwill, the leading college and student-focused teletherapy solution, to provide counseling services to its 15 member colleges and universities. Designed to increase capacity and help colleges meet demand in campus counseling centers, Uwill’s solution …

The Virginia State Board of Higher Education recently released a study on the impact and value of public higher education in the state, based on graduate employment outcomes, financial health, and satisfaction with their university experiences, among other factors. The study, titled “Virginia Educated”, was conducted by the Survey and Evaluation Research Laboratory at the …

The University of California, Los Angeles ranks first among public schools in the West in the WSJ / THE College rankings. Photo: Etienne Laurent / Shutterstock December 15, 2021 at 10 a.m.ET The University of California system has the top four public schools in the West and six of the top seven, in the Wall …

Through Greg jao, Opinion contributor | Wednesday, December 15, 2021 (Photo: Reuters) What happens when a campus ministry realizes that a quarter of its mission field is missing? Until a decade ago, campus ministries like InterVarsity (with which I serve) were slow to see the need for ministry to community college students and faculty. The …

The state of Iowa’s tuition and tuition fees for non-resident undergraduates are among the lowest compared to its peers. Courtesy of Getty Images The state of Iowa recorded the second-lowest in-state tuition and out-of-state tuition fees for the 2019-2020 school year among granting universities. These peer-funded universities include Penn State University, University of Illinois, University …

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has criticized the government of Kerala for alleged political interference in the appointment of vice-chancellors of various state universities. Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has criticized the government of Kerala for alleged political interference in the appointment of vice-chancellors of state universities. (photo PTI) Relations between the government of Kerala and Governor …

JENKS, Okla. – Three high school students from Jenks High School were awarded full four-year scholarships to prestigious universities. Viranda Kwok, Caleb Mangesho, and Langh Guite have been recognized as Match Scholarship recipients through a national non-profit organization called QuestBridge. QuestBridge connects some of the most exceptional low-income students with leading higher education institutions. Over …

A new $ 2.7 million public program has been created to help Connecticut higher education institutions improve their mental health services. Announced Wednesday, the Connecticut Campus mental health program aims to tackle mental health issues exasperated by the coronavirus pandemic. “The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating consequences for the mental health of college and university …

After a year of studying online, Bangladeshi student Nora Chowdhury will be one of the first international students to return to New South Wales. The UNSW student will land in Sydney tomorrow as part of a pilot program hosted by the state government. “I just looked forward to it. And I think the time is …

The IU made 139 religious accommodations and 12 medical accommodations A nurse administers the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to an emergency nurse at the hospitals and clinics at the University of Iowa in Iowa City on Monday, December 14, 2020 (Andy Abeyta / The Gazette) IOWA CITY – Since the Board of Regents ordered its public …

TUALATIN, OR – The Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities of Oregon announced on Tuesday that its enrollment at its 13 institutions had increased slightly over the past year, even as enrollment at public colleges and universities in the State had declined. The Alliance, which includes private, not-for-profit, and independent colleges such as the University …

Sacramento, Calif., December 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – California Community Colleges are transform the way their students have access to medical and mental health care, in partnership with The California Community College Foundation (FondationCCC) and Timely®, the leading provider of telehealth specializing in higher education. California’s Budget Act 2021 includes $ 30 million in ongoing …

Penn State head coach James Franklin has just accepted a new contract. The 10-year deal will guarantee him at least $ 7.5 million in revenue per year. For comparison, in 2011 Joe Paterno was making just over $ 1 million in salary at Penn State. Joe Paterno’s salary during his final year as head coach …

Butler County Community College in Pennsylvania and Lewis and Clark Community College in Illinois temporarily closed their campuses after Thanksgiving week to recover from cybersecurity attacks. Information technology officials from both schools announced on social media on November 24 that they were experiencing service issues. Butler County Community College said it was hit by a …

In universities, the Kyle Rittenhouse’s recent acquittal should be an opportunity to study a controversial case that has sparked complex debates on issues as diverse as self-defense laws, guns, race, riots, human rights. accused, prosecutors’ missteps, media prejudice, etc. If administrators did their job, faculty and students would freely express a wide variety of points …

Through Express news service VIJAYAWADA: Two new universities – Andhra Kesari University in Prakasam district and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Gurajada in Vizianagaram district – will soon be established in Andhra Pradesh. The State Assembly on Wednesday adopted bills relating to these two new universities. According to Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Minister Perni …

Traditionally, the ivory tower conjures up images of splendid seclusion as teachers court in the classroom, safe from the intrusions of the world. Today, campus life is typically a Zoom apparition of the teacher in electronic isolation, away from students and ivy classes. As Ontario emerges from COVID-19 hibernation, tens of thousands of post-secondary students …

QUETTA – Balochistan Governor Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha said on Friday that universities’ main objective is to promote modern knowledge-based research and that they play a crucial role in formulating national policies. He said: “Due to the lack of modern research centers, we have not been able to use the knowledge and experience of our …

The California Community Colleges alumni list reads like a “Who’s Who” of public service, economic success, social mobility and ethnic diversity. They include legendary Apple CEO Steve Jobs, former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, California Chief Justice Tani Catil-Sakauye, NASA engineer Adam Steltzner, author Amy Tan, union leader Dolores Huerta and baseball player and civil rights pioneer …

Garden City Community College ranked in the Top 10 Best Community Colleges in Kansas for 2022 by Intelligent.com’s Resource Guide. Intelligent.com is a higher education resource guide for online / campus program ranking and higher education planning. GCCC received the award for best business program on the final list, with a score of 91.28 / …

Islamabad: The Standing Senate Committee on Federal Education and Vocational Training was briefed on the performance of university quality improvement units (QECs) that were assessed in 2019-2020, not the overall performance universities. In a statement released Monday, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) clarified information published in a section of the press regarding HEC’s briefing to …

Enrollment at the majority of Oregon’s public colleges and universities is still declining after more than a year of the pandemic. The declines reflected in new figures released recently by state higher education officials follow a year in decline in 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced college administrators to close campuses and shut down cancel …

University enrollment in the United States has been declining steadily since 2010. This is not just a lost opportunity for anyone who might take advantage of the career opportunities and rewarding experiences that a post-secondary degree can bring. The trend is also a significant health problem that can affect virtually anyone. Access to quality health …