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Professors Question Gift to Saint Louis U

Professors Question Gift to Saint Louis U

September 19, 2018

Faculty members at Saint Louis University are raising questions about whether a recent $50 million gift to create a research institute gave inappropriate control over hiring to the donors.
Faculty members at Saint Louis University are raising questions about whether a recent $50 million gift to create a research institute gave inappropriate control over hiring to the donors.

September 19, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

U. of Pennsylvania Says It Will Be First Ivy to Offer Online Bachelor’s Degree

U. of Pennsylvania Says It Will Be First Ivy to Offer Online Bachel...

September 19, 2018

Starting next fall, the University of Pennsylvania will offer what it says is the first online bachelor’s degree at an Ivy League college, an illustration of the growing credibility and popularity of online education.
Starting next fall, the University of Pennsylvania will offer what it says is the first online bachelor’s degree at an Ivy League college, an illustration of the growing credibility and popularity of online education.

September 19, 2018

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Houston Chronicle, TX

Rice University Announces Free Tuition for Middle Income Undergraduate Students

Rice University Announces Free Tuition for Middle Income Undergradu...

September 19, 2018

Rice University officials announced Tuesday they will provide full tuition scholarships to undergraduate domestic students from low- and middle-income backgrounds starting in the fall of 2019, the latest effort by a major university to respond to rising concerns about soaring higher-education costs and burdensome student debt.
Rice University officials announced Tuesday they will provide full tuition scholarships to undergraduate domestic students from low- and middle-income backgrounds starting in the fall of 2019, the latest effort by a major university to respond to rising concerns about soaring higher-education costs and burdensome student debt.

September 19, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

It’s Time for Colleges to Stop Overlooking Hispanic Adults

It’s Time for Colleges to Stop Overlooking Hispanic Adults

September 19, 2018

Last week, those efforts paid off. Her group and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning jointly announced a new program that will help 15 Hispanic-serving institutions examine how well they’re serving adults and share the research and findings. Three nonprofit groups — Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates, the Kresge Foundation, and the Greater Texas Foundation — are putting up $2.5 million to cover the costs.
Last week, those efforts paid off. Her group and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning jointly announced a new program that will help 15 Hispanic-serving institutions examine how well they’re serving adults and share the research and findings. Three nonprofit groups — Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates, the Kresge Foundation, and the Greater Texas Foundation — are putting up $2.5 million to cover the costs.

September 19, 2018

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The Journal Gazette, IN

A Costly Lesson - Editorial

A Costly Lesson - Editorial

September 19, 2018

The Journal Gazette's editorial board writes: Harrison College shut down 10 campuses without notice last week, including one on North Clinton Street in Fort Wayne. The “difficult business decision” cited in its announcement is a sign its students weren't the school's first priority, and should be a warning to avoid its transfer recommendations.
The Journal Gazette's editorial board writes: Harrison College shut down 10 campuses without notice last week, including one on North Clinton Street in Fort Wayne. The “difficult business decision” cited in its announcement is a sign its students weren't the school's first priority, and should be a warning to avoid its transfer recommendations.

September 19, 2018

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