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2016 July 20 - 04:27 pm
KCTCS spokeswoman Mary Hemlepp said 505 positions have recently been eliminated system-wide. She says 191 of those positions were faculty and 315 were staff, but because many of the positions were vacant or were vacated through retirements, only 45 faculty and 125 staff were actually laid off.
2016 July 20 - 04:27 pm
Accounting for inflation, the average annual tuition and fees at a private, four-year institution has nearly doubled over the past 25 years, from $17,094 in 1990-91 to $32,405 in 2015-16, according to the College Board, a nonprofit created in 1900 to expand access to higher education.
2016 July 20 - 04:27 pm
Plenty of words have been uttered about poor graduation and completion rates at community colleges. The demand for better results continues unabated. But this year, like every year, thousands of community college students graduate. They completed their.
2016 June 20 - 05:27 pm
Valencia College won renown five years ago when it was named the top community college in the country, the first winner of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. It was praised for its ability to get students to graduation and into four-year institutions and was held up as a model for the rest of the country to emulate.
2016 June 9 - 02:25 pm

College-Produced Film Documents Students’ Academic Journeys

 So moved was one community college instructor after viewing the film “No Greater Odds” that she made a life decision on the spot.          &n
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Digital Badging Is Growing, but Employers Remain Wary

has become almost a mantra in higher education circles as technology continues to grow its footprint on a new generation of learners. Learning today, so it goes, needs no classroom, not even a teacher, and can take place anywhere, anytime and on any device.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

What are Human Resources professionals thinking about digital credentials?

By ccw
Question: Thinking about how you evaluate, research or vet employee and prospective employees’ qualifications, do you currently use or take into consideration digital credentials that may be displayed on social media like LinkedIn, job sites such as Monster.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

System Could Still Hike Tuition For Out-of-State Students

Trustees are, however, permitted to vote in June on whether to increase out-of-state tuition by up to 10 percent at the SUNY doctorategranting university centers that are considered the anchors of the system: the University at Albany, Binghamton University, Stony Brook University and the University at Buffalo.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Iowa College Among Leaders in Training New Generation of Truckers

By AP
“Right now depending on what you read or who you believe, we have a shortage of about 96,000 drivers overall,” Smith said. “The challenge that we have is that the average age of a driver is 57, and those drivers are retiring. We aren’t replacing those drivers fast enough.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

College Lecture Series Focuses on Fight for Equality

Mulholland was there for the legendary March on Washington in 1963, can recall how she felt when four young girls died in the 16th Street Church Bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, the same year. She can still feel the pain she remembers after hearing of the death Medgar Evers, a key member of the NAACP.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Former U.S. Navy Admiral To Head Illinois’ Largest College

By AP
Board members appointed Ann Rondeau as the sixth president of the state’s largest community college. She was chosen for the position over Elgin Community College President David Sam and Navarro College District President Barbara Kavalier..
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Distance Education Will Allow To Earn Certificates, Degrees

“We will have a room full of pharmacy technician students here in Wahpeton who are receiving instruction from one of our faculty,” said Ken Kompelien, NDSCS’ dean of arts, science and business. “At the same time, that same instruction — the lecture and the content of the course — will be broadcast to a classroom on the campus of BSC.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Schools To Partner with Colleges on Training Programs

Gov. Robert Bentley and Alabama National Guard Adjutant Gen. Perry G. Smith joined Geneva County officials to announce the use of the Geneva National Guard Armory to expand the Geneva County and Geneva City schools’ career technical education (CTE) programs.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Delaware State Is Latest To Join TheDream.US Initiative

The new scholarship program is aimed at helping students in states where The- Dream.US says they are being “locked-out” of college opportunities. Those states are Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Venerable Yearbooks Being Replaced by Social Media

By AP
BALTIMORE (AP) — For 126 years, the annual yearbook of the Johns Hopkins University — called, at different times, the Debutante, the Hopkinsian and, most enduringly, the Hullabaloo — has documented a range of life on campus and beyond: the great...
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

Salaries Remain Stagnant Even as Employers Increase Hiring

The Class of 2016 is entering into the best job market since the recession, continuing a trend. As the unemployment rate has fallen to 5 percent nationwide and even lower in New Jersey, employers have crowded into on-campus job fairs and posted more openings on campus websites.
2016 May 29 - 06:23 pm

A summary listing of higher-ed-related news from around the nation

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