Alcino Donadel

Alcino Donadel is a UB staff writer and first-generation journalism graduate from the University of Florida. His beats have ranged from Gainesville's city development, music scene and regional little league sports divisions. He has triple citizenship from the U.S., Ecuador and Brazil.

Inclusive access: Higher ed, feds disagree on how to improve course material affordability

As ideal as inclusive access intends to be, the Department argues it's a model pushed by textbook publishers to wholesale digital materials to entire classes, stripping student choice.

A race against time: 2 ways to push students toward higher retention, completion rates

A new report by Ad Astra suggests how higher education can alleviate potholes inhibiting students from completing their degrees faster—and thus—at a higher rate.

Three-year degree programs may be easier to implement than you think

The University of Minnesota Morris is excited to share with potential students that they could potentially save $20,000 on tuition costs for a bachelor's degree. The fix? It's scraping an entire year off students' academic calendar.

Which colleges and universities are producing the most Fulbright award winners?

Colleges and universities churning out a high rate of Fulbright scholarship winners also enjoy the opportunity of connecting their institution to a network of countries abroad.

Lawmakers, donors disagreed on DEI in 2023. Now, there’s fallout

While the GOP-led movement to disband DEI offices has caught fire across the country, school donations in 2023 suggest a rift between lawmakers' wishes and the community's.

Why institutional neutrality is making a big resurgence among college leaders

Nonprofit groups and higher education leaders are inviting trustees and regents to restore an objective stance by recalling the famous words of the Kalven Report, a 1967 proclamation from the University of Chicago.

President’s corner: Katherine Frank, the “curator” of today’s most innovative cross-sector partnerships

"We're fools if we think that the educational pipeline is going to look the same as it did when we went through school and 10, 15, 20 years from now," says Katherine Frank, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

The top 20 university endowments of 2023

After an 8% percent drop off in fiscal year 2022, endowment has surged back, nearly recouping its loss with a 7.7% gain, according to the latest report by the National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund (NACUBO-Commonfund).

Leaders, students are on different pages when it comes to supporting degree completion

Anthology's latest research paints a telling picture of where communication streams are mixed on what it takes to support students on their way to a degree.

Oh, the humanit(ies)! Why integrating the liberal arts and STEM is a win-win for students, institutions

While the humanities may not be as popular as they once were, STEM students—and institutions—have much to gain from some of their timeless lessons. These colleges and universities are taking note and adapting.

Most Popular