All intercollegiate athletics programs come with an inherent amount of risk, however, in recent years there has been a tragic uptick in sports-related injuries and deaths linked to conditioning activities where coaches and other athletic personnel failed to follow proper guidelines for sports training and competition.
Over the past two years the #MeToo movement has drawn back the curtain on the longstanding and widespread mistreatment of many women in the workplace and stirred the conversation of the necessary changes going forward. The going forward part won’t be so easy.
The non-degree granting, for-profit sector of higher education has been experiencing success with coding and other technology boot camps since 2012. Encouraged by that success, both public and private degree-granting institutions have jumped on the bandwagon in recent years.
What if we heard other people’s words not as a position to be refuted or applauded, but as a story to be understood? What if we thought about how those stories got created and what concerns they might reflect? By listening to others as tellers of stories that deserve to be understood, maybe we can develop our capacities for citizenship in a democratic, free and pluralistic society.
Community colleges have traditionally focused on helping students earn credentials for employment. But are they now also preparing students for the looming dynamic, disruptive and entrepreneurial environments ahead? Rebecca Corbin […]
In the past two decades, U.S. public research universities have created partnerships to study and address problems that threaten the vitality of many urban and rural communities. Their mission is to inform young minds, enrich the quality of life of all Americans and enhance the nation’s economic and social competitiveness.
In light of the #MeToo movement, many universities are confronting relationships between faculty and students. Institutions often encourage close relationships between teachers and students, but with the possibility that these collaborations might grow into romantic relationships, institutions can’t ignore the issue altogether.
Each year, the DOJ recovers billions of dollars through judgments under the False Claims Act, passed during the Civil War to protect the Union Army against unscrupulous contractors. These days, it encompasses the work of universities and colleges, from student recruitment and student aid, to research grants, to healthcare services.
New leaders for Taylor University, Concordia University, Guilford Technical Community College, York College and LaGuardia Community College. …President of University of Saint Francis announces plans to step down. …Sierra College mourns loss of its president. …Former Norfolk State University president has died.
Building a faster, scalable approach to service delivery can do more than reduce costs. Institutions that pair technology investments with redesigned processes for managing finance, human resources and other administrative services create runway for future innovation.
Public research universities are understandably proud of their partnerships with communities, corporations and government laboratories. The nation has reaped an enormous return on its investments in university research, scholarship and creative activity.
Over the last three years, in an attempt to isolate and better understand the effects of financial factors on student success, we looked at various financial variables. Based on this analysis, we determined that unmet financial need is often the most significant factor in a student’s decisions to leave the institution.
Public higher education institutions in Baltimore City need to be restructured to serve more effectively the educational and economic needs of the city and state. The time has come to create a new governance structure involving the University of Baltimore (UB), Coppin State University and Baltimore City Community College (BCCC).