Academics

Why data competency reached the forefront of this university’s curriculum

Elon University, a private university based in the liberal arts in North Carolina, recently announced that it's promising that 90% of its students will reach a foundational level of "data competency" by the time they graduate.

AI is now helping students write millions of K12 and college papers

Few K12 and college students are using artificial intelligence to write entire papers—but many of them are using the rapidly advancing technology, data from a leading AI detector tools shows.

The ‘now’ of education: Faculty, admins talk maximizing AI and building guardrails

At University Business' live webinar, experts illustrated how advanced institutions' thinking has become toward generative AI tools. But that's not to say they aren't mindful of carefully implementing it.

Here are 4 ways to boost the reputation of your continuing education units

Professional, continuing, and online education units continue to gain momentum thanks to senior leadership buy-in, adult learner interest and program innovation. Research from Modern Campus uncovers what's holding them back from reaching the next level.

Distance education via online learning may be in a for a huge shake-up due to this proposal

While an agreement that allows smaller schools to provide online learning free of complicated compliance measures may be in peril, some experts believe the need for stronger consumer protection outweighs the negatives.

Engineering majors earn top salaries for grads—with a caveat

Engineering majors enter the workforce to fill some of the most lucrative positions in software development and other classic pathways. However, the salaries of graduates with computer and information technology degrees forecast a changing marketplace.

English majors have similar salary earnings, life quality than other degree holders, report

While not too far behind, survey responses indicate English departments may also be less likely to embrace career preparation as it threatens the "intellectual labor" of the degree, according to a recent report by the Modern Language Association.

AI at HBCUs: The next digital divide or a great reset?

South Carolina State University is pledging to become a leader in AI among HBCUs. However, "broadband deserts" and insufficient funding threaten to undermine its mission.

While all students fell prey to remote learning loss, this group was hit the hardest

All K12 districts, regardless of their average family incomes, suffered deeper learning setbacks the longer they maintained hybrid or remote learning models. Unfortunately for higher ed, college preparation fell to the backburner.

These are the states with the highest student enrollment rates

Michael Dinich, founder and CEO of Wealth of Geeks, believes each state's enrollment reflects state policies supporting students on their postsecondary academic journey. Of the five states with the highest rate of college-going learners, four prove this is the case.

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