Academic Affairs

Legend, Fenway take center stage as commencements begin

President Biden will speak at U.S. Coast Guard Academy, VP Harris at Naval Academy ceremony later this month.

Online learning gets A, B grades from students, faculty, administrators

Students would like to see more fully online courses in the future, while administrators aren't so sure, according to the study from Cengage.

Education Dept. launches new ‘Best Practices’ site

The 'Safer Campuses Clearinghouse' website contains evidence-based strategies used effectively by higher education institutions and K-12 schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How this HBCU raised $181.4M in donations in 8 years

North Carolina A&T received more than 20,000 gifts during the campaign, which is already paying dividends in research, new centers of excellence and scholarship assistance.

Holistic measures catch eyes of 2-year college leaders

Though traditional indicators such as retention and completion are key, provosts, academic and student affairs officials are looking closely at other metrics.

Roosevelt School: LIU launches historic pathway for students

Tweed Roosevelt, great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, says the new school will be a place to truly learn about civics and government and most importantly, the 'three beacons'.

College enrollments saw steep 5.9% decline in spring

Community colleges continue yearlong fall, raising concern for National Student Clearinghouse Research Center officials.

How Biden’s $1.8T American Families Plan could help higher ed

From free community college tuition to expansion of the Pell Grants, an inside look at the sweeping proposal designed to boost student retention and completion.

Syracuse U. sees cannabis growth, starts certificate program

Several institutions are capitalizing on the trend of non-credit online courses that provide students paths to the cannabis industry.

Zips’ drive: 2 ways Akron is trying to reach new students

A free tuition offer and other perks are available to first-time students who agree to enroll at the Ohio university.

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