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A National Council on Teacher Quality report citing a lack of rigor and grade inflation in teacher preparation courses is being disputed by the organization that represents college and university education programs. […]
The encouraging sounds of construction will be heard on many campuses in 2015, but funding shortages will force some institutions to scale back building plans, according to a UB survey […]
Three exciting keynote speakers have been locked in for UBTech 2015, University Business’s annual technology and leadership conference, being held June 15 to 17 in Orlando. Laurie Leshin, the first […]
Experts in higher education administration and management predict that 2015 will bring intense and sometimes surprising governance, financial and legal challenges to the sea of potential worries for university leaders. […]
University Business is proud to announce this year’s Readers’ Choice Top Products. College and university leaders from across the country have nominated the products they are using to operate their […]
R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College (Mass.) When this two-story, 15,000-square-foot facility opens in 2016, it will become the main point of entry onto campus and the first stop for […]
Colleges and universities expect to add students in 2015, though no institutions anticipate significant growth or decline in any enrollment sectors, according to a UB survey of higher ed administrators […]
In many ways, 2015 will look a lot like 2014 with respect to facilities. But there are trends impacting the creation and use of physical space on virtually every college […]
Need donation spending advice? Turn to the students, as Oklahoma Christian University did. In November, President John deSteiguer announced that students could vote to allocate a recent $275,000 gift to […]
#ivorytower—The CNN Films broadcast of “Ivory Tower” on Nov. 20 started a social media frenzy, inspiring more than 12,000 tweets as of mid-December. When the piece first aired publicly, many […]
From declining numbers of traditional-age high school graduates and changing student demographics, to the overall concern among consumers about the value of a higher education, anxiety will haunt enrollment administrators […]
Turbulence in the world of campus finance since the Great Recession has been starting to smooth, but the outlook is hardly pre-recession rosy. Multiple forces are pushing institutions to change […]
Ohio State, Arizona State, Creighton (Neb.), Bentley (Mass.), George Mason (Va.) and Purdue (Ind.) universities are among the first that have hired Gallup to survey their alumni to gather data […]
What cutting-edge devices are going to demand campus bandwidth in the near future? The 21st century versions of two old stand-bys: the refrigerator and the wrist watch. Sure, there will […]
Many institutions expect to make significant investments in academic technology, Wi-Fi connections and network security in 2015. Of the higher ed leaders who responded to a UB survey, nearly half […]
Anthony Frank, president of Colorado State University, issued a campuswide challenge in 2012: Make CSU a model school where everyone can work and learn. An important first step was making […]
We are facing unaccustomed financial, demographic and competitive pressures, and if we do not address them now, many of us won’t be around in another 40 years. This does not […]
Donald Farish President, Roger Williams University, Rhode Island Topic: Tuition and financial aid Trend: Well over half of the nonprofit private colleges failed to meet either their enrollment or revenue […]
Might the cliche of the forever-indebted college student someday become a fable? According to a new College Board report, total college student debt for 2013-14 is down by $8.7 billion […]
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