Senate panel holds broad hearing on pros and cons of Bayh-Dole Act -- but with a very specific agenda for one Midwestern university.
Professors will participate in the White House summit on community colleges, but some of them remain concerned about the agenda.
As community colleges are celebrated at White House summit, for-profit colleges go on the offensive.
WASHINGTON — The long-awaited White House Summit on Community Colleges came and went Tuesday without any monumental legislative or policy announcements, though observers did not expect any.
Scholars contributed overviews on job training to the White House meeting on community colleges.
With tension of for-profit scrutiny in the air, leaders of online institutions convene in Washington to fret over state, federal oversight.
WASHINGTON -- A little-noticed provision in the Higher Education Opportunity Act may end up reshaping how the federal government measures the success of community colleges and other institutions that award two-year degrees.
William (Buddy) Blakey, who died last week, helped make minority-serving colleges (and low-income students) a federal policy priority.
Since start of 2010, quarterly disclosures show federal lobbying expenditures on behalf of the sector have nearly doubled -- from $1.3 million to close to $2.6 million.
In response to new law, colleges have a host of decisions -- some potentially expensive -- to make about the future of coverage for employees.
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