As states pull support for higher education construction, cities offer incentives to develop new campuses.
Auxiliary service agreements tying vendor spending on facilities to contract renewals raise conflict-of-interest questions -- and may be quite common.
Southern Vermont's experiment connects local families with student "conversationalists" in dining halls to try to improve student retention and build ties to community.
Campuses assess the damage, clear debris and reschedule events.
As environmental push grows, more colleges are adopting specific, ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
As more college presidents sign an environmental pact, one institution says it doesn't know if pledge is realistic.
Hardly a week goes by without a college announcing a plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions or build classrooms that are environmentally friendly. In “Degrees That Matter: Climate Change and the University ,” (MIT Press) Ann Rappaport and Sarah Hammond Creighton, both leaders of Tufts University’s Climate Initiative, explain how colleges can be at the forefront of the green movement.
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