Earlier this month, professors at the University of Iowa decided that they'd rather not work at the "Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield College of Public Health" -- even if it meant potentially losing a donation of $15 million, which the insurance company's nonprofit philanthropic arm promptly rescinded.
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July 18, 2007
July 18, 2007
Panelists before a House subcommittee discuss the changing nature of innovation, patents and the Bayh-Dole Act.
July 12, 2007
House committee approves education appropriations bill, with increased funding for Pell and other programs left intact.
July 11, 2007
Button on new Adobe Reader lets users send PDFs to FedEx Kinko's for printing. Now college print shops say they are being squeezed out.
July 9, 2007
The competition to provide colleges and universities with institutionwide software to manage relationships with all of its constituents is heating up, and one player in the field is bringing in a big name in the higher education software industry to help it launch its new product and expand its reach. Todd Gibby, a former senior executive at Blackboard, is moving to Intelliworks to become its new CEO as the company readies the next version of its customer relationship package aimed at the higher ed market.
July 6, 2007
To some at the University of Iowa, the corporate whiff of a potential "Wellmark College of Public Health" might be too much.
July 5, 2007
Like most of the revelations and allegations that have poured out of Andrew M. Cuomo's office in the New York attorney general's investigation into the student loan industry, his latest is provocative and highly charged. Two weeks ago, in a powerfully worded letter to Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), Cuomo accused some providers of private student loans with engaging in the kind of racial discrimination that home mortgage lenders once practiced.
July 3, 2007
Members of a California community college's Board of Trustees face potential recall election after a string of controversies.
July 2, 2007
Head of a Montana college is arrested and charged with battery -- and the board of trustees backs him.
June 29, 2007
Learning a new tongue isn't easy, but some research suggests that a specific anxiety could be slowing students down.