Ashesi University's president and founder discusses the role of liberal arts education in the development of Sub-Saharan Africa.
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October 19, 2007
October 18, 2007
Congressional panel considers recruitment and retention issue, while Stanford study examines impact of low female participation on undergraduate math, science and engineering majors.
October 17, 2007
Study finds that positive impact of taking college courses in high school extends to a variety of students, including those pursuing technical education.
October 15, 2007
An Eastern Illinois student with post-traumatic stress disorder was essentially forced out of college after having a flashback in class.
October 11, 2007
New study tracks variables affecting appropriations for colleges and universities over a 20-year period.
October 10, 2007
Wisconsin-Madison criticized for using financial aid data for political purposes -- but officials say concerns only distract attention from a big budget impasse.
October 9, 2007
Where previously there were only anecdotes, new survey provides a clearer picture of the prevalence of practices that have fallen under scrutiny.
October 8, 2007
Three years after part-time professors won recognition for their union, they don't have a contract.
October 5, 2007
A "tentative" federal court order suggests that states can't favor one regional accreditor over another -- and could complicate the California for-profit college debate.
October 4, 2007
A new Army program under development would essentially offer college credit for on-the-job training soldiers receive. “If a guy did [information technology] in the army, wouldn’t it be nice if he could go to work with most of his degree done?” said Maj. Mark Van Hout, spokesman for the U.S. Army Accessions Command. “Or a medic? Wouldn’t it be nice if they could use their medic training toward a nurse’s degree, or a physician’s assistant degree?” “I’m not saying when that soldier gets out, they’d be a physician’s assistant, but that they’d get credit for that.”