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For the University of Maryland University College, survival is a war on multiple fronts

The University of Maryland University College needs to change to stay alive. But so far the university can only agree on what it doesn’t want to change into.

Kuali Foundation launches commercial service provider

The nonprofit Kuali Foundation launches a commercial service provider, 10 years after the community's formation.

George Washington U. clarifies 'no alternative textbook vendor' guidelines

George Washington U. backs away from telling faculty members they can't show students where to find less expensive versions of their textbooks.

In an unsettled ed-tech market, investments are easily found

Analysis shows deep-pocketed investors are searching for winners in an unsettled ed-tech market.

LinkedIn, other data aggregators heighten presence in college-prep marketplace

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LinkedIn's new tool -- which allows users to see the careers that different majors lead to -- is one of several data-aggregation services seeking to inform students and parents about job outcomes.

U. of Texas at Austin announces, then delays, plans to charge for Internet access

U. of Texas at Austin faces blowback against a plan to limit access to its "first class" network -- and force those who exceed bandwidth limits to endure almost unusable speeds.

California State U. System nixes online degree arm for shared services model

The California State U. System scales back plans to enroll a quarter of a million students through a centralized online portal -- a goal that failed to attract interest across its 23 campuses and that many professors questioned.

Survey finds career aspirations motivating students in fully online programs

Survey suggests students in fully online programs are motivated by furthering their careers -- and that they will look outside their home states to do so.

For Unizin, common infrastructure means commercial software

Unizin, the university-led digital education consortium, places a bet on a common commercial software platform from Instructure.

One semester in, students satisfied with unfinished Georgia Tech online degree program

Georgia Tech is still putting the finishing touches on its affordable MOOC-like online master's degree, but students report a rewarding (and rigorous) first semester. However, enrollment and tuition targets may need some adjusting.

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