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Administration and Finance
Apr 17, 2015
U of Akron cuts the price of certain general education classes by 86 percent, and boasts that they will be less expensive than those at community colleges. But two-year institutions disagree, and professors say effort is penny-wise and pound-foolish.

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April 23, 2014

As the ed-tech investment community gathers at the Education Innovation Summit for a fifth year, some attendees are growing impatient about the lack of results.

May 31, 2013

Nonprofit colleges and universities are using a new breed of corporate entities to take their academic programs online. The institutions may be giving away too much money and control, Paul LeBlanc warns.

May 22, 2013

Adobe faces questions from higher education officials who say that new pricing plans are hard to understand and may represent large increases in fees.

January 3, 2013

In the new installment of his annual feature, Lev Gonick dissects the technology developments that are likely to change higher ed -- and not -- in the year ahead.

November 12, 2012

At Educause, community college makes the case for student support services as a crucial factor in the battle to survive and thrive in era of online education.

November 7, 2012

New survey from Campus Computing Project suggests that colleges are not taking full advantage of Big Data, and remain apprehensive about open source applications. But many see a role for MOOCs in academic instruction.

October 16, 2012

U. of Texas System wants to use its edX partnership to aid its goals of reducing costs and increasing completion. That will mean awarding credit, under certain conditions, for MOOCs.

July 11, 2012

Another public institution embraces competency-based degree programs, this time with the help of a business.

June 26, 2012

At Virginia and elsewhere, would-be reformers cite technology as forcing higher education to change. But that's often an excuse for politically motivated decisions, writes Johann Neem.

June 20, 2012

Records show that board leaders who organized President Sullivan's ouster also wanted a major push into online education.

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