Business issues

University of Wyoming faces more than a budget crunch

Smart Title: 

A new president fights to juggle a budget crunch with other major initiatives while faculty members worry about institutional direction and spending on big-ticket items.

When a major donor can't complete a pledge

Smart Title: 

A medical school building keeps its name at Marian University in Indianapolis, even after the man it's named for can't fulfill a $48 million pledge.

Bard College faces liquidity (and strategy) questions

Smart Title: 

Bard College takes (another) ratings downgrade on liquidity concerns. Can leaders keep defying the conventional financial wisdom?

Washington & Jefferson balances new programs with old emphasis

Smart Title: 

Washington & Jefferson dips its toe into graduate programs, but leaders of the traditionally undergraduate college admit it's a balancing act, and are moving more modestly than other colleges trying to diversify their offerings.

Report scrutinizes endowment spending on low-income students

Smart Title: 

A new report suggests wealthy institutions should spend more from their endowments to help low-income students, but many campus critics say it's not so simple.

Business offices changing in many ways

Smart Title: 

Different strategies take stage at the National Association of College and University Business Officers' annual meeting.

Questions raised about cuts in liberal arts programs at Western Illinois

Smart Title: 

Western Illinois U says low enrollments justify eliminating four liberal arts majors, but faculty leaders say maintaining fields of study is about more than metrics.

University of Chicago cost cutting draws objections

Smart Title: 

Faculty members and students worry they're paying the price for construction projects amid a focus on cutting administrative costs.

Minn. town aims to attract campus as competition for branches heats up

Smart Title: 

Red Wing, Minn., hopes to attract a four-year institution but faces stiff competition from larger, sunnier cities and a history littered with failed branch campus attractions across the country.

Obama administration releases final rules on overtime pay, including some exemptions for higher ed

Smart Title: 

Obama administration releases final rules to require new payments for many employees. Regulations make clear that higher ed employees considered teachers will continue to be exempt. Postdoc pay could be key issue going forward.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Business issues
Back to Top