Two states take different tacks to attract "nontraditional" learners -- one promoting short online courses, the other giving students a subsidized taste of college.
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April 8, 2008
April 4, 2008
A growing number of colleges are offering seminars on how to manage money, deal with debt and pay for education.
April 2, 2008
At a gathering of college sustainability leaders, sessions focus on what to do with growing amount of information on greening efforts.
April 2, 2008
As state lawmakers look for ways to increase college access for rural students, some want to safeguard against graduates jumping to the nearest big city.
April 1, 2008
Report on state colleges finds many are satisfied with efforts to reduce institutional spending, but not enough do so in systematic and data-driven way.
March 31, 2008
AFT survey shows clerical and technical employees at schools and colleges say they often stay past regular hours without receiving overtime.
March 26, 2008
At a time when endowment spending practices are coming under increasing scrutiny on a national stage, local efforts to draw attention to such issues are also receiving their collective days in the sun.
March 21, 2008
Kim Vaz, chair of the University of South Florida's women's studies department, has been in this position before. She's heard talk that her program, now the only free-standing one of its kind in Florida, would lose its autonomy, face cutbacks, or worse.
March 20, 2008
Student murders at or near several colleges have shaken nerves. Elsewhere, is there a diminished sense of safety?
March 18, 2008
Allegations that U. of Michigan athletes were steered into courses with a single professor raise broader questions about the academic arrangement.