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July 24, 2012
Protesters gathered on Saturday at Colby College and called for the resignation of Bob Diamond, chair of the college's board of trustees -- and until recently, chief executive officer of the British bank Barclays, which is embroiled in a interest-rate fixing scandal.
July 23, 2012
A new report put out by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Association of Schools of Public Health identifies three categories of competencies -- knowledge, skills and attitudes -- that graduates of medical schools and public health programs should have in order to appropriately provide health care, services and policies to an increasingly diverse population.
July 17, 2012
"Millennial" donors need to be reached through online and smartphone-accessible campaigns that provide tangible explanations of what impact their donations will have.
July 17, 2012
A university administrator's new book looks at students who were motivated by creativity, not grades, to think deeply and impact others.
July 13, 2012
The Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics released preliminary data Thursday about types of degrees offered and conferred, tuition and fees rates, and enrollment head counts. Provisional data will be released in about three months, and final data will be available in 2012-13. Some findings from the report -- “Postsecondary Institutions and Price of Attendance in 2011-12, Degrees and Other Awards Conferred: 2010-11, and 12-Month Enrollment: 2010-11” -- are:
July 12, 2012
A new report predicts that China and India will produce a larger share of worldwide college graduates than the U.S. and some EU countries combined by 2020.
July 11, 2012
Report concludes that deep, integrated learning, which starts in K-12 and continues through higher education, requires more attention from policy makers and institutions.
July 10, 2012
Flexible degrees gain popularity as students seek greater specialization in the expanding field of engineering.
July 9, 2012
Wisconsin is developing degree programs based on skills demonstrated, not courses completed. And it's doing so on its own instead of partnering with Western Governors University.
July 3, 2012
Report says college football success is correlated with increases in alumni giving, applications, academic reputation and incoming students' SAT scores.