New York University has tapped Alfred H. Bloom, president of Swarthmore College since 1991, as the inaugural leader for a new branch campus in Abu Dhabi.
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September 30, 2008
September 26, 2008
Colleges reserve spaces for hybrids or car-poolers to encourage environmentally friendlier commuting.
September 25, 2008
In response to student loan crunch, Spelman College pioneers new initiative to help students at risk of not graduating because of serious financial shortfalls.
September 24, 2008
New report card finds growth of green practices at colleges, but more so when it comes to their campuses -- building green and buying local foods -- than their endowments.
September 22, 2008
In first major benchmark of Presidents Climate Commitment, charter signatories report on their current greenhouse gas emissions. Many miss the deadline.
September 18, 2008
North Idaho College's new policy calls for using alcohol test strips to determine if students in its (dry) dorm have been drinking.
September 17, 2008
Appeals court finds that in extending lower resident tuition rates to undocumented students, state "thwarts" Congress's intent.
September 16, 2008
Duke's business school announces a plan to establish a global network of campuses, all with multiple programs -- and to bring the rest of the university on board.
September 12, 2008
At Congressional hearing, lawmakers grill the Department of Veterans Affairs on its outsourcing plans, and question whether it will meet its tight timetable for implementing the program.
September 11, 2008
Six states test new set of performance measures in response to the limitations of the federal graduation rate formula.