Spotlight Story

7/25/2014
With textbook costs rising more than 800 percent in the last three decades, the average college student now spends about $1,200 per year on course materials, according to the College Board.

Textbook publishing has long been seen as an impenetrable business, with five major players controlling most of the nearly $14 billion industry. But in recent years, the shift to digital and open-access content has led to a proliferation of free and low-cost alternatives.

From UB

HR expert Carol Patton says alumni have value to HR as recruiters and university advocates.
7/25/2014
Graduates typically possess a wealth of campus knowledge and skills--and are eager to help
There’s value in treating noncredit courses as more than just an add-on to degree programs.
7/24/2014
The rewards of putting a fresh focus on noncredit courses
Colleges and universities may consider other uses for their chapels if attedance of religious services drops.
7/24/2014
Just a small number of students at two Florida institutions attended religious services in campus chapels
7/24/2014
Amendments focus on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

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