From UB

In today's highly competitive marketplace it is not surprising that an increasing number of college administrators are looking for better data to inform their decisions about tuition pricing and financial aid allocation. In particular, they want answers to such questions as:

When it comes to new scientific research facilities, academic institutions that are creative from many perspectives--technically, organizationally, and physically--can leverage their scientific leadership in varied and unexpected ways.

A RECENT PERUSAL OF HO-meschool World, the website of Practical Homeschooling magazine, revealed the following news items touting the accomplishments of homeschoolers this past year:

WITH MEMBERS OF THE House and Senate scheduled to be away this month on their summer recess, further action on several significant higher education issues awaits the lawmakers' return to work after Labor Day.

COLLEGE PRESIDENTS ARE increasingly called upon to defend the historic missions and principles on which their institutions were founded and to explain to prospective students, their families, and the public the value of the education they offer.

SCIENCE PROFESSORS BEGAN shifting their classroom curricula in the early 1990s. Turns out, studies showed that they could attract more students to their disciplines if the kids were allowed to get their hands on the good stuff.

WITH EVERY DECADE THAT GOES BY, THERE seems to be a handful of employee benefits that either dominate the human resource scene or become the latest topics of debate.

SOMETIMES LESS IS MORE. That's the case with learning management systems. At first glance, mergers and acquisitions have led to fewer competitors in the LMS market. But a closer look reveals that established systems are now accompanied by a range of emerging LMS solutions.

DESPITE THE CHALLENGES OF SECURITY, user education, and redundant records, a database can be a beautiful thing-not only in tracking prospective students through school until they become alumni, but also in streamlining processes, keeping tabs on financial goals, reducing repetitive data entry, a

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