From UB

Oxford, Yale and Stanford closed their joint not-for-profit online venture, AllLearn (Alliance for Lifelong Learning) citing insufficient enrollments and funding as the primary reasons.

At a recent conference, David Kirp, Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, coined the term "amenities arms race" to describe the growing competition between institutions to recruit students by building quality-of-life facilities not related to direct classroom instr

In January of 2008, Central College, the flagship campus of the Houston Community College System, will look little like it does now.

Given today's constantly evolving technologies-and our seemingly insatiable appetite for immediate information access-planning and designing a new technology-oriented facility can be a daunting task.

The e-mail marketing community is still quaking over recently announced plans by America Online and Yahoo to begin charging internet postage for optional "preferred e-mail" service, which would enable company e-mails to breeze past the spam filters of the two e-mail service providers.

Faculty and students push knowledge forward in their own ways every day. They expect that freedom, and the academy is designed to give it to them. But donors, whose gifts often come with usage restrictions, may not be so generous.

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