Industry News

TIAA-CREF announced that Yale University has selected the financial services provider as the recordkeeping provider of its new Yale University Retirement Program. All of Yale’s retirement plans, which hold approximately $4.4B in assets for more than 22,000 plan members, will be consolidated into one program with all current investments transitioned to TIAA-CREF and accessible through a single site.

4/17/2015

As the agency of record for Montgomery County Community College, Annodyne has designed and developed a new website, mc3.edu/culinary, for its Culinary Arts Institute.

4/17/2015

The Houston Baseball experience is receiving an upgrade from Daktronics, as the company will design, manufacture and install the largest LED video display in college baseball at Cougar Field on campus at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas.

4/17/2015

Texidium, an end-to-end content delivery solution, makes life easier for university and college administration, faculty and students by simplifying and accelerating the transition to a comprehensive eTextbook program.

4/16/2015

A new report from Arizona State University indicates that the development of online education programs can be a significant component of an institution’s sustainability strategy based on greater socio-economic impact for a smaller environmental footprint per degree.

4/16/2015

SREB’s Community College Commission calls for states to reform college placement, reconsider math and literacy requirements, and carefully monitor students who need developmental (remedial) courses. The Commission report proposes firm guidance along structured pathways where students clearly see entry, exit and re-entry points to continue their education.

4/16/2015

Online degrees have surged in popularity recently, and it isn't just through for-profit colleges or MOOCs. Traditional universities from Yale to Georgia Tech have flipped classroom based learning into computer based learning at higher rates than ever before. All Campus, a Chicago-based marketing and creative agency, is at the crossroads of that education shift.

4/15/2015

McGraw-Hill Education, the learning science company, launched Connect Master, a personalized, complete course digital solution for college students and instructors. 

4/15/2015

Roseman University of Health Sciences announced it has acquired the flagship building of the former Nevada Cancer Institute at One Breakthrough Way in Summerlin from the University of California, San Diego. The purchase will revitalize the building, which has been vacant since January 2013.

4/15/2015

As liberal arts colleges across the U.S. are in an increasingly competitive position, many of these same institutions are redefining the value of higher education through the implementation of comprehensive assessment solutions, says Chalk & Wire.

4/15/2015

Recently released data from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources' 2014-15 Non-Exempt Staff in Higher Education Salary Survey show that the median base salaries for hourly workers in higher education increased by 2 percent in 2014. 

4/14/2015

The University of Southern California Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago have announced a partnership. Beginning in summer 2016, Hubbard Street, a practitioner of interdisciplinary dance artistry, will host a program of intensive workshops at USC Kaufman.

4/14/2015

For the second year in a row, a small university in Seattle, Wash., was crowned Grand Champion of RecycleMania, a waste reduction and recycling competition among colleges and universities across 49 U.S. states and Canada. 

4/14/2015

A partnership program in which the final two years of a Purdue University bachelor’s degree in engineering may be offered on Vincennes University campuses was announced by Purdue and Vincennes. The program is a partnership among Vincennes, Purdue’s College of Engineering at West Lafayette and the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI.

4/13/2015

Heald College announced that it has launched a campaign to keep its doors open after lawyers in the California Attorney General’s office made “unreasonable demands” that have thwarted a possible sale that would enable the college to continue operating and avoid disrupting the lives of thousands of students and employees.

4/13/2015

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