Industry News

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

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

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

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

Tuskegee University alumni and students now have quick and easy access to their transcripts, through the university’s implementation of a new online delivery service. This change is related to one of the institution’s five strategic priorities outlined in its vision document— fully inaugurating 21st Century Higher Education through Infrastructure and Technology.

4/13/2015

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

REGENXBIO Inc., a biotechnology company in gene therapy, announced that it has entered into separate license and research agreements with the University of Pennsylvania and University of Minnesota related to the delivery of AAV vectors for the treatment of MPS I and MPS II, also known as Hurler syndrome and Hunter syndrome.

4/10/2015

AcademicWorks, a provider of scholarship management solutions, announced Colorado State University has gone live with its scholarship management software.

4/10/2015

RATEX, a provider of retail management and point-of-sale technologies for the independent college store industry, announced a number of major new product offerings designed to help college stores more effectively compete in the ever-changing college retail space.

4/10/2015

Professional social network operator LinkedIn Corp said it would buy privately held online education company lynda.com in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.5B. Lynda.com offers courses in a number of languages aimed at improving business, technology and creative skills. Subscription fees for its courses range between $250 and $375 per year.

4/10/2015

In an effort to help more organizations increase access to state of the art transformational online training and development opportunities that foster a productive and empowered, gender-blended workplace, Pearson is partnering with Barbara Annis, Founder of the Gender Intelligence Group, a global contributor in creating gender intelligent organizational cultures.

4/9/2015

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