A bill crafted to make sure tuition waivers and exemptions for public universities share the same requirements on making satisfactory academic progress passed the Senate unanimously, but only after three amendments carved out exceptions.
Trident Technical College has gone live with SciQuest's Express Solution for Higher Education. SciQuest's solutions will enable Trident to work closely with other higher education institutions in South Carolina to consolidate procurement resources.
Wayne Smutz, executive director of the World Campus and associate vice president for outreach at Penn State University says students cannot be misled into thinking that getting a college education is as easy as downloading a song from iTunes.
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's challenge of UPMC's tax-exempt status creates an “adversarial climate” that makes it impossible for the city's colleges and universities to discuss increasing payments in lieu of taxes to the city.
Nationwide, 76 percent of instructional appointments are filled by “contingent” faculty members not in line to gain a tenured position — a temporary workforce that includes full- and part-time faculty members and graduate student teaching assistants.