Academic Leadership

Higher Education: Academic Vs. Corporate Values? (Opinion)

The right question to ask is how any given institution of higher education should attack its long-range ambitions.

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MSU, Detroit Collaborate On Work Center For Urban Food Technology

Michigan State University and the city of Detroit announced a joint project Wednesday to position Detroit into a work center for urban food system technology and development.

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N.J. Lawmakers Pass Bill For Rutgers-Rowan-UMDNJ Merger

In a historic day for higher education in New Jersey, both houses of the state Legislature approved a sweeping overhaul today that will break up and merge parts of three of the state’s largest public universities.

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The Crisis in Higher Education: How Civic Engagement Can Save Higher Education (Part I)(Opinion)

In the midst of the most significant global economic crisis in more than 80 years, higher education faces an acute crisis of resources, organization and legitimization. Colleges and universities find themselves in a double bind, one external and economic and the other internal and existential. Public tolerance is withering for increasing tuition as legislative appropriations shrink and student debt continues to grow.

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Texas A&M Plans To Buy Texas Wesleyan’s Law School In Fort Worth

Texas A&M University plans to buy Texas Wesleyan University's law school in Fort Worth, officials with both institutions announced today.

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Alabama A&M Trustees Approve Tuition Increase, Slashing Of 6 Degree Programs

The Alabama A&M board of trustees on Friday raised tuition 5 percent and axed six degree programs, while adding three new ones.

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College Of Idaho Class Brings Life Back To Basics

In a scene more akin to "Little House on the Prairie" than most visions of campus life, Rahul Sharma and Natasha Rooney feed chickens, wrangle rabbits and pull weeds as part of their college experience.

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Oklahoma Colleges, Universities Address Effectiveness Of Remediation Courses

Concern about remediation or developmental courses has Oklahoma City Community College officials rethinking the way they handle these courses.

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Long Beach City College Tries An Alternative To Placement Tests

The two-year college is making some placement decisions based on new students' high school grades instead of their scores on a standardized exam.

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