Academic Leadership

Seminar Looks At Ways To Promote Higher Education

Michigan needs to invest more in higher education to better compete with states like North Carolina, where a four-year education costs $20,000 less, the head of Domino's Pizza said Monday.

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Salve Regina University To Open Graduate, Continuing-Ed Facility In Warwick

Salve Regina University in Newport is opening a new facility here to offer graduate and continuing education classes.

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Rutgers Trustees Boost Compromise Plan

A compromise on the proposed merger between Rowan University and Rutgers-Camden moved another step closer Thursday as the Rutgers board of trustees passed a resolution stating that the Camden campus must stay within the university and suggesting that it was open to compromise to make that happen.

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U Of Texas Regents Approve Contingent Funding For Medical School

In a major advancement of efforts to establish a medical school in Austin, the University of Texas’ governing board today pledged about $25 million a year toward operating costs — contingent on $35 million in annual funding from local governments, philanthropists and other community sources.

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System Chancellor John Sharp Proposes Putting Texas A&M Health Science Center Under Flagship Campus

Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp wants to move the A&M Health Science Center under the control of Texas A&M University, he confirmed in an interview Wednesday.

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State Colleges Hope Credit Cap Boosts Graduation Rates

Four of five students at Shepherd University don't graduate within four years, and fewer than half, 46 percent, graduate within six years, according to school data.

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St. Cloud State Rues End Of Aviation Program

Supporters of an aviation program at St. Cloud State University say its closure is poorly timed as the industry expects to see more demand for pilots and aviation workers.

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Explosion In Free Online Classes May Change Course Of Higher Education

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are teaming up in a $60 million venture to provide classes online for free.

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