Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 8:48pm
Northeastern University is going south and west: It plans to open a regional campus in Charlotte, N.C., today and a similar outpost in Seattle within the year, with hopes of eventually planting flags in Austin, Minneapolis, the Silicon Valley area, and beyond.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 8:45pm
College isn’t worth it. That was the message from a Pew Research Center study this year that reported 57 percent of Americans think the higher education system doesn’t give students a good value for the thousands of dollars in tuition and expenses they spend.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 6:07pm
With the stock ticker scrolling in the new trading room of the University of North Texas’ Business Leadership Building, the Student Investment Group got its first training session on the Bloomberg terminals Friday.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 9:07pm
One of the nation's most competitive universities - tied for 39th place with UC Berkeley in a new ranking, and tougher to get into than Tufts - is an unlikely campus in that cutthroat category: Cal State East Bay.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 6:49pm
My views on higher education are very similar to my views on medical care: we suffer from excessive cost growth driven by credentialism, third-party payment, a lack of transparency, and overreliance on inefficient public institutions. Vance Fried of Oklahoma State University has offered the definitive critique of how federal higher education policy shapes this landscape.