Academic Leadership

Area Community Colleges Get Grant For Roving Classrooms For Occupational Training

Parked on the campus of Bishop State Community College, the large trailer on wheels has been converted into a training site for high-tech occupations in the maritime, aviation, manufacturing, chemical and automotive industries.

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Northland Community And Technical College Awarded $4.7 Million Grant To Further Develop UAS Program

The grant will fund curriculum development, personnel, equipment, supplies and other program development related expenses for the Unmanned Aerial Systems Maintenance Training Center. The very first UAS maintenance training class began in August 2011.

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Group Accuses Princeton University Labs Of Mistreating Animals

An animal rights group has asked the federal government to investigate Princeton University's treatment of animals in the Ivy League school's research labs.

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America's Revolution In Business School Education

U.S. business school reformers of the 1950s and '60s had high aspirations they didn't quite meet. The country, and the world, is still living with the consequences.

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Dorms, 4-Year Programs In Harford Community College President's Vision

However preliminary it might be, Harford Community College is looking to the future with two ideas in mind, based on four-year college fundamentals, to enhance higher education in Harford County.

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People Watch

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has been named the 24th chancellor of the College of William & Mary (Va.), effective February 2012. He led the defense department under President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama before retiring this summer.  … Having served in the Texas Senate and Texas House of Representatives, as Texas Railroad Commissioner, and as Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, John Sharp can add chancellor of The Texas A&M University System to his list of public service positions, effective September 6.

College Physics Programs Face Ax In Texas

Texas says it will go ahead with plans to phase out some university undergraduate physics programs unless they improve their graduation rates.

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North Dakota State U Expands Commodities Trading Room Plans

North Dakota State University's proposal for a commodity trading room is coming out of the basement.

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Ohio's Antioch College To Reopen After 3 Years

An Ohio liberal arts college that closed three years ago amid financial problems is welcoming students again and preparing for its comeback.

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Fallin Announces Plan To Boost College Attendance

Gov. Mary Fallin and Oklahoma higher education officials will unveil details of a plan to increase the number of Oklahomans with a college degree.

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