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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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Higher Ed Oversight Committee Revisits "Solutions"

Today's inaugural hearing of the Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education Governance, Excellence and Transparency featured national experts weighing in on how — and how not — to make universities in Texas more accountable and transparent. But the gloves really came off during the public testimony.

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McDavis Floats Idea Of Making Ohio U Into An 'Enterprise University'

At the first Ohio University Faculty Senate meeting of the fall, President Roderick McDavis discussed a proposal being considered in the Ohio Legislature that would cut red tape for universities in exchange for meeting financial and academic requirements.

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Cooley Law School, Western Mich. U Partner To Offer Third Dual Degree Program

Thomas M. Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University are partnering to offer a program that allows students to earn a master's degree in social work and a Juris Doctorate simultaneously.

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Gov. Christie Gives Preliminary Approval Of UMDNJ, Rutgers Merger

Part of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey should be merged with Rutgers University under recommendations presented to Gov. Chris Christie today.

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Florida International U Law School Boasts State’s Best Bar Passage Rate

After only six years of having its students sit for the test, Florida International University’s relatively young College of Law has achieved the highest bar passage rate in Florida, according to just-released results from The Florida Board of Bar Examiners.

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SIIA Pledges Ongoing Support for the Federal Digital Promise Initiative

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, today joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan along with other government, education, and technology leaders at the White House for the launch of the Digital Promise initiative, a public-private research and development collaborative aimed at further advancing the learning technologies critical to students and educators.

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Virginia Wesleyan Makes A Challenging Change

Virginia Wesleyan College has implemented a curriculum change designed to encourage more applied learning and in-depth research.

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Powers Wants Medical School And Other Kinds Of Healing

William Powers Jr., president of the University of Texas, wants a medical school.

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University Of Mobile Celebrates 50th Anniversary Through Service Projects

Southern Baptist-affiliated UM is canceling classes so students can begin marking the school’s 50th anniversary by undertaking community service work throughout the area.

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