Academic Leadership

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Dartmouth College Ending Advanced Placement Credit

High school students hoping to earn college credits through Advanced Placement exams soon will be out of luck at Dartmouth College, which has concluded the tests aren't as rigorous as its own classes.

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Schenectady County CC (N.Y.) to Offer Classes in Albany County

This fall, Schenectady County Community College will offer classes on the second floor of the Albany County building in downtown Albany, officials said. Details are still being worked out ... and the college has not yet decided on the courses that will be taught in the 10,000 square foot space.

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Students Look the Part for Learning 9-to-5 Skills

Starting this fall, full-time students enrolled in Wake Forest University’s (N.C.) Master of Arts in Management (M.A.) Program won’t be able to roll out of bed and rush to class. Instead they will be required to be in school from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the weekday to learn real-world responsibility and accountability.

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W&M Committee Says It's 'Too Early' For EVMS Merger

Saying it's too early for a merger, a College of William and Mary committee is recommending the school start a “health-care delivery” pilot program with Eastern Virginia Medical School to explore the possibility of a more in-depth relationship.

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State’s Higher-Ed Institutions Face Postrecession Challenges, Chancellor Says

As Nevada recovers from the Great Recession, state leaders must begin reinvesting in its higher education system to produce a better-qualified workforce for a more diverse economy.

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Millersville University Taps New President

John M. Anderson, president of Alfred State College (N.Y.), has been selected to serve as the next president of Millersville University (Pa.), to begin April 1. He will succeed Francine G. McNairy, who retired in January after serving as Millersville’s president for nearly 10 years.

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UBTech Conference 2013

Vanishing Boundaries. Emerging Opportunities.

June 10-12, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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Higher Ed Advocates Focus on Retirement Benefits

While higher education issues seem hidden behind state gun control and uranium mining discussions at the Capitol so far, professors from Virginia Commonwealth University and other schools are urging legislators to improve retirement benefits for public university and college employees.

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Audit: SUU’s ESL Program Flawed, But Plagiarism Not The Norm

Theft charges dropped against former instructor who shared plagiarized student work.

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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley forms College and Career Ready Task Force

Minutes after touring career technical education classes at Shelby County's School of Technology this morning, Gov. Robert Bentley signed an executive order creating a task force designed to better prepare students for life outside of high school.

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