Table of Contents: University Business, August 2013

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Focus

Behind the News

In a new study, researchers defined the top five traits shared by community college presidents whose institutions have high student success numbers.
After pilot program with basketball teams, University of Akron hopes to give iPads to all 30,000 students in the future
DREAM Act provision would create an expedited 5-year pathway to citizenship for those who attend a U.S. university or who serve in the military

Campus Report

Human Resources

Preserving institutional knowledge and making it accessible to faculty, staff, and students is critical

Enrollment Matters

Critical recruitment data elements you may be missing.

Future Shock

Energy industry leaders are recruiting from colleges and universities who prioritize R&D in the fields of water reclamation, desalination, and water recycling

At-Large

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People Watch

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On Topic

"Presidencies Derailed" examines relationships between presidents and boards of trustees

Community Colleges

Greater attention is being placed on helping incoming freshmen not just enroll but also start off their college careers on a positive note

Technology

Feature

Students benefits when state systems integrate online education programs, report says

Campus Finance News

Feature

Institutions may share services with other institutions, but the idea can be implemented within a single institution as well, either through a single shared services center or through multiple offices on campus.