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University Business, October 2017

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Cover Story

Under Jairy Hunter’s leadership, Charleston Southern changed its name when it achieved university status, dropping the word “Baptist” in 1990.

Feature

Colleges and universities in 47 states engage with school district partners to offer dual enrollment programs, in which courses are taught on college campuses, at high schools or online.

Now hearing-impaired students can see real-time captioning of spoken events, also referred to as live captioning.

Under Jairy Hunter’s leadership, Charleston Southern changed its name when it achieved university status, dropping the word “Baptist” in 1990.

Focus

It has become increasingly difficult for some four-year institutions to meet enrollment goals for first-year students.

The strategic plans of every administrator and department must work collectively toward the overall goals of a college or university.

Technology

Video analytics has been considered the next big thing in campus security. But the surveillance technology, also known as video content analysis, is just beginning to catch the eye of higher ed security administrators.

Campus Finance News

More than 500 colleges and universities provide some type of resource to help students address unexpected financial emergencies, according to a 2016 study by NASPA.

On Topic

William Massy, an expert microeconomist, shows how administrators and faculty can improve education, research and affordability in his book Reengineering the University.

Behind the News

Binghamton University has extended its reach to the business sector with the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and startup companies.

Just as students were headed back to campuses in southeastern Texas in late August, Hurricane Harvey struck.

Bryant University in Rhode Island has appointed Daniel J. Borgia to be academic dean of Bryant Zhuhai, the first and only American university in Zhuhai, China.

Nearly two-thirds of chief diversity officers (CDOs) at colleges report they are the first to hold that role at their school, according to a study.

Throughout Florida, colleges and universities are hiring faculty to accommodate growing high-demand fields like health and engineering.

The 23-campus California State University system has eliminated two of the largest barriers facing incoming freshmen pursuing non-STEM majors.

Private college leaders want to collaborate more closely on issues of access and affordability—but federal antitrust laws prevent institutions from even having discussion about them.

As the term “free college” draws applicants and ever-more media attention, states, cities and colleges are learning the realities of these large-scale aid programs.

Students and faculty at 10 colleges and universities will work with surrounding communities to improve race relations, social justice and tolerance.

Professional Opinion

The criteria employers use to evaluate recent college graduates for jobs in the real world of today have changed dramatically.

Here are strategies that helped career services become a priority at Bentley University in Massachusetts.

Creating a fine art insurance program can help protect your university’s treasures for generations—and getting started is easier than you may think. Consider these five steps.

A recent decision by U.S. District Court Judge Philip Simon granted a preliminary injunction in favor of a male University of Notre Dame student.