Leaders at private colleges concerned about the National Labor Relations Board’s ruling allowing Columbia University teaching and research assistants to unionize can look to their peers at public universities to prepare for coming changes.
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Mike Krause has been appointed executive director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission by Gov. Bill Haslam.
Free tuition anchors Hillary Clinton's higher ed platform while Donald Trump wants banks to handle student loans. In a survey, UB readers showed little enthusiasm for either proposal.
President Diana Natalicio’s “access and excellence” formula powers the University of Texas at El Paso's mission. Access means working with local schools to develop talented students of limited resources. On the excellence side, a robust research environment provides the financial and academic fuel.
In the first of our trilogy of commentaries entitled ‘Ready to Launch: New Engines of Entrepreneurial Startup’ – we featured the new Hagerman Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. This commentary provided an early national higher education media context highlighting UM-F’s downtown commitment – put in play by sponsored business incubators, product accelerators, and entrepreneurial launchpads.