Concordia University freezes enrollment in six programs

Concordia University has frozen six academic programs to new students, part of an effort to refocus the university's curriculum. The Portland-based university will no longer accept new students in undergraduate majors in history, chemistry, English and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Exclusive: Concordia CFO discusses a rebound for the struggling university

A week after freezing enrollment in six degree programs and a year after posting an $8 million loss, Oregon's largest private university says it's positioned to return to profitability and duck the turbulence ripping through higher education......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2019

Tarleton State president to step down

Tarleton State University President Dr. F. Dominic Dottavio will step down at the end of August after 11 years of leadership that saw the school grow dramatically in footprint and enrollment.  Dottavio will remain on staff as a tenured professor in T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

Where Houston graduate programs landed on U.S. News & World Report"s 2020 rankings

In a new set of rankings, the physician assistant program at the Baylor College of Medicine ranked third in the nation, the highest-rated graduate school program out of a Houston-area university. U.S. News & World Report evaluated universities across s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Cincinnati universities score top marks for MBA programs

Three Greater Cincinnati universities have been ranked among the best in the nation for their respective master’s in business administration programs by U.S. News & World Report. The University of Cincinnati’s Lindner College of Business was t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

See how UB"s business, law and medical schools fared in prominent U.S. News rankings

The University at Buffalo School of Law rose slightly in the latest U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings, a prominent measuring stick of the performance and reputation of advanced degree programs. The rankings came out Tuesday. They do not .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Health students take on innovation and entrepreneurship

A new initiative from Arizona State University empowers students pursuing health-related degrees to think entrepreneurially. Health-focused startups are nothing new to ASU students and faculty, but many of the entrepreneurial spaces and programs .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2019

Argosy University closing Eagan campus, cutting off 1,000 students

Argosy University’s campus in Eagan will close on Friday, part of a nationwide collapse of the for-profit school after getting cut off from federal loan programs last month.  Minnesota Public Radio reports on the news and the impact on Argosy's rough.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

7 tips for making your best choice in an online university education program

Prospective undergraduate and graduate students evaluating online programs should consider many variables beyond education and course credits. Here are seven tips for finding the best option for you offered by Ben Leslie, interim president of Gardner-W.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

LA-entertainment firm to move HQ to Full Sail University, create hundreds of jobs

A Los Angeles-based entertainment company will move its global headquarters to Full Sail University, which offers entertainment and media degree programs, in an effort to recruit qualified talent during the next few years. The company expects to cr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2019

Local university approves new construction projects, academic programs

A local school has authorized several new projects that will bring additional facilities, restaurants and academic programs to its campus. The board of trustees at Cedarville University, a private Baptist institution located in Greene County, approved .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2019

Former Grand Canyon University owner cautious in signing new partners

Brian Mueller, the CEO of Grand Canyon Education, told analysts this week that he recently spurned two potential partnership because they might cannibalize enrollment at GCU — which surged in the fourth quarter of 2018......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2019

Axovant Announces Third Fiscal Quarter 2018 Financial Results and Corporate Updates

Expanded pipeline with two investigational gene therapy programs licensed from the University of Massachusetts Medical School for the treatment of GM1 gangliosidosis, Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff diseases First two patients dosed in SUNRISE-PD phase 2 t.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaFeb 7th, 2019

Concordia collects $5M from prominent Portland philanthropists

Concordia University-Portland has received, from a donor who's given prominently to the Portland community, the biggest gift in the school's 114 years. The $5 million grant from the Robert D. and Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust will go toward e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

Johns Hopkins believes Newseum building will connect programs in Baltimore, D.C.

The university believes the renovated building will provide opportunities not only to students and faculty already in D.C., but to those in Baltimore as well, and raise the university to a new level of stature......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 26th, 2019

Johns Hopkins to buy Newseum building in D.C. as journalism museum plans to relocate

The $372.5 million deal will give the university a prime Pennsylvania Avenue address for graduate programs in international relations and other fields......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 25th, 2019

Charlotte online degree programs make list of nation"s best

Online degree programs at UNC-Charlotte and Queens University of Charlotte are among the best in the nation for 2019, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. UNCC placed in several categories for best online programs, i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2019

Bona taps 30-year-old Connie Perkins to build nursing program

St. Bonaventure University is making a push to build a full suite of healthcare programs to both recruit from and serve the Southern Tier......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2019

Arizona State business school fares well in national rankings

Arizona State University's business school again ranks as one of the best in the nation. According to U.S. News and World Report, ASU's W.P. Carey School of Business tied for No. 29 on its latest annual rankings of the best MBA programs. The Carey S.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2018

University of Illinois insures itself against a drop in Chinese student enrollment

International students are a major source of revenue for American schools.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2018

UB ranks among top 60 U.S. universities for R&D spending

The University at Buffalo ranks among the 60 U.S. colleges that are most active in research and development, according to a new report from the National Science Foundation. UB devoted $401.6 million to R&D programs in 2017, putting it in 59th place .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018