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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

Incarnate Word athletic director out immediately

Brian Wickstrom is out as athletic director at the University of the Incarnate Word. Richard Duran, who has served as deputy athletic director for UIW, will be interim athletic director and oversee the university’s 23 Division sports programs. UIW .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2019

Lawsuit alleges recruiters at GCU misled students, report says

Two former students are suing Grand Canyon University, claiming recruiters for the Phoenix-based school committed fraud by misrepresenting that degree programs were accredited in their respective states, according to a report in the Arizona Republic. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2019

HPU growing three doctoral programs in health fields

Hawaii Pacific University has added three new doctoral degree programs: Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Psychology and Doctor of Physical Therapy.  “HPU is committed to making higher education accessible to individuals in Hawaii and beyo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2019

Magic City Newsmakers: Truitt Insurance & Bonding, Triumph Services, Brookwood Baptist, Brick & Tin and more

Good Works Troy University and the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce have entered into a partnership that will give employees of Chamber member organizations a 10% scholarship on tuition for all Troy programs, both online and in-class. AARP Alabama is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2019

UC board freezes tuition for fifth year, locks in higher rate for incoming class

The University of Cincinnati board of trustees voted today to freeze undergraduate tuition for current students at the same rate it has been for the last five years while also locking in an increased rate for the next four-to-five years for this fall.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2019

Women who lead: Sutapa Basu is building villages of women

Sutapa Basu is the executive director of the University of Washington Women’s Center, where she leads and creates programs that provide educational, professional and personal support to women throughout the community......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2019

Kansas announces extension of deal with Adidas through 2031

The University of Kansas and Adidas announced Wednesday an extension of their contract through 2031, despite an FBI investigation centered on the footwear and apparel company that cast a negative light on the Jayhawks' athletic programs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 24th, 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

How Grand Canyon University became the world"s largest Christian university

GCU's enrollment surpasses Liberty University......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2018

Economist Trolls School By Getting Them To Investigate If Clubs With "Girl" Violate Title IX

Authored by Tim Pearce via The Daily Caller, The University of Michigan (UM) is reviewing 11 school programs for potential Title IX violations resulting from favoring one gender over the other. American Enterprise Institute (AEI) s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 18th, 2018

New York will spend millions on advanced manufacturing, health care workforce programs

New York will invest $3 million this year for businesses to partner on apprenticeships with the State University of New York system and the state Department of Labor. The money will go toward creating up to 2,000 training positions in advanced manufactur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2018

U of L, other Kentucky universities to face continued struggles, Moody"s says

The University of Louisville — along with Kentucky's other public universities — will face tough market conditions as it tries to expand its enrollment, according to a new analysis by the credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service. In the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Temple University Fires a Dean Over Falsified Rankings Data

Temple University ousted Moshe Porat, the dean of its Fox Business School, this week after determining his staff reported inflated student grades to U.S. News & World Report for its ranking of online M.B.A. programs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 13th, 2018