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The Assault on Colleges--and the American Dream

Added: 27.05.2017 13:21 | 4 views | 0 comments

, New York Times
Public colleges have an unmatched record of lofting their students into the middle class and beyond. For decades, they have enrolled teenagers and adults from modest backgrounds, people who are often the first member of their family to attend college, and changed their trajectories. Over the last several years, however, most states have cut their spending on higher education, some drastically. Many public universities have responded by enrolling fewer poor and middle-class students — and replacing them with affluent students who can afford the tuition.

From: www.realclearpolitics.com

Brum in the sun

Added: 26.05.2017 14:28 | 12 views | 0 comments

There are now more than 240 international campuses as universities take their brands to a global market.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Universities to share AU$5.7m for defence cybersecurity, autonomous systems

Added: 26.05.2017 1:52 | 15 views | 0 comments

22 universities in Australia will have to share the AU$5.7 million funding injection from the federal government to develop tech-related defence capabilities.

From: www.zdnet.com

Adam Carolla Is Crowdfunding For His Documentary Criticizing College Safe Spaces

Added: 25.05.2017 2:37 | 1 views | 0 comments

The widely documented protests against conservative and right-leaning guest speakers at universities and the escalating violence revolving around the free speech debate on campus is getting rehashed in yet another hot take by podcast-personality and comedian Adam Carolla. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Carolla and radio personality Dennis Prager are ...

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Bond market braces for impact of New York's free tuition plan

Added: 24.05.2017 15:16 | 5 views | 0 comments

Little known private colleges that are already struggling to grow their revenues are facing a new threat that could further weaken their finances and make borrowing harder: free tuition at public universities.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Why Colleges Already Face Race-Related Challenges In Serving Future Students

Added: 24.05.2017 9:01 | 14 views | 0 comments

By 2020 more than half of children in the U.S. will be part of an ethnic or racial minority. Colleges and universities are figuring out how to prepare for them.

From: www.npr.org

Birmingham University to open campus in the Gulf

Added: 24.05.2017 7:08 | 9 views | 0 comments

There are now more than 240 international campuses as universities take their brands to a global market.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Bond market braces for impact of New York's free tuition plan

Added: 23.05.2017 11:07 | 7 views | 0 comments

Little known private colleges that are already struggling to grow their revenues are facing a new threat that could further weaken their finances and make borrowing harder: free tuition at public universities.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Concerns grow over racist incidents on campus

Added: 22.05.2017 18:48 | 4 views | 0 comments

Concerns are growing after a string of racist incidents at universities across the country, including one targeting the student government president at American University. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

From: rss.cnn.com

Brexit barriers 'would harm science', say universities

Added: 22.05.2017 2:47 | 10 views | 0 comments

Make science and research a priority in Brexit talks, says Russell Group.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

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