Category: Higher Education

Survey Reveals Conflicting Faculty Views on Technology, using technology to deliver instruction
Mar 21, 2019
Survey Reveals Conflicting Faculty Views on Technology

How do college and university faculty feel about using technology to deliver instruction? Last year, Inside Higher Ed published their 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology.  As the name suggests, the survey looked to identify how college and university faculty really felt about using technology to deliver instruction.  After compiling the responses of 2,129 […]

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What You Should Know About the DREAM Act, DREAM Act explained
Mar 14, 2019
What You Should Know About the DREAM Act

The DREAM Act explained. The DREAM Act (S. 1615) is a bipartisan act that gives undocumented students (such as high school valedictorians, varsity athletes, and class presidents) a way to obtain legal U.S. residency.  Specifically, the Act allows certain immigrant students who have grown up in the U.S. to apply for conditional non-immigrant status and […]

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Top 10 National Universities of 2019 According to U.S. News, universities make U.S. News’s top ten
Mar 07, 2019
Top 10 National Universities of 2019 According to U.S. News

Learn which universities make U.S. News’s top ten. Every year, U.S. News ranks the top colleges in the nation based on a wide range of criteria.  In it’s National Universities ranking, the news organization considers each contender’s range of undergraduate majors, its master’s and doctoral programs, and the emphasis it places on faculty research.  U.S. […]

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How Women’s Careers and Family Lives are Impacted by Their College Selection, college selectivity affects the lives of females
Feb 28, 2019
How Women’s Careers and Family Lives are Impacted by Their College Selection

Study reveals that college selectivity affects the lives of females far more than their male counterparts. According to a new study titled “Elite Schools and Opting-In: Effects of College Selectivity on Career and Family Outcomes,” college selectivity affects the lives of females in significantly different ways than men.  The study examined data from the 1996-97 […]

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Understanding the New Title IX Guidelines for Survivors,proposed Title IX rule changes
Feb 21, 2019
Understanding the New Title IX Guidelines for Survivors

Learn more about the Department of Education’s proposed Title IX rule changes and how they could benefit survivors of sexual harassment. While Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed Title IX rule changes have been met with considerable backlash for strengthening the rights of the accused at the expense of the victim, some experts point out that […]

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Salary Ranking of the Largest North Carolina Universities, what instructors are making at NC’s most influential colleges and universities
Feb 14, 2019
Salary Ranking of the Largest North Carolina Universities

Learn what instructors are making at NC’s most influential colleges and universities. In the state of North Carolina, instructors working at so-called Triangle universities are some of the highest paid in the state.  The Triangle refers to top colleges within a select region of NC that place a strong emphasis on research excellence.  Curious to […]

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How Staff Mentorship Programs Help Employees Succeed on Campus, staff mentoring program
Jan 31, 2019
How Staff Mentorship Programs Help Employees Succeed on Campus

A closer look at the staff mentoring programs at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Brown University. University of Cincinnati UC’s staff mentoring program, Mentor Me UC, first launched in response to a university climate survey which revealed that underrepresented groups, such as people of color and women, felt that they did not have opportunities […]

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Despite Rising Inflation, UMN Pay Raises Remain Stagnant, pay raises are insufficient
Jan 24, 2019
Despite Rising Inflation, UMN Pay Raises Remain Stagnant

Faculty and staff at the University of Minnesota indicate that recent pay raises are insufficient to reward employees. Recently, various member of UMN’s faculty and staff have voiced their complaints that annual staff pay raises are insufficient.  While the University has consistently offered an average salary increase of about 2% per year since 2009, inflation […]

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New Research Explains Why Teaching Engineering Costs More Than Teaching English, cost differences in higher education
Jan 17, 2019
New Research Explains Why Teaching Engineering Costs More Than Teaching English

New study examines the cost differences in higher education. A paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research reveals that teaching cost differences in higher education institutions generally favor the fields where graduates make more money.  Typically, this means that colleges and universities spend more money offering programs in science and engineering as compared […]

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Learn Who the Biggest Private Employer in Every State Is, largest private employer in every state
Jan 10, 2019
Learn Who the Biggest Private Employer in Every State Is

Breaking down the largest private employer in every state. Aside from Walmart, universities and medical centers rank as the top private employers across the country.  Curious to see who employs the most workers in your state?  Then here is a list of the largest private employer in every state. Alabama: Walmart, 38,041 employees Alaska: Providence […]

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