NEW ORLEANS — A report released last week shows that while campus enrollments declined 3.2 percent from fall 2012 to fall 2015, distance education enrollments rose 11 percent. Private nonprofit institutions saw the biggest jump in online enrollments – 40 percent – during that time period.
"Though quoted accurately it was too flippant and caustic," Albert L. Lord said of his comments to The Chronicle, in which he said he was ârunning out sympathy for 35 yr old, so called victims with 7 digit net worth.â
The career-focused programs were initially pitched as the antithesis of traditional colleges. But now several boot camps are discovering the value of a more direct connection to universities, and vice versa.
Scientists and social scientists feel compelled to play a more public role in defending the value of their work. But that comes with risks â and institutions and disciplinary groups need to do more to prepare, say some leaders in the field.
The Michigan university is seeking to deal with medical-school professors who its president says are abusing the system. Other faculty members are wary.
The lawyer, Candice Jackson, reportedly will temporarily lead the Education Department office that has led federal oversight of how colleges deal with sexual assault.
Wide access, high quality, and easy transferability of credits are among the characteristics that can help programs succeed.
The first woman to lead one of the nationâs elite military institutions says the way to improve campus climate is to "be open to being uncomfortable."
Successful dual-enrollment programs are built on strong partnerships, like the ones between Boise State University and the high schools it works with.
The stateâs Move on When Ready plan has tripled the number of dual-credit enrollments in technical-college courses over five years.
Research done in Colorado, Oregon, and elsewhere suggests that the programs help more students enroll in college and get their degrees.
Vermont Technical College appointed its first female president, and a former U.S. secretary of defense will join Harvard University. Â
Dual-enrollment courses are growing in popularity as a way to solve some of higher educationâs most vexing problems.
The suspect, who has pleaded not guilty and faces trial in June, has been part of a presentation for athletes on sexual-assault awareness and prevention.
The Chinese-studies scholar was held for questioning about his research on human-rights lawyers in China.
In 2015, Sweet Briar Collegeâs new president arrived to face a daunting task: resuscitate a campus that the previous administration had left for dead. Here's the inside story of how he did that.
The Christian student's lawyer has called for a "full inquiry" into the actions of the Muslim professor, who had sought court protection from the allegedly disruptive student.
The reimbursements reflect the legitimate expenses of academic science, and would still need to be covered, experts say.
Brandon E. Banks was scheduled to speak to athletes at Louisiana State University, until concerned students and faculty members got wind of the talk.
Dual-enrollment courses are growing in popularity as a way to encourage students to take the leap earlier.Â Â
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