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Do other college presidents fly first class?

Do other college presidents fly first class?

By Daniel de Vise  | March 9, 2011; 1:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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UDC students protest school president

Students gathered outside the office of University of the District of Columbia President Allen Sessoms at lunchtime Monday to demand his resignation over allegations of profligate spending. The protest comes a week after the release of university documents showing a...

By Daniel de Vise  | March 7, 2011; 1:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Harvard reopens door to ROTC

Harvard University on Thursday became the most prominent college to welcome the Reserve Officer Training Corps back to campus in response to congressional repeal of the ban on gays serving openly in the military. Many universities, including some of the...

By Daniel de Vise  | March 3, 2011; 6:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Administration, Students  | Tags:  Harvard ROTC, ROTC ban Harvard, ROTC colleges, gays in the military  
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Cal State's Reed: Don't cut Pell grant program

California State University broke with years of tradition in the 2008 downturn by adopting competitive admissions. For the first time in a long time, California students in the top third of their classes with B averages weren't guaranteed admission. Since...

By Daniel de Vise  | March 2, 2011; 12:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Access, Administration, Admissions, Aid, Attainment, Community Colleges, Finance, For-profit colleges, Public policy, Publics  | Tags:  Cal State University, California higher education, Charles Reed CSU, Pell grants, higher education cuts  
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Fixing higher ed: ACE's Molly Corbett Broad

In an article published last week in The Washington Post Magazine, I offered eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the article, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog....

By Daniel de Vise  | February 28, 2011; 9:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Accreditation, Administration  | Tags:  ACE Broad, Fixing higher education, fixing higher ed washington post, washington post magazine higher education  
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Fixing higher ed: U-Va. and U-Md. weigh in

In an article published last week in The Washington Post Magazine, I offered eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the article, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog....

By Daniel de Vise  | February 27, 2011; 2:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Administration, Aid, Athletics, Attainment, Development, Finance, Labor, Research, Technology  | Tags:  UMD fixing higher ed, UVA fixing higher ed, fixing higher education, higher education reform, washington post fixing higher education  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Fixing higher ed: Catholic University's Brennan, Daniel de Vise , February 26, 2011
Fixing higher ed: Lumina's Jamie Merisotis, Daniel de Vise , February 24, 2011
Guest post: Student engagement is the key 'fix', Daniel de Vise , February 24, 2011
Fixing higher ed: Trinity's Patricia McGuire, Daniel de Vise , February 23, 2011
Fixing higher ed: StraighterLine's Burck Smith, Daniel de Vise , February 22, 2011
Fixing higher ed: Freeman Hrabowski, UMBC, Daniel de Vise , February 21, 2011
Fixing higher ed: Andrew Gillen, Richard Vedder, Daniel de Vise , February 20, 2011
Fixing higher ed: Steven Knapp, GWU, Daniel de Vise , February 19, 2011
TB suspected at GWU, Daniel de Vise , February 16, 2011
Gallaudet closing 17 programs, Daniel de Vise , February 16, 2011
Towson enacts secret ballot for tenure decisions, Daniel de Vise , February 11, 2011
ACTA's Neal: Student 'choice' has run amok, Daniel de Vise , February 8, 2011
Higher ed reporters meet to learn, share, gripe, Daniel de Vise , February 5, 2011
Howard University preserves some imperiled programs, Daniel de Vise , February 1, 2011
Lumina's Degree Profile: A co-author's view, Daniel de Vise , January 27, 2011
Naval Academy professor settles free-speech claim, Daniel de Vise , January 26, 2011
U-Md. provost named president of Stevens Institute, Daniel de Vise , January 18, 2011
The purpose of college in 2011, Daniel de Vise , January 17, 2011
Brown University sues Newport News over sword, Daniel de Vise , January 6, 2011
'Degrading' football pre-game song pulled at U-Va., Daniel de Vise , December 17, 2010
James Madison president to step down, Daniel de Vise , December 9, 2010
U-Va., William and Mary grad rates are nation's best, Daniel de Vise , December 6, 2010
GWU med-school official takes sabbatical, Daniel de Vise , December 4, 2010
25 ways to reduce the cost of college, Daniel de Vise , December 2, 2010
A new name for College of Notre Dame , Daniel de Vise , November 16, 2010
Study abroad declines for the first time ever, Daniel de Vise , November 15, 2010
Bowie State provost has resigned, Daniel de Vise , November 10, 2010
Study: Recommendation letters can hinder women, Daniel de Vise , November 10, 2010
UMB inaugurates new president, Daniel de Vise , November 9, 2010
A 'breakthrough' in fighting anti-Semitism on campus, Daniel de Vise , November 1, 2010
Montgomery College inaugurates a new leader, Daniel de Vise , October 30, 2010
Va. Tech sues alumnus for 'Hokie' business , Daniel de Vise , October 29, 2010
Bethune-Cookman: Profs used apartment for sex, Daniel de Vise , October 26, 2010
Bowie State faculty: Life under provost 'untenable', Daniel de Vise , October 26, 2010
A no-confidence vote in Bowie State's leadership, Daniel de Vise , October 22, 2010
More reaction to U-Va. audit of literary journal, Daniel de Vise , October 21, 2010
Most expensive colleges: GU, GWU getting cheaper?, Daniel de Vise , October 20, 2010
Study: Racial harmony begins in the dorm room, Daniel de Vise , October 18, 2010
A state university retreats from language study, Daniel de Vise , October 13, 2010
Virginia U uses U.S. News data in faculty hires, Daniel de Vise , October 12, 2010
Georgetown U.: Rope found on campus not a noose, Daniel de Vise , October 1, 2010
R&D spending continues to rise, Daniel de Vise , September 30, 2010
National Research Council doctoral rankings released, Daniel de Vise , September 28, 2010
NYU comes to D.C., Daniel de Vise , September 20, 2010
New U-Md. president gives $100,000 to university, Daniel de Vise , September 14, 2010
GMU food-service workers strike to protest conditions, Daniel de Vise , September 8, 2010
Gallaudet students question response time in death, Daniel de Vise , September 7, 2010
Should 'Sex Week' worry college leaders?, Daniel de Vise , September 2, 2010
Liberal arts college offers a job to every grad, Daniel de Vise , September 1, 2010
Guest blog: The 'Four-Year College Myth', Daniel de Vise , August 31, 2010
Embattled U-Va. literary journal goes on hiatus, Daniel de Vise , August 31, 2010
Dillard University, five years after Katrina, Daniel de Vise , August 30, 2010
Washington Monthly's take on college rankings, Daniel de Vise , August 23, 2010
New U-Md. President Loh: 'Go Terps!', Daniel de Vise , August 18, 2010
U-Md. names new president: Iowa provost Loh, Daniel de Vise , August 16, 2010
Feds publish for-profit loan repayment rates, Daniel de Vise , August 16, 2010
150 private colleges fail DOE financial test, Daniel de Vise , August 12, 2010
Leading for-profit college responds to GAO report, Daniel de Vise , August 11, 2010
Gay college presidents form group, Daniel de Vise , August 9, 2010
Yeardley Love case prompts U-Va. rule change, Daniel de Vise , August 6, 2010
GAO report: How damaging to for-profits?, Daniel de Vise , August 5, 2010
California college is first to go 'grid positive', Daniel de Vise , August 4, 2010
Trustee group to colleges: No more tuition hikes, Daniel deVise , August 3, 2010
NVCC named a leader among community colleges, Daniel de Vise , July 29, 2010
National Labor College names president, Daniel de Vise , July 27, 2010
The best D.C.-area colleges to work for, Daniel de Vise , July 26, 2010
College giving will rebound, survey says, Daniel de Vise , July 20, 2010
Study: Most provosts don't want to be presidents, Daniel de Vise , July 20, 2010
American University goes fully 'test-optional', Daniel de Vise , July 15, 2010
Naval Academy discovers 'culture', Daniel de Vise , July 15, 2010
College presidents move past the Dean Wormer era, Daniel de Vise , July 12, 2010
U-Md. may not have Mote's successor lined up, Daniel de Vise , July 9, 2010
GW law dean named Brandeis president, Daniel de Vise , July 8, 2010
U-Texas reconsiders dorm named for Klan leader, Daniel de Vise , July 1, 2010
Naval Academy inquiry focused mostly on football, Daniel de Vise , June 30, 2010
Naval Academy 'slush fund' revealed, Daniel de Vise , June 29, 2010
Zimmer: How U-Chicago got hot, Daniel de Vise , June 28, 2010
Update: 'Test-optional' list longer by one, Daniel de Vise , June 22, 2010
U-Va.'s Casteen on community college transfers, Daniel de Vise , June 17, 2010
Hartwick president defends three-year degree, Daniel de Vise , June 7, 2010
CUA president appointed bishop of Trenton, Daniel de Vise , June 4, 2010
Wheaton, Wellesley, Wesleyan. . . whatever, Daniel de Vise , May 28, 2010
Taxpayers paid $17k a month for executive ed, Daniel de Vise , May 26, 2010
GMU prevails in sexual harassment case, Daniel de Vise , May 26, 2010
De-greasing Herndon: A slippery slope?, Daniel de Vise , May 25, 2010
Is the future of higher ed in Fayette, Iowa?, Daniel de Vise , May 21, 2010
Montgomery College names new president, Daniel de Vise , May 18, 2010
USNA reconsiders Herndon Climb, Daniel de Vise , May 12, 2010
For-profits, Frontline and College Inc., Daniel de Vise , May 7, 2010
Could U-Va. have prevented tragedy?, Daniel de Vise , May 6, 2010
Friday news roundup, Daniel de Vise , April 30, 2010
A 24 percent tuition increase?, Daniel de Vise , April 29, 2010
GMU law professor faces harassment suit, Daniel de Vise , April 28, 2010
Coffee with Montgomery College President Pinkney, Daniel de Vise , April 22, 2010
Solar decathlons, and other sustainability news, Daniel de Vise , April 20, 2010
G'town-gown relations strained, Daniel de Vise , April 19, 2010
GWU language profs feeling devalued, Daniel de Vise , April 19, 2010
U.S. News grad-school rankings: a walkthrough, Daniel de Vise , April 15, 2010
"Green" gowns. Gross?, Daniel de Vise , April 14, 2010
JMU riot not an isolated case, Daniel de Vise , April 13, 2010
Hurley named Mary Washington president, Daniel de Vise , April 9, 2010
Tuition discounting at an all-time high, Daniel de Vise , April 9, 2010
UDC closes for excessive heat -- in early April, Daniel de Vise , April 7, 2010
Student opposes Liberty U. health care lawsuit, Daniel de Vise , March 29, 2010
Coffee with Dartmouth President Kim, Daniel de Vise , March 25, 2010
Commencement speakers: first lady still a 'maybe', Daniel de Vise , March 24, 2010
JHU tuition crosses $40K mark, Daniel de Vise , March 22, 2010
Coffee with UW President Emmert, Daniel de Vise , March 21, 2010
Bill would open college crisis records, Daniel de Vise , March 19, 2010
UMW appoints acting president, Daniel de Vise , March 18, 2010
Calculating the net price of college, Daniel de Vise , March 17, 2010
Coffee with Excelsior president Ebersole, Daniel de Vise , March 16, 2010
U-Md. sends 38 to a Chicago event, Daniel de Vise , March 15, 2010
Hopkins: We will cut emissions by half, Daniel de Vise , March 12, 2010
UDC leases space near Union Station, Daniel de Vise , March 12, 2010
Va. college leaders weigh in on discrimination, Daniel de Vise , March 11, 2010
Colleges extend spring term over snow days, Daniel de Vise , March 11, 2010
Coffee with U. of Oregon President Lariviere, Daniel de Vise , March 10, 2010
UDC unveils largest-ever ad campaign, Daniel de Vise , March 9, 2010
Laptops in class: tool or distraction?, Daniel de Vise , March 9, 2010
Chancellor Kirwan honored for leadership, Daniel de Vise , March 9, 2010
GS to merge with shuttered Southeastern, Daniel de Vise , March 5, 2010
California 'Day of Action': How big is it?, Daniel de Vise , March 4, 2010
MIT official tapped as GWU provost, Daniel de Vise , March 3, 2010
Towson provost speaks on Zaruba firing, Daniel de Vise , March 3, 2010
NVCC veterans await benefits, Daniel de Vise , March 3, 2010
Towson adjunct fired for racial epithet, Daniel de Vise , March 2, 2010
CUA students criticize commencement pick, Daniel de Vise , March 2, 2010
Coffee with Cal State Chancellor Charles B. Reed, Daniel de Vise , March 1, 2010
Let the commencements begin, Daniel de Vise , February 26, 2010
The Census comes to campus, Daniel de Vise , February 25, 2010
Ramsay to leave UMB at month's end, Daniel de Vise , February 24, 2010
Investigation: sexual assault seldom punished , Daniel de Vise , February 24, 2010
Mary Washington president's surprise resignation, Daniel de Vise , February 24, 2010
Perman: UMB needs research space, Daniel de Vise , February 23, 2010
Jay Perman appointed UMB president, Daniel de Vise , February 23, 2010
Urgo named president of St. Mary's College, Daniel de Vise , February 23, 2010
Public Agenda survey finds deep skepticism, Daniel de Vise , February 19, 2010
U-Md. vs. U-Va.: Bring it on!, Daniel de Vise , February 17, 2010
Net price: A college president's view, Daniel de Vise , February 17, 2010
U.S. News vs. NSSE, Daniel de Vise , February 15, 2010
Pat McGuire and Trinity Washington University, Daniel de Vise , February 15, 2010
GW trustees approve tuition hike, Daniel de Vise , February 12, 2010
Academia obsessed, displeased with rankings, Daniel de Vise , February 12, 2010
Another snow day, Daniel de Vise , February 11, 2010
USNA Superintendent on Curry Drug Test, Daniel de Vise , February 11, 2010
Stimulus Funds Saved Publics, Daniel de Vise , February 11, 2010
Snowball Fights and Snowbound Presidents, Daniel de Vise , February 10, 2010
V-T, WM, VMI endowments thriving, Daniel de Vise , February 10, 2010
From college president to successful author, Daniel de Vise , February 9, 2010
Blizzard U: D.C. colleges dig out, Daniel de Vise , February 9, 2010
College president chronicles return to school, Daniel de Vise , February 8, 2010
William & Mary, U-Va. open today, Daniel de Vise , February 8, 2010
Snowed in at College Inc., Daniel de Vise , February 8, 2010
Coffee with Pomona President Oxtoby, Daniel de Vise , February 5, 2010
Site tracks college "sustainability", Daniel de Vise , February 4, 2010
GWU expands media relations , Daniel de Vise , February 4, 2010
U of C President dating professor, Daniel de Vise , February 3, 2010
New head of labor college, Daniel de Vise , January 28, 2010
 
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