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25 ways to reduce the cost of college

The Center for College Affordability and Productivity has been periodically releasing bits and pieces of what will be a book-length compendium of 25 proposals to reduce the cost of college. Much of it is now available online. I guess the...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 2, 2010; 1:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Administration, Aid, Athletics, Community Colleges, Facilities, Finance, Pedagogy, Public policy, Rankings, Technology  | Tags:  25 ways to reduce the cost of college, Center for College Affordability and Productivity, college costs, college finance, higher education costs  
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UDC opens new community college headquarters

The District's first freestanding community college, the Community College of DC, officially opens Thursday afternoon in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new headquarters at 801 N. Capitol St. NE. President Allen Sessoms appears to be on schedule in opening the...

By Daniel de Vise  | October 14, 2010; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Community Colleges, Facilities  | Tags:  UDC, UDC north capitol, UDC ribbon cutting, University District of Columbia  
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NYU comes to D.C.

New York University breaks ground today on a new District facility that will be the university's first "Study Away" site in the country -- essentially a domestic counterpart to study abroad. The Constance Milstein and Family Academic Center, a 12-story...

By Daniel de Vise  | September 20, 2010; 11:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Pedagogy  | Tags:  NYU in DC, New York University, study abroad, study away  
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The best D.C.-area colleges to work for

A report out Monday from the Chronicle of Higher Education lists 97 "Great Colleges to Work For," including a handful in the Washington region. The Chronicle's third annual report is based on a survey of 43,000 employees at 275 campuses....

By Daniel de Vise  | July 26, 2010; 11:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Research  | Tags:  Chronicle college survey, Chronicle employer survey, best college employers, best colleges to work for, great colleges to work for  
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Is the future of higher ed in Fayette, Iowa?

Today's guest blogger is Dr. Alan Walker, president of Upper Iowa University. Upper Iowa enrolls 900 students on its Fayette campus and several thousand more in distance education, online and independent study. In that sense, the college and its president...

By Daniel de Vise  | May 21, 2010; 5:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Finance, Online, Pedagogy, Technology  | Tags:  Upper Iowa University, distance learning, online education  
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A seven-figure gift from an online student

An Arizona businessman has donated $4 million to a university where he earned bachelor's and master's degrees entirely online. That must be some sort of a record; it's certainly the largest single gift in the history of Saint Leo University,...

By Daniel de Vise  | April 27, 2010; 5:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Facilities, Finance, Online  | Tags:  $4 million gift online alumnus, don tapia donation, online donation, saint leo donation  
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Older Entries in This Category »

UDC lease approved near Union Station, Daniel de Vise , April 23, 2010
Solar decathlons, and other sustainability news, Daniel de Vise , April 20, 2010
G'town-gown relations strained, Daniel de Vise , April 19, 2010
Stevens Institute opens shop in D.C., Daniel de Vise , April 14, 2010
UDC closes for excessive heat -- in early April, Daniel de Vise , April 7, 2010
UDC leases space near Union Station, Daniel de Vise , March 12, 2010
 
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