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Can better transportation increase diversity on college campuses?

Can better transportation increase diversity on college campuses? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Since the College of Staten Island introduced a shuttle bus service, the number of black and Latino students have increased by 49 and 48 percent respectively.

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Next Generation K-12: 10 Implications for HigherEd

Next Generation K-12: 10 Implications for HigherEd | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

How will changes in K-12 models and structures affect higher ed?

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Robert Hicks's curator insight, November 4, 2015 3:32 PM

Higher education needs to catch up to the changes being made at the K-12 level.

Tony Guzman's curator insight, November 5, 2015 3:53 PM

This article shares the challenges ahead for higher education institutions as they need to prepare for the next generation K12 students. What is your institution doing to tackle this?

Francisco Restivo's curator insight, November 8, 2015 9:03 PM

Everything is related to everything.

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Graduates of four-year universities flock to community colleges for job skills

Graduates of four-year universities flock to community colleges for job skills | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Adults with bachelor's degrees are enrolling in community colleges to upgrade skills or seek new careers.

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The innovation game in higher ed

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When it comes to innovation, higher ed finds itself in a tight spot—the rhetoric that higher ed needs to innovate is not supported by practices that encourage innovation.

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Are Public Universities Going to Disappear?

Are Public Universities Going to Disappear? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Facing giant budget cuts, the chancellor of the University of Kansas worries aloud about the future of state-funded higher education.

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malek's comment, October 22, 2015 7:44 PM
a scary Halloween scenario
Dana Hoffman's comment, October 22, 2015 11:00 PM
Lol!.....ikr?
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Community College Offers Transgender Student Housing Program

Students at Iowa Western Community College can opt-in to a program that assigns a roommate based on their gender identity or expression rather than their legal sex.

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Leading Strategic Planning at Colleges and Universities: The President's Job

During strategic planning, deciding what not to do is more important than deciding what to do. Can those decisions be made without the president's support and involvement?

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Calgary Food Bank and Mount Royal University Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Mount Royal University has signed an agreement with Calgary Food Bank, strengthening a previous partnership between the two organizations and allowing them to share knowledge, expertise, and resources.

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Cracks In The Foundation Of Disruptive Innovation

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How useful is the concept of "disruption"? According to two researchers who examined the 77 case studies used to support Clay Christensen's theory of disruption, not very.

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Maree Conway's curator insight, October 8, 2015 11:16 PM

Disruption itself is a useful way to think about change even without a theory to support it. The theory of 'disruptive innovation', like any theory will be strong and it will wane or become less useful. A theory's usefulness depends on the degree of change in the environment to which it is being applied. The conditions which made the theory useful usually do not last forever.

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Like Fares On A Plane, College Tuition Bills Vary Widely

Like Fares On A Plane, College Tuition Bills Vary Widely | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

This interactive graphic shows the average price families pay at 1,550 four-year colleges.

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Moody's predicts college closures to triple by 2017

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Moody's Investor Service predicts that falling enrollment at small colleges will triple the rate of college closures by 2017.

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How Higher Ed Can Up Its Game: 3 Big Ideas

How Higher Ed Can Up Its Game: 3 Big Ideas | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Three themes from the annual Schools for Tomorrow conference in New York: college graduation rates, training teachers and doing more for low-income, high-achieving students.

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, September 25, 2015 5:51 PM

This article shares 3 ideas based on things shared during the recent Schools for Tomorrow conference.

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Data-Informed Campus Design

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Three experts offer insight on the role data plays in higher education campus planning, the types of tools used during this process, and where data will take us in the future.

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The era of soaring college prices might be at an end, report says

The soaring college prices and heavy borrowing that became commonplace during the recession is coming to an end, the College Board said Wednesday, as increases in tuition and fees continue to slow down.

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Museums, Always Educational, Now Confer Degrees

Museums, Always Educational, Now Confer Degrees | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Museums are adding degree programs to their educational offerings. Most degrees focus on teaching art and science.

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Positive News for HBCUs

Black graduates of historically black colleges and universities are significantly more likely to have felt supported while in college and to be thriving afterwards than are their black peers who graduated from predominantly white institutions, according to the newest data from an ongoing Gallup-Purdue University study.

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Students take racist comments and spread them all over campus

American University students angry about racist posts on social media publicize the comments in an effort to force change on campus

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Mitchell talks funding, accreditation, and alternative providers at LinkedIn seminar

Mitchell talks funding, accreditation, and alternative providers at LinkedIn seminar | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

The US under secretary of education weighed in on a range of issues facing higher ed today, providing his predictions for the future of the industry.

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An unexpected discovery behind a wall at U-Va. teaches researchers about science

An unexpected discovery behind a wall at U-Va. teaches researchers about science | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Architects at the University of Virginia may have discovered the oldest chemistry lab in the US, hidden in the school's iconic Rotunda.

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MIT floats a new online credential: The MicroMaster’s

Massachusetts Institute of Technology will try out "inverted admission" for certain master's degrees—anyone can take online courses and complete exams to earn a MicroMasters but top performers can complete the full degree on campus.

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A Converted Warehouse Meets College In This Fancy Student Residence

A Converted Warehouse Meets College In This Fancy Student Residence | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

A new student residence in Berlin transforms an old factory into a vertical campus with a sleek, modern feel.

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$50,000 In Student Loans? You Probably Don't Think College Was Worth It

$50,000 In Student Loans? You Probably Don't Think College Was Worth It | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Among recent graduates, only 38% "strongly agreed" that college was worth the cost. That number dips to 18% among recent grads with $50,000+ in debt.

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5 Leadership Lessons From Pope Francis

5 Leadership Lessons From Pope Francis | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

In honor of Pope Francis's US visit, five lessons we can learn from his leadership style.

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Julio Cesar Palacio Valencia.'s curator insight, September 27, 2015 3:26 PM

Para reflexionar y tomar atenta nota.

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Reflections of a First-Year President

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After 1 year on the job, what has this college president learned? You must know your institution's culture, know your staff, and know yourself.

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