DeVry University Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Officials Would ‘Bribe’ Students, Violate Federal Regulations A lawsuit argues the DeVry campus’ leadership would issue bonuses to admissions counselors who exceeded enrollment quotas, and that officials would “bribe” students — in one instance, providing gift cards — in exchange for positive performance reviews from students. (The Huffington Post) Quitting Read more

You may have read or heard some criticism of an upcoming University of Minnesota workshop called The Female Orgasm: A Program About Sexual Health and Women’s Empowerment. Rush Limbaugh has ridiculed the two-hour seminar, and American Thinker calls it “insanity.” British papers such as the Daily Mail have had fun with it, as did out-of-state Read more

Bucknell University Admits To Inflating SAT Scores Mean SAT results for incoming freshmen were overstated by an average of 16 points between 2006 and 2012, according to President John Bravman. The motive behind the misrepresentation is unclear, he said, though college entrance exam scores often figure into national rankings. (The Huffington Post) Pressure builds for schools Read more

Exploding the MBA The 1+1 MBA programme at Oxford’s Saïd Business School. The programme combines the in-depth study of a specialist masters degree – education or environmental studies, for example – with the breadth of a one-year MBA. (Financial Times) Wealth and Poverty in a University Town As poorer. less-educated students enter public university systems, they have less time Read more

The University of Minnesota’s finance chief told state legislators Monday that colleges have raised tuition in part because … they can. When a House higher-ed committee member Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) asked Richard Pfutzenreuter why tuition everywhere was so high, the U official had this explanation: “To be honest, it’s been there because higher ed Read more

Revolution Hits the Universities Nothing has more potential to enable us to reimagine higher education than the massive open online course, or MOOC, platforms that are being developed by the likes of Stanford and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and companies like Coursera and Udacity. (The New York Times) College Degree, No Class Time Required The University of Read more

Not sure how the writer at CommunityCollegeTransferStudents.com came up with this list, but here’s the entry for Alex Tech: 1. Alexandria Technical & Community College With over 90% of students employed after the graduation, Alexandria Technical & Community College provides excellent education both for young people and those who want to continue their career. The Read more