U Of M Named As Top 15 Public College

SHORTFALL AND VIOLENCE IN SOME SCHOOLS. THEY HOPE TOFINISH CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS BY NEXT MONTH. THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA HAS BEEN NAMED ONE OF THE TOP PUBLIC EDUCATIONS IN THE COUNTRY. BUSINESS FIRST WHICHIS A SISTER PUBLICATION TO THE MINNEAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL NAMED IT THE 15TH BEST COLLEGE IN THE COUNTRY. NEARLY 500 COLLEGES WERE LOOKED…

How a bombshell bribery scandal illuminates the ‘corruption’ of college admissions

JUDY WOODRUFF: High school students and their parents know all too well just how intense the competition for college admissions can be. But today’s announcement from federal prosecutors was still a shocker. They arrested and charged 50 people across the U.S. for participating in a bribery and cheating scam to get students into elite schools….

What is the Price of College?

Although the long-term benefits of a college education are clear, the price of tuition and other costs can be daunting for students hoping to obtain a postsecondary degree. But how much does it actually cost to go to college? And which types of colleges are the most expensive? Data from the National Center for Education…

The Worst Things about College

back in college I was an exceptional student and look at me now however strange it may sound I have a finance degree not only did I graduate with the perfect GPA my thesis was nominated for the dean’s award bright finance future ahead of me to bet I had different plans congratulations Peter the…

New Orleans universities partner for ‘Take Back the Night’ events

UNIVERSITY IS HOLDING A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL AND MARCH AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT. IT STARTS TONIGHT AT THE SCHOOL’S CAMPUS. THAT IS WHERE WE FIND WDSU REPORTER KELSEY DAVIS LIVE THIS MORNING. KELSEY WHAT CAN WE EXPECT TO HEAR FROM SURVIVORS TONIGHT? ORGANIZERS ARE EXPECTING NEARLY 600 PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE IN TONIGHT’S MARCH AGAINST A GROWING PROPBLEM…

Helping staff in higher education

Higher education is a really exciting industry to work in. You get to do interesting things, to meet interesting people. One of the really cool things is that it’s completely varied. There’s not a typical work week. Often your day can be very different from another. It is of course also quite a lot of…