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Posts tagged higher education

June 29, 2015

 

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Purdue To Offer New Degree Based on Skills, Not Credits

The school is the first public school in Indiana to offer a "competency-based" degree.

February 21, 2015

 

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App Aims To Improve Graduation Rates By Tracking Students

The Class120 app uses GPS track college students and notify their parents if they aren't in class.

January 28, 2015

 

21st Century Scholars

More Funding Needed For 21st Century Scholars Program

A large increase is anticipated in the number of students taking advantage of the scholarship program over the next two years.

January 14, 2015

 

Ivy Tech

Can Free Tuition Change Students’ Attitudes About College?

President Obama wants to bring down the cost of community college tuition, and advocates in Indiana are excited about a platform for a national conversation.

December 10, 2014

 

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Universities Talk Funding Formula At State Budget Committee

The legislature will begin meeting in January to write a new state budget.

August 1, 2014

 

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Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” August 1, 2014

A new campaign pushes students to take at least 15 credit hours a semester and a vaccine could slow a disease that killed an estimated 8 million pigs.

August 1, 2014

 

College students attend a lecture. Only three in ten undergraduate students in Indiana finish with a degree in four years.

Campaign To Encourage On-Time Graduation Raises Concern

Indiana's Commission for Higher Ed launched a new campaign this week to help more students graduate on time by encouraging them to take 15 credits per semester.

June 10, 2014

 

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Report: Slightly More Hoosier Grads Going To College

About 66 percent of high school graduates in Indiana went to college in 2012, compared to 64 percent in 2011.

December 6, 2013

 

Ivy Tech

Lilly Endowment Funds Higher Education Initiative

Lilly Endowment gave $62 million this week to Indiana universities, in hopes of providing graduates with jobs more in line with their degrees.

December 2, 2013

 

IU faculty

IU Faculty Worries New Laws Indicate Legislative Overreach

Two state bills aim to increase efficiency in higher education in Indiana, and some Indiana University faculty members are concerned about the consequences.

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