Do you think higher education is due for a make-over? The fact alone that tuition has increased 600 percent since 1980 should be an indication that the system is broken. Honestly, how long can we continue down that road before college is completely out of reach for anyone other than the top one percent of… Read More

The Association of American Colleges and Universities published a recent study entitled, Raising the Bar, Employer Views On College Learning In The Wake Of the Economic Downturn. Performed by Hart Research Associates, respondents included 302 private sector employers (owners, CEOs, presidents, C-suite level executives, and vice presidents) who had at least 25 employees with 25%… Read More

Typically a rite of passage when applying to college is taking one of the standardized college entrance exams, usually the SAT or ACT. Historically when you took the SAT (which stands for Scholastic Aptitude Test) you were taking what was officially called the SAT I. SAT II were the specialized tests you could add on… Read More

Education has long been associated with a sense of accomplishment, meeting a person’s need for career advancement, and elevating one’s status in life. Now, new studies suggest that education is a strong determinant of how a person approaches life from an emotional standpoint. Warren Buffett, at 81 years old, is the chairman and CEO of… Read More

Enlightening today’s higher education leaders on new technology, GoingOn Network vice president of client strategy Melissa Loble spoke at the EduComm 2011 conference at Walt Disney World Resort Hilton this week. The university business leadership institute conference, taking place June 13-15, featured various leaders in thought, innovation and expertise to offer their input and collaborate… Read More

Online higher education institutions are gaining access to an increasing amount of resources as the field develops. Last week, SciQuest, a supplier management company for traditional and online schooling, announced itself as the leading provider of supply and strategic procurement solutions for online higher education. Expanding college base Thirty-eight colleges started using their services in… Read More

Taking care of a family while a significant other is overseas is taxing for many people. As a result, colleges are beginning to offer scholarship programs in an effort to help alleviate the financial burden from higher education costs for military spouses. For instance, the New England College of Business (NECB), which offers online degree… Read More

Walden University, which is an online school, recently announced the availability of four new scholarship programs through its Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership. Officials said that the scholarships were created to help foster the next generation of higher education professionals. Specifically, one program within the education field will allow students to specialize… Read More