University College

College President’s Report – September 2018

Appointments Georgia Piedmont Appoints New President Dr. Tavarez Holston has been approved by the Technical College System of Georgia to become Georgia Piedmont’s next president. Dr. Holston previously served as VP for academic affairs at Lanier Technical College. He replaced Dr. Jabari Simama as president on September 10th. read more Shaw University President Named to […]

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Female Athletic Directors Almost Double Since 1990, Still Lag at D-I Programs

New research from Higher Education Publications, Inc. indicates that the number of women in college athletic director positions has almost doubled since 1990.  Our analysis tracked athletic director data dating back to 1990 and found that the rate of female ADs has grown from 11% to 19.5% overall at NCAA colleges and universities in the […]

College Basketball

Undrafted Basketball Players Could Return to College Under New NCAA Rules

In response to federal investigations into several prominent college basketball programs last fall, the NCAA has announced new rules regarding men’s basketball and student athletes. Two of the most significant changes include allowing student athletes to participate in the NBA draft and return to college if undrafted, and requiring Division I schools to pay for […]

College President's report

College President’s Report July 2018

Appointments College of Charleston Announces New President The College of Charleston has named Steve Osborne as the school’s next president. Osborne formerly served as executive vice president of business affairs and senior adviser to previous president, Mr. Glenn McConnel, who announced his retirement in January. read more New Oklahoma University President Begins Office New Oklahoma […]

College Administrator

Trump Administration Proposes Merging U.S. Department of Education and Labor

The Trump Administration is proposing a merger of Education Department and Department of Labor. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday night (6/20) that the proposed merger comes “after a monthlong review of cabinet agencies with an eye toward shrinking the federal government.” The change to cabinet level departments would require approval from congress, which is […]

New Report Shows DeVos Restored Controversial Accreditor Despite Staff Opposition

An internal draft report that was forced to be released by a lawsuit last week, shows that Betsy DeVos’s own staff at the Department of Education condemned the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) for once again failing to meet federal standards required for accreditation–with 57 of 93 standard criteria failing. The report […]

Student Loans

Student Loan Debt Tops $1.5 Trillion Mark

According to the United States Federal Reserve, outstanding student loan debt has reached an all-time high of $1.52 trillion—up in the last ten years from $619 billion—an increase of over 145%. The new number surpasses all auto and credit card debts held by Americans and sees no signs of slowing. A few reasons for increased […]

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