Monday, July 15, 2013

APLU Morning News Scan: July 15, 2013

Top Headlines in Higher Education


The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Gates Effect: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Spent $472-Million (So Far) On Higher Education. Why Many In Academe Are Not Writing Thank-You Notes. (**APLU mentioned in article)
The Chronicle of Higher Education:  Strategic Philanthropy Comes to Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed:  Stretching State Aid: Aid Dollars Increasingly Awarded for both Merit, Financial Need
The Wall Street Journal:  The High Price of Educating Engineers: Differential Tuition Drives Women, Minorities Away from STEM
The Oregonian:  New, Smaller Tuition Increases Approved for Oregon Universities
Inside Higher Ed:  Show Me New Money: Outsourcing, New Revenue Are Dominant Themes at Business Officers Annual Meeting
Las Vegas Review Journal:  By 2018, 60 Percent of Job Openings Will Require College Education
In Move to University of California, Napolitano Trades One Challenging Bureaucracy for Another
San Antonio Express-News:  8 UTHSC Professors Win $25,000 Each
Idaho State Journal:  Interim UI President Burnett Addresses Idaho's Educational Shortfall
Houston ChronicleTexas A&M President Announces Resignation
The Columbus Dispatch:  College Applicants Focused On School’s Reputation, Cost, Not on Amenities
Houston Chronicle:  ESSAY: Infrastructure Improvements Are Key to Colleges' Success
The Hechinger Report:  BLOG: A College Education Isn’t Just About Job Prospects
The Huffington Post:  BLOG: Missing the Fit: Low Income Students and College Success