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New Ohio University president says school should be accessible and won"t tighten admission standards

Ohio University’s new president is not interested in tightening admissions at the school. Duane Nellis, the former Texas Tech president who last month took up the post at OU, told Columbus Business First he won’t look to raise the bar for admis.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2017

OSU president: Why we"re recruiting lower income students

Ohio State University is among the colleges trying to expand access for low-income students. Tanzina Vega talks with OSU President Michael V. Drake about the school's initiative and its goals......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMar 1st, 2017

Georgetown To Grant Admission Preference To Slave Descendants

Georgetown University President, John DeGioia, recently announced that the university will give "preference in admissions" to descendants of slaves formerly owned by the Maryland Jesuits as part of the school's effort to "atone" for profiting from the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 1st, 2016

U of L trustees offer timeline on presidential search, possible litigation

After a day of meetings Friday, University of Louisville trustees revealed details on how the search for a new president will proceed. The search firm conducting the hunt for U of L's new president said it expects the school to have a new president.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

This Dayton-area college has more than 500 open jobs

Miami University has a slew of open positions. The Oxford-based school has recently posted online job listings for 550 positions, according to new data from the state of Ohio. The report examines open job postings between May 14 and June 13. With 5.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2017

Ohio State great Chris Spielman sues school over likenesses

One of Ohio State's most famous football stars sued the university Friday over a marketing program he says used athletes' images without permission and robbed them of compensation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 14th, 2017

Education: Yale sues state over gender-neutral bathrooms

State sued. A state building committee is stopping Yale University from creating gender-neutral bathrooms at Yale Law School, and the university is fighting back with a lawsuit. The New Haven Register reported that Connecticut’s Codes and Standards .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2017

Wim Wiewel named Lewis & Clark College president

Portland liberal arts school Lewis & Clark College named former Portland State University President Wim Wiewel as its next president. Wiewel announced his retirement from PSU last year and finished up his stint as president this month when the schoo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2017

Spotlight: Matthew Freedman on his passion for creative storytelling and helping clients express their authentic stories

Matthew Freedman, senior vice president, branding, Continental Office Age: 42 Vitals: B.S. in journalism and Master of Sports Administration and Facility Management, both from Ohio University. Recent positions include executive account director at.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2017

Zimbabwe"s Mugabe Adds University to Long List of Things Named After Him

The 93-year-old president has already inspired countless roads, dubious statutes and a school of intelligence to 'combat the West.'.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 19th, 2017

Ohio State biz prof pushes back against college rankings

An associate dean at Ohio State University's business school is among dozens of faculty members speaking out against media-made academic rankings. Elliot Bendoly, associate dean of undergraduate students and programs at the Fisher College of Busines.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2017

Magic City Newsmakers: Samford University, Pack Health, Allied Universal and more

News & Notes Drayton Nabers spoke at School Ministries of Birmingham’s annual spring event. He is former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, former president, CEO, and chairman of the Board of Protective Life and current director of Samf.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2017

UNM announces largest gift in history for naming rights to basketball, football facilities

University of New Mexico Athletics announced Wednesday morning its largest gift in the school's history for the naming rights for its basketball and football facilities. Vice President for Athletics Paul Krebs said at a press event that Dreamstyle .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2017

GW"s business school dean named Baylor University"s first female president

The dean of George Washington University's School of Business is headed to Texas. Baylor University, in Waco, Texas, on Tuesday announced it has hired Dr. Linda Livingstone as the institution's 15th president. According to a Baylor release, Living.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2017

Report: Dayton college is the best in Ohio for getting a job

The University of Dayton is the best school in Ohio for getting a job after graduation, according to a recent report by employment search site Zippia. The list of “The Best College in Each State for Getting a Job” is based on information found on t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2017

Elon to dedicate expanded School of Communications (PHOTOS)

Elon University's new School of Communications Complex - all four buildings and 105,000 square feet - will be dedicated Friday. It'll be a big to-do, with remarks from a variety of school leaders including President Leo Lambert and Paul Parsons, dean o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2017

Wharton School to Attract Poets to Business

The MBA program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School will offer deferred admission and tuition assistance to some 10 seniors now studying liberal arts and sciences, with a $10 million gift from investment banker Ken Moelis......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 28th, 2017

Exec at Alabama university resigns, pleads guilty to forgery

Kevin Rolle, the chief operating officer and executive vice president at Alabama A&M, has pleaded to forgery and resigned from the school, AL.com reports. Rolle, who was set to stand trial in less than a week, pleaded guilty to a count of possession of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2017

Trademarking "The Oval" about more than money, OSU president says

Ohio State University’s central swath of green space needs to be trademarked to protect it against inappropriate associations, the university’s president said. The school has filed to trademark “The Oval,” as first reported by Columbus Busines.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2017

Spotlight: Terri Medrum on using problem solving skills to help "people at so many levels"

Terri Wayne Meldrum, senior vice president and general counsel, OhioHealth Corp. Age: 48 Vitals: B.A. in psychology with a minor in criminology, Ohio State University, 1990. Juris Doctor, OSU Moritz College of Law, 1993. Previously worked at the Oh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2017

Wright State names Cheryl Schrader new president

Wright State University has named Cheryl Schrader president. The school announced the decision Monday morning. Schrader is chancellor of the Missouri University of Science and Technology. The move came after a months-long search process. The other f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 6th, 2017