Written by: Elyssa CherneyPublished by: Chicago Tribune MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Concordia University Chicago is letting go of 51 faculty and staff members and closing 15 academic programs due to budget concerns that have been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic and a reassessment of its priorities. The university, affiliated with The Lutheran Church — … [Read more...] about Concordia University Chicago cuts 51 faculty and staff, closes 15 academic programs after ‘prioritization’ review
Written by: Marc EthierPublished by: Poets&Quants MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Reflecting the concerns of readers, Poets&Quants‘ most popular stories of 2020 run the gamut from tales of lost jobs to rebounding applications at MBA programs; from worrisome political developments to innovative evolutions; from bad behavior to good … [Read more...] about Poets&Quants’ Most Popular (And Important) Stories Of 2020
Written by: Rick SeltzerPublished by: Inside Higher Ed MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Two bond rating agencies on Tuesday issued pessimistic outlooks for the U.S. higher education sector for 2021 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to strain enrollment and revenue, heighten long-term pressures, and hit certain types of institutions harder than … [Read more...] about Rating Agencies Issue Dour Higher Ed Outlook for Next Year
Written by: Lindsay McKenziePublished by: Inside Higher Ed MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Almost half of all degree programs that first graduated students in 2012 or 2013 conferred fewer than five degrees in 2018, according to a new analysis of federal data conducted by labor market analytics company Burning Glass Technologies. The November report, Bad Bets: The High Cost of … [Read more...] about New Degree Programs Produce Few Diplomas
Written by: Douglas Belkin Published by: The Wall Street Journal MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Dr. Macur and presidents of struggling colleges around the country are reacting to the pandemic by unilaterally cutting programs, firing professors and gutting tenure, all once-unthinkable changes. Schools employed about 150,000 fewer workers in September than they did a year … [Read more...] about Hit by Covid-19, Colleges Do the Unthinkable and Cut Tenure
Written by: Washington University of Virginia Published by: Annandale, VA Patch MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Owing to success in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, WUV expands its scope to three new Master level programs: Master of Computer Science (MCS) and Master of Information System (MIS), and Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program … [Read more...] about New Programs At Wash. Univ. Of Va.