Higher Education

NSHE Regents elect McAdoo and Carter as officers

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Trustees elected President Cathy McAdoo and Vice President Patrick Carter as board members for fiscal 2022. The board of regents is made up of a president and a vice-president elected by the regents. The mandate of elected officials is one year, …

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Karnataka at the top of access to higher education

Karnataka has the maximum number of colleges – 59 per lakh of the population eligible for higher education, and ranks third in the country with 4,047 colleges across the state. According to the All India Higher Education Survey (AISHE) 2019-20, Bengaluru Urban with 1,009 colleges ranks first in the list …

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Why I came back: an alumni perspective

I never intended to stay this long. But I found myself enjoying working as an administrator at the college I graduated from almost a decade earlier. This was in 1990, when many institutions were struggling to grow diversity, the phenomenon when an increase in diversity in membership does not bring …

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Amherst College attracts diverse students

Amherst College is celebrating its bicentennial this year. Two hundred years ago it was founded to educate “needy young people of promising talents and hopeful piety.” Along the way, the college began to admit women (1975). But this initial goal – to provide liberal arts education to those who are …

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SADC can do more for higher education, says Namibian don

Christabel ligami Southern African Development Community (SADC) cooperation policy in education and training lacks the strength to inform the transformation of higher education in the region, says Dr Pilisano Masake , Associate Dean of Research and Innovation at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Science and Technology of Namibia.Dr Masake …

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