Clearly The Chronicle is an avid reader of Academic Oatmeal (flattered, I’m sure). I just posted this article about how much revenue international students brings into the US and on the importance of colleges revisiting their international recruitment strategies. And, bam! Just hours later they
NAFSA just released its 2010 report on international students and the money they contribute to the US economy. How much of the $18.8 billion (yes, with “B”) is YOUR school getting? Find out here. I was at the NAFSA Region X conference last week, and
For-profits are waking up and smelling the coffee. After several years of undeserved record growth, enrollment is slowing at for-profit universities. This, coupled with a changing regulatory environment, is causing the for-profit sector to re-think their strategies and make some changes…and fast. One regulation, which
Have you heard of this yet? Greenpeace posted a parody of a Kit Kat commercial to slam Nestle’s use of palm oil – not for the health aspects but rather because the farming of the oil destroys rainforests and the animals that live there. Bad
Because we all love a good infographic! See below.
Erin Hennessy heads up several important initiatives at the American Council on Education in Washington, DC. Her latest research tells us how the revamped GI Bill will impact our men and women in the military. It’s hugely informative and underscores what an important issue this
Kean University’s President, Dawood Farahi, is causing some controversy. Since his arrival five years ago, enrollment is up 25%, new buildings have been built and the school grounds have never been better maintained. However, the changes he’s made don’t come without their detractors. At the
This Holiday Season, give the gift of the US News and World Report print edition. Because, after December, it will be a collector’s item. Starting in 2011, USN&WR will make the move to the digital world. While certain select topics will still be published in
Nope, not a Halloween related post. It’s a story of inspiration. I was just reading this article about a businessman who started a Pepsi franchise in Romania. OK, I admit. Pepsi-Cola doesn’t exactly tug on the heartstrings. But check it out. January 1991. Only a
Everyone make it home safe and sound? I was following the hashtag and it seemed like a kickass party an educational experience.So, what did we learn?