Chicago State University accreditation threatened due to precarious finances

CHICAGO – The agency that oversees Chicago State University’s accreditation says the university’s status is in jeopardy due to its precarious financial situation caused by the budget stalemate in Springfield. Chicago state officials were briefed on the views of the Higher Learning Commission in a July 11 letter. “The university continues to have reduced financial […]

Virginia State University accreditation “reaffirmed” after months of “warning” status

ETTRICK, VA (WWBT) – Virginia State University has had its accreditation status “reaffirmed” by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges after spending months under academic warning as it strives to meet standards. On Thursday, Ettrick University announced that SACSCOC had voted to remove VSU from warning status and reaffirmed the university’s […]

Busuttil calls for repeal of university accreditation rules, Bartolo: rules reflect “modern reality”

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil has called for the repeal of Legal Notice 150, the rules enacted to allow accreditation of academic institutions offering fewer fields in undergraduate and doctoral studies. Busuttil was speaking in the House of Representatives, in a debate on a motion tabled by the opposition calling for the repeal of the legal […]

Wilberforce University accreditation

Wilberforce University Historical Marker Screenshot via YouTube Ten years ago, Wilberforce University was struggling but stable. Historically Black University (HBCU) was in debt, and the inscription was starts to decline. But it didn’t look like Wilberforce – the county’s oldest private HBCU – would be in danger of shutting down anytime soon. However, following two […]

Trinity Western University accreditation under review in New Brunswick

VANCOUVER – The Law Society of New Brunswick will meet next month to review its decision to accredit a controversial proposed law school in British Columbia. The group’s board of directors voted in June to recognize future graduates of Trinity Western University, a private Christian school that requires all students and staff to sign an […]

Companies are offering teens £ 30,000 jobs to poach them from college courses

Leading companies are offering the brightest teens jobs straight from school, tempting them to leave college with training salaries of over £ 30,000. Some companies receive more than 100 applications for each position, while a growing number of school leavers are avoiding £ 9,000 a year courses to jump straight into a career. Just days […]

US government blocking access to ‘head bone’ online college courses, says Coursera professor

Ebrahim Afsah.jpg Ebrahim Afsah, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Copenhagen, teaches a course on “Constitutional Struggles in the Muslim World” via Coursera. This week, its students in Iran, Syria, Cuba and Sudan were denied access to free online education due to a decision by the US State Department, a […]

Education in Kurdistan: Salahaddin-Hawler University

Interview with Dr. Mohammed R. Mochtar, Vice President of Administrative and Financial Affairs at the University of Salahaddin-Hawler Education is one of the most important pillars of sustainable economic growth; investment in young people. In your opinion, how is the attitude towards higher education in Kurdistan different from that of other neighboring countries? We know […]

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