STORRS, Conn.— The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero. The movement has made rapid gains over the past year, often driven by students, such as UConn activists who sparked a...» Read More
WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Barack Obama will propose a $2.5 billion tax credit over five years for businesses that invest in programs at local community colleges and hire their graduates, administration officials said on Friday. "Employers can define those skills and help colleges develop the curriculum that teaches them," said James Kvall, White House...
American colleges sorting through a record number of applications from China are increasingly turning to video interviewing services to assess students' language skills, get a feel for their personality— and weed out fraudsters. The recorded interviews, recommended by dozens of schools, have emerged as a way to address cheating concerns highlighted by a...
DeVry University is getting sued by the Federal Trade Commission for alleged deceptive advertising. CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg, provides perspective on for-profit colleges.
Rice University President David Leebron, discusses the university's decision to finance student-led start-ups.
Insight to innovation in the education space, and Chegg's strategy for students, with Dan Rosensweig, Chegg President and CEO.
In different ways, these nine companies have catered to college students, acknowledging how the demo helps boost their business.
WASHINGTON, Dec 23- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday ordered U.S. financial firm Higher One Holdings Inc to pay fines and restitution to borrowers over allegedly "deceptive" marketing practices in the disbursement of student loans. Higher One of New Haven, Connecticut, must pay about $24 million in restitution to approximately 570,000 students as well as a...
Peter Cappelli, U. of Pennsylvania Wharton professor, provides insight to the major amount of debt amassed by student getting a college education and whether it will pay off.
Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, discusses the disconnection between most business schools and best business practices.
The Paralympic athlete is eyeing a London business degree, as he battles a murder conviction after killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
For U.S. employment, it is not about having a college education, but about the type of degree and skill sets, notes Viktor Shvets, head of Asian strategy at Macquarie Securities Group.
LONDON, Nov 18- Pearson boss John Fallon faces a daunting task to arrest the decline of the world's biggest education publisher as it battles growing political and economic strife. Fallon has endured a rough ride since he took over in 2013, with a string of profit warnings marking his tenure, in an abrupt end to the steady growth enjoyed by his predecessor...
BUCHEON, South Korea, Nov 12- Living in a country obsessed with academic success, Jang Dong- hae did what every South Korean parent dreads when he dropped out of university a year into a finance degree, doubting whether it would get him a job with a top firm. "",Jang said at the campus in Bucheon, on the outskirts of Seoul. Their priorities will have been influenced by South...
Phi Kappa Psi sues for defamation related to 2014 claiming sexual assault
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on big changes ahead for the University of Missouri after students charge the school lacks racial sensitivity and the president resigns.
Missouri University President Tim Wolfe announced his resignation after his comments sparked protests, CNBC's Sue Herera reports.
A group of graduate students at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management are being accused of cheating on an accounting final by fellow students.
Students in the Kellogg School of Management's MS program were reportedly cheating on final exams, reports Poets & Quants.
Robert Dammon, Dean of the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon, discusses David Tepper's investment in Carnegie Mellon's MBA program, and how technology is changing business.
CNBC's Kelly Evans talks with Carnegie Mellon Chairman James Rohr about rebuilding the city of Pittsburgh. It's really a spectacular place, says Rohr. Also a look at innovation at Carnegie Mellon University.