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Declining enrollment: Private universities face tough decisions - Megan Carpenter, Spectrum News

Ray Schroeder

Declining enrollment affects all sectors of higher education, but most notably, private colleges. Public universities rely on government funding, while private colleges rely on tuition and endowments. Most funding for private colleges comes in the form of need-based aid, which averages less than $10,000 per student.

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Adler University Announces Tenure Program

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Chicago-based institution which provides master's and doctoral degrees, said that all full-time Adler faculty will have the opportunity to apply for tenure upon completing five years of service at the University and achieving the rank of associate professor.

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Davenport U Launches Bilingual Degree Program for Latino Students

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Davenport U Launches Bilingual Degree Program for Latino Students Sara Weissman Mon, 03/25/2024 - 03:00 AM The private university in Michigan is producing online degree programs with courses that alternate between English and Spanish each week. Byline(s) Sara Weissman

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Grad Worker Unionization Is Booming, Even Down South

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Grad Worker Unionization Is Booming, Even Down South Ryan Quinn Wed, 09/06/2023 - 03:00 AM Organizing is surging into private universities, and strikes have increased as well. Byline(s) Ryan Quinn

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Robert K. Vischer Appointed President of The University of St. Thomas

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Thomas trajectory to become the undisputed premier private university in the Midwest.” Vischer holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of New Orleans and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. Amy Goldman, vice chair of St. Thomas’s Board of Trustees.

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Concordia University announces cut to staff, faculty at both campuses - Megan Carpenter, Spectrum News 1

Ray Schroeder

The future of another private university in Wisconsin is in flux, as financial deficits cause upcoming layoffs. Concordia University announced cuts to staff and faculty are imminent at both its Mequon, Wis., and Ann Arbor, Michigan campuses.

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Ohio public universities face massive budget cuts. Here's what's at risk - the Dispatch

Ray Schroeder

Faculty layoffs and discounted degree programs are a result of West Virginia University's $45 million budget shortfall and declining enrollment, President E. Public universities aren't alone in their struggles. Gordon Gee said last year.