In recent years, regional public universities (adept at enrolling and graduating first-generation college students, low-income students and minorities) and mid-tier private colleges (which play a role in identifying and nurturing talented local students who may otherwise have had limited opportunities to access elite higher educational institutions) are enablers of middle-class mobility in the modern American economy. Failure of regional public universities and mid-tier private colleges will be particularly harmful to the local economies of the Midwest and Northeast region that are already facing challenges associated with the long-term decline in manufacturing jobs and unfavorable demographic trends. (High school graduating classes keep shrinking and many youngsters prefer to move to other parts of the country to pursue higher education.) … [Read more...] about Is there an economic case for saving regional public universities and mid-tier private colleges?
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A third of them said no. They saw the effort as a “waste of resources, as stirring things up in the name of ‘political correctness,’” wrote the five-member committee composed of a student, professor, alumnus, staff member and chairman, Charles Cannon, the law school’s senior assistant dean. … [Read more...] about UC Berkeley Law looks to — mostly — exorcise association with racist figure
This is the second game of the Big Ten season Ohio State has had canceled. The first came after an outbreak at Maryland forced a postponement earlier this month. Despite playing only four games so far, the Buckeyes (4-0) were fourth in the first College Football Playoff rankings released earlier this week. … [Read more...] about No. 3 Ohio State Cancels Game at Illinois After Virus Spike
San Jose State head coach Brent Brennan figures to use both Nick Starkel and Nick Nash at quarterback. Starkel, mainly a passer, and Nash, primarily a runner, have benefited from an offensive line that has allowed a mere three sacks. The Spartans have attempted 135 passes. The Broncos’ opponents have attempted 139 passes and Boise State has 10 sacks. … [Read more...] about San Jose State’s challenge Saturday: Beat Boise State for the first time
Boise State was ranked earlier this year until they lost to 14th-ranked BYU and are 4-1 overall and 4-0 Mountain West. It would have been SJSU’s first game on a major over-the-air network since 2006 and a key game in their quest for the Mountain West title. … [Read more...] about COVID: Undefeated San Jose State’s Game Against Boise State Cancelled Amid COVID Concerns