Posted May 13, 2013
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Faculty Backlash Grows Against Online Partnerships (The Chronicle of Higher Education--login required) (external link)
Many professors speak out against the rapidly changing delivery methods of higher education.
Report Urges More Help for Women at Community Colleges (Inside Higher Ed) (external link)
As we see a national trend in college attendance and completion, we also may be seeing a new trend in increasing female attendance and completion in the STEM fields.
College Grads Overconfident in Job Prospects (University Business) (external link)
After several years of bleak hope and disappointment in the job field, are graduates now overconfident in their quest for a job out of college?
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Following Budget Deal, Oklahoma Colleges and Universities Begin to Set Tuition Rates for Next Year (The Oklahoman) (external link)
Another year of tuition increases may be on the horizon for Oklahoma higher education.
ACT to Start Giving Tests Digitally (The Oklahoman) (external link)
The “digital age” may be creeping into the realm of college admissions exams.
Department C: for Completion (Archives)
Oklahoma’s Private Colleges and Universities Award More Degrees Last Year Than in 2011 (The Oklahoman) (external link) (originally posted: April 30, 2013, edition)
In conjunction with Oklahoma’s Complete College America goals, the state’s private institutions announce increases in degrees awarded.
Oklahoma Higher Ed Chancellor: The Best Investment for a Bright Future (The Oklahoman) (external link) (originally posted: April 22, 2013, edition)
Oklahoma Higher Education Chancellor Glen Johnson talks about the many positive influences that higher education graduates have instilled over the past several years in the state.
Department E: for Electronic (Archives)
Not a Hand Up (Inside Higher Ed) (external link) (originally posted: May 7, 2013, edition)
Online courses may be convenient, but are students finishing their online degrees?
OneNet Revving Up Internet Speed (The Journal Record - log in required) (external link) (originally posted: April 30, 2013, edition)
Find out how Von Royal, the executive director of OneNet, is working to connect colleges and universities across Oklahoma to better Internet infrastructures.
Only Sometimes for Online (Inside Higher Ed) (external link) (originally posted: April 30, 2013, edition)
It’s true that no two students learn in the same manner. So how is the online course trend affecting students’ learning?
Former Education Secretary Seeks to Simplify States' Distance-Education Rules (The Chronicle of Higher Education) (external link) (originally posted: April 15, 2013, edition)
As MOOCs gain popularity, the rules and regulations concerning distance and online education must change.
Glen Johnson - Future of Higher Education in Oklahoma (Oklahoma Horizon) (external link)
Chancellor Glen Johnson speaks to the future of higher education in Oklahoma.
Colleges Prepare For Automatic Federal Budget Cuts (NPR) (external link)
Learn more about how colleges and their respective students may be affected by the federal budget cuts initiated on March 1.
Monday, April 29, 2013 – Regents Business Partnership Excellence Award Banquet