Sharing University Intellectual Capital: The Role of Continuing Education
New England's research universities are widely recognized as major contributors to the region's economy. In many of the communities in which they are located, they rank among the largest employers. They purchase goods and services from New England companies, and are often among the leading procurers of construction activity. Each year, they bring billions of dollars in federal research funding into the region.


Top universities lack minorities on science faculty
Science faculties at major American universities do not reflect the diversity of their student body, according to a recent study by Donna Nelson, associate professor of chemistry at the University of Oklahoma.

Reward hard work, not accumulated wealth - Speaking Of Education
If you watched the State of the Union address on January 20, you must have shook your head in disbelief when President Bush said that the economy was on the mend. In too many ways, he thumbed his nose at the 9 million unemployed Americans who have yet to benefit from the mending that he bragged of.

Is much of college wasted on the young? What would a great university education mean to you now?
Now thousands of adult learners are finding out, through college courses by top teachers captured on audiotape, videotape, CD, or DVD for enjoyment in your home or car.

Faculty and administrative support for strategic planning: a comparison of two- and four-year institutions
This article examines faculty and administrator support for strategic planning activities at two-year and four-year colleges and universities. Drawing data from public institutions in Kentucky, a state that has pursued fundamental change in its higher educational system since 1997, the study compared faculty and administrator attitudes, and it measured the impact of five predictor variables.

Continuing Education
There are so many things to be learned about the world. Take a library for example. Think about how many different subjects there are to be studied and learned through the books on the library shelves.

When should you update your job skills?
With the U.S. economy still slumping and unemployment numbers barely moving forward, many workers may be considering what their employment future could be like if they were to lose their job. If you're in a healthcare field, or possess computer skills, you don't have much to worry about, except explaining why you left your last job. On the other hand, if you're employed in production or manufacturing, you may be asking yourself, "when should I update my job skills?"

How to Prepare for University Life
It is almost time for people who are pursuing higher education to return to their academic careers. Post-secondary education, such as College or University can be a difficult transition for many, who are living away from home for the first time. Students have many things to consider when they decide to live in a student apartment, or off campus. Paying tuition is challenging enough.

Higher Education: Finding The Right College For You
If you are approaching the end of high school and are ready to begin investigating colleges, there are several factors to consider before deciding what college is right for you. Whether you want to study medicine or painting, accounting or physical education, there are hundreds of colleges to choose from, each with their own specialized programs of study. Narrowing down your options can be a challenging task, but it is important to make an informed choice about where to continue your education.

Test Preparation for College Entrance -- Tips and Strategies
Getting into the college of your choice means scoring high on the college admissions test. In some countries, college admissions exams are administered by the college or university itself.

College Planning Starts Early
No more than a few years ago, college planning started in 12th grade where it was the first time students learned about the SAT tests and build their list of colleges. Times have change with many students currently beginning their planning as early as 9th grade. While some may argue that beginning the college process this early is ridiculous, the truth is that it's quite necessary.
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