Eric T. Schneiderman, New York’s top law-enforcement officer, took an activist role in forcing the struggling Cooper Union to submit to state oversight. His office plans to steer other institutions away from trouble, too.
The planned January launch had prompted worries from counselors that the project was moving too fast.
University officials said Wednesday that social-media posts increased the seriousness of the threat, first made in bathroom graffiti.
The pilot program, for the institution's master's in supply-chain management, introduces "a new academic credential for the digital age," the university says.
When the gamers arrived on Saturday morning, 8,000 feet of extension cords and 11,000 feet of Ethernet cables waited inside the University of Cincinnati’s basketball arena.
Four higher-education companies converted to nonprofit status but now act like "covert for-profits," a report says.
John B. King Jr., who will take over for Arne Duncan in December, isn’t well known in higher-ed circles. But his track record offers some clues about how he will lead the Education Department.