College Related Articles For July 30, 2010…

July 30, 2010 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Indy Star reports on Butler University that is now requires campus events such as art shows, operas and lectures to be apart of the core curriculum. Students at the college must attend one a semester in order to graduate.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports on Chicago City Colleges that will lay off 225 “non-instructional” employees.

The Herald Leader reports on Research funding at the University of Kentucky that broke the $300 million mark for the first time during fiscal 2010.

The Sacramento Bee reports on CSU campuses that are ready to accept applications for spring admission.

The New York Times reports on Brown University that accepts just a few students each year into the medical school who have not taken the MCAT exam, organic chemistry, and physics. The also look at Mount Siani that has lower requirements as well.

The Houston Chronicle reports on an advisory committee tasked with making Texas higher education more efficient recommending that the state make better use of online courses and “no-frills” education and tie state funds to course completion rather than enrollment.