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or position of SCHEV (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia)
In the Nation
Cox & VCTA to award $100,000 in Scholarship Funds
The Sacramenta Bee (2/24/14)
Students from across Virginia are encouraged to apply
Some college presidents step up to donate
The Daily Progress (3/06/14)
Among Virginia’s public and private universities, UVa received the most donations, a survey by the Council for Aid to Education found.
VDOE Announces $2.1M in Mathematics & Science Partnership Grants
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has awarded grants totaling more than $2.1 million to ten partnerships between school divisions and colleges and universities to increase content knowledge and sharpen classroom skills of teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics —
The Pitfalls of Comparing Colleges Based on Postgraduate Earnings
The Chronicle (3/05/14)
The most contentious data that might find their way into the Obama administration’s college-ratings plan are conspicuously missing from the Education Department’s current data-collection tools: postgraduate wages.
WVWC and WVU Selected as Best Colleges in West Virginia
The selection was based on reputation of the school and faculty, accreditation, and its overall academics caliber compared to other colleges or universities within the same state.
Private Sector Colleges and Universities Create Multi-Billion Dollar Education and Workforce Economy, Generate Jobs and Provide Tax Revenues
Private sector colleges and universities account for nearly 250,000 jobs in the United States with a total economic impact of over $47 billion, according to an economic analysis prepared by John Dunham & Associates and released by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU).