Virginia Cited as Model for Higher-Ed Support
"The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia sought to expand financial aid for public colleges with decreasing student populations and to limit rising tuition prices by putting aside funds to offset increases in faculty salaries," reports Diverse:Issues in Higher Education.
Governor Northam Announces Nearly $1.5 million Awarded From Virginia Research Investment Fund
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that nearly $1.5 million in grant funding has been awarded from the Virginia Research Investment Fund in its second funding round. The three-year grant will support the launch of the Commonwealth Center of Innovation for Autonomous Systems (C2IAS), a collaborative research center led by Virginia Tech with Old Dominion University as its partner. Read News Release >>
Virginia Goes Big on Cloud Degrees
"Amazon Web Services is expanding its collaboration with Virginia's community college system and several of its public universities to offer more associate and bachelor's degree programs in cloud computing," reports Inside Higher Ed.