Emily Bamforth

Reporter for StateScoop and EdScoop covering IT, decision-making and modernization. Before joining Scoop News Group, reported for six years for Cleveland.com and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Higher Education

UMass Global announces first new chancellor since acquisition

by Emily Bamforth • 1 day ago

UMass Global, which was formerly known as Brandman University, has announced David Andrews as its next chancellor.

Emerging Tech

University of Florida now offers faculty and staff free AI courses

by Emily Bamforth • 3 days ago

In a bid to promote AI education, the University of Florida is offering free microcredential courses in AI to its faculty and staff.

Higher Education

City University of New York names Eusebio Formoso as CIO

by Emily Bamforth • 3 days ago

The City University of New York named former New York City finance department CIO Eusebio Formoso to lead its IT services.

Higher Education

Siemens acquires Brightly in $1.5 billion edtech deal

by Emily Bamforth • 5 days ago

The $1.5 billion deal will help tech giant Siemens on its way to "fully autonomous buildings," executives said.

Higher Education

Education industry looks to balance OPM oversight between institutional control and federal regulation

by Emily Bamforth • 1 week ago

The Department of Education is reviewing how it regulates the relationships between colleges and their online program management services.

Higher Education

Education Department to cancel $6 billion in loans to defrauded students

by Emily Bamforth • 1 week ago

The Education Department reached a proposed settlement with about 200,000 borrowers who attended schools found to have committed misconduct.

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