higher education news
Austin Peay State University announces new CIO
Tennessee's Austin Peay State University announced that David Sanchez, a higher education IT veteran, will begin as the university's CIO in March.
Can universities boost student experience without invading privacy?
As campus technology increasingly aids students' academic lives, privacy violations, too, are becoming more frequent and invasive.
Purdue University joins Space ISAC for research, workforce development
Purdue is the first university to join the Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center to help protect assets and infrastructure in space.
Texas A&M innovation challenge draws students from around the world
In a two-day competition, students from 40 universities will design and build inventions that can be used to help solve global challenges.
U.S. edtech market is biggest globally, report says
A new report from RS Components found that 43 percent of the world’s edtech companies are based in the U.S.
Responding to ransomware, Loyola U. launches cybersecurity degree
School leaders say rising industry demand and recent destructive cyberattacks underscored the need for more cybersecurity education.
Students saved nearly $5M with Penn State's open educational resources
The program's success in widening access to education has prompted university leaders to invest an additional $600,000 in OER.
Two historically black universities in Virginia to get $3.5M for STEM
The funding expands the UTeach program, currently at 45 universities nationwide, to train new teachers with STEM degrees.
Indiana University accidentally shares grades of 100,000 students
Students were able to view the grades of their fellow students by using an online calculator meant to be used only by administrators.
North Dakota launches student app challenge for career development
State officials are hopeful the competition will provide enterprising young developers a chance to meet with industry and secure job opportunities.