College, Inc.: Facilities


Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Guest post: Should St. Mary’s compensate ship-bound students?

A St. Mary’s College student says many classmates saw their grades slip during a semester on a cruise ship.

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Students | Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Floating dorm at St. Mary’s College could taint local oysters

State agency orders halt to local oyster harvest until the students vacate the cruise ship.

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:46 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Facilities, Students | Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 11/01/2011

All aboard: St. Mary’s ship finally comes in

Students displaced from two residence halls by a mold outbreak are being relocated to a cruise ship. Today, after much delay, they board.

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:14 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Facilities, Students | Tags:  highered

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 10/26/2011

St. Mary’s College to put displaced students on a cruise ship

An outbreak of mold at St. Mary’s College of Maryland left nowhere to house students. Then an alumnus of the sailing-intensive school had an idea: Put them on a cruise ship.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:14 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Students

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 10/13/2011

Burst water pipe at Gallaudet displaces hundreds

Most students have since returned to Benson Hall dorm; concern now turns to potential mold and carpet removal.

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:27 AM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Public safety, Students | Tags:  Gallaudet University

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 09/14/2011

U-Md. plans to build first major classroom facility in decades

A $10 million gift from a Baltimore developer will enable the University of Maryland to build a “world-class teaching and learning center.”

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:08 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Facilities, Development | Tags:  University of Maryland

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Guest post: 10 challenges for college presidents in 2011-12

Lipscomb President L, Randolph Lowry says college leaders should embrace the “new normal”.

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:13 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Finance, Public policy

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Why is Northwestern University teaching journalism in Qatar?

It seems like a rather random choice for a Midwestern university’s first overseas satellite communications campus. But the ascendant institution has its reasons.

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:14 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Facilities, Pedagogy | Tags:  international education

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Washington and Lee installs Virginia’s largest solar power source

Kenneth P. Ruscio, president of Washington and Lee University, recently announced the school will install Virginia’s largest solar energy system .

By Daniel de Vise  |  08:57 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Public policy, Sustainability | Tags:  Washington and Lee University

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 04/27/2011

UDC spent nearly $500,000 on Sessoms’s residence

Much of the money went to repairing a retaining wall and fixing water damage from a significant roof leak, according to university officials. President Allen Sessoms lives there but doesn’t own the property.

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:33 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities | Tags:  University of the District of Columbia, college presidents

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 04/08/2011

Naval Academy would lose half its faculty in a shutdown

More than half of faculty at service academy are civilians and would be off the clock in a government shutdown. Military subs are standing by.

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:35 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Facilities, Public policy, Public policy | Tags:  U.S. Naval Academy