College, Inc.: University of the District of Columbia


Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 12/13/2011

The 10 lowest college graduation rates in D.C., Md. and Va.

The “bottom 10” include a handful of for-profit colleges, high-poverty HBCUs, a night school and a Christian campus in central Virginia.

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:40 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Attainment, For-profit colleges | Tags:  University of the District of Columbia, University of Maryland, University College

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 09:41 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Audit finds lax travel rules at UDC

An internal audit requested by the UDC board finds that the board itself didn’t monitor travel expenses of President Allen Sessoms.

By Daniel de Vise  |  09:41 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Finance | Tags:  University of the District of Columbia, finance, trustees

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 03/14/2011

Do other college presidents fly first class?

Do other college presidents besides the University of the District of Columbia’s Sessoms fly first class?

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:56 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  college finance, college presidents, University of the District of Columbia

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 10/14/2010

UDC opens new community college headquarters

The District's first freestanding community college, the Community College of DC, officially opens Thursday afternoon in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new headquarters at 801 N. Capitol St. NE. President Allen Sessoms appears to be on schedule in opening the...

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:48 PM ET, 10/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Community Colleges, Community Colleges | Tags:  UDC, UDC north capitol, UDC ribbon cutting, University District of Columbia