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  New Universities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New University may refer to any of the several universities founded in the 1960s following the Robbins Report on higher education, often called plate glass universities.
The term has more recently been used to describe any of the former polytechnics or colleges of higher education that were given the status of universities by John Major's government in 1992, or colleges that have been granted university status since then, also called post-1992 universities or Modern Universities.
These universities award academic degrees having received university status when the Further and Higher Education Act, 1992 came into effect or shortly thereafter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Universities   (182 words)

 INHEA: Nigeria Higher Education Profile
A University College was established in 1948 to award degrees from the University of London.
In 1984, a new military government felt compelled to rationalize this expansion of the system by downgrading 2 of the universities of technology and the 2 universities of agriculture to campuses of older universities.
The management of each institution is headed by a chief executive officer, that is, the vice-chancellor in the case of universities, the rector in the case of the polytechnics, and the provost in the case of the colleges of education.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/soe/cihe/inhea/profiles/Nigeria.htm   (1282 words)

 New Zealand Education
New Zealand, an English speaking nation, is famous for its amazing scenery, its sporting achievements with the All Blacks and the America's Cup, and its hospitable people.
New Zealanders are well travelled and have a great interest in people from other cultures, so visitors and international students soon feel more than welcome.
New Zealand is internationally recognised for its excellent education standards and as a provider of quality teachers.
www.internationaleducationmedia.com /newzealand   (1212 words)

 ABC News: New Orleans Universities Plan to Rebuild   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Tulane University President Scott Cowen talks about the damage to his school during his tour of the school for the first time since he evacuated in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2005.
NEW ORLEANS Oct 4, 2005 (AP)— In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, professors and students from the city's universities took academic refuge in other schools some as far away as the University of Haifa in Israel.
Kristine Davis, a spokeswoman for Loyola, said the university was working on lining up temporary housing for the 60 percent of its employees estimated to have lost their homes, but such units are in high demand in New Orleans, and will likely be in short supply.
abcnews.go.com /US/HurricaneKatrina/wireStory?id=1181928&...   (332 words)

 Introducing New Zealand Universities
There are seven state-funded universities in New zealand, all of them internationally respected for their academic and research standards.
New Zealand Universities are putting increased resources into the internationalisation of their universities.
New Zealand maintains a high level of research activity, the calibre of which continues to be recognised internationally.
www.intstudy.com /study_abroad/livfiles/saww6a31.htm   (909 words)

 Universities: Your New Best Friend
Their work is often at the forefront of new industries and technologies, so it is often the most attractive to a university.
Talk with a dozen university presidents, deans, and professors across the country, and it will become clear that there are several reasons a school like the University of Kentucky has decided to so wholeheartedly embrace the private sector.
"Universities are now sitting on and have been sitting on a lot of good research that could form the basis of companies," says Tim Petersen, managing director of the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan.
www.inc.com /magazine/20021101/24824.html   (3108 words)

 New Zealand Universities
New Zealand's higher education offers a wide range of degree, diploma and certificate courses in many fields that equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in the global marketplace.
New Zealand universities are internationally recognized, their qualifications are respected, and students studying there will benefit from full immersion in the English language.
New Zealand is also well-known as a sightseeing and leisure destination, and for its high quality of life.
www.internationaledu.net /english/university-nz.htm   (283 words)

 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY: New Universities for a Multicultural Mexico
One is the new intercultural university in the impoverished southern state of Chiapas, where the Zapatista guerrillas staged an uprising in January 1994.
She announced that intercultural universities are to open next year in the states of Chihuahua, Guerrero, Puebla and Quintana Roo, in addition to the seven already operating in the states of Chiapas, México, San Luis Potosí, Tabasco, Veracruz, Sonora and Michoacán, which are economically depressed regions with high proportions of indigenous people.
One of the central aims of the new universities is to foment respect for indigenous people and their cultures and fight the discrimination and racism that they have faced for centuries, said Schmelkes.
www.ipsnews.net /news.asp?idnews=29824   (922 words)

 Brave New Universities by Michael Margolis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The brave new universities that emerge will be hailed as yet another triumph of the free market even as liberal education atrophies.Ê This article spells out the dystopian scenario.
Managers can follow Northwestern University's lead in distinguishing between "appointment" and "employment." In times of economic stress, departments can be instructed to designate the appointments of a certain number of professors as tenured but without employment, that is, tenured but without salary [5].
Some universities may even be able to piece together groups of faculty whose research, teaching or community expertise gains sufficient notoriety locally or through the Internet to induce customers to matriculate.
www.firstmonday.dk /issues/issue3_5/margolis/index.html   (2528 words)

 USATODAY.com - New Orleans universities prepare for next semester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
NEW ORLEANS — In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, professors and students from the city's universities took academic refuge in other schools — some as far away as the University of Haifa in Israel.
Kristine Davis, a spokeswoman for Loyola, said the university was working on lining up temporary housing for the 60% of its employees estimated to have lost their homes, but such units are in high demand in New Orleans, and will likely be in short supply.
The New Orleans schools also are working on plans to band together, allowing students from the harder-hit Xavier and Dillard universities to take classes at relatively unscathed Tulane and Loyola.
www.usatoday.com /news/education/2005-10-04-katrina-universities_x.htm   (744 words)

 CELCEE - Universities: Your New Best Friend
Universities tend to be attracted most to investment in small entrepreneurial businesses because they tend to be at the forefront of new industries and technologies.
Universities want to be a part of this innovation as they have historically been a breeding ground for research and new ideas and technologies.
Many universities, especially public institutions but also private one, see it as their new mission to foster entrepreneurship in order to support and enhance the economic structure of the community.
www.celcee.edu /publications/edinfo/ED03-02.html   (276 words)

 New Vision Online : Maintain funding to universities
A big proportion of government grants was being spent on the welfare of few students at the expense of research and academic programmes.
The universities will remain cash-strapped and continue to do only what they are able to do today.
If the money saved under a new policy is withdrawn completely, instead of being re-allocated to boosting research and academic programmes, then that policy is as good as non-existent and the country will just be moving in circles.
www.newvision.co.ug /D/8/14/502502   (331 words)

 Colleges and Universities in New England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Among their academic offerings is a program called New Dimensions, specifically targeted for business education, that enables students to earn undergraduate degrees as well as a Master of Science or Management in an accelerated format.
Southern Connecticut State University in the Westville section of New Haven, Connecticut, near historic West Rock Park.
Jewish-sponsored college or university in the country with a diverse student body of 3,020 undergraduates and 1,199 graduate.
www.newenglandwow.com /colleges.htm   (2036 words)

 Three new universities join IIS/IDL in the Fall of 2002
All of our new partners were excited about the opportunity to explore crucial topics of contemporary international security offered by the program and expressed an interest in utilizing distance learning technologies.
It is a very new, but rapidly growing institution which places a strong emphasis on the professional skills of its students as well as a fundamental knowledge of the social science disciplines.
Tyumen State University (TSU), located in the city of Tyumen, was founded in 1930 and is one of the leading teaching and research Universities in the East of Russia.
www.stanford.edu /group/IDL/news/news-3new.html   (475 words)

 Online NewsHour: New Orleans Universities Open for the First Time Since Katrina -- January 17, 2006
That influx increased the population of New Orleans by 20 percent.
The campus at Dillard University, one of the country's oldest fl universities, is still locked and uninhabitable.
SPENCER MICHELS: Dillard and most New Orleans schools are using the city and its problems as a laboratory, studying the social situation and requiring community service as part of the curriculum.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/education/jan-june06/colleges_1-17.html   (1379 words)

 New Zealand Art Schools and Universities
English On-Line is part of an ongoing English professional development contract between UNITEC Institute of Technology and the New Zealand Ministry of Education.
Established in 1986, Whitireia is known for producing work-ready graduates in New Zealand and overseas.
New Zealand's only fully-equipped television studio for children to create and produce their own productions under professional tuition.
www.zeroland.co.nz /new_zealand_universities.html   (654 words)

 New Zealand Universities Law Review
Articles on a wide variety of subjects are published although preference is given to articles on New Zealand law, general principles of common law, and international law.
In 2006-2007, editorial responsibility is with the University of Waikato Law School.
New Zealand Universities Law Review is published by Brookers Ltd on behalf of the Editorial Board.
www.nzulr.com   (153 words)

 New Orleans Universities Prepare to Reopen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Universities in New Orleans closed down when Hurricane Katrina flooded the city in August and most have not reopened yet.
The same kind of cleanup is going on at smaller Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically fl Catholic College renowned for its pre-medical program, where almost all the buildings were damaged.
Many on the universities' faculties and staffs don't know where they will live because their homes have been damaged or destroyed.
www.voanews.com /english/2005-11-09-voa48.cfm   (641 words)

 Colleges in New York | NY Universities
Colleges and universities in New York boast some of the finest certification and training programs in the country.
New York State is an agricultural leader, ranking within the top five states for a number of products including dairy, apples, cherries, cabbage, potatoes, onions, maple syrup and many other products.
New Netherland (while under Dutch rule); the English renamed the region after the Duke of York in 1664.
www.colleges-in-new-york.com   (491 words)

 Oregon Universities Developing New Scholarship Programs Black Issues in Higher Education - Find Articles
Independent colleges have responded with a plan for a new statewide merit scholarship to promote student choice and access to both public and private schools.
Last month, the University of Oregon announced a new scholarship that automatically grants between $1,000 and $2,000 annually to entering freshmen who graduate from an Oregon high school with high grades.
The competition for students is growing as the state prepares to switch to a new system of funding Oregon's seven public universities aimed at making the campuses more financially independent, instead of pooling the funding.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0DXK/is_1_16/ai_54216050   (341 words)

 EPA NE: Colleges & Universities
Since 1999, EPA New England has been leading a College and University Initiative, working to improve environmental performance at the more than 300 institutions of higher learning in New England.
The ultimate goal of the College and University Initiative is to promote long-term, sustainable practices and create a mentoring network among Colleges and Universities for sharing information and resources.
The BMP Catalog is a collection of case studies that present successful strategies for promoting environmental stewardship at colleges and universities.
www.epa.gov /region1/assistance/univ/index.html   (259 words)

 New Zealand universities education. NZ teaching polytechnics
The international enrolment units at the above universities can be contacted for further information about studying at a New Zealand tertiary education institution.
New Zealand Education - Good site run by non-profit trust providing New Zealand education information and links.
IHR - The HISTORY web site was established in 1993 with the aim of promoting the use of electronic networks by historians and history students and providing easy access to on-line resources.
www.geocities.com /kevin_summersby/education   (369 words)

 Listings New Jersey: Universities - Complete List
Achieve your career goals with a certificate from an institute in New Jersey.
Study for an exciting new career at Gibbs College in New Jersey.
Colleges in New Jersey include large state institutions such as Rutgers University and private colleges like Berkeley College which is nationally recognized for its business programs.
listingsnewjersey.com /Education/Universities/complete.asp   (259 words)

 New Mexico Colleges, New Mexico Universities, Online Schools - SHG Resources
University of Phoenix is chosen by more working adults than any other university in the U.S. Learn the skills you need to succeed at conveniently located campuses.
University Of New Mexico-Valencia County Branch (Los Lunas, NM)
University Of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus (Los Alamos, NM)
www.shgresources.com /nm/colleges   (291 words)

 Texas International Education Consortium | New Universities
TIEC has the expertise and resources necessary to assist in the establishment of new institutions of higher learning.
• Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis – to assist a government agency, college, or university with the early stages of development and ongoing assessment as the project unfolds.
Each service is typically provided by a team of experts, including faculty and others from Texas institutions who work closely with counterparts from the client organization.
www.tiec.org /is_newuni.html   (228 words)

 WJLA - New Orleans Universities Plan to Rebuild   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, professors and students from the city's universities took academic refuge in other schools - some as far away as the University of Haifa in Israel.
Now, more than a month after the storm, New Orleans' universities - including Tulane, Loyola and Xavier - are putting together ambitious plans to reopen in January.
To lure faculty back with their families, Tulane - the largest private employer in greater New Orleans with 6,000 employees - has received approval from the Orleans Parish School Board to sponsor a charter school aimed at children in the neighborhood.
www.wjla.com /headlines/1005/265627.html   (664 words)

 AustraLearn Study Abroad in Australia and New Zealand
Students may study abroad for a semester or year or earn an entire degree at one of 29 major universities, participate in a study abroad specialty program, or complete a high quality internship.
AustraLearn, a non-profit organization, assists students in studying abroad in Australia and New Zealand at the college/university level.
Students may study abroad for a semester or year or earn an entire degree at one of 28 major universities, participate in a specialty program, or complete a high quality internship.
australearn.org   (208 words)

 New York Colleges, Technical Colleges and Career Colleges
Traditional colleges and universities offer two and four year degree programs.
Examples of traditional colleges and universities include Harvard University, New York University, University of Texas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bard College, and Middlebury College.
In many instances, career colleges, technical colleges and vocational schools offer programs that can be completed in under two years.
www.college-scholarships.com /new_york.htm   (149 words)

 Public Colleges and Universities near New Haven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Local campuses of Indiana's largest public higher education institutions are easily available and accessible to New Haven residents.
Their flexible scheduling also allows plenty of continuing education options for the professional who wants to pursue an advanced degree.
New Haven Chamber of Commerce - PO Box 66 - 512 Broadway - Suite 102 - New Haven, IN 46774
www.newhavenindiana.org /highered-public.htm   (66 words)

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