Higher Education
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Job seekers turn to 'mini' degrees in hopes of big career boost

Higher Education
by Laura Edghill
Posted 9/23/15, 02:55 pm

Nanodegree programs, the latest education offering from Udacity, promise inexpensive, efficient, career-retraining tools for a variety of popular tech industry jobs. The nontraditional program is part of a wider push to tie higher education more closely to available jobs across all sectors of the workforce.

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EMU, Goshen voluntarily leave CCCU

Higher Education | Organization split over same-sex marriage seemingly averted
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 9/21/15, 05:25 pm

WASHINGTON—Two schools that recently changed their hiring policies to include employees in same-sex marriages have voluntarily left the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), averting a likely split in the organization.

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CCCU decision day looms

Higher Education | Board faces critical moment in council history as it considers membership of schools that hire faculty in same-sex marriages
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 9/17/15, 08:50 am

WASHINGTON—The eyes of the Christian higher education world are on the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) board as it faces what many consider the biggest challenge in the organization’s 40-year history.

Since July, the board has conversed with each CCCU president to discuss the membership status of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) and Goshen College, after the two schools announced in July they would change their hiring policies to include faculty and staff in same-sex marriages. The board will announce its decision on Monday.

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