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  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 3:20 PM
    Iowans will need to earn an additional 127,000 two- or four-year college degrees by 2025 to close the state's skills gap, according to the new Metrics That Matter report from the state's Future Ready Alliance.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017 3:17 PM
    A report released today by the Iowa Department of Education provides the first comprehensive overview of industry sector partnership efforts, a key workforce development strategy designed to close industry-specific skills gaps in Iowa communities. 


  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 11:30 AM
    Grinnell College is now seeking nominations for the school’s 2018 Innovator for Social Justice Prize.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 4:18 PM
    More high school seniors are completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in Iowa, according to data from the National College Access Network.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 3:45 PM
    Iowa State University announced it received $503.6 million in external funding during the fiscal year 2017, breaking the previous school record set just last year. In 2016, the school reached a new high with $425.8 million. It bested that record this year thanks to a $93 million equity gift to the ISU Foundation.

  • Thursday, July 13, 2017 3:06 PM
    Iowa State University’s Division of Academic Affairs has selected Bill Graves as the next dean of the Graduate College, and Ann Marie VanDerZanden as associate provost for academic programs. 

  • Friday, July 07, 2017 3:22 PM
    The Board of Regents Tuition Task Force has announced dates and times for four public stakeholder meetings. 

  • Friday, July 07, 2017 3:22 PM
    Laurie Wolf, recently retired executive dean of student services for Des Moines Area Community College, has received the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators' Lifetime Achievement Award, the organization's highest honor. 

  • Broadening the bench
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, July 07, 2017 6:00 AM
    Five years ago, the board of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute hired Amy Jennings as its first full-time executive director, as part of an overall effort by the leadership training organization to further build and strengthen its program offerings.  

  • Focus & Find seeks to cultivate more boardroom, C-suite diversity
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, July 07, 2017 6:00 AM
    A chasm exists between companies’ executive talent pipelines and the way in which people of color want to be considered based on their abilities, says Desmund Adams. 

  • Thursday, July 06, 2017 3:46 PM
    Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and attorneys general from 17 other states plus the District of Columbia today sued the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for setting aside a regulation that allowed students who were defrauded by for-profit colleges to erase their federal student loan debts from those schools.


  • Thursday, June 29, 2017 3:32 PM
    In hopes that the move will allow for a successful sale, Vatterott Educational Centers filed for receivership in Missouri's 21st Judicial Circuit Court.

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 4:17 PM
    Iowa State University hopes to enroll 50 registered nurses in the initial class of its new RN-BSN program that will begin in fall 2018. The program, developed by ISU in partnership with Des Moines Area Community College and Mary Greeley Medical Center, is open to anyone with an associate nursing degree. 

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