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  • Gates Foundation Funds Community College Postsecondary Research Project

    The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College in New York City's Columbia University has received a three-year $5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help identify the most productive investments in community colleges for the foundation's Postsecondary Success (PS) initiative.More
  • MiraCosta College Wraps PeopleSoft Upgrade

    California's MiraCosta College has finished the upgrade of several Oracle PeopleSoft applications with the help of service provider Ciber. The vendor said it divided the upgrades into two projects and completed both on time and on budget.More
  • U Rhode Island Moves Toward Paperless Student Refunds

    The University of Rhode Island (URI) has partnered with Higher One, a financial services and payment company, to provide a new student service that will eliminate tuition refund and similar checks and replace them with electronic deposits made to a student-directed bank account.More