Edu Alliance News Update January 30, 2019

In this edition of Edu Alliance Weekly articles on overseas branch campuses, Green Mountain College closing, and rural colleges challenge to support rural business and agriculture. Also the United States Distance Learning Association Conference are seeking Proposals for the May Annual Conference.

wonkhe­.com – Overseas campuses have been in the news again. Garnering most of the headlines is University College London with the announcement that it will close its Qatar campus in 2020. UCL has become the lates
Green Mountain College tried numerous strategies but is still closing

Inside Higher Education – Draw up a list of characteristics putting a college at risk of shutting down, and Green Mountain College would check almost every box. 

Rural colleges aren’t supplying the workers rural businesses and agriculture need

The Hechinger Report – Farris Beasley, a retired large-animal veterinarian in Fayetteville, Tenn., has a barn full of agricultural machinery dating back to 1939. It’s the newer stuff he can’t find anyone to fix. 

USDLA 2019 Annual Conference Call for Proposals

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) is pleased to announce the 2019 Annual Conference Call for Proposals. Proposals are now being accepted based on the conference theme, “In Tune with the Future of Digital & Distance Learning” and will be taking place May 20 – 23, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee! We welcome proposals from all: corporate, education (higher and K-12), telehealth, government, and military. 

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