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The University of Graz (German, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz), a university located in Graz, Austria, is the second-largest and second-oldest university in Austria.
Karl-Franzens-Universität, also referred to as the University of Graz, is the city's oldest university, founded in 1585 by Archduke Charles II of Austria. For most of its existence it was controlled by the Catholic Church, and was closed in 1782 by Emperor Joseph II in an attempt to gain state control over educational institutions. Joseph II transformed it into a lyceum where civil servants and medical personnel were trained. In 1827 it was re-instituted as a university by Emperor Francis I, thus gaining the name Karl-Franzens-Universität, meaning Charles Francis University. Over 22,000 students are currently enrolled at this university.
Ludwig Boltzmann was professor at the Karl-Franzens Universität twice (1869–1873 and 1876–1890) developing his statistical theory of heat. Nobel Laureate Otto Loewi taught at the University of Graz from 1909 until 1938. Victor Franz Hess (Nobel prize 1936) graduated in Graz and taught here (1920–1931, 1937–1938). Erwin Schrödinger was briefly chancellor of the University of Graz in
Dalian University of Technology (Chinese: 大连理工大学; pinyin: Dàlián Lǐgōng Dàxué), colloquially known in Chinese as Dagong (大工, Dàgōng), is located in Dalian, Liaoning, People's Republic of China and directly administered by the state Ministry of Education.
As the largest institution of higher education in Liaoning Province in terms of student enrollment, Dalian University of Technology (DUT) is renowned in China for its rigorous training in engineering and science. Its ranking in Engineering programs is usually in the top 10 of the nation. The university also offers programs in business, liberal arts, and management. It has 19 schools, 54 bachelor's degree programs, 147 master degree programs, and 107 doctorate degree programs.
With the support of “the 985 Project” and “the 211 Project” funded by the State Ministry of Education, Liaoning Province, and Dalian City, DUT is engaged in grasping the historic opportunity of rejuvenating the old northeast industrial base and carrying out a talent-training strategy in the hope of building DUT into a world-famous research-oriented university.
Previously known as Dalian University, DUT was founded in 1949. In 1950, the School of Engineering
Kuzbass State Technical University (KuzSTU) is one of higher schools which trains specialists for the economy of Kuzbass, Russia.
At first it was the Mining Institute founded on the basis of Kemerovo Mining Construction College (the order number 13718 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR of August 30, 1950 and the order number 1572 of the Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education of September 9, 1950). Then it was reorganized in the Kuzbass Polytechnical Institute (the order number 548 of the Council of Ministers on July 14, 1965 and the order number 233 of the Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the USSR. By the order number 364 of the State Committee for Higher Education of the Russian Federation of November 22, 1993 it was renamed in the Kuzbass State Technical University. The rectors of the Institute were Heroes of Socialist Labour, professors, leading engineers such as T. Gorbachev (1950–1954), P. Kokorin (1954–1967), V. Kozevin (1967–1977). From 1977 to 1993 the University was headed by an academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Honoured Scientist of the Russian Federation, Ph. D of science, professor M. Safokhin. From 1993 to 2003 the
Notre Dame College (Bengali: নটর ডেম কলেজ) or NDC is a higher secondary school as well as a degree college affiliated to the National University. It is situated in Dhaka, Bangladesh and is administrated by the Congregation of Holy Cross, Society of Priests. (In the Indian subcontinent, as in the UK, higher secondary schools, comprising the 11th and 12th year of education, are often referred to as 'colleges'). The college also offers three-year degree program, Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Pass Course) and Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.S.S. Pass Course). In 2009 the institution celebrated its 60th anniversary.
Notre Dame College was established in Arambagh, Dhaka in November, 1949. It was established by the Roman Catholic Priests from the Congregation of Holy Cross because of the crisis in the education sector of the new born East Pakistan. It was known as the St. Gregory College, an extension of the St. Gregory's School, which was also established by the mission. It was relocated to its current location in Motijheel in 1954 and renamed to Notre Dame College. The new name was a tribute to the University of Notre Dame, the alma mater of many of the faculty members. In French Notre Dame
Shahid Beheshti University formerly known as The National University of Iran (NUI) is one of the most prestigious universities in Iran.The university's name was changed during the cultural revolution in Iranian universities, 1980-82.
Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), established in 1959(The ex- National University of Iran), started its academic life in 1960 with only 174 students in two faculties: Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning and Faculty of Banking and Economics. The first Master's course at SBU was offered in the Faculty of Architecture in 1961, while the first Ph.D. program was introduced in the Faculty of Economics in 1991.
Today, there are more than 70 programs at Master's and over 30 at Ph.D. levels. Development of new facilities in the main campus paved the way for increased academic activities, so that by 1978 several other faculties became active at SBU, e.g. Faculties of Literature and Human Sciences, Basic Sciences, Law, Earth Sciences, Statistics and Informatics and Education and Psychology.
SBU combines the tradition of a classical university with the dynamic character of a modern and interdisciplinary scientific enterprise. Since 1990, the university has
Visva-Bharati University (Bengali: বিশ্বভারতী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a public central university located Santiniketan, West Bengal. It was founded by Rabindranath Tagore who called it Visva Bharati, which means the communion of the world with India. In its initial years Tagore expressed his dissatisfaction with the word 'university', since university translates to Vishva-Vidyalaya, which is smaller in scope than Visva Bharati. Until independence it was a college. Soon after independence, in 1951, the institution was given the status of a university and was renamed Visva Bharati University.
The origins of the university date back to 1863 when Maharshi Debendranath Tagore, the zamindar of Silaidaha in East Bengal, was given a tract of land from Babu Sitikanta Sinha, the zamindar of Raipur, which is a neighbouring village not far from Bolepur and present-day Santiniketan and set up an ashram at the spot that has now come to be called chatim tala at the heart of the town. The ashram was initially called Brahmacharya Ashram, which was later renamed Brahmacharya Vidyalaya. It was established with a view to encourage people from all walks of life to come to the spot and meditate. In 1901 his
Aylesbury College is a general further education college in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. It educates students in a broad range of vocational fields, including Creative Arts, Health and Social Care, Hair and Beauty, Hospitality and Catering, Construction, Business and IT in addition to A Level and GCSE in its Sixth Form Centre.
Although many learners are aged 16–18, the College offers a range of programmes for employers and employees, including apprenticeships, Train to Gain and skills accounts. In 2008/09 the college enrolled approximately 1,575 students aged 16–18, 2,296 students aged over 18, and 224 students under 16 in part-time and full time courses.
The overall success rate at the college is in line with the national average, with some outstanding success in courses in Level 1, and 2 (GCSE level and below).
The College has recently undergone a large £30 Million building project to provide a new modern learning environment.
The new build has been designed to provide a "real world" feel to vocational learning including, training kitchens, and The Hardings Training Restaurant, a Commercial Hair Salon with beauty treatment rooms and reception, a sports hall with dance
Marymount University is a coeducational, four-year Catholic university that has its main campus located in Arlington, Virginia. Marymount offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in a wide range of disciplines and has a diverse and welcoming academic community with approximately 3,600 students representing approximately 40 states and 70 countries.
Marymount was founded in 1950 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM) as Marymount College, a two-year women's school. It was a member school of the Marymount colleges operated by the sisterhood in New York, California and several other states. The campus was located on the former estate of Admiral Presley Marion Rixey, Naval Surgeon General and personal physician to Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William McKinley. Classes and activities were centered around the former Rixey Mansion, renamed as the university's "Main House".
Marymount became a four-year college in 1973, added master's degree programs in 1979, and its first doctoral program, the Doctor of Physical Therapy, in 2004. Its first male students were admitted into the nursing program in 1972 and the college became fully coeducational and moved to
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, or the University of the City of Manila (PLM), is a municipal government-funded, tuition-free university within the district of Intramuros in Manila, the Philippines. It was established on June 19, 1965 and opened on July 17, 1967 to 556 scholars, all coming from the top ten percent of graduates of Manila's public high schools.
PLM holds the distinction of being: the first tertiary-level institution in the country to offer tuition-free education; the first university funded solely by a city government; and the first institution of higher learning in the country to have its official name in Filipino.
From its first enrollment record of 556 freshman scholars coming from the top ten percent of the graduating classes of Manila's twenty-nine public high schools, total semestral enrollment has grown to an average of 10,000. The lone college in its earliest beginning has sprung to 12 colleges, seven graduate, two professional schools, and a score of research and specialized centers, including a teaching hospital, an entrepreneurial center, and an integrated learning center for toddlers. In addition, it maintains a comprehensive distance education and open
The University of South Carolina (also referred to as USC, SC, or Carolina) is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over 359 acres (145 ha) in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House. The University has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its research and engagement, has received a Top-10 ranking from U.S. News & World Report for being "most promising and innovative," and for decades has received annual recognition for its prestigious undergraduate and graduate International Business programs. It also houses the largest collection of Robert Burns and Scottish literature materials outside of Scotland, and the largest collection of Ernest Hemingway collection in the world.
Founded in 1801, USC is the flagship institution of the University of South Carolina System and offers more than 350 programs of study leading to bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from fourteen degree-granting colleges and schools to an enrollment of approximately 45,251 students, 30,967 on the main Columbia campus. USC also has several thousand
Nanjing University (NJU or NU, simplified Chinese: 南京大学; traditional Chinese: 南京大學; pinyin: Nánjīng Dàxué; colloquially 南大, Nándà), or Nanking University, is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in China. Following many changes through dynasties since CE 258, it was established as a modern new-type school in 1902 in the end period of Qing Dynasty, and became a modern university in the early 1920s, the early years of Republic of China, and is the first Chinese modern university with the combination of education and research. Before the eve of establishment of People's Republic of China in 1949, the name was changed from National Central University to Nanking University.
Nanjing University is a comprehensive research university. It is a national university directly under the Ministry of Education of PRC, largely financed by China central and also local Jiangsu provincial finance, and is a member of the C9 League. Nanjing University has two campuses: Gulou campus, located in the centre of Nanjing City, and Xianlin campus, located in northeast of Nanjing southern to Yangtse River, which is the home to undergraduate students.
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Welsh: Prifysgol Fetropolitan Caerdydd) formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, is a university situated in Cardiff. It operates from three campuses: Llandaff on Western Avenue, Cyncoed, and Howard Gardens in the City Centre.
The university has over 12,000 students. The university offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines. Study is available at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, full-time and part-time, and research opportunities are offered. Cardiff Metropolitan University has a number of research and enterprise centres, including the Food Industry Centre, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research.
Cardiff Metropolitan University has been independently acclaimed for its academic standards, with its most recent QAA Institutional Report (2008) stating that ‘confidence can be placed in the soundness of the institution's current and likely future management of the quality of its programmes and of the academic standards of the associated awards.’
Under its previous name (the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff or UWIC), the university had its degrees awarded by the
Aalborg University is a Danish university located mainly in Aalborg, Denmark with campuses in Aalborg, Esbjerg and Copenhagen. Aalborg University (AAU) was established in 1974 under the name of Aalborg University Center (AUC), but changed its name to Aalborg University in 1994. Today, Aalborg University is the fifth largest university in Denmark based on the number of enrolled students. In Aalborg, the university is mainly located on the main campus in the eastern part of the city, but the university also has departments located in downtown Aalborg. Currently, Aalborg University has approximately 17700 students and 3000 employees. In 2011, Aalborg University experienced the largest increase in applicants in Denmark, as the number of new students increased by 31 per cent.
Aalborg University (AAU) was founded in 1974 under the name of Aalborg University Center (AUC) as a result of a series of mergers between a number of institutions, which made it possible to create a single university with several faculties. At its establishment in 1974, AUC had a Faculty of Humanities, a Faculty of Social Science and a Faculty of Technical-Natural Science . In 1994, AUC changed name to Aalborg
The Lebanese American University (Arabic: الجامعة اللبنانية الأميركية ) is a secular, private and independent American university and research institution located in Lebanon.It is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (CIHE–NEASC). It is composed of two separate campuses, one in Beirut and the other in Byblos, and offers programs leading to degrees in Arts, Engineering, Nursing, Sciences, Pharmacy, and Medicine.
LAU’s early days in 1835 find a reminder in an engraved stone in Beirut’s city center: “Site of the first edifice built as a school for girls in the Turkish Empire.” The engraving refers to the American School for Girls, established in Beirut by American Presbyterian Missionaries. In 1924, the high school added a two-year junior college program. Three years later, the university was separated as the American Junior College for Women, and moved from downtown to Ras Beirut. In 1933, it relocated once again to its present location in Koreitem, West Beirut. The founding institution was a force for the education of
The United College (in full, United College of St Salvator and St Leonard) is one of the two statutory colleges of the University of St Andrews in St Andrews, Scotland. It was founded in 1747 by the merger of St Salvators College and St Leonard's College when the University was in decline.
The College encompasses the Faculties of Arts, Medicine and Science and is headed by the Master of the United College. The current Master of the United College, since 2003, is Professor Neville Richardson.
The college no longer functions as an administrative body and its use is purely formal. The other statutory college of the University is St Mary's College which encompasses the University's Faculty of Divinity. A third college, St Leonard's College was re-established in 1972 as a non-statutory college, which encompasses postgraduate and postdoctoral students.
Kingswood College is a school which offers primary and secondary education. It was started on Pavilion Street in Kandy, Sri Lanka with 11 students. Later the school was moved to "Randles Hills" at Peradeniya Road. Since then, the school has grown up to 3500 students and 200 faculty. The school was founded by L. E. Blaze on May 4, 1891. It is one of the oldest schools in Kandy which is well known for its both academic and athletic achievements. The school is abbreviated as KCK.
Kingswood College was originally a high school for boys. When the school was first opened by Sir Blaze, there were only eleven students. At this time, almost all of the schools on the island had been categorized as state aided government schools, and missionary schools. In the beginning, grants from the government were available until the school showed signs of having established itself with a solidcore of good teachers and a good and expanding complement of students. The first few years of the school's existence was a real struggle for Blaze. The income from the fees barely sufficed to cover the cost of running the school. As institutions run by individuals did not qualify for government assistance, Blaze
Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ypsilanti is 35 miles (56 km) west of Detroit and eight miles (13 km) east of Ann Arbor. The university was founded in 1849 as Michigan State Normal School. Today, the university is governed by an eight-member Board of Regents, who are appointed by the Governor of Michigan for eight-year terms. The school belongs to the Mid-American Conference and was re-accredited by the North Central Association in 2001. Since 1991 EMU athletics has gone by the name "Eagles". Then in 1994, "Swoop" was officially adopted by the university as the school's mascot. Currently, EMU comprises five colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Health & Human Services, Technology an Honors College and a Graduate School. The university's site is composed of an academic and athletic campus spread across 800 acres (3.2 km), with over 120 buildings. EMU has a total enrollment of more than 23,000 students.
The university was founded in 1849 and opened its doors in 1853 as Michigan State Normal School. Michigan State Normal School was the first in Michigan and the first normal school created
Michigan Technological University (commonly referred to as Michigan Tech, MTU, or simply Tech) is a public research university located in Houghton, Michigan, United States. Its main campus sits on 925 acres (374 ha) on a bluff overlooking Portage Lake. Michigan Tech was founded in 1885 as the first post-secondary institution in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and was created to train mining engineers to operate the local copper mines.
The university's name has changed three times to reflect expansions of degree offerings. Science, technology, forestry and business have been added to the numerous engineering disciplines, and Michigan Tech now offers more than 130 degree programs though its five colleges and schools. US News and World Report ranked Michigan Tech's undergraduate program 115th in the nation based on peer assessment, student selectivity, financial resources and other factors. Michigan Tech was also rated among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review.
Michigan Tech's athletic teams are nicknamed the Huskies and compete primarily in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). The men's hockey team competes in Division I as a
Saint Catharine College (St. Catharine College) is a small Roman Catholic liberal arts college located near Springfield, Kentucky, United States. Originally a women's academy and junior college, the college became coeducational in 1951. The college, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, has a current enrollment of around 950 students. Around 340 students live on campus.
St. Catharine Junior College, now St. Catharine College, was founded and continues to be sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Mother Mary Louis Logsdon, O.P. was the college's first president, serving from 1931 to 1941.
Former Kentucky Governor Martha Layne Collins, the first woman to serve as the Chief Executive of Kentucky, was the college's eighth president.
The college is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges to offer over 23 BA/BS degrees, Associate's degrees and certificates in 27 disciplines. Beginning in January 2012, they will offer graduate programs. St. Catharine students come from 52 counties in Kentucky, 15 states, and five countries.
Art Center College of Design (a.k.a. "Art Center") is a private college located in Pasadena, California, and was cited by BusinessWeek as one of the 60 best design schools in the world. The college’s industrial design program is consistently ranked number one by both DesignIntelligence and U.S. News & World Report, and BusinessWeek regularly features Art Center among the world’s top design schools. U.S. News also ranks Art Center’s Art and Media Design programs among the top 20 graduate schools in the U.S. The college logo is an orange circle, also known as the Art Center "Dot," which has been a part of the school's identity since its inception by founder Tink Adams. Art Center offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of art and design fields, as well as public programs for children and high school students, and continuing studies for the Los Angeles metro area. Art Center is particularly known for its Transportation (Automobile) Design, Product Design and Entertainment Design programs. It also has notable Photography, Graphic Design, Advertising, Illustration, Fine Art, Film and Environmental Design programs. Art Center offers graduate degrees in Fine Art, Media
King Juan Carlos University (Spanish: Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, URJC) is a public university located in Móstoles (Spain), and distributed into four campus: Madrid, Móstoles, Alcorcón and Fuenlabrada.
It's named after king Juan Carlos I of Spain. It was created in 1996 and has the Latin motto Non nova, sed nove ("Not new things, but in a new way").
It also has three associated centres:
King Juan Carlos University organizes its summer courses in Aranjuez.
Studies include: Computer Science, Chemical engineering, Environmental Science, Odontology, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Audiovisual Communication, Telecommunications, Tourism, Journalism, Law, Economy, among others.
The University of Vigo (Galician: Universidade de Vigo) is a public university located in the city of Vigo, Galicia, Spain. There are three campuses:
Considered the most technical of the universities of Galicia, it offers engineer degrees in Mining, Telecommunications, Computer Science and Industrial Engineering.
Prestigious centers in the University include the Department of Translation and Linguistics offering a degree in Translation and Interpreting majoring in English or French as second languages, which is the only Degree course in Galicia taught entirely in Galician or Spanish as well as Private investigator and Security, and Sea Sciences (Oceanography and others).
Following the introduction of the new Spanish Constitution of 1978 and the arrival of Democracy, the newly elected president of Spain, Felipe Gonzalez Marquez leader of the Spanish Socialist Worker’s Party (PSOE) introduced legislation from Madrid to transform the, until that date, centralized Spanish State, into an amalgamation of autonomic regions with different degrees of self Administration.
The north-western corner of the Iberian Peninsula will be raised to the “Status” of Autonomic Region, and the Spanish
The Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram, (short names: GEC, GECB) (Entrance Commissioner's Code: TRV), was founded by the Government of Kerala, India, in August 1999. The institution is located in Barton Hill, which is two kilometres from the city centre in Trivandrum. The institute has four major departments: Electronics and Communication, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
GECB offers four B.Tech. courses in the streams of Mechanical Engineering (ME), Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) and Information Technology (IT), each with an intake of 66 regular students and six lateral entry students per year. The college is affiliated to the University of Kerala and follows its curricula and syllabi.
The new Mechanical Engineering block is nearing completion. Some classes have already commenced in the new block.
The department has a workshop that caters to the need of the entire college.Mechanical Engineering Laboratory: Main facilities of this lab include CNC machines (both lathe and milling machines), Toolmaker’s microscope, profile projectors,
William & Mary Law School, located in Williamsburg, Virginia, is the oldest law school in the United States still in operation. William & Mary Law School is a part of the College of William & Mary, the second oldest college in the United States. The Law School maintains an enrollment of about six hundred students seeking the juris doctorate, the fundamental legal degree in the United States today. Admission to the Law School is highly selective and the faculty is well regarded, according to Brian Leiter's law school rankings.
William & Mary Law School is ranked 35th in the latest 2013 U.S. News rankings of the nation's law schools. For the Class of 2013, the median undergraduate GPA was 3.70 and the median LSAT score was 165.
As a public university, William & Mary charges relatively low tuition compared to many other top law schools. Among public law schools, it is the tenth-highest ranked public university law program in the survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report (the undergraduate institution is the highest ranked small public university, according to a similar survey by the same periodical).
W. Taylor Reveley III, formerly managing partner of the law firm of Hunton &
Concord University is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts institution located in Athens, West Virginia, United States, founded on February 28, 1872, when the West Virginia Legislature passed "an Act to locate a Branch State Normal School, in Concord Church, in the County of Mercer".
Founded by veterans of both the Union and the Confederacy, Concord is named for the ideal of "harmony and sweet fellowship".
It is known for its picturesque campus which has been dubbed "The Campus Beautiful". The University also operates a center and conducts classes in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia.
Concord University's campus features numerous buildings and facilities.
Concord University's main campus is located in Athens, West Virginia. However, the University also operates a center in Beckley, Raleigh County. The facility is located in the Erma Byrd Center (named after the deceased spouse of Robert Byrd), 300 University Drive in Beaver (Access via I-64, Exit 125B, Airport Road). The Center was designed to serve as a catalyst to attract business and industry to the area. The Beckley office coordinates classes at the Erma Byrd Center as well as at several other facilities in and
Campuses:University of Cincinnati College of Education Criminal Justice and Human Services
The University of Cincinnati College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services is a college of the University of Cincinnati and is located in Teachers College and Dyer Hall on the university's main campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. The college, referred to as CECH, is composed of three schools: Criminal Justice, Education, and Human Services and one department, Information Technology.
Established as the College for Teachers in 1905, it was renamed the College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services in 2003. CECH has educated students from all 50 states and 73 countries and offers doctoral, specialist, masters, baccalaureate, associate, and certificate programs leading to careers in teaching, counseling, criminal justice, health promotion, legal assisting, and related academic, leadership, and social service fields. Current enrollment is over 5,000, with 30,133 active alumni. Since opening in 1905, CECH has graduated a total of 37,236 students. CECH has 134 full-time faculty, with a student faculty ration of 14:1. Sixty-five scholarship types are awarded by CECH to students. In 2009, Teachers College completed a major renovation with improvements to Dyer Hall currently in
The University of Calabria (Università della Calabria, UNICAL) is a state-run university in Italy. Located in Arcavacata di Rende, a suburb of Cosenza, the university was founded in 1972. It currently has about 35,000 students, 800 teaching and research staff and about 700 administrative staff.
The Campus of the University of Calabria was originally designed by Vittorio Gregotti and Dänen Martensson. The buildings are situated along a suspension bridge, which is currently 1.3 kilometres long. As in British and North-American campuses, students live in specific residential blocks near the University. The whole structure is swathed in greenery of hills near Arcavacata, a small village at 10 km from Cosenza.
These are the 6 faculties in which the university is divided into:
Beirut Arab University (BAU) (Arabic: جـامعة بيروت العربية) is a Lebanese private university located in Beirut, Lebanon. It was founded by the Lebanese El-Bir and Ihsan Society in 1960. The university is officially accredited according to article (17) of the Lebanese Higher Education Law issued on 26 December 1961.
Beirut Arab University is a member of:
The University currently consists of the following 10 faculties:
It is the main campus located at the south gate of the capital Beirut, specifically in Tarik El-Jadidah District, and houses the following faculties: Arts, Law & Political Science, Commerce & Business Administration, Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Beirut campus is undergoing continuous renovation and renewal of its buildings.
First- Location - BAU’s land is located on the real estate number 615 in Debbieh, and it is 33 km far from Beirut Campus. The land has an area of 1,353,000 m2. The highest point there is 404 m above sea level, while the lowest point is 154 m above sea level. The land encompasses 4 hills each of which is known for its height or function.
BAU’s campus is located in Basateen Al
Campuses:University of Perpetual Help System DALTA, Las Piñas campus
University of Perpetual Help System DALTA is a co-educational and non-sectarian university in Las Piñas, Metro Manila, Philippines. The university offers courses in pre-school, elementary, secondary and the tertiary and graduate levels, as well as short vocational, technical and special courses. University of Perpetual Help System DALTA has three main campuses : UPHSD Las Piñas Campus, in Las Piñas City, UPHSD Molino Campus, in Molino Cavite and UPHSD Calamba Campus, in Calamba Laguna (province) Philippines.
The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (first named University of Perpetual Help Rizal) ''''was established in 1975 by Dr./B Gen. Antonio Laperal Tamayo, his wife Dr. Daisy Moran Tamayo,'''' together with their friend Ernesto Palanca Crisóstomo.
The first school building consisting of four floors (the present hospital) was constructed in a remarkable record-breaking period of only four months, which ordinarily takes one year to construct.
Having taken post-graduate courses in Hospital Administration at the George Washington, DC, supplemented with Special Studies on Hospital Management from Ateneo de Manila and a Ph. D. in Organization Development from the Southeast Asian
Campuses:Dr.MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women
Dr. MGR-Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women is a college for women in the Sathyabama MGR Maligai Campus in Chennai. Janaki Ramachandran, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, help found the college in memory of her husband Bharat Ratna Dr. M.G. Ramachandran, with support from Shri. NPV Ramaswamy Udayar, Founder-Chancellor, Sri Ramachandra University; Shri.N.C.Ragavachari Senior Advocate, High Court of Madras; and other well wishers. It is a sister institution of Dr.MGR Home and Higher Secondary School for the Speech and Hearing Impaired.
The courses offered by the college are affiliated to the University of Madras. The college received permission from the Government of Tamil Nadu vide G.O.Ms 431 on 12 June 1996, from the Education, Science and Technology Department, Government of Tamil Nadu.
The motto of the college is "Excellence through Diligence."
"To meet the educational needs of women, to sensitise them to the various issues that confront them in society and equip them to handle them with maturity."
Guntur Institute of Medical Sciences/Guntur Medical College is a premier medical institute in India. It is one of the Medical Colleges in Guntur, offering both graduate (Masters) and under-graduate (Bachelors) courses in Medical Sciences. It is located in the heart of the city of Guntur, India.
The college is currently affiliated to the NTR University of Health Sciences. But it is in the process to become autonomous as Guntur Institute of Medical Sciences.
The college works in conjunction with Government General Hospital-Guntur - a round the clock tertiary hospital with 1500 beds. The Hospital caters to the health needs of the public of the entire coastal belt of Andhra Pradesh, India.
Guntur Medical College has already celebrated its 50 years of fruitful achievements. The construction of this college was started on 22-6-1946. On 6 July 1954 Clinical Courses are started. The Medical College was started with 50 Undergraduate students later this number was enhanced to 150 students by 1960. The P.G Courses in Pre-Clinical Subjects was started in 1956 and the Clinical subjects in 1958. Now the College admits 78 P.G students in different specialties both degree and diploma every year.
North-Eastern Federal University, previously known as Yakutsk State University, is a school for higher learning in Yakutsk, Siberia. It was established in 1956 and is the largest institution of higher learning in the north east of Russia. It has 10,000 students, 800 academic staff and has 4 institutes (medical, finance and economics, and pedagogical) and 10 departments (mathematics, physics, philology, law and history, foreign languages, geology and prospecting, technics and engineering).
The State University of New York, abbreviated SUNY ( /ˈsuːniː/), is a system of public institutions of higher education in New York, United States. It is the largest comprehensive system of universities, colleges, and community colleges in the United States, with a total enrollment of 465,000 students, plus 1.1 million adult education students spanning 64 campuses across the state. The SUNY system has 88,000 faculty members and some 7,660 degree and certificate programs overall and a $10.7 billion budget. SUNY includes many institutions and four University Centers: Albany (1844), Binghamton (1946), Buffalo (1846), and Stony Brook (1957). SUNY's administrative offices are in Albany, the state's capital.
The State University of New York was established in 1948 by Governor Thomas E. Dewey, through legislative implementation of recommendations made by the Temporary Commission on the Need for a State University (1946–1948). The Commission was chaired by Owen D. Young, who was at the time Chairman of the General Electric Company. The system was greatly expanded during the administration of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, who took a personal interest in design and construction of new SUNY
The University of L'Aquila (Italian: Università degli Studi dell'Aquila) is a university located in L'Aquila, central Italy. It was founded in 1964 (its history begins in 1596) and is organized in nine faculties.Presents a scientific-technological character with many research groups. Its faculties occupy a high position between the Italian universities. It is best known for its Engineering, Medicine, Psychology and Science schools.
On 11 October 1458 and again on 9 May 1464, the city of L'Aquila petitioned King Ferdinand of Aragon to open a Studium equivalent to those in Bologna, Siena and Perugia. Shortly before, the town had withdrawn support for the last of the Angevin and surrendered to the Spanish sovereign. The King granted this request, but there is no documentary evidence to suggest that the city authorities opened the Studium. On the other hand records do show that both before and after the date of the petition, citizens of L'Aquila (Fra' Giovanni da Capestrano, for example, and Berardino di Ludovico, nephew to the chronicler Francesco d'Angeluccio di Bazzano, who took a degree in 1474) went to study civil and canon law at the Studium in Perugia. During the last years of
The College of St Hild and St Bede, commonly known as Hild Bede, is a college of Durham University in England. It is the University's second largest collegiate body, with over 1000 students. The co-educational college was formed in 1975 following the merger of two much older single-sex institutions, the College of the Venerable Bede for men and St Hild's College for women. Hild Bede is neither a Bailey nor a Hill college, and is situated on the banks of the River Wear between Durham's 'peninsula' and Gilesgate.
The College of the Venerable Bede, for men, was founded in 1838 with a small number of trainee schoolmasters. The college was expanded greatly over the next few decades the with the assistance of trade unionist and future local MP William Crawford, who would later become the college's treasurer. Its sister institution, St Hild's College, was opened for the education of women on an adjacent site in 1858. Both colleges initially specialised in teacher training but in 1892 for Bede and 1896 for Hild they became associated with the federal University of Durham, offering B.A. and B.Sc. degrees alongside teaching in education. Graduates of St Hild's were the first female graduates
Moore College of Art & Design educates students for careers in the visual arts. Moore is an independent college of art and design. Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Moore is the first and only women's visual arts college in the nation, and one of only two in the world.
Moore College of Art & Design is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), Pennsylvania State Council of Education (PSCE) and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA was formerly known as FIDER).
Founded in 1848 by Sarah Worthington Peter as the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, it was the first women's art school in the United States. The school was established to prepare women to work in the new industries created during the Industrial Revolution, of which Philadelphia was the center. The institution was renamed Moore College of Art & Design and now offers nine undergraduate programs including Art Education, Art History, Curatorial Studies, Fashion Design, Fine Arts with emphases in 2D and 3D, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design and Photography & Digital Arts each leading to a Bachelor of Fine
McNeese State University is a public university located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the United States. Founded in 1939 as a junior college, McNeese experienced growth due to economic activity in the region. It adopted its present name in 1970.
McNeese is part of the University of Louisiana System and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Master's University. U.S. News and World Report designates McNeese as a Tier One Regional University. The selective admissions university consists of six colleges and the Doré School of Graduate Studies. McNeese is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and all programs of study are accredited by their respective national boards.
McNeese State University was founded in 1939 as a division of Louisiana State University and was originally called Lake Charles Junior College. It offered only the first two years of higher education. McNeese opened its doors on an 86-acre (350,000 m) tract donated by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury with two buildings: the former Administration Building (Kaufman Hall) and the McNeese Arena (Ralph O. Ward Memorial Gym). The auditorium, now Francis G. Bulber Auditorium, was completed in
Ca' Foscari University is a university in Venice, northern Italy. It was founded in 1868 as the first Italian business college. The main building of the University, Ca’ Foscari Palace, is placed in a strategic position on the bend of the Grand Canal, in the heart of the city. Nowadays Ca' Foscari University offers four main subject areas of teaching and research activities: economics, languages, sciences and humanities.
The main seat of the University is Ca’ Foscari Palace, the Venetian Gothic building placed in the largest bend of the Grand Canal. The palace was purchased and renewed by the Doge Francesco Foscari in 1452.
It contains important artistic and architectural works, such as: a room with a 15th century frescoed floor and a 16th century decorated roof; a room with a 16th century stucco work by the Venetian sculpture Alessandro Vittoria (1525-1608); a great hall designed by the Venetian architect Carlo Scarpa (1906-1978), with two murals by Mario Sironi and Mario de Luigi. Between 2004 and 2006 Ca' Foscari underwent a restoration programme, which was awarded the Premio Torta in 2007.
Established on 6 August 1868 as a “Scuola Superiore di Commercio” or business college by
AMA Computer University (AMACU), formerly AMA Computer College, was the first ICT University in Asia. The University serves as the flagship brand of the AMA Education System.
AMACU is located in Maxima Street Villa Arca Subd., Project 8 Quezon City, Philippines, this educational institution specializes in electronic, information, and communication technologies. It follows a trimestral calendar where a typical four year collegiate education program under a semestral calendar is completed in only 3 years and 3 months.
The AMA Education System has an annual student population of 300,000 located in more than 200 campuses in the Philippines and other parts of the world.
AMA Computer University, formerly known as AMA Computer College (AMACC) and AMA Technological School (AMATS), was founded by Dr. Amable R. Aguiluz V, who named it after the initials of his father's name, Amable Mendoza Aguiluz, Sr. A visionary, Dr. Aguiluz saw the need and demand for fully trained computer professionals in the country. Sadly, during the said time, no institution in the country was willing to offer computer education to professionals.
Having seen the importance of computers in the corporate world and
Osaka City University (OCU) (大阪市立大学, Ōsaka shiritsu daigaku), abbreviated to Ichidai or Shidai (市大), is a public university in Japan. It is located in Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka.
OCU's predecessor was founded in 1880, as the Osaka Commercial Training Institute (大阪商業講習所) with donations by local merchants. It became the Osaka Commercial School in 1885, then was municipalized in 1889. Osaka City was defeated in a bid to draw the Second National Commercial College (the winner was Kobe City), so the city authorities decided to establish a municipal commercial college without any aid from the national budget.
In 1901, the school was reorganized to become the Osaka Municipal Commercial College (市立大阪高等商業学校), later authorized under Specialized School Order in 1904. The college had grand brick buildings around the Taishō period.
In 1928, the college became the Osaka University of Commerce (大阪商科大学), the first municipal university in Japan. The city mayor, Hajime Seki (関 一, Seki Hajime, 1873–1935) declared the spirit of the municipal university, that it should not simply copy the national universities and that it should become a place for research with a background of urban activities in Osaka. But,
The University of the Highlands and Islands (Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh na Gàidhealtachd agus nan Eilean) is a federation of 13 colleges and research institutions in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland delivering higher education. Its executive office is in Inverness.
In April 2001, the Scottish Parliament awarded UHI Higher Education Institute status, and it now provides university level courses. UHI degrees were authenticated by the Open University Validation Service, the University of Strathclyde and the University of Aberdeen until 2008 when the UHI was awarded taught degree awarding powers (tDAP) by the Privy Council under recommendation from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA); Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma courses are awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority. University status was awarded by the Privy Council in February 2011, and UHI became the University of the Highlands and Islands.
UHI has a number of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes, most of which can be studied at a range of locations across the area.
In the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, courses such as Honours programmes in
This article is about the university in Illinois. For the university in Pennsylvania, see Robert Morris University.
Robert Morris University-Illinois, formerly Robert Morris College, is an educational institution in the U.S. state of Illinois that has multiple campuses, including locations in Chicago (main campus), DuPage, Bensenville, Elgin, Arlington Heights, Orland Park, Peoria, Schaumburg, Springfield, and Lake County. Robert Morris University-Illinois was formerly known as Robert Morris College; however, the institution changed its name to Robert Morris University-Illinois on May 1, 2009. It is a private, accredited, not-for-profit institution with 501(c)(3) status. It offers associate and bachelor's degrees through the School of Business Administration, Institute of Art and Design, Institute of Technology & Media, Institute of Culinary Arts, and the College of Nursing & Health Studies. In 2006, the Morris Graduate School of Management was established, providing Master of Business Administration and Master of Information Systems programs at the Chicago, DuPage and Orland Park campuses. The graduate program has now expanded to all campuses across Illinois.
Like its namesake in
The University of Melbourne is a Australian public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. Founded in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. The main campus is located in Parkville, an inner suburb just north of the Melbourne CBD. The university also has several other campuses located across Victoria. It is a member of Australia's "Group of Eight" lobby group, the Universitas 21 and Association of Pacific Rim Universities networks. In 2010, it reported an investment fund value of AU$1.173B and spent $767.5m on research.
The university has been placed top in Australia by the Times Higher Education Rankings (2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013), HEEACT(Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan), and Academic Ranking of World Universities(2011 and 2012). The latest Rankings of Times Higher Education ranked The University of Melbourne No.28 in the world, up from 37 last year, ranked number two in the Asia region and 31st in the world by QS 2011-2012 ranking.
The university's coat of arms is a blue shield on which a depiction of Victory in white colour holds her laurel wreath over the stars of the Southern Cross. The motto,
Vidyasagar University (Bengali: বিদ্যাসাগর বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a state-government administered, affiliating and research university in Paschim Medinipur district of southern West Bengal, India. It offers courses at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
The university was established on 29 September 1981 by the Vidyasagar University Act 1981 (West Bengal Act XVIII of 1981) of the state of West Bengal to commemorate Pandit Iswar Chandra Bandyopadhyay, also known as Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, the great educationist and social worker of 19th century Bengal. The University Grants Commission accorded recognition to the university under Section 12 B on March 1, 1990.
The university was established with a mission to provide an answer to the education needs of the region. It provides ethnic, sociocultural, geographical along with mainstream education. The university logo with the motto Education, Knowledge, Progress embodies the mission.
The total area of university campuses in the semi-rural areas is 182.75 acres (0.7396 km). It may be distributed as:
The university is an affiliating institution and has its jurisdiction over Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur districts or any
The California Institute of the Arts, commonly referred to as CalArts, is located in Valencia, in Los Angeles County, California. It was incorporated in 1961 as the first degree-granting institution of higher learning in the United States created specifically for students of both the visual and the performing arts. It is authorized by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) to grant Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts in the visual, performing, and as of 1994, literary arts. The Herb Alpert School of Music was accredited in 2009 to grant a Doctor of Musical Arts.
The school was founded and created by Walt Disney in the early 1960s and staffed by a diverse array of professionals. The institute was started as Disney's dream of an interdisciplinary "Caltech of the arts." CalArts provides a collaborative environment for all sorts of artists. Students are free to develop their own work (over which they retain control and copyright) in a workshop atmosphere, as respected members of a community of artists in which authority is constantly tested and where teaching works through persuasion rather than coercion. Intercultural exchange among artists helps in
The Eindhoven University of Technology is a university of technology located in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Its motto is Mens agitat molem (The mind brings matter into motion). The university was the second of its kind in the Netherlands, only Delft University of Technology existed previously. Until mid-1980 it was known as the Technische Hogeschool Eindhoven (abbr. THE). In 2011 QS World University Rankings placed Eindhoven at 146th internationally, but 61st globally for Engineering & IT. Furthermore, in 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) rankings, TU/e was placed at the 52-75 bucket internationally in Engineering/Technology and Computer Science (ENG) category and at 34th place internationally in the Computer Science subject field.
The Eindhoven University of Technology was founded as the Technische Hogeschool Eindhoven (THE) on 23 June 1956 by the Dutch government. It was the second institute of its kind in the Netherlands, preceded only by the Delft University of Technology. It is located on its own campus in the center of Eindhoven, just north of the central station. It is currently home to about 240 professors, 7200 students, 250 PDEng-students, 600 Ph.D. students,
Indiana University Bloomington (IU Bloomington) is a public research university located in Bloomington, Indiana, in the United States. IU Bloomington is the flagship campus of the Indiana University system. Being the flagship campus, IU Bloomington is often referred to simply as IU or Indiana. However, in recent years, the name "Indiana University" has been applied more broadly to the entire Indiana University system.
Of students enrolled in the Spring 2012 term, 1,664 were African-Americans, 1,655 were Asian, 1,488 were Hispanic, and 64 were Native American. More women (20,290) were enrolled than men (20,189). While 55.2% of the student body was from Indiana, students from 49 of the 50 states, Washington D.C., and 165 foreign nations were also enrolled.
Indiana University Bloomington also has a wide variety of extracurricular organizations and clubs to keep students active and involved beyond academics. IU is also home to a Greek system of about 17 percent of undergraduates.
Indiana's state government in Corydon founded Indiana University in 1820 as the "State Seminary." It was originally located at what is now called Seminary Square Park near the intersection of Second Street and
Laney College is a community college located in Oakland, California, next to the Lake Merritt BART station and the Kaiser Convention Center. Laney is the largest of the four colleges of the Peralta Community College District which serves northern Alameda County.
Laney College originally opened in 1953 as Oakland City College, at the former University High School campus (which operated from 1923 to 1948). It offers both certificates and credits for Associate of Arts degree, as well as prerequisites to transfer to four year universities.
The college, in addition to the other three campuses of the Peralta College District, is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Laney is divided into five divisions and sixty-one departments.
Most of the college's academic and administrative buildings are clustered together in a complex in the northern corner of the campus. The buildings are arranged on a rigid grid, with two levels of concrete pathways providing circulation. The square in the center of the complex has been reserved for the quad. Facing the quad are the student center, theater, library, and gymnasium. On one corner is the triangular "Laney Tower", the main
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is based in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. The institution was established in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (Darling Downs). In 1971, it became the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, then the University College of Southern Queensland in 1990 and finally the University of Southern Queensland in 1992.
USQ is spread across 3 campuses: Toowoomba, Fraser Coast and Springfield.
In 2008, the total number of programmes offered was 95 for undergraduates and 80 for postgraduates. Total student enrolments was 24,756, of which international students studying on-campus was 2,234 and studying externally was 5,169.
In 1961 the City of Toowoomba reserved 200 acres (0.81 km) of land to the southwest of the main town centre for educational purposes. This suburb was named Darling Heights on 25 September 1966 but was later renamed Darling Heights.
The Queensland Institute of Technology (Darling Downs) opened in Toowoomba in 1967 as a technical college offering 29 full-time technological diploma courses to 140 foundation students who studied full-time or part-time. The foundation principal was Mr J Wolfe who served until May
Adrian College is a private, co-educational liberal arts college conferring Bachelor's degrees in 40 academic majors and programs. The college is located in the city of Adrian, Michigan, a drive of approximately a 45-minutes from Ann Arbor and Toledo, Ohio, and 90 minutes from Detroit. The 100 acre (0.4 km²) campus contains newly constructed facilities along with historic buildings. The college features a variety of athletic programs as well as a theatre department. Adrian college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States. The fall 2010 enrollment was 1654 students.
The college had its origin as a theological institute founded by Wesleyan Methodists at Leoni, Michigan, in 1845. This institution merged with Leoni Seminary, another Methodist school, in 1855 to form Michigan Union College. In 1859, that institution closed and its assets were transferred to Adrian to establish Adrian College. The college was chartered by the Michigan Legislature on March 28, 1859, under the first president of the college, abolitionist Asa Mahan. In the early stages of the American Civil War the college
Jilin University (simplified Chinese: 吉林大学; traditional Chinese: 吉林大學; pinyin: Jílín Dàxué; often abbreviated JLU or 吉大) is a leading national university under the direct jurisdiction of China's Ministry of Education.
Located in Changchun, the capital city of Jilin Province in Northeast China, the university has eight campuses in five districts which are home to thirty-nine colleges covering eleven academic disciplines, including philosophy, economics, law, literature, education, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and management. The University has sixteen disciplinary areas,five national key laboratories, and eight national bases for the development of basic science. Other resources include five research bases for humanities and social sciences, seven key laboratories sponsored by the Ministry of Education and eleven by other ministries of Chinese government.
Jilin University is one of the "Top 10" colleges and universities in China, and has several research projects in automobile engineering, chemistry, computer science, electrical engineering and biology. JLU also provides undergraduate and graduate programs in law, literature, philosophy and veterinary
Midway College is an independent, liberal arts college with approximately 1,800 students located in Midway, Kentucky. Related by covenant to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), it currently offers two and four-year degrees. Midway is the only women's college in Kentucky. The all-female Day College offers majors in four pillar programs: business, equine studies, nursing, and teacher education. Athletic teams include: cross country, track, volleyball, soccer, basketball, softball, tennis, equestrian hunt seat, western and Dressage.
In addition to the Day College, Midway College offers programs to adult men and women, through the evening and weekend School for Career Development (SCD), offered on the Midway Campus and in more than 18 sites across Kentucky, and also through Midway College ONLINE. Both SCD and ONLINE offer accelerated degree-completion programs for working adults in popular programs such as Organizational Administration and Leadership, Homeland Security Corporate Management and Assessment, and Teacher Education, among others.
In August 2011, Midway delayed the of launch of the new School of Pharmacy in the eastern Kentucky community of Paintsville. The school
Campuses:Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations
The New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) is an industrial relations school at Cornell University, an Ivy League university located in Ithaca, New York, USA. ILR specializes in the fields of human resource management, labor relations, and dispute resolution.
Established by the state legislature in 1945, the school is a statutory or contract college and receives funding from the State of New York. It was the world's first school for college-level study in workplace issues and remains one of a handful of four-year undergraduate programs focused on work and employment. In addition to its undergraduate curriculum, the school offers professional and doctoral degrees, as well as executive education programs.
In 1944, a coalition of leaders in American business, industry, labor, government, and education formed to establish the school. They believed that a new type of school was needed that focused on issues involving the American workplace.
More specifically, the State Legislature established the school in 1945 based on the recommendations of the New York State Joint Legislative Committee on Industrial and Labor Conditions. This committee was headed by Irving M.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a center of health sciences research, patient care, and education; located in San Francisco, California. Though one of the ten campuses of the University of California, it is unique for being the only University of California campus dedicated solely to graduate education, and in health and biomedical sciences. Some of UCSF's treatment centers include kidney transplants and liver transplantation, radiology, neurosurgery, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, gene therapy, women's health, fetal surgery, pediatrics, and internal medicine.
Founded in 1873, the mission of UCSF is to serve as a "public university dedicated to saving lives and improving health." The UCSF Medical Center is consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, who also ranked UCSF’s medical school specialty program in AIDS medical care first in the country.
UCSF is administered separately from Hastings College of Law, another UC institution located in San Francisco. In recent years, UCSF and UC Hastings have increased their collaboration, including the formation of the UCSF/Hastings Consortium on Law, Science, and
Fordham University School of Law (commonly known as Fordham Law or Fordham Law School) is a part of Fordham University in the United States. The School is located in the Borough of Manhattan in New York City, and is one of eight ABA-approved law schools in that city.
According to the U.S. News & World Report, 1,516 J.D. students attend Fordham Law. There are 1,170 students in the Day Division; the rest attend the Evening Division. Fordham Law also offers Master of Laws (LL.M.) degrees in the following specializations: Banking, Corporate, & Finance Law; International Business & Trade Law; Intellectual Property & Information Technology Law; and International Law & Justice. Joint degrees are also offered in conjunction with Fordham's other graduate schools, including J.D./M.A. in International Political Economy and Development; J.D./M.B.A.; and J.D./M.S.W.. William Treanor became the ninth dean of Fordham Law School in 2002, succeeding John Feerick. The current dean of Fordham Law School is Michael M. Martin.
Founded in 1905, Fordham Law commemorated its Centennial during the 2005-2006 academic year, and capped the year-long celebration with an alumni gala on Ellis Island on September
Jahangirnagar University (Bengali: জাহাঙ্গীরনগর বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় Jahaŋgirnôgor Bishshobiddalôe) is a public university in Bangladesh. It is the one and only residential university in the country.
The university was established in 1970 by the government of Pakistan by the Jahangirnagar Muslim University Ordinance, 1970. During the first two years, it operated as a project. Its first Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mafiz Uddin Ahmad (Ph.D in Chemistry, University of Illinois, Chicago) took up office on September 24, 1970. The first group of students, a total of 150, was enrolled in four departments: Economics, Geography, Mathematics and Statistics. Its formal inauguration was delayed until January 12, 1971, when the university was launched by Rear Admiral S. M. Ahsan, the Chancellor.
After the independence of Bangladesh, the university was renamed as Jahangirnagar University by the Jahangirnagar University Act, 1973.
In 2010 the university had a total of 10,500 students, 672 teachers, 206 staffs and 1,200 other employees. Dr. M Anwar Hossain is the (18 may, 2012) Vice-Chancellor of the university.
The university stands on the west side of the Asian Highway, popularly known as the
Campuses:National University of St Augustin of Arequipa
National University of St Augustin of Arequipa, known locally as Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa (UNSA) is a state-owned university in Arequipa, Peru. It is the oldest local state university in Arequipa, and has been in continuous operation since its founding on November 11, 1828.
Arequipa's principal stadium — one of the largest in Peru, Estadio de la UNSA — was built and directed by this university.
Campuses:Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ প্রকৌশল বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় Bangladesh Prokoushol Bishshobiddalôe) or BUET as it is commonly known, is a Public Engineering University in Bangladesh. It is the oldest Engineering institution in the region, and is regarded as the best university for technological education in Bangladesh.
Every year, about 1000 students get enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs to study engineering, architecture, planning and science in this institution. In undergraduate admission test, only about top 17% students can get admitted among 6,000 selected candidates. The total number of teachers is about 500. The University has continued to expand over the last three decades. This includes the construction of new academic buildings, auditorium complex, halls of residence. As of 2012, BUET ranked 269 in the world in Engineering & Technology in the QS World University Rankings
Dhaka Survey School was established in 1876 as a survey school for training surveyors. at Nalgola, in Old Dhaka to train surveyors for the then Government of Bengal of British India. Later, generous grants from Nawab Ahsanullah, a renowned Muslim patron
Belarusian State University (BSU) (Belarusian: Белару́скі дзяржа́ўны унівeрсiтэ́т, Belarusian pronunciation: [bʲɛlaˈruskʲi d͡zʲarˈʒawnɨ wnʲivʲɛrsʲiˈtɛt]; Russian: Белору́сский госуда́рственный университе́т), Minsk, Belarus, was founded on October 30, 1921. The BSU is a top-rated higher education establishment in the Republic of Belarus.
Decision to establish Belarusian State University, as a first national university of Belarus, was made on 25 February 1919 by the government of the Byelorussian SSR. However, Minsk was occupied by the Polish army at the time, and the university was actually established in 1921 in Minsk.
Vladimr Picheta, historian and Slavonic languages expert, became first rector of the BSU. The university staff was formed by professors and lecturers transferred from universities of Moscow, Kazan and Kiev. Faculty consisted of 14 professors, 49 lecturers and 10 teaching assistants. First graduates left the BSU in 1925.
Initially there have been three Faculties - Workers, Medicine and Humanities with 1,390 students among them. In 1922 a new Pedagogical Faculty was established. In October 1927 post-graduate degrees became available.
During the 1930s, the university
Kennesaw State University (KSU) is a public, coeducational, comprehensive university located in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States, approximately 20 miles (32 km) north of Atlanta. KSU also holds classes at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Dalton State College, Appalachian Technical College and Dallas. A current enrollment of 23,103 students makes KSU the third largest institution in the University System of Georgia, trailing the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. The university is well known for academic programs in business, education, nursing, criminal justice and sports management.
The university has undergone a number of changes in name (and mission) over its relatively short existence.
The university was officially founded on October 9, 1963, when the Georgia Board of Regents approved the establishment of a junior college tentatively to be named Cobb County Junior College. In December 1964, Horace Sturgis was designated to serve as the future college's first president. When the school opened it was named Kennesaw Junior College opened in fall of 1966 with an initial enrollment of 1,014 students.
Ten years later, in 1976, the former Kennesaw Junior College became a
The Lyceum of the Philippines University (Filipino: Pamantasang Liseo ng Pilipinas, abbreviated LPU) is an institute of higher education located in Intramuros in the City of Manila. It was founded in 1952 by Dr. José P. Laurel, who became the third and one of the most acclaimed presidents of the Philippines. He named the institution after lykeion, the grove in ancient Athens where Aristotle taught his pupils. LPU is the only university founded by a president of the republic. Its educational vision is founded on principles Dr. José P. Laurel set down. It opened its gates to its first students on July 7, 1952.
Two of its most prominent features are its entry point, the "Hall of Heroes" which exhibits busts of revered Philippine historical figures sculpted by the National Artist Guillermo Tolentino; and, the famous "Lyceum Tower" which serves as Lyceum's trademark and stands witness to the university's history and continuing progress.
The various campuses of Lyceum include the following:
Many disciplines are taught in the university, yet International relations (diplomacy, international trade) and International Hospitality (hotel and restaurant management, tourism) have consistently
The Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, (in German: Hochschule Darmstadt (h_da)) in Darmstadt, Germany, plays a significant role among German Universities of Applied Sciences. It is internationally known for its outstanding achievements in the areas of engineering and computer science. Also, the selection criteria for this university are the toughest among the universities of applied sciences in Germany. The University has the highest number of industrial linkage programs, compared to the rest of the universities of applied sciences.
The roots of University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt goes back to1876 along with Technische Universität Darmstadt(the first electrical engineering chair and inventions fame), when both these Universities were an integrated entities, a need for a separate industry based research educational institution was felt in early 1930s, finally University of Applied sciences emerged as a separate industry based research educational institution in 1971 and is the largest University of Applied Sciences in Hesse (German: Hessen) with about 11,000 students.
In 1971 when Hochschule Darmstadt, was established, other regions of the Hesse,also felt the need of
The University of Sunderland is a university located in Sunderland in the North East of England. The university has 17,055 students, including 2,405 international students from 117 countries.
Sunderland was one of six universities to be shortlisted for 'University of the Year' in the Times Higher Education Supplement Awards 2012. It was also named the 'Best English University for student experience' by the Times Higher Education Supplement in December 2005.
The university's roots can be traced back to 1901, when Sunderland Technical College was established as a municipal training college on Green Terrace (the site of the former Galen Building). It was the first to offer sandwich courses. Pharmacy and naval architecture departments were established in 1921 and 1922 respectively. The Students' Union was first established in 1923, From 1930, some students in the Faculty of Applied Science read for degrees of the University of Durham. Also in 1930, a Mining Department was established and pharmacy students could read for the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree of the University of London.
In the 1960s, a PDP-8 hybrid computer was installed at the Chester Road site.
A new complex of buildings,
University of Wisconsin–Platteville (also known as UW–Platteville) is a public university located in Platteville, Wisconsin, United States. Part of the University of Wisconsin System, it offers both bachelor and master degrees. The university has three colleges that serve over 7,000 students on-campus and an additional 3,000 students through its five distance education programs.
The University grew from the 1959 merger of two schools: Wisconsin State College, Platteville and Wisconsin Institute of Technology. WSC-Platteville was founded in 1866 as Platteville Normal School, the first teacher preparation school in Wisconsin. It was renamed Platteville State Teachers College in 1926 and Wisconsin State College, Platteville in 1951. The Wisconsin Institute of Technology, founded in 1907 as the Wisconsin Mining Trade School, was founded to train technicians for the numerous mining operations around Platteville. It evolved into the first three-year program for mining engineers in the United States. It changed its name to the Wisconsin Institute of Technology in 1939. The schools combined became the Wisconsin State College and Institute of Technology. In 1966, along with Wisconsin's
Bryn Mawr College ( /ˌbrɪnˈmɑr/ BRIN-MAR; Welsh: [ˌbrɨ̞nˈmaur]) is a women's liberal arts college in Bryn Mawr, a community in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania, ten miles west of Philadelphia. The phrase bryn mawr means "big hill" in Welsh.
Bryn Mawr is one of the Seven Sister colleges, and is part of the Tri-College Consortium along with two other colleges founded by Quakers—Swarthmore College and Haverford College. The school has an enrollment of about 1300 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students.
Bryn Mawr College is a highly selective, private, women's liberal arts college founded in 1885. The Graduate School has male and female graduates. It is named after the town of Bryn Mawr in which the campus is located, which had been named by a representative of the Pennsylvania Railroad who found the name in some old records. Bryn Mawr was the name of an area estate granted to Rowland Ellis by William Penn in the 1680s. Ellis's former home, also called Bryn Mawr, was a house near Dolgellau, Merionnydd (Merioneth), Gwynedd, Wales. The College was largely founded through the bequest of Joseph W. Taylor, and its first president was James Evans Rhoads. Bryn Mawr was the first
Centro Escolar University (PSE: CEU) (Filipino: Pamantasang Centro Escolar) is a private university in Manila, Philippines. It was founded on June 3, 1907 by two women, Librada Avelino and Carmen de Luna, and was originally called Centro Escolar de Señoritas. It became a university in 1933. Today, the university has three campuses, the main campus is the Manila campus in Mendiola street, the Malolos campus established in 1978 is in the northern suburb of Malolos City in Bulacan province, and the Makati Campus in the Makati Central Business District. Originally, its Parañaque campus was part of the university's system until it was phased out in the early 1990s. CEU Cebu will be the first CEU campus outside Luzon. The university is also planning to establish 2 more campuses. The CEU Baguio and CEU Davao. The university celebrated its centennial in 2007.
The university offers programs in the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Allied Medicine. CEU also has Dentistry and Pharmacy programs. All of its academic programs are accredited Levels 3 and 4 by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines. CEU is the first university in the Philippines to be given an ISO:9001
Indian School of Mines (ISM) is a fully Resident and co-educational university located in the mineral-rich belt of India in the city of Dhanbad, Jharkhand. It was established in 1926 on the lines of Royal School of Mines,London. Today, it is a multi-disciplinary institute catering to a wide range of engineering and scientific disciplines and is considered among the best engineering institutes in the country.
The Indian School of Mines is the only institute of its kind in India and has traditionally catered extensively to the mining, mining machinery, mineral and petroleum industries. Yet, over the years, other engineering disciplines have made their mark in their respective sectors and are now churning out some of the most talented engineers in India.
ISM is rapidly improving its position among the top engineering colleges of India. It is consistently ranked among the top academic institutions in India. In the latest Outlook ranking of Top Engineering Colleges of India (June 2007), ISM was placed 8th, only next to its IIT-JEE league and BITS Pilani.
After the enactment of Indian Mines Act of 1901, the need for a government college for Mining Engineering was felt by the Indian
Belmont University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. A liberal arts education refers to the seven branches of learning: grammar, logic, rhetoric, arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy. It is the largest Christian university in Tennessee and the second largest private university in the state, behind nearby Vanderbilt University.
Belmont Mansion was the home of Adelicia Hayes Acklen Cheatham, a wealthy Nashville socialite, businesswoman and slave owner. Built starting in 1849, it was one of the most elaborate antebellum homes in the South, with 36 rooms and 19,000 sq ft (1,800 m) in size. The estate contained an art gallery, conservatories, bowling alley, lavish gardens, aviary, lake and a zoo (which was then subsequently opened to the public). In 1887 Acklen Cheatham sold the estate to a group which intended to develop it into a subdivision, but in 1889 the mansion and 13 acres of its grounds became the home to a women's school run by a Miss Hereon and Miss Hood. This school merged with Ward Seminary in 1913 and was known as Ward-Belmont College, which included both a junior college and college-prep (or high)
Guilford College, founded in 1837 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), is an independent college whose stated mission is to: "provide a transformative, practical and excellent liberal arts education that produces critical thinkers in an inclusive, diverse environment, guided by Quaker testimonies of community, equality, integrity, peace and simplicity and emphasizing the creative problem-solving skills, experience, enthusiasm and international perspectives necessary to promote positive change in the world." The small college focuses on teaching, experiential- and service-learning, and a student-centered approach.
Guilford states that it stresses breadth and rigor in its academic program and that, as a Quaker-founded college, it offers an educational experience that emphasizes the study of human values and the inter-relatedness of the world's knowledge and cultures. Guilford College states that, in support of its mission, its vision is to provide:
Principled Problem Solving. According to Guilford College, Principled Problem Solving (PPS) is a central and unifying aspect of Guilford College's practical liberal arts educational experience. PPS challenges students
The University of Kharkiv (Ukrainian: Харківський університет) or officially the Vasyl Karazin Kharkiv National University (Ukrainian: Харківський національний університет імені В. Н. Каразіна) is one of the major universities in Ukraine, and earlier in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union. It was founded in 1804 through the efforts of Vasyl Karazin becoming the second oldest university in Ukraine after the University of Lviv.
In 2010, according to University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP), it is the best university in Ukraine and 182th university in the world.
Among the scholars associated with the university there are three Nobel prize winners:
The University of Innsbruck (German: Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck; Latin: Universitas Leopoldino Franciscea Oenipontana) is a public university in the capital of the Austrian federal state of Tyrol, founded in 1669.
It is currently the largest education facility in the Austrian Bundesland of Tirol, the third largest in Austria behind Vienna University and the University of Graz and according to The Times Higher Education Supplement World Ranking 2010 Austria's leading university. Significant contributions have been made in many branches, most of all in the physics department. Further, regarding the number of ISI-listed publications, it occupies the third rank worldwide in the area of mountain research.
In 1562, a Jesuit grammar school was established in Innsbruck, today "Akademisches Gymnasium Innsbruck". It was financed by the salt mines in Hall in Tirol and was founded as a university in 1669 by Leopold I with four faculties. In 1782 this was reduced to a mere lyceum (as were all other Universities in Austrian Empire, apart from Prague, Vienna and Lviv), but it was re-established as the University of Innsbruck in 1826 by Emperor Franz I. The university is therefore
Colorado Mesa University is a public comprehensive university in Grand Junction, Colorado. The university has its primary campus in central Grand Junction. The university also has other campuses as well; Bishop Campus, which houses Western Colorado Community College in northwestern Grand Junction and a regional campus in Montrose, Colorado. Colorado Mesa University grants two-year associates degrees, four-year bachelors degrees, and master's degrees. The school is in the process of developing its first doctorate program.
Previously called Mesa State College (MSC), the school attained university status in August 2011, changing its name to Colorado Mesa University.
The Board of Trustees consists of eleven trustees (nine voting and two non-voting members). The voting members are appointed by the Colorado Governor, confirmed by the Colorado State Senate and serve staggered terms. The Colorado Mesa University Student Trustee is elected by the Student-body and is considered to be one of the most influential positions in the University and College System. The Senatus Academicus names a member from their ranks to serve as the eleventh member. The Board meets regularly throughout the year
Prescott College is a private liberal arts college in Prescott, Arizona, founded in 1966. It is a non-profit organization which has an undergraduate body of roughly 800 students, and an average student to faculty ratio of 7:1 in on-campus classrooms. There are four general programs at Prescott College: the On-campus Undergraduate Program (RDP), Limited-Residency Undergraduate Program (ADP), the Limited-Residency Masters of Arts Program (MAP), and a Limited-Residency Ph.D. program in Sustainability Education. Within the on-campus program students can earn a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies, or a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Visual Arts or Interdisciplinary Arts & Letters. On-campus students live in Prescott and attend classes at the college itself. Those enrolled in the Limited-Residency program work with various mentors, usually in their home communities, and Prescott College faculty.
The college just completed a $7.4M on-campus sustainable housing project to accommodate up to 104 first-time freshman. The Campus Village Apartments consist of 13 brand new multi-story townhome style apartment units, for up to eight students in each
PEC University of Technology, formerly known as Punjab Engineering College (Hindi: पंजाब इंजिनियरिंग कॉलेज, PEC), is an engineering institute located in the city of Chandigarh, India. It offers engineering studies at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels.
The PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh was originally established as Mugalpura Engineering College at Lahore (now in Pakistan) on November 9, 1921. The name of the college was later changed to Maclagan Engineering College and its started functioning under the name on March 19, 1924. In the year 1931, the college got affiliated to Punjab University, Lahore. After partition in 1947, the college was shifted to Roorkee (India) and was renamed as East Punjab College of Engineering. In the year 1950 the word East was dropped and it came to know by its present name - Punjab Engineering College. Towards the end of December 1953, the college shifted to its present campus in Chandigarh to function under Govt. of Punjab. In 1966, with the formation of Union Territory of Chandigarh, the college came under control of Govt. of India through Chandigarh Administration. In October 2003, the Govt. of India notified the Punjab Engineering
Arcadia University is a private university located in Glenside, Pennsylvania, United States, on the outskirts of Philadelphia. A master's university by Carnegie Classification, the university has a co-educational student population of more than 4,000. The university was ranked 25th in the master's universities in the North category by U.S. News & World Report for the 2009 rankings. The 76-acre (310,000 m) campus features Grey Towers Castle, a National Historic Landmark.
The school was founded in Beaver, Pennsylvania in 1853 as Beaver Female Seminary. By 1872 it had attained collegiate status, under the auspices of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and was named Beaver College. The school admitted men from 1872 to 1907, then again limited enrollment to women until 1972. In 1925 Beaver College moved east to Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. In 1928, the school acquired the current campus in Glenside. The college operated both the Jenkintown and Glenside campuses into the mid-1960s, when it consolidated all activities onto the Glenside campus.
In July 2001, upon attaining university status, Beaver College officially changed its name to Arcadia University. It was thought that a new name would
The Flinders University of South Australia, commonly referred to as Flinders University, is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it was named in honour of navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century.
The university has established a reputation as a leading research institution with a devotion to innovation. It is a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group and ranks 17 in Australia. Academically, the university pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to education, and its faculties of medicine and the humanities are ranked among the nation's top 10. It is also ranked within the world's top 400 institutions in both Times Higher Education and the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In 2011, Flinder's registered the Australia's worst fall in the year's rankings, when it dropped 49 places from the 2010 position in the QS World University Rankings.
In the late 1950s, with the growth of population in South Australia and the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus reaching full capacity, the need for a second South Australian
Texas A&M University–Kingsville is a public research university located in Kingsville, Texas and is one of the campuses comprising the Texas A&M University System. The university has programs in engineering, agriculture, wildlife, music, and the sciences and developed the nation's first doctoral degree in bilingual education.
Texas A&M University–Kingsville is the oldest continuously operating public institution of higher learning in South Texas. The school was chartered as the South Texas Normal School in 1917; however, the opening of the school was delayed due to World War I. Founded in 1925 as South Texas State Teachers College, the university's name changed in 1929 to Texas College of Arts and Industries signaled the broadening of its mission. A 1967 name change to Texas A&I University marked another transition. The university became a member of the Texas A&M University System in 1989 and changed its name to Texas A&M University–Kingsville in 1993.
The school has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) since 1928.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville has a highly diverse student body with 8,067 students pursuing degrees from eight
The University of New Zealand was New Zealand's sole degree-granting university from 1874 to 1961. It had a federal structure embracing several constituent institutions at various locations around New Zealand. In 1961, when it was dissolved New Zealand had four independent degree-granting universities and two associated agricultural colleges: the University of Otago (Dunedin), University of Canterbury (Christchurch), University of Auckland, Victoria University of Wellington, Canterbury Agricultural College (Lincoln) and Massey Agricultural College (Palmerston North).
The University of New Zealand Act set up the University in 1870.
The University of Otago negotiated to keep its title of "university" when it joined the University of New Zealand in 1874, however, it agreed to award degrees of the University of New Zealand. The colleges in Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington were known as "university colleges" rather than "universities" throughout most of the history of the University of New Zealand, i.e. Canterbury University College, Auckland University College and Victoria University College.
The Universities Act of 1961 dissolved the university and granted degree-conferring
Wa Ying College (Chinese: 華英中學) is a secondary school in Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It is managed by the Methodist Church, Hong Kong.
It was founded as Wa Ying Middle School (Chinese name 華英中學) by the Methodist Church in 1913 in Foshan of Guangdong in China. The school quickly established itself as one of the three most prestigious middle schools in pre-World War II southern China. During the War the school relocated to Hong Kong in Tung Chung Fort of Tung Chung on Lantau Island and later moved to Shatin. It returned to Foshan after the war. In 1951, after the Communist Party of China came into power in mainland China, the Foshan-based Wa Ying Middle School was confiscated by the state as the People's Republic of China's atheist Communist ideology does not allow religious organizations-run schools to operate. The Foshan No.1 Middle School (廣東省佛山市第一中學; pinyin Guangdong sheng Foshan shi Diyi Zhongxue, abbrev 佛山一中; pinyin Foshan Yizhong), was formed after the authorities merged the former Wa Ying Middle School with the public run Foshan Middle School (佛山中學; pinyin Foshan Zhongxue) and sited at the former Wa Ying Middle School.
In 1969, alumni of Wa Ying Middle School based in Hong
Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Abbreviation: NP; Chinese: 义安理工学院; Malay: Politeknik Ngee Ann), is the second polytechnic established in Clementi, Singapore, founded in 1963 as Ngee Ann College with 116 students. It was renamed Ngee Ann Technical Collage in 1968, before adopting its current name in 1982.
The polytechnic has an enrolment of about 15,000 full-time students, 3000 part-time students and an alumni community of about 1,200,000.
The campus is spread over 46 hectares at the fringe of the upmarket Bukit Timah residential district.
The polytechnic offers 49 full-time 3-year diploma courses through eight academic schools.
Upon graduation, students are awarded a polytechnic diploma in the course they were enrolled in. Graduates can either join the workforce or continue to further their studies in local or overseas universities. The universities may grant transfer credit based on the modules taken in their course, as well as the grades attained. Some graduates can also immediately enter the sophomore or junior year and bypass the freshman year itself.
The polytechnic gives out a few awards to graduates
Gold and silver medals are awarded to the most outstanding and next most outstanding
Campuses:Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology
Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology (ACCET-Karaikudi) is an autonomous (with effect from 2009) college of engineering in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India. Established in 1952, it is under the control of the government of the State. The college is a member institute under the TEQIP - Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme in India (11 colleges were selected from Tamil Nadu).
R.M. Alagappa Chettiar founded Alagappa Chettiar Educational Trust with the aim of developing the backward area of Karaikudi into a centre for higher education.
On 21 July 1952 ACCET started with three faculties - Civil, Mechanical and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The foundation for the main building of the college was laid by Rajendra Prasad, the President of India, on 19 February 1953.
The institution has been awarded the status of the best engineering college of 2006-07 in Tamil Nadu. Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi honoured the Principal in a function at Anna University, Chennai, on September 1, 2008 for this cause. The college is now affiliated to Anna University of tech.,Madurai from 2010-2011. Amenities like Canteen, PostOffice, Xerox and STD are available.
Flagler College is a private four-year liberal arts college in St. Augustine, Florida, United States. It celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2008.
The college has been named in recent years by US News & World Report as one of the southeast region's best comprehensive liberal arts colleges, and is included on its list of "America's Best Colleges". Its 2010-2011 tuition is $13,860 (excluding room and board) and its acceptance rate is an average of 35 to 45 percent of its annual applications.
The Princeton Review ranks Flagler in the top tier of southeastern colleges, and its campus as one of the most beautiful in the United States. It is currently included in The Princeton Review's Best 366 Colleges Rankings.
Flagler College is home to WFCF/88.5 MHz FM (Channel 203), a community-run station. As of the 2006-2007 school year, the college also broadcasts on local Public-access television cable TV television as FCTV. It also publishes a campus newspaper, The Gargoyle, and an annual literary journal, The Flagler Review.
The school is located on 19 acres (77,000 m), the centerpiece of which is the Ponce de Leon Hall, built in 1888 as a luxury hotel. The architects were John Carrere and
Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary campuses in Italy, Turkey, and Qatar.
Georgetown's founding by John Carroll, America's first Catholic bishop, realized efforts to establish a Roman Catholic college in the province of Maryland that were repeatedly thwarted by religious persecution. The university expanded after the American Civil War under the leadership of Patrick Francis Healy, who came to be known as Georgetown's "second founder" despite having been born a slave. Jesuits have participated in the university's administration since 1805, a heritage Georgetown celebrates, but the university has always been governed independently of the Society of Jesus and of church authorities.
The university has around 7,000 undergraduate and over 8,000 post-graduate students from a wide variety of religious, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds,
Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is a British university located in North West England. Its headquarters and central campus are in the city of Manchester, and there are outlying facilities in the county of Cheshire. The university has its roots in the Manchester Mechanics’ Institution (1824) and the Manchester School of Design (1838). It is the sixth largest university in the United Kingdom in terms of student numbers.
Teaching quality inspections place the university within the top twenty in the UK, according to The Complete University Guide. Teaching standards have also been described as 'among the highest in the country' by the Quality Assurance Agency. The university is ranked fourth of the new universities in attracting research funds from the Higher Education Funding Council for England.
The university is an accredited member of the Association of MBAs, a member of the University Alliance, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the North West Universities Association and the European University Association. The university is home to the Manchester School of Art, the Manchester School of Theatre and, in conjunction with the University of Manchester, the
Manhattanville College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college offering undergraduate and graduate degrees, located in Purchase, New York, United States. Founded in 1841 it was known initially as Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart. Manhattanville's mission is to "educate students to become ethically and socially responsible leaders for the global community."
Approximately 1,700 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students attend Manhattanville. Manhattanville students come from 76 countries and 48 states. In accordance with the college's Portfolio System, which is the nation's oldest such system, undergraduate candidates must present: a freshman year assessment essay, a study plan outlining all course work counted toward the degree, a program evaluation essay giving both a rationale for course choices and an evaluation of the course, and specific examples of work in writing and research.
The architectural and administrative centerpiece of the Manhattanville campus, Reid Hall (1864) is named after Whitelaw Reid, owner of the New York Tribune. On either side of Reid Hall stand academic buildings on one side and on the other residence halls around a central Quad designed
The University of the West (commonly known as UWest) is a private, not-for-profit, university located in Rosemead, California. It was founded in 1991 by Venerable Master Hsing Yun, founder of the Taiwan-based Buddhist order Fo Guang Shan and Hsi Lai Temple, the North American order headquarters. The school offered its first class in spring of 1991.
UWest is a private, non profit school accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Although founded by a Buddhist organization, UWest is not a Buddhist college, which is a term typically used for monasteries or schools that train people for the monastic order. University of the West is an accredited undergraduate and advanced degree-granting institution.
UWest students are not required to subscribe to the Buddhist faith or practice Buddhism in any form. Indeed, UWest's undergraduate and graduate programs in Business Administration garner higher enrollment numbers than its undergraduate and graduate programs in Religious Studies.
The university, then known as Hsi Lai University (Chinese: 西來大學; pinyin: Xi lái dà xué) started in a small classroom in Hsi Lai Temple, the North American head branch of the Fo Guang Shan order.
The College of Staten Island (CSI) is one of the eleven four-year senior colleges within in the City University of New York system. Programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional studies lead to bachelor's and associate's degrees. The master's degree is awarded in 13 professional and liberal arts and sciences fields of study. The College participates in doctoral programs of The City University Graduate School and University Center in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Nursing, Physics, and Psychology.
It was established in 1976 from the merger of Richmond College (opened in 1965) and Staten Island Community College (opened 1956). Richmond College had been threatened with closure because of New York City's financial crisis, while the older school, because of its status as a community college, received state support. The merger was particularly logical since the community college offered two year degrees, while Richmond College was an "upper divisional" college (the third in the nation) that offered degrees to those in their third and fourth years of schooling.
The College of Staten Island has been located on the grounds of the former Willowbrook State School since
Langara College is a public degree-granting college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada which serves approximately 23,000 students annually through its university, career, and continuing studies programs. The college takes its name from the neighbourhood in which it is situated, which was named after Spanish Admiral Juan de Lángara.
Programs and courses at Langara College are delivered in the following subject areas:
Langara College provides university-level programs and courses and offers a variety of qualifications, including baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates, and citations. The three 4-year degree programs offered by the College are Nursing, Recreation Management, and Business Administration. The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program offers majors in Accounting, Business Management, Financial Management, International Business, and Marketing.
Langara's wide range of academic programs in more than 60 subject areas are offered over three semesters per year. Langara is a popular choice for university transfer students due to smaller class sizes, excellent support services, and competitive tuition fees. More students transfer to
The University of Michigan (commonly referred to as Michigan, U-M, UMich, or U of M) is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world, including one ranking, as high as the 4th best university in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.
The university was founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, about 20 years before the Michigan Territory officially became a state. What would become the university moved to Ann Arbor in 1837 onto 40 acres (16 ha) of what is now known as Central Campus. Since its establishment in Ann Arbor, the university has physically expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with a combined area of more than 31 million gross square feet (712 acres or 2.38 km²), and transformed its academic program from a strictly
The University of Siena (Italian: Università degli Studi di Siena, abbreviation: UNISI) in Siena, Tuscany is one of the oldest and first publicly funded universities in Italy. Originally called Studium Senese, the University of Siena was founded in 1240. The University had around 20,000 students in 2006 nearly half of Siena's total population of around 54,000. Today, the University of Siena is best known for its Schools of Law and Medicine.
On December 26, 1240, Ildebrandino Cacciaconti, the then podestà of Siena, signed a decree imposing a tax on citizens of Siena who rented rooms to students of the local "Studium Senese". The money from this tax went to pay for the salaries of the maestri (teachers) of this new studium. The studium was further supported when, in 1252, Pope Innocent IV declared both its teachers and students completely immune from taxes and forced labour levied on their person or property by the city of Siena. Moreover, the commune exempted teachers of law and Latin from military service and teachers of Latin were also excused from their duties as night watchmen. By the early 14th century, there were five teachers of Latin, logic and law and two doctors of natural
Cuyamaca Community College is a community college in the San Diego County community of Rancho San Diego, near El Cajon, California. Along with Grossmont College it serves the eastern suburbs in the San Diego area. Cuyamaca opened in 1978 and now offers 59 associate's degree programs and 66 training certification programs to approximately 10,000 students. Many of the college's students transfer to the University of California at San Diego or San Diego State University to complete their bachelor's degrees. Cuyamaca's mascot is the coyote.
Cuyamaca College is located in the community of Rancho San Diego on a 165-acre (67 ha) site which was at one time a part of the Old Monte Vista Ranch. Cuyamaca College is one of two colleges serving the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.
The name for the college was selected by the Board of Trustees, as a reflection of the history and heritage of this area of San Diego County. One historian notes that "The very old Indian name 'Cuyamaca' has persisted through Spanish, Mexican and American times", and has, at various times, been "applied to mountains, lakes, valleys and ranches." Writers have interpreted the Indian meaning of the name in
Acadia University is a predominantly undergraduate university located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada with some graduate programs at the master's level and one at the doctoral level. The enabling legislation consists of: Acadia University Act and the Amended Acadia University Act 2000.
Acadia University / 106681893RR0001 was registered as a charitable organization in Canada on 1967-01-01. The primary areas in which the charity is now carrying on programs to achieve its charitable purposes, ranked according to the percentage of time and resources devoted to each program area follow:
The charity carried on charitable programs to further its charitable purpose(s) (as defined in its governing documents) this fiscal period:
Acadia University is located in the town of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, approximately 100 kilometres northwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia the provincial capital. Founded in 1838 by the Baptist Community, Acadia's beginning was the result of the commitment and enthusiasm of a community determined to build a university. The University has been shaped by their spirit of hard work and dedication to the principles that everyone should have access to university regardless of
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology is a publicly funded English-language college and member of Polytechnics Canada located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The college serves the National Capital Region and the outlying areas of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. The college has three campuses; a primary campus located in West Ottawa, and secondary campuses located in Perth, Ontario, and Pembroke, Ontario. The enabling legislation is the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act.
The college was established during the formation of Ontario’s college system in 1967. Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology were established on May 21, 1965 when the Ontario system of public community colleges was created. The founding institutions were the Eastern Ontario Institute of Technology (established in 1957) and the Ottawa Vocational Centre (established in 1965 at the Woodroffe Campus). The original land was donated by the Ryan family. Algonquin College is named after the Algonquin First Nations Peoples who were the original inhabitors of the area.
In 1964, the Rideau Campus was established. “Satellite” campuses in Pembroke, Hawkesbury, Perth and Renfrew were established in
Buena Vista University is a private 4-year college located in Storm Lake, Iowa. Founded in 1891 as Buena Vista College, it is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The university's 60-acre (240,000 m) campus is situated on the shores of Storm Lake, a 3,200-acre (13 km) natural lake. BVU's academic programs feature a balance between traditional liberal arts courses and hands-on learning opportunities, such as travel and internships. The university awards its faculty with the $30,000 George Wythe Award for Teaching Excellence, one of the largest faculty awards in the nation. The average student-to-professor ratio is 13:1.
At its inception, the college was housed in the Storm Lake Opera House, where it remained for only a year. Old Main, the college's first building, opened in 1892, and was occupied by faculty and students until it burned down in 1956. Major construction projects in the 1950s and 1960s extended the college, which soon included three dormitories, a library, and a number of classroom buildings.
The college gained accreditation in 1952, and began to grant degrees under the authority of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The first graduate
Elmira College is a coeducational private liberal arts college located in Elmira, in New York State's Southern Tier region.
The college is noted as the oldest college still in existence which (as a college for women) granted degrees to women that were the equivalent of those given to men (the first to do so was the now-defunct Mary Sharp College). Elmira College became coeducational in all of its programs in 1969.
The college, founded in 1855, has an enrollment of about 1200 students. The school's colors, purple and gold, are seen throughout the traditional campus, consisting mainly of ivy-covered buildings of the Victorian and Collegiate Gothic architectural styles. The colors purple and gold come from both the banners of the women's suffrage movement and the iris, the college flower.
Offered are about thirty-five major areas of study, each ultimately leading to either a B.S. or B.A. degree upon a successful completion of undergraduate studies. Students attend two full terms in the fall and winter and then enroll in a 6-week, intensive "Term III" in the spring. This gives students a unique opportunity to study abroad, intern, or take classes not related to their majors so as to
The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly called Georgia Tech, Tech, and GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shanghai, China; and Singapore.
The educational institution was founded in 1885 as the Georgia School of Technology as part of Reconstruction plans to build an industrial economy in the post-Civil War Southern United States. Initially, it offered only a degree in mechanical engineering. By 1901, its curriculum had expanded to include electrical, civil, and chemical engineering. In 1948, the school changed its name to reflect its evolution from a trade school to a larger and more capable technical institute and research university.
Today, Georgia Tech is organized into six colleges and contains about 31 departments/units, with a strong emphasis on science and technology. It is well recognized for its degree programs in engineering, computing, management, the sciences, architecture, and liberal arts. Tech is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation and is a member of
Lancaster University, officially The University of Lancaster, is a research-intensive British university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by Royal Charter in 1964 and initially based in St Leonard's Gate until moving to a purpose-built 300 acre campus at Bailrigg in 1968. Lancaster expanded rapidly and now has the 11th highest research quality in the UK and is the 16th highest ranking research institution according to the latest Research Assessment Exercise. The university has an annual income of £180 million, 3,025 staff and 12,525 students. Along with the universities of Durham, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York, Lancaster is a member of the N8 Group of research universities. Lancaster was ranked 7th in the 2013 Guardian University Guide, 9th in the 2013 Complete University Guide, 8th in the Times Higher Education Table, and 9th in the 2012 Good University Guide. It was also ranked 124th internationally in THE World University Rankings 2011 153rd in the 2011 QS World University Rankings, and 9th best university in the world under 50 years old.
Lancaster is a collegiate university, with its main functions divided between
Moravian College a private liberal arts college, and the associated Moravian Theological Seminary are located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, in the Lehigh Valley region. It is America's sixth-oldest college.
The College traces its founding to 1742 by followers of John Amos Comenius, the 17th century Moravian bishop.
The College traces its roots to the Bethlehem Female Seminary, which was founded in 1742 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, as the first school for young women in the U.S. The seminary was created by Benigna, Countess von Zinzendorf, the daughter of Count Nikolaus Ludwig Zinzendorf, who was the benefactor of the fledgling Moravian communities in Nazareth and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Female Seminary was incorporated by the Pennsylvania State Legislature in 1863 and became the woman's college, the Moravian Seminary and College for Women in 1913.
The College also traces its roots to the founding of two boys' schools, established in 1742 and 1743, which merged to become Nazareth Hall in 1759. It was located in the town of Nazareth. Nazareth Hall became, in part, Moravian College & Theological Seminary in 1807. It was later incorporated by the Pennsylvania State
The Schulich School of Music (also known as Schulich) is one of the constituent faculties of McGill University in Montréal, Canada. The faculty was named after benefactor Seymour Schulich.
Music at McGill – The Beginning
Music teaching began in 1884, although the program was first reserved for women. In 1889, a teaching specialist was engaged at the request of the students by a gift from the university's Chancellor, Donald A. Smith, Lord Strathcona. In 1896, the Royal Victoria College for girls by Lord Strathcona was founded. In September 1899, the Royal Victoria College was opened, and pianist Clara Lichtenstein (1860–1946) arrived on the invitation of Lord Strathcona. In 1902, examinations of the Associate Board of the Royal Schools of Music of London were introduced.
McGill Conservatorium of Music
Faculty of Music
Faculty of Music and Conservatorium of Music (1957–1978)
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The performance programs at the Schulich School of Music provide students with private lessons and performing opportunities in university ensembles, in addition to studies in the history and theory of music.
The Department of Performance oversees the following areas and
The University of Kent (formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury, abbreviated as Cantuar. for post-nominals) is a public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965 and is regarded as one of the UK's "plate glass universities".
The University of Kent's main site is a rural campus just north of Canterbury situated within 300 acres of park land, which houses over 4,300 students. The university has additional UK sites in Medway and Tonbridge, and postgraduate centres in Brussels and Paris. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise the University of Kent was placed 24th out of 118 participating institutions in terms of the best, or 4*, research in a ranking produced by Times Higher Education.
The University of Kent is frequently ranked in the top 30 in rankings of British universities. In 2010 just under 30,000 students applied to the University of Kent through UCAS and 5,242 accepted offers of places. The average UCAS points offer given for 2011/12 was 349 or ABB-AAB. Kent is a member of the Santander Network of European universities encouraging social and economic development.
The university's original name, chosen in 1962, was the University of Kent
Zahira College, Colombo ( commonly known as Zahira College or simply as Zahira ) ( Sinhala: සහිරා විදුහල, Tamil: சாஹிரா கல்லுரி, Arabic: Zahira means "Excellence" ) is the very first Muslim school in Sri Lanka and was founded in 1892 as Al Madrasathul Zahira by two of the most prominent Sri Lankan Muslims of the day, I. L. M. Abdul Aziz and Arasi Marikar Wapchie Marikar, with the active patronage of Ahmed Orabi Pasha of Egypt. It is currently the largest Muslim educational institution in Sri Lanka with more than 4000 students studying there. The college is situated at the heart of Colombo city. The college also has one of the oldest mosques in the country in its premises.
The idea of school mainly for Muslims was conceived by visionaries at a time, such as Proctor M. C. Siddi Lebbe of Kandy, when circumstances were positively hostile to English education due to the reasons where English education was very much associated with proselytism. At this juncture in history of Sri Lanka almost all the schools in the country were run by Christian missionaries. Because Sri Lanka had not won its independence from the British Empire an almost state aided conversion submerged other communities.
Fitchburg State University, also called Fitchburg State, is a four-year public institution of higher learning with a compact urban campus, in the city of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States. Fitchburg State University has over 3,500 undergraduate and over 1650 graduate/continuing education students, for a total student body enrollment over 5200. The College offers postgraduate certificates, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and MBAs in more than 25 academic disciplines. The main campus, the McKay Campus School, and athletic fields comprise 79 acres (320,000 m²) in the city of Fitchburg; the biological study fields comprise 120 acres (490,000 m²) in the neighboring towns of Lancaster, Leominster, and Lunenburg.
Fitchburg State University was founded as the State Normal School in Fitchburg in 1894 by the state legislature. Its first President was John G. Thompson (President 1895–1920). Initially a secondary-education school for women (coeducation arrived in 1911), the Normal School was not authorized to grant Bachelor degrees until 1930, after the presidency of William D. Parkinson (1920–1927), and during Dr. Charles M. Herlihy's (1927–1945) tenure. In 1932, that
The University of Pittsburgh, commonly referred to as Pitt, is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded as Pittsburgh Academy in 1787 on what was then the American frontier, Pitt is one of the oldest continuously chartered institutions of higher education in the United States. Pitt evolved into the Western University of Pennsylvania with an alteration to its charter in 1819, and upon relocating to its current campus in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh in 1908, the school received its current moniker, the University of Pittsburgh. For most of its history Pitt was a private institution, until it became part of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education in 1966.
Pitt has consistently placed in the top cluster of U.S. public research universities and among the overall top 25 research universities according to the Center for Measuring University Performance, is listed as one of U.S. News & World Report's top 20 public universities, and has been listed among the best colleges for the quality of life of its students. Pitt has also been named as a "best value" by various publications, and has appeared in multiple rankings of the
Abilene Christian University (ACU) is a private university located in Abilene, Texas, affiliated with Churches of Christ. ACU was founded in 1906, as Childers Classical Institute. Abilene Christian University's fall 2012 enrollment is 4,371 students.
Abilene Christian University grew from an idea held by A. B. Barret and Charles Roberson to form a school in West Texas. The Churches of Christ in Abilene agreed to back the project. J. W. Childers sold Barret land and a large house west of the town and lowered the price with the stipulation that the school would be named in his honor. Childers Classical Institute opened in the fall of 1906, with 25 students.
When Jesse P. Sewell became president of the institute in 1912, the school began using "Abilene Christian College" on all its printed material. In 1920, the school paid the Childers family $4,000 and formally changed the name.
The Optimist, the university's student-produced newspaper, was founded in 1912. The Prickly Pear, the school yearbook, was founded in 1916. The JMC Network, a converged student media operation, was created in 2008 to produce all student-led news media. The campus literary-arts magazine (now The Shinnery
Armstrong Atlantic State University, also referred to as Armstrong Atlantic, Armstrong, and formerly AASU, is a four-year public university, part of the University System of Georgia. It is located on a 268-acre (1.08 km) campus in suburban Savannah, Georgia, United States. The campus is approximately fifteen minutes from downtown Savannah and 25 miles (40 km) from Tybee Island beaches. The name AASU is no longer encouraged due to the university's drive to distinguish itself using the unique Armstrong name.
Armstrong Atlantic was founded in 1935 by Thomas Gamble, mayor of Savannah, as Armstrong Junior College. The institution grew into a four year university in the 1960s. Armstrong currently offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs through four colleges. Armstrong has a student enrollment of approximately 7,600 students, including close to 1,000 graduate students. Fielding athletic teams known as Armstrong Atlantic Pirates, the university competes at the NCAA Division II level as a member of the Peach Belt Conference. Armstrong's official colors are maroon and gold.
Armstrong Atlantic State University was founded as Armstrong Junior College in
Dalarna University (Swedish: Högskolan Dalarna) is a university college (högskola) located in Falun and Borlänge, in Dalarna County, Sweden.
Dalarna University is one of Sweden’s more recent institutions of higher education, established in 1977. It is situated in Dalarna, 200 kilometres north-west of Stockholm.
The college currently has about 18000 students. Approximately half of them study in Falun, the administrative capital of the province, while the rest study in the neighbouring town of Borlänge and via distance education.
The college is divided up into three departments:
The University of Bucharest (Romanian: Universitatea din București), in Romania, is a university founded in 1864 by decree of Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza to convert the former Saint Sava Academy into the current University of Bucharest.
In the 2012 QS World University Rankings it was included in Top 200 universities of the world (151-200 band).
In 1694 Constantin Brâncoveanu, ruler of Wallachia, had founded the Princely Academy of Saint Sava in Bucharest with lectures delivered in Greek. In 1776, Alexander Ypsilantis, ruler of Wallachia, reformed the curriculum of the Saint Sava Academy, where courses of French, Italian and Latin were now taught. In 1859, the Faculty of Law was created. In 1857, Carol Davila created the National School of Medicine and Pharmacy. In 1857, the foundation stone of the University Palace in Bucharest was laid.
On July 4/16 1864 Prince Alexander John Cuza created the University of Bucharest, bringing together the Faculties of Law, Sciences and Letters as one single body. In the following years, new faculties were created: 1884 – the Faculty of Theology; 1906 – the Institute of Geology; 1913 – the Academic Institute for Electrotechnology; 1921 – the Faculty
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The University of North Texas Health Science Center, commonly known as the UNT Health Science Center and abbreviated UNTHSC, is a graduate-level institution of the University of North Texas System. The 1,949-student, 33-acre campus opened in 1970 and is located in the Cultural District of Fort Worth, Texas.
The UNT Health Science Center comprises the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM), the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Public Health, the School of Health Professions, the UNT System College of Pharmacy, plus other centers and institutes.
UNT Health at UNTHSC is the TCOM faculty practice program providing direct patient care. UNT Health handles over 600,000 patient visits annually. The group's 170 physicians practice in 40 medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties, including allergy/immunology, family practice, cardiology, neurology, obstetrics & gynecology, oncology, orthopedics, psychiatry, sports medicine and neurosurgery.
Research centers and institutes at UNTSHC include the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CRI), the Center for Commercialization of Fluorescence Technologies (CCFT), the Focused on Resources for her Health Education and
Bar-Ilan University (BIU; Hebrew: אוניברסיטת בר-אילן Universitat Bar-Ilan) is a university in Ramat Gan of the Tel Aviv District, Israel.
Established in 1955, Bar Ilan is now Israel's second-largest academic institution. It has nearly 26,800 students (including 9,000 students in its affiliated regional colleges) and 1,350 faculty members. Bar-Ilan University has eight faculties: Exact Sciences, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Jewish Studies, Medicine, Engineering, and Law. There are also interdisciplinary studies.
The University aims to forge closer links between Torah and universal studies, "to blend tradition with modern technologies and scholarship, and teach the compelling ethics of Jewish heritage to all... to synthesize the ancient and modern, the sacred and the material, the spiritual and the scientific."
Bar-Ilan University has Jewish-American roots: it was conceived in Atlanta in a meeting of the American Mizrahi organization in 1950, and was founded by Prof. Pinkhos Churgin, an American rabbi and educator. When it was opened in 1955, it was described by The New York Times "as Cultural Link Between the [Israeli] Republic and America". The university was named
Brockenhurst College, or colloquially known as Brock, is in the tertiary sector providing education in a wide range of courses for many different ages. The college is based in the village of Brockenhurst in the New Forest in Hampshire, England.
The college has over 2800 full-time students and over 10,000 part-time adult learners as far and wide as The New Forest, Bournemouth, Poole, East Dorset, the Waterside area of Southampton, South Wiltshire, and the Isle of Wight. Brock College has been an accredited Investors in People since 1996, and in 2004 was awarded by the AoC Beacon Award and is also rated one of the top ten colleges in the country and top in the south by Ofsted.
The types of courses the college provides are professional, vocational and AS/A Level courses, Foundation Degrees and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) and Higher National Certificates (HNCs). The college is also one of over 160 schools or colleges within the U.K to offer the International Baccalaureate qualification.
The College, with its many different buildings and uses, is divided up into A, B, E, M and S blocks. In addition to the Main Hall and Foyer, there are also other blocks given full names, such as the
The Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT) is public engineering college located in Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore, India. It was founded in 1956 by V.Rangaswamy Naidu Educational Trust with the aim of disseminating knowledge in the fields of science, engineering and technology. It is a government aided institution affiliated to Anna University. The Institute was granted autonomous status in 1987 and is recognized by the AICTE and NAAC.
Coimbatore Institute of Technology was founded in 1956 by Prof P. R. Ramakrishnan, son of a wealthy Industrialist, after graduating from MIT Sloan School of Management in the USA. He was also one of the earliest Indians to graduate from MIT. The trust was formed under the name V. Rangaswamy Naidu Educational Trust.
CIT was affiliated to Madras University from 1956 to 1980. In 1980, the Institute got affiliated to Bharathiar University and subsequently to Anna University in 2001. CIT is a Government-aided institution, recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education. The Institute was granted autonomous status in 1987 and is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation. CIT offers 10 Under Graduate Academic Programmes and 7 Post Graduate
Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, is a co-educational liberal arts college known for being the first American college to prohibit in its charter all discrimination based on race, religion, or sex; for its refusal to accept government funding; and for its monthly publication, Imprimis. National Review has described Hillsdale as a "citadel of American conservatism."
Hillsdale College has long been considered a major player in the history and development of American conservatism, a reputation that became most noticeable during the 1970s and continues to the present. Most of the curriculum is based on and centered around the teachings of the Western heritage as a product of both the Greco-Roman culture and the Judeo-Christian religion. These, in turn, encompass the principles of the American Founding and the college's academic emphasis on such, especially in relation to its own founding. Hillsdale is among the few non-military colleges in the United States that require every student, regardless of major, to study the U.S. Constitution as a core requirement. Additionally, prominent conservative theorist Russell Kirk had a substantial career there, and allowed
The National University of Rosario (Spanish: Universidad Nacional de Rosario, UNR) is a research, educational and public university located in the city of Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina.
Rosario National University (UNR) was created in 1968 by Law 17.987. Its foundational structure consisted of numerous academic and administrative entities belonging to the Rosario campus of the National University of the Littoral, established in 1918. The schools incorporated in the original university at the time included: the Colleges of Medicine, Biochemistry Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Economic Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Law, Psychology, Political Sciences, Odontology, Agricultural Sciences, Veterinarian Sciences. Other institutions under the original university's aegis included hospitals and secondary schools, the Rosario Music Institute, the Fine Arts Institute, and the Center of Foreign and Modern Languages.
From its beginnings Rosario National University promoted an active relationship with Rosario society. This relationship allowed it to completed every initiated project and sustain growth in accordance to regional demands. Its present structure consists of 12
The University of Bolton (formerly Bolton Institute of Higher Education) is a university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It has around 14,000 students across all sites and courses, with 700 academic and professional staff. Around 70% of its students come from Bolton and the North West region. The Times newspaper profile states: ‘The university sees itself as a regional institution, with around three quarters of the students coming from the North West, many through partner colleges.’
Bolton Institute of Higher Education was formed in 1982 by the merger of the Bolton Institute of Technology and Bolton College of Education (Technical).
Bolton Institute was awarded the right to award taught degrees in 1992, with the powers to award research degrees in 1995.
In April 2004, the institute was awarded university status with immediate effect. The institution then set about searching for a new name to match its university status. A long consultation period considered many titles, including 'Bolton University', 'Bolton Institute University', 'West Pennines University', 'Bolton Metropolitan University' and 'Bolton Leverhulme University', before announcing 'University of Bolton' as the
The University of Cincinnati (commonly referred to as Cincinnati or UC) is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, in the U.S. state of Ohio, and a part of the University System of Ohio.
Founded in 1819 as Cincinnati College, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati and has an annual enrollment of over 40,000 students, making it the second largest university in Ohio and one of the largest universities in the United States. In the 2010 survey by Times Higher Education (UK), the university was ranked in the top 100 universities in North America and as one of the top 200 in the world. In the 2012 edition of US News and World Report, the University of Cincinnati was ranked as a Tier One university. In 2011-2012 academic year the Leiden University ranking put the University of Cincinnati at the 93rd place globally and at the 63rd place in North America by the proportion of top-cited publications.
The university garners nearly $500 million per annum in research funding, ranking 22nd among public universities in the US. Numerous programs across the university are nationally ranked, including: aerospace engineering, anthropology, architecture,
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (often referred to as UMBC) is an American public research university, located in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, mostly in the community of Catonsville. Established as a part of the University System of Maryland in 1966, the university specializes in the natural sciences and engineering, while also offering programs in the liberal arts.
UMBC offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a variety of areas of study. There are 54 majors, 42 minors and 20 certificate offerings in its undergraduate program. UMBC's Graduate School offers 33 master's degree programs, 23 doctoral degree programs and 20 graduate certificate programs. The university is divided into three colleges, two schools, as well as its graduate school.
The average cumulative GPA of all undergraduate students in the Spring 2009 semester was 3.00.
UMBC's campus is located on 500 acres. It is 15 minutes from Baltimore's Inner Harbor and 45 minutes from Washington, D.C. Baltimore Washington International Airport is five minutes away, as are AMTRAK and light rail stations. UMBC, three miles outside the Baltimore city limits, successfully lobbied the government
Vanier College is an English-language public college located in the Montreal borough of Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 1970 as the second English-language public college of Quebec's public college system. Vanier is located just north of CEGEP Saint-Laurent, a French-language public college.
Vanier College offers over twenty-five programs of study in both two-year pre-university and three-year technical fields. With a student population averaging six thousand, Vanier College is the third-largest English-language college in Québec. The college offers two types of programs: pre-university and technical. The pre-university programs, which take two years to complete, cover the subject matters which roughly correspond to the additional year of high school given elsewhere in Canada in preparation for a chosen field in university. Students graduating from a CEGEP program are prepared more adequately for university studies. The technical programs, which take three years to complete, applies to students who wish to be career-ready; however, many students choose to pursue a university degree. In addition, the Continuing Education Centre offers a wide variety of credit
The Boston University School of Management (SMG) is the business school at Boston University in Boston. Founded in 1913 as the College of Business Administration, the school offers undergraduate and graduate programs.
The BU School of Management offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree (full- and part-time programs), a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mathematical Finance, a Master of Science in Investment Management, executive education programs, two Ph.D. programs. Both the undergraduate and graduate programs offer dual degree options with other schools and colleges at Boston University.
The BU School of Management has some 250 full-time faculty and some 200 part-time faculty, teaching fellows, and active research assistants.
The business school is housed in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, located at 595 Commonwealth Avenue. The building opened in October 1996 and contains over 40 classrooms, a 375-seat lecture hall, five computer labs, and the Frederick S. Pardee Management Library. The building offers wireless Internet access throughout as well as 4,000 wired dataports. A Breadwinners Deli and a wired Starbucks are
The Humboldt University of Berlin (German: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) is (together with Technical University Berlin) one of Berlin's oldest universities, founded in 1810 as the University of Berlin (Universität zu Berlin) by the liberal Prussian educational reformer and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt, whose university model has strongly influenced other European and Western universities. From 1828 it was known as the Frederick William University (Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität), and later (unofficially) also as the Universität unter den Linden after its location. In 1949, it changed its name to Humboldt-Universität in honour of both its founder Wilhelm and his brother, geographer Alexander von Humboldt.
The first semester at the newly founded Berlin university occurred in 1810 with 256 students and 52 lecturers in faculties of law, medicine, theology and philosophy under rector Theodor Schmalz. The university has been home to many of Germany's greatest thinkers of the past two centuries, among them the subjective idealist philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte, the theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher, the absolute idealist philosopher G.W.F. Hegel, the Romantic legal theorist
Louisiana College is a private institution of higher education located in Pineville, Louisiana, affiliated with the Louisiana Baptist Convention, serving a student body of approximately 1,300 students. The college operates on a semester system, with two shorter summer terms. Although the college is affiliated with a group of Baptist churches, who make up the membership of the Louisiana Baptist Convention, students need not be a member of that denomination to attend.
The school's colors are orange and blue, and their athletics teams are known as the Wildcats and Lady Wildcats.
Louisiana College was founded on October 3, 1906, in Pineville, across the Red River from the larger Alexandria. Baptist clergyman and educator Edwin O. Ware, Sr., is considered to have been the principal founder of the institution. He was both the college's financial agent, 1906–1907, and its first president, 1908-1909. Louisiana College (often referred to as "LC") is the successor to two earlier Louisiana Baptist schools, Mount Lebanon College, sometimes called Mount Lebanon University, and Keatchie Female College. The first, a men's school founded in 1852 by the North Louisiana Baptist Convention, was
Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, often referred to as Calcutta Medical College, was established 1835 as Medical College, Bengal in Kolkata, India as the first college of European medicine in Asia. The purpose of establishing this college was to train native youth in the principles and practices of medical science in accordance with the mode adopted in Europe. Medical College Bengal was established on 28 January 1835, soon followed by Madras Medical College on 2 February 1835.
The college now imparts the degrees Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) after completion of 5 and half years of medical training. Also specialization degrees like MS / MD as well as post doctoral MCh / DM degreesare offered. Besides there are nursing and several para-medical courses. The hospital associated with the college is one of the largest hospitals in Kolkata and houses several specialty and super-specialty departments.
Medical College, Bengal was the first institution in India imparting a systematic education in western medicine. The British East India Company established the Indian Medical Service (IMS) as early as 1764 to look after Europeans in British India. IMS officers headed military
The Medical University of Graz is a university in Graz, Austria.
The faculty of medicine at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz was established in 1863 by Franz Joseph I.. In 2004 the former faculty became an independent university.
Diploma programs offered are Medicine and Dentistry. The program in Nursing Sciences is a bachelor program. Medical Science is a doctoral program. There are also some medicine-related postgrad programs.
Rosedale Bible College (RBC) is an evangelical Anabaptist junior Bible college located in Rosedale in central Ohio. RBC offers associate degrees and one-year certificates in Biblical studies, with nine areas of concentration. The college is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education, and is owned by the Conservative Mennonite Conference, a coalition of roughly 120 widely scattered churches within the Mennonite family of faith, and united by a conservative evangelical and Anabaptist theology.
RBC began in 1952 near the town of Berlin, Ohio, as a six-week Bible school that met in a local Mennonite church. The school was founded to equip students to grow spiritually and academically to serve effectively in the church and society. In 1964 the college moved to its present campus and became known as Rosedale Bible Institute. The ensuing years saw growth in both course offerings and length of the school year. In conjunction with accreditation and degree granting privileges recognized by the Ohio Board of Regents, the institution changed its name in 2001 to Rosedale Bible College.
Currently the college serves approximately 125 students annually, a large majority of them
Southern University and A&M College is a historically black college located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Baton Rouge campus is located on Scott’s Bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in the northern section of the City of Baton Rouge. The city parish has a population of more than 500,000 and serves as a cultural, political, educational, and industrial center for South Louisiana. The campus encompasses 512 acres, with an agricultural experimental station on an additional 372-acre site, located five miles north of the main campus. The University is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
The concept of Southern University was put forth by P. B. S. Pinchback, T. T. Allain, Henry Demas, and as an institution "for the education of persons of color" at the 1879 Louisiana State Constitutional Convention. In April 1880, the Louisiana General Assembly chartered Southern University, originally located in New Orleans. Southern opened its doors on March 7, 1881 (1881-03-07) with twelve students. One of the original locations of the early campus was the former Israel Sinai Temple on Calliope Street, between St. Charles and Camp streets in New Orleans. Southern became a land
Tuskegee University is a private, historically black university located in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States. The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The campus has been designated as the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, a National Historic Landmark.
Tuskegee University offers 35 bachelor's degree programs, 12 master's degree programs, a 5-year accredited professional degree program in architecture, 2 doctoral degree programs, and the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Masters and doctoral degrees include engineering.
Tuskegee University is the only historically black college or university to offer the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.); its School of Veterinary Medicine was founded in 1944. The school is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
The university has several engineering programs:
Tuskegee University began offering certificates in architecture under the Division of Mechanical Industries in 1893. The 4-year curriculum in architecture leading to the Bachelor of Science degree was initiated in 1957 and the professional 6-year program in 1965. The Robert R. Taylor School of
The Central American Technological University (Spanish: Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana) (UNITEC) is a private coeducational institution with campuses in the three main cities of Honduras: Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula and La Ceiba.
UNITEC (Central American Technological University) is a higher education private institution founded in 1987 by a group of Honduras Businessmen and Professors of Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH - Honduras National University) who had envisioned the creation of an institute that had its main focus the teaching of the sciences to its students without compromising their knowledge of the humanities.
It has been rated as the most prestigious private university in Honduras (Unimer Research International, amongst other independent firms), and throughout its history has demonstrated important leadership in the country, based on academic excellence, high technology, and promoting entrepreneurship; supported by strong internationalization programs for its students and faculty. This makes UNITEC one of the most recognized educational institutions in Central America also, thanks to its innovative educational model (SENECA, Laspau-Harvard),
The University of Exeter (informally Exeter University or Exeter) is a public research university located in South West England, United Kingdom. The university was founded and received its Royal Charter in 1955, although its predecessor institutions, the Royal Albert Memorial College and the University College of the South West of England, were established in 1900 and 1922 respectively. In post-nominals, the University of Exeter is abbreviated as Exon. (from the Latin Exoniensis), and is the suffix given to honorary and academic degrees from the university.
The university has three campuses: Streatham; St Luke's (both of which are in Exeter); and Tremough in Cornwall. The university is centred in the city of Exeter, Devon, where it is the principal higher education institution. Streatham is the largest campus containing many of the university's administrative buildings, and is regarded as one of the most beautiful in the country. The Tremough campus is maintained in conjunction with University College Falmouth under the Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) initiative.
The University of Exeter has been named The Sunday Times University of the Year 2013 and was the Times Higher
University of Hradec Králové (in Czech Univerzita Hradec Králové, in Latin Universitas Reginaegradecensis) was founded on June 21, 2000 by renaming the University College of Education (Vysoká škola pedagogická), which itself traces its roots back to 1959. It is attended by around 8,500 students.
It belongs to one of the most important education and research institutions in the Eastern Bohemia.
The current rector of the university is doc. RNDr. Josef Hynek, MBA, Ph.D.
Training of future teachers in Hradec Králové has a long tradition and dates back to 1775. In 1959 Institute of Education (Pedagogický institut) was established which prepared students to a teaching at both levels of elementary school.
In August 1964 a separate Faculty of Education (Pedagogická fakulta) originated by merging the Institute of Education in Hradec Králové and in Pardubice. Students' training for all education level was enabled only after 1976 by a higher-education reform.
After the Velvet revolution some former staff from 1960's returned to the faculty and an international cooperation with other universities has been established.
On February 15, 1993 a new faculty was added to the Faculty of Education -
The University of Notre Dame du Lac (or simply Notre Dame /ˌnoʊtərˈdeɪm/ NOH-tər-DAYM) is a Catholic research university located in Notre Dame, an unincorporated community north of the city of South Bend, in St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States. The name of the university, "Notre Dame," is French meaning "Our Lady," a Catholic honorific salutation in reference to the Virgin Mary, the patron saint of the university.
It was founded by Father Edward Sorin, CSC, who was also the school's first president. It was established as an all-male institution on November 26, 1842, on land donated by the Bishop of Vincennes, Indiana. The university first enrolled women undergraduates in 1972. As of 2012 about 47 percent of the student body was female. Due to Notre Dame's Catholic character many Holy Cross priests serve the school (most notably the president of the university), its explicit commitment to the Christian faith, numerous ministries funded by the school, and the architecture around campus, especially the Main Building's gold dome topped by a golden statue of St. Mary, a replica of the Lourdes grotto, the 134-foot-tall (41 m) mosaic of Christ on the side of the Hesburgh Library
Georgetown College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Georgetown, Kentucky, United States. Chartered as a college in 1829, Georgetown College was the first Baptist college west of the Allegheny Mountains. The school offers many undergraduate degrees and a Master of Arts in Education.
In 1829, the Kentucky General Assembly chartered the Kentucky Baptist Education Society with the purpose of establishing a Baptist college in the state. Twenty-four trustees under the leadership of Silas Noel selected the town of Georgetown as the site for the new school. Georgetown was selected because the community agreed to raise $20,000 and to donate the assets of Rittenhouse Academy, a failed land-grant school that had recently closed. Rittenhouse Academy was the predecessor of Royal Springs School.
Georgetown College had numerous difficulties and changing leadership in its early years. The first president hired for the college in 1829, William D. Staughton, died before assuming his duties. The second president, Rev. Joel Smith Bacon, stayed two years (1830–1832) fighting court cases to release funding for the college before leaving out of frustration. The funds were not released
Furman University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Furman is one of the oldest institutions in South Carolina. Founded in 1826, Furman enrolls approximately 2,800 undergraduate and 525 graduate students on its 750-acre (304 ha) campus.
In recent years, more Furman University graduates have gone on to earn more Ph.D. degrees than those of any other private liberal arts college in the South, according to a survey conducted by the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center. Today Furman offers majors and programs in 42 subjects. Most of Furman's 2,800 undergraduates are from the South Atlantic region, but more than 40 states and 15 foreign countries are represented in the student population. Furman is a member of Associated Colleges of the South.
Furman was founded in 1826 at Edgefield, SC as a Men's Academy and Theological Institute. It relocated in Greenville, South Carolina in 1850. It was named for Richard Furman of Charleston, SC, a prominent minister and president of the first Baptist convention in America, the Triennial Convention. The original school building from that campus was transported to the
Kokushikan University (国士舘大学, Kokushikan Daigaku) is a private university in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan.
Combined teams of the Graduate School of Engineering and the Department of Science and Engineering competed against 130 team and came in 11th place in the 27th Formula SAE in 2007. This is the highest order at the participation university from Japan at present.
Reorganization April in 2007, for Science and Engineering
In addition to Kokushikan University, the other participants in the Setagaya Six Universities Consortium (世田谷6大学コンソーシアム Setagaya Roku Daigaku Konsōshiamu) are as follows:
Kokushikan University is in a credit transfer agreement with the following area schools:
Millsaps College is a private liberal arts college located in Jackson, Mississippi. Founded in 1890 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Millsaps is home to approximately 1,200 students. Millsaps College is featured in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives and is one of only 24 private colleges nationwide named a Best Buy in the 2010 edition of Fiske’s Top Financial Finds on the College Tuition Market.
The college was founded by a Confederate veteran, Major Reuben Webster Millsaps in 1889-90 by the donation of the college's land and $50,000. Dr. William Belton Murrah was the college's first president, and Bishop Charles Betts Galloway of the United Methodist Church organized the college's early fund-raising efforts. Both men now have halls named in their honor. Major Millsaps and his wife are interred in a tomb near the center of campus.
Despite its religious affiliation, the curriculum is secular. The writing-intensive core curriculum requires each student to compile an acceptable portfolio of written work before completion of the sophomore year. Candidates for an undergraduate degree must also pass oral and written comprehensive exams in their major field of study.
Campuses:Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology
The SCET (Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology) is an engineering college which is a part of the Sarvajanik Education Society. The college was started in 1995 in Surat, Gujarat, in the AthwaLines area opposite to the Seventh-day Adventist Church School and College. SCET is affiliated to Veer Narmad South Gujarat University and Gujarat Technological University (GTU) and is also approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Council of Architecture,it is also selected by the Department of Science and Technology (India) to set up an environmental based project, Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council, Centre of Relevance & Excellence (TIFAC-CORE) under the mission REACH of the president of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for his vision India Vision 2020. SCET has also been identified as Resource Institute by the National Programme on Earthquake Engineering Education (NPEEE) launched by Ministry of Human Resource Development (India) to train teachers of Architecture Institution for introducing EarthQuake Engineering in West & Central Zone along with IIT Kanpur.
When the college opened in 1995, it had departments of Electronics Engineering,
The University of Wisconsin System is a university system of public universities in the state of Wisconsin. It is one of the largest public higher education systems in the country, enrolling more than 182,000 students each year and employing more than 32,000 faculty and staff statewide. The University of Wisconsin System comprises two doctoral research universities, eleven comprehensive universities, thirteen freshman-sophomore colleges, and the statewide University of Wisconsin–Extension.
The University of Wisconsin System was created on October 11, 1971, by Chapter 100, Laws of 1971, which combined the former Chapter 36 (former University of Wisconsin) and Chapter 37 (former Wisconsin State Universities) to create a new Chapter 36 (University of Wisconsin System) of the Wisconsin Statutes.
The University of Wisconsin was created by the state constitution in 1848, and held its first classes in Madison in 1849. In 1956, pressed by the growing demand for a large public university that offered graduate programs in Wisconsin's largest city, Wisconsin lawmakers merged Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee (WSCM) and the University of Wisconsin-Extension's Milwaukee division as the
Amarillo College (AC) is a two-year community college in Amarillo, Texas with over 10,000 students that was established in 1929 as Amarillo Junior College. Amarillo College has a total of six campuses as of October 2005.
As defined by the Texas Legislature, the official service area of AC includes all of Carson, Castro, Deaf Smith, Moore, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, and Swisher Counties.
Prior to 1929, Amarillo was the largest Texas city without a public college. George Ordway and James Guleke helped to introduce a house bill that would establish junior college districts in the Amarillo area. On July 16, 1929, AC became the first Texas junior college district to be organized independent of a school district. The first classes were held later that year in September. The college moved to its main campus on Washington Street in 1937.
In 1951, AC became one of the first three publicly supported Texas college to admit blacks to undergraduate classes. The others were Texas Southmost College in Brownsville and Howard County Junior College in Big Spring. (The AC Story: Journal of a College, Joe F. Taylor, 1979)
For years, AC was one of the few community colleges in Texas without an
Castleton State College is a public liberal arts college located in Castleton in the U.S. state of Vermont. Castleton has an enrollment of 2000 students and offers more than 30 undergraduate programs as well as master’s degrees in education. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Castleton State College traces its history to the Rutland County Grammar School, chartered by the Vermont General Assembly on October 15, 1787. The Grammar School taught Greek and Latin and helped to fulfill the Vermont Constitution's requirement of universal free education for Vermont's citizens. The school began its transition to a college in 1867, when the State Normal School was founded in Castleton. The Normal School, a term based on the French école normale supérieure, educated students for teaching careers. For 30 years the Normal School was privately owned by Abel Leavenworth and his son Philip. In 1912, the State of Vermont purchased the property.
The College saw dramatic growth in students and its stature in the 1920s and 1930s under the direction of Caroline Woodruff. Woodruff modernized the school's curriculum, incorporating the theories of Vermont
Hunan University (simplified Chinese: 湖南大学; traditional Chinese: 湖南大學; pinyin: Húnán Dàxué), located in Changsha, Hunan province, is one of the oldest and most important national universities in China.
Hunan University traces its history back to the Yuelu Shuyuan (Yuelu Academy) founded in the Song Dynasty, originally in 976, over 1000 years ago (千年學府). Shuyuan (academy) were once two main forms of higher learning school in China, and another form was government-sponsored schools including imperial central school Taixue or Guozijian and regional schools. Yuelu Academy had no degree-granting mechanism, and no some other features of a Western university. The Yuelu Academy was a venue for Chinese scholars and their students to meet and study deep issues in broad areas of Confucian Studies. In 1903 it was changed to be a modern school with the incorporation of the school which was founded in 1897, initially called Shiwu Xuetang and once in 1902 called Hunan Daxuetang (湖南大學堂) . The school name Hunan University (湖南大學) was proposed in 1912, and in 1926 Hunan University was formed with the merger of three specialized public schools of Hunan. The Hunan University was later changed for
MacMurray College is a career-directed liberal arts college located in Jacksonville, Illinois. Its enrollment in fall 2011 was 548. It is 30 miles (48 km) from Springfield and 235 miles (378 km) from Chicago.
In its annual rankings of the nation's colleges and universities, Washington Monthly magazine listed MacMurray No. 14 in the country among more than 300 baccalaureate colleges. The Washington Monthly looks at social mobility, research and service to gauge how much the nation's colleges and universities give back to the country.
Although founded in 1846 by a group of Methodist clergymen as the Illinois Conference Female Academy, the first class was not held until 1848. Since its beginnings, the college has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church. It is one of the oldest institutions of higher education originally for women in the United States.
The school was renamed the Illinois Conference Female College in 1851, with the name changed again to Illinois Female College in 1863 and Illinois Woman's College in 1899. The name was changed to MacMurray College for Women in 1930 to honor James E. MacMurray, who was an Illinois state senator, president of Acme Steel
Mills College is an independent liberal arts and sciences college in the San Francisco Bay Area. Originally founded in 1852 as a young ladies' seminary in Benicia, California, Mills became the first women's college west of the Rockies. Currently, Mills is an undergraduate women's college in Oakland, California, with graduate programs for women and men. The college offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and 23 graduate degrees and certificates.
In 2011, U.S. News & World Report ranked Mills fifth overall among colleges and universities in the Western U.S. and seventh in the Western U.S. in "Great Schools, Great Prices," which evaluated the quality of institutions' academics against the cost of attendance. The Princeton Review ranks Mills as one of the Best 376 Colleges and one of the top "green" colleges in the U.S.
Mills College was initially founded as the Young Ladies Seminary at Benicia in 1852. It was under the leadership of Mary Atkins, a graduate of Oberlin College. In 1865, Susan Tolman Mills, a graduate of Mount Holyoke College (then Mount Holyoke Female Seminary), and her husband Cyrus Mills bought the Young Ladies Seminary renaming it Mills Seminary. In 1871, the school
Mohaghegh Ardabili University (also written "Ardebili") and known as University of Mohaghegh Ardabili (UMA) is a public university whose main campus is located in Ardebil, Iran. It is named in honour of Allama Mohaghegh Arbebili ( علامه محقق (مقدس) اردبیلی). Mohaghegh Ardabili offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields. Mohaghegh Ardabili is one of the fastest-growing universities in Iran. The university offers a wide variety of academic programs, which is administered by eight faculties.
The university established in 1978 as "The Agricultural Institute" (آموزشکده کشاورزی) under the supervision of Tabriz University, it became independent in 1996 as a separate university.
The main campus is located along University Avenue in Ardabil. The university has four campuses in the province of Ardabil.
1. Ardabil Campus
2. Meshgin Shahr Campus
3. Namin Campus
4. Mogan Campus
Mohaghegh Ardabili offers a variety of different programs through its 8 faculties:
Faculty of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Agriculture & Natural Sciences - Mogan
Mount Saint Mary College is a private, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college, located in Newburgh in the mid-Hudson Valley region of New York State. Founded in 1960 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic.
The campus overlooks the Hudson River, halfway between New York City and Albany. More than 2,700 men and women are enrolled in over 50 undergraduate programs and 3 graduate degree programs.
The Knights compete in NCAA Division III athletics in the Skyline Conference. The college has expanded its athletic fields with a new all-weather turf field to help accommodate growth in athletic teams.
In the past decade, the college has undergone tremendous growth to keep up with enrollment. In 2009, the Mount dedicated the new Kaplan Family Mathematics, Science and Technology Center, which houses a Nursing Learning Resource Center and modern science laboratories, learning spaces and equipment. In 2010, the college opened its new all-season turf athletic fields and six new tennis courts. The new Aquinas Hall dining commons, called "The View," opened.
The Sisters of Saint Dominic of Newburgh founded Greater Mount Saint Mary Academy in 1927. Initially, the college was a Normal and Teacher
The University of Maribor (Slovene: Univerza v Mariboru) is the second university in Slovenia, established in 1975. It currently has 17 faculties.
The university's roots reach back to 1859, when a theological seminary was established with the encouragement of Maribor bishop and patriot Anton Martin Slomšek. More faculties were established during the late 1950s and early 1960s; the faculties of economics, business, and technology in 1959, agronomy and law in 1960, and pedagogy in 1961. The university's opening ceremony occurred on 19 September 1975.
The university has entered the top 1% of institutions in physics and, of the nine institutions entering the top 1% in this field, the University of Maribor did so with the highest number of citations, according to an analysis of data from Essential Science Indicators from Thomson Reuters.
The University of Maribor has cooperated in European Framework Programmes since 1998 and the number of international research projects is increasing each year.
According to "Ranking Web of World Universities," the University of Maribor is in the top 15 of “Top Central and Eastern Europe Universities." It currently (2010) holds 534th position (of 12,000)
Winthrop University, often referred to as Winthrop or WU and formerly known as Winthrop College, is a public, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States. Founded in 1886 by David Bancroft Johnson, who served as the superintendent of Columbia, South Carolina schools, received a $1,500 grant from Robert Charles Winthrop, a Boston philanthropist and chair of the Peabody Education Board. The school originally opened in Columbia to educate young women to teach in the public schools.
Winthrop offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through five colleges and schools and has current enrollment of about 6,000 students. The 425-acre (172.0 ha) main academic and residential campus is located 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Charlotte, North Carolina and 71 miles (114 km) north of Columbia, South Carolina in Rock Hill. The University has been recognized as South Carolina's top-rated university according to evaluations conducted by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Winthrop has been rated by the Commission as "substantially exceeding standards" every year since that classification was created in 2003. The university was also named
Beloit College is a private liberal arts college in Beloit, Wisconsin, founded in 1846 by a Yale University graduate Aaron Lucius Chapin. It is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, and has an enrollment of roughly 1,300 undergraduate students. Beloit is the oldest continuously operated college in Wisconsin, and has the oldest building of any college northwest of Chicago in continuous academic use. Beloit gained national attention after its inclusion in Loren Pope's book, 40 Colleges That Change Lives, which identifies schools having two essential elements: "A familial sense of communal enterprise that gets students heavily involved in cooperative rather than competitive learning, and a faculty of scholars devoted to helping young people develop their powers, mentors who often become their valued friends".
Beloit College was founded by the group Friends for Education, which was started by seven pioneers from New England who, soon after their arrival in Wisconsin Territory, agreed that a college needed to be established. The group raised funds for a college in their new town and convinced the territorial legislature to enact the charter for Beloit College on February
Campuses:Bipin Chandra Tripathi Kumaon Engineering College
Bipin Chandra Tripathi Kumaon Engineering College, formerly Kumaon Engineering College (KEC), is an autonomous engineering and technology institute in the Almora district in state of Uttarakhand, India. The college was established by the then Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in 1986 and started functioning in 1991. Now institute is named after the renowned activist Bipin Chandra Tripathi. The institute is financed by the government of Uttarakhand and managed by the Board of Governors with the Minister of Technical Education Government of Uttarakhand as the Chairman and Secretary of Technical Education as Vice-Chairman. The Principal is the member Secretary of Board of Governors. Originally affiliated to Kumaun University, it is now affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University.
The college is situated in the hilly region of Dwarahat on Kathgodam-Ranikhet-Karnprayag National Highway (87-E), about 30 km. from Ranikhet. The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam (118 km).
The college is spread over an area of 155 acres (0.6 km) at an altitude of 1450 meters. A quiet, congenial, hilly and pollution free environment with a picturesque view surrounding the campus. The summer is pleasant with a
Isfahan University of Art is in Isfahan, Iran. It operated under the name of Farabi University before 1978, then it became a campus of the University of Art (based Art University in Tehran). It was separated and became independent in 1999. The university owns some of the greatest houses in Isfahan, mostly of the Safavid period. The university's buildings are spread out over the city, most of which are old historics sites such as David House, Martha Peters House, Haratian House, Sookiaas House, Haghighi Hous, France school and Ayyoubi and Melal House.
The university offers degrees in painting, handicrafts, carpet design, architecture, restoration and urban planning.
Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) is a two-year public college on Long Island, NY sponsored by SUNY and Suffolk County, New York in the USA.
Founded in 1959, Suffolk County Community College has three main campuses in Selden, Brentwood and Riverhead. It also has two "satellite" centers in Sayville and downtown Riverhead.
The school was founded largely through the efforts of Albert Ammerman (1914-November 26, 2008) who was the school's President from its founding December 1959 until 1983. In its first year it had 13 faculty with 171 full-time students at the Sachem High School in Ronkonkoma and 335 part-time students at Riverhead High School until what is now called the Ammerman campus opened in 1962 in the former Suffolk County Tuberculosis Sanatorium (originally built in 1912). By 1977 it had opened a campus in Riverhead and one on the edge of the Pilgrim Psychiatric Center in Brentwood.
Suffolk County Community College is one of the largest community colleges in the SUNY (State University of New York) system and offers the lowest college tuition on Long Island. It offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of areas. It also boasts a low
The University of Sassari (Italian: Università degli Studi di Sassari, UniSS) is a university located in Sassari, Italy. It was founded in 1562 and is organized in 11 Faculties.
The University of Sassari gains the first place in the ranking for the best “medium- sized” Italian university, in 2009, by the Censis Research Institute.
The University of Sassari was founded by Alessio Fontana, member of Imperial Chancellery of Emperor Charles V and a distinguished gentleman of the town of Sassari in 1558. The official opening dates back to the month of May 1562. It was first run by the Jesuits.
Today, the University, which is of medium size, with a total number of over 18.000 students and about 700 teachers, comprises eleven faculties and over 40 departments, study centres and institutes. There are several specialist schools, research institutions, schools for special research and postgraduate schools.
These are the 11 faculties in which the university is divided into:
Campuses:Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering
The Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering (GVP College of Engineering) is an educational trust formed and managed by educators, philanthropists and technocrats in Visakhapatnam, India in 1996. The college offers instruction to 540 undergraduate students in seven branches of engineering: chemical, civil, computer systems engineering (CSE), electronics and communication engineering (ECE), electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and information technology. The CSE, ECE, civil and mechanical departments accept 120 students, IT has an intake of 90 and the others accept 60. The college also offers 11 M.Tech degrees with a Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering stipend.
The campus is located in Madhurawada, 30 minutes from Visakhapatnam. It has a library with 9,200 titles, 34,000 volumes, 130 national journals, 70 international journals and a digital library in which students can access 240 IEEE journals and 600 other journals through the Springer Science+Business Media Engineering Data Unit.
The Industrial Consultancy Research and Development (ICRD) centre was developed in 2001 to strengthen the college's industry-institute relationship. Earnings for consultancy have
Campuses:Boston University College of Communication
Boston University's College of Communication (COM) was founded in 1947 as the School of Public Relations. Today, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in three academic departments: Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations, Film and Television, and Journalism. Located on the east side of the Boston University campus (640 Commonwealth Avenue), the College of Communication building is just blocks from Kenmore Square and Fenway Park.
The College of Communication is home to many of Boston University's most popular student-run organizations, including butv10 (television), WTBU Radio, AdLab, and PRLab. COM also offers special internship programs in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and London.
Each summer, the school hosts the Academy of Media Production, a four-week program for high-school students.
JD/MS(combining Mass Communication with the School of Law)
MBA/MS (combining Media Ventures with the Graduate School of Management)
City University London (informally City University or City) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and became a university in 1966, when it adopted its present name. The Inns of Court School of Law, which merged with City University in 2001, was established in 1852, making it the university's oldest constituent part.
City University has its main campus in the Islington area of central London, with additional campuses in the City of London and the Holborn, Smithfield and Whitechapel areas of London. It is organised into seven Schools, within which there are around 40 academic departments and centres, including the City University Department of Journalism, the Cass Business School and the Inns of Court School of Law (part of the City Law School).
City University had a total income of £178.6 million in 2010/11, of which £8 million was from research grants and contracts. In 2012 it was ranked 29th in the UK according to the Times Higher Education 'table to tables', 327th in the world according to the QS World University Rankings and is included inTimes Higher Education's list of the top 100 universities in
Campuses:Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUA&T, Pantnagar University or simply "Pantnagar") is the first agricultural university of India. It was inaugurated by Jawahar Lal Nehru on 17 November 1960 as the Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University (UPAU). Later the name was changed to Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in 1972 in memory of the great freedom fighter Govind Ballabh Pant. The University was declared as the best among all the other State Universities in India, in 1997. The University lies in the campus-town of Pantnagar in the district of Udham Singh Nagar in the state of Uttarakhand. The university is regarded as the harbinger of Green Revolution in India.
The first Education Commission of India (1949) headed by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan recommended setting up rural universities in India on American land-grant model. Uttar Pradesh (UP), under chief-ministership of Govind Ballabh Pant, took the first step and in 1954 invited an Indo- American team headed by Dr K R Damle, the Vice-President of ICAR, to consider an area around Tarai State farm in Nainital district as a possible site for a rural university. This area was actually a dense
Gustavus Adolphus College is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America located in St. Peter, Minnesota, United States. A coeducational, four-year, residential institution, it was founded in 1862 by Swedish Americans. To this day the school is firmly rooted in its Swedish and Lutheran heritage. The premier event on campus is the annual Nobel Conference, which features Nobel Laureates and other world-renowned scholars explaining their expertise to a general audience.
The college presents its mission as tied to the fact that it is a church-related college: A "private residential liberal arts college firmly rooted in its Swedish and Lutheran heritage.” While the institution offers many majors, the school also presents itself as a place where "a mature understanding of the Christian faith" is nurtured; so that “students are encouraged to work toward a just and peaceful world.” Many students are involved in volunteer work, and service learning is integrated into many of the courses on campus. Through such techniques, the institution realizes its self-stated core values of (1) Excellence, (2) Community, (3) Justice, (4) Service, and (5)
New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian American research university based in New York City. NYU's main campus is situated in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the largest private nonprofit institutions of American higher education.
NYU was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1950. The university counts 36 Nobel Prize winners, 3 Abel Prize winners, 10 National Medal of Science recipients, 16 Pulitzer Prize winners, 30 Academy Award winners, 4 Putnam Competition winners, Russ Prize, Gordon Prize, and Draper Prize winners, Turing Award winners, and Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winners among its faculty and alumni. NYU also has MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowship holders as well as National Academy of Sciences members among its past and present graduates and faculty.
NYU is organized into 18 schools, colleges, and institutes, located in six centers throughout Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn, as well as more than a dozen other sites across the world, with plans for further expansion. According to the Institute of International Education, NYU sends more students to study abroad than any other US college
Queens University of Charlotte is a private, co-educational, comprehensive university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The school has approximately 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students through the College of Arts and Sciences, the McColl School of Business, the Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education, the James L. Knight School of Communication, Hayworth College for Adult Studies and the Andrew Blair College of Health, which features the Presbyterian School of Nursing. Established in 1857, the university offers 34 undergraduate majors and 66 concentrations, and 10 graduate programs.
Queens University of Charlotte is a co-educational, master's level university.
Founded in 1857 as the Charlotte Female Institute, the school was originally at College and 9th streets. From 1891-1896, it was called the Seminary for Girls. In 1896, the Concord and Mecklenburg Presbyteries chartered the Presbyterian Female College. The seminary merged with this new college. In 1912, anticipating the move to the present campus in the Myers Park neighborhood, the school became Queens College.
The name Queens College was adopted for three reasons: at the request of the Alumnae
The University of Lima (Spanish: Universidad de Lima) is a private university in Lima, the capital of Peru. It was founded in 1962. The decision to create the University of Lima was made in the early 1960s by a group of university professors, along with important commerce and industry representatives. It started with only 120 students in a small campus in the Jesús María District. Due to the university's quick growth, the campus in the Monterrico area of Surco was inaugurated to serve the university's space needs.
Today, the University of Lima has 10,470 students, ten schools, a postgraduate school, a general studies program and a scientific research institute, along with many services for students, faculty, and the community at large.
The University of North Dakota School of Law is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota at the University of North Dakota (UND) and is the only law school in the state of North Dakota. Established in 1899, the law school is home to approximately 235 students and has more than 3,000 alumni. It has one of the smallest student populations among the American Bar Association accredited law schools.
The institution offers the J.D. degree and a joint degree programs in law and public administration (J.D./M.P.A.)and also business administration (J.D./M.B.A.). The school is also home to the Northern Plains Indian Law Center. In addition, UND Law students can participate in the school's summer Norway Exchange Program (at the University of Oslo, Norway).
In 2006, the median GPA for incoming UND Law students was 3.50, while the median LSAT score was 152. The School of Law received 630 applications for its J.D. program, of which 197 were accepted and 77 were enrolled. In recent years, the school has increased its student diversity through partial tuition waivers for members of minority groups. In addition, the school attracts a number of international students from Canada, Norway and other
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a four-year state university, and is a component institution of the University of Texas System. Its campus is located on the bank of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas. The school was founded in 1914 as The Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy, and a mineshaft still exists on the mountainous, desert campus. It became Texas Western College in 1949, and The University of Texas at El Paso in 1967. In Fall 2011, enrollment was 22,640.
UTEP is the largest university in the U.S. with a majority Mexican-American student population (about 75%). It is the only such university to be classified RU/H ("Research Universities (high research activity)") by the Carnegie Foundation.
Other notable features of UTEP are its campus architecture (modeled after the dzong style of Bhutan), and its athletic history (UTEP was the first college in the American South to integrate its intercollegiate sports programs and to this date is the only school in Texas to bring home a NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, which was in 1966 ).
The school officially opened on September 23, 1914, with 27 students in buildings at Fort Bliss. By 1916 enrollment had grown to 39
VIT University, commonly called Vellore Institute of Technology or VIT, is located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. VIT has nine schools.
VIT has consolidated its disciplines into nine "Schools of Study." Research centers are part of the schools, to encourage collaboration amongst the research and coursework areas and to provide opportunity for coursework students to participate in research projects. University organizes many industrial workshops like Automotive Engineering workshops which was organized by ParaMek Technologies in GraVitas Fest and similar other workshops. The University is among the first in India to implement the Fully Flexible Credit System.
Teaching at VIT is structured around nine schools listed below. A student has to be registered in one of these schools according to his/her field of study.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), United Kingdom and the Energy Institute, United Kingdom have audited the teaching-learning processes at VIT and accredited the programmes in 2004, with the highest validity of five years.
Programmes at VIT have been accredited by the NAB National Assessment and Accreditation Council and All India Council for Technical
Des Moines University is an American osteopathic medical college and is located in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines University is the second oldest osteopathic medical school and the fifteenth largest medical school in the United States. There are 14,124 total alumni (10,514 living).
The university is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association's Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) and by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
"To educate tomorrow’s osteopathic physicians, health educators and scientists in a collaborative environment where the principles of health, wellness and research foster effective, professional and empathetic care of individuals and populations.".
Des Moines University was founded in 1898 as the Dr. S.S. Still College and Infirmary of Osteopathy & Surgery. It was renamed Still College in 1905 and Des Moines Still College of Osteopathy and Surgery during the 1940s.
In 1958, the institution was renamed the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. The first satellite clinic was established in 1963. In 1971, the Dietz Diagnostic Center, then a specialty clinic, began operation as a major
Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), established in 1946 during the British colonial rule, is a medical college in Bangladesh. It is situated at Bakshibazar area of Dhaka city. It is neighbored by University of Dhaka and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.
Since its establishment, Dhaka Medical College is continuously playing a pioneering role in dispersing medical education among young pupils. The hospital attached with the college provides affordable health care to a huge number of patients through its outdoor, indoor and emergency facilities.
Though the college did not have a building of its own at the beginning, the present hospital building was there from long ago, even before the Partition of Bengal of 1905. It was established in 1904 as the secretariat of the newly formed province East Bengal and Assam. Not doctors, but bureaucrats used to roam about in its busy corridors then!
In 1921, when University of Dhaka began its journey, the building was handed over to the University administration. At that time, a part of this huge building was used as the University's Medical Center, another part as students' dormitory and the rest as the administrative wing
Campuses:Vivekanand Education Society's Institute of Technology
Vivekanand Education Society's Institute of Technology also known as VESIT or V.E.S. Institute of Technology, established in 1984, is one of the premier engineering colleges affiliated with the University of Mumbai. VESIT offers bachelors programs in engineering under the following streams:
Apart from these, VESIT also offers Masters programs, Master of Engineering and Master of Computer Application, all of these courses in affiliation with the University of Mumbai.
The campus is located in Chembur, a northeastern suburb of Mumbai, and stretches over a few acres of land. VESIT moved to the present campus from its old one (also in Chembur) in December 2010. The institution boasts of state-of-the-art laboratory facilities.
The engineering college (VESIT) shares its campus with the college of Pharmacy and the college for Management and Research. The campus comprises one big C-shaped building for the engineering college and several other buildings for the other colleges, hostels, etc. VESIT has a five storey building, wherein each floor is allotted to each of the five departments, and the ground floor comprises the administrative office, principal's office, examination department,
Wageningen University and Research Centre (also known as Wageningen UR; abbreviation: WUR) is a Dutch public university in Wageningen, The Netherlands. It consists of Wageningen University, the Van Hall-Larenstein School of Higher Professional Education, and the former agricultural research institutes (Dienst Landbouwkundig Onderzoek) of the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture. Wageningen UR trains specialists (BSc, MSc and PhD) in life sciences and focuses its research on scientific, social and commercial problems in the field of life sciences and natural resources. In the field of agricultural science, the university is considered world-class.
Wageningen University offers undergraduate and professional degrees, including doctorates. The university has about 6,000 students from 105 countries. Its core focus is the life and agricultural sciences. It is a member of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) university network.
Wageningen University was the first Dutch University or school that was allowed to use the ECTS label. This label is awarded by the European Commission and guarantees the quality of the study programme. An important consideration is that the University consequently
Griffith College Dublin (GCD) – Irish: Coláiste Uí Ghríofa – is a private third level college in the Republic of Ireland. It is based in and named after the former Griffith Barracks on the South Circular Road in Dublin. It offers courses accredited by a number of institutions and bodies in Ireland and Britain. In 2008 it had 8,500 students studying on a full- or part-time basis.
The college was established in 1974 by Diarmuid Hegarty and incorporated in 1978 as the Business and Accounting Training (BAT). Originally located on Morehamption Road, in 1991 the Business and Accounting College moved from Milltown Park, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, to the Griffith Barracks site changed its name to Griffith College Dublin.
ACA courses were delivered since 1974 and CPA courses shortly after that. In 1983 BAT commenced delivering ACCA courses and has done so ever since, delivering courses not only in Dublin but in Cork, Limerick, Drogheda, Moscow and as of 2008 in Naas, students achieving 268 placings/prize-winners within the last few years. Griffith have run CPA courses in Dublin, Cork and Ennis, Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA) courses in Dublin, Limerick, Kilkenny and Waterford, in the past
Kingston University (informally Kingston) is a public research university located in Kingston upon Thames, southwest London, United Kingdom. It was originally founded in 1899 and became a university in 1992.
Campuses are located in Kingston and Roehampton. There is a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate work spread across seven faculties, as well as some further education provisions.
Kingston University was granted university status under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. In 1993, Kingston opens the Roehampton Vale campus building and in 1995, Kingston acquires Dorich House.
This is the main university campus located close to Kingston town centre. In addition to teaching facilities, it features a library, health centre and canteen. Students based here study: Arts and Social Sciences, Civil Engineering, Computing and Information Systems and Mathematics, Earth Sciences and Geography, Statistics, Biosciences, Pharmacy, Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Science, and Radiography. Across the road is the Reg Bailey Theatre which houses a stage area used by drama and dance students. Recent developments on this site has seen the opening of the John Galsworthy Building, providing
The College of Wooster is a private liberal arts college primarily known for its Independent Study program. It has roughly 2,000 students and is located in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, United States (approximately 60 miles (97 km) south of Cleveland). Founded in 1866 by the Presbyterian church as the University of Wooster, it was from its creation a co-educational institution. The school is a member of The Five Colleges of Ohio and the Great Lakes Colleges Association. As of June 30, 2011, Wooster's endowment stood at approximately $246 million.
Wooster is one of forty colleges named in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges That Change Lives, in which he called it his "...original best-kept secret in higher education." It is consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges, according to U.S. News and World Report. In US News' "Best Colleges 2011", Wooster ranked fifth among national liberal arts colleges in the category of "Best Undergraduate Teaching," the second consecutive year in the top ten.
Founded as The University of Wooster in 1866 by Presbyterians, the institution opened its doors in 1870 with a faculty of five and a student body of thirty men and four
Bradford College operated in the part of Haverhill, Massachusetts that was once the town of Bradford. Founded in 1803, Bradford College began as Bradford Academy, one of New England's earliest coeducational institutions. In 1836 Bradford chose to devote itself exclusively to the education of women. By 1932, the school had grown from a secondary school and became Bradford Junior College. In 1971 Bradford was authorized to grant bachelor's degrees. The new Bradford College began admitting men again that same year. Bradford College focused on the creative arts and social sciences with one of the oldest alumni associations in the country.
On November 19, 1999 its Board of Trustees announced that the 197-year-old liberal arts institution would close in May 2000.
Bradford College traced its origins to Bradford Academy, which was founded in 1803, and used that date in its collegiate logo. Many of Bradford's early graduates became Christian missionaries. The first president of Bradford was Dr. Katharine Denworth, a graduate of Swarthmore with a doctorate from Columbia. Her tenure from 1927 to 1939 oversaw the transformation of Bradford in 1932 to a liberal arts junior college for women
Earlham College is a liberal arts college in Richmond, Indiana. It was founded in 1847 by Quakers and has approximately 1,200 students. Earlham is by some measures the most internationally diverse liberal arts college in the United States.
In keeping with Friends' belief in equality, everyone addresses each other at Earlham by his or her first name, without the use of titles such as "doctor" or "professor"; likewise, "freshmen" are referred to as "first year (student)(s)".
While Earlham is primarily a residential undergraduate college, it also has two graduate programs — the master of arts in teaching and the master of education — which provide a route for teacher licensure to students with liberal arts undergraduate degrees. Earlham College is listed in Loren Pope's book, Colleges That Change Lives.
Earlham was founded in 1847 as a boarding high school for the religious education of Quaker adolescents. In 1859, Earlham became Earlham College, upon the addition of collegiate academics. At this time, Earlham was the second Quaker college in the United States (Haverford College was first), and the second to be coeducational (Oberlin College was first). Though the college initially
Illinois College is a private, liberal arts college, affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church (USA), and located in Jacksonville, Illinois. It was the second college founded in Illinois, but the first to grant a degree (in 1835). It was founded in 1829 by the Illinois Band, students from Yale University who traveled westward to found new colleges. It briefly served as the state's first medical school from 1843–1848, and became co-educational in 1903.
Beecher Hall, the first college building erected in Illinois, is named after its first president, Edward Beecher, sibling to Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The first floor of Beecher Hall is the home of Phi Alpha Literary Society. The second floor is the home to Sigma Pi Literary Society. It was named to the National Register of Historic Places.
In fall 2006 Illinois College opened Abraham Lincoln Residence Hall with a LEED certification for energy efficiency.
The campus is divided into two quadrangles. The North "upper" quad is home to several historic buildings including Sturtevant Hall where William Jennings Bryan carved his initials while he was a student. Other buildings on the North
The Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, also known as Université Lyon 1 or UCBL, is one of the three public universities of Lyon, France. The dominant areas of study covered by the university are science and medicine. The main administrative, teaching and research facilities are located in Villeurbanne. Other campus are the domains of Gerland, Rockefeller and Laennec. Attached to the University are the "Hospices civils de Lyon" including the "Centre hospitalier Lyon Sud", which is the largest teaching hospital in the Rhône-Alpes region and second largest in France.
The university is named after the French physiologist Claude Bernard. It is the heritage of the "faculté des sciences de Lyon", founded in 1833 and the "faculté de médecine", founded in 1874.
Out of the 2630 faculty 700 are also medical practitioners at local teaching hospitals. The university is independent since January 2009. Its yearly budget is 395 Mio Euros.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture (Finnish: Aalto-yliopiston taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu; Swedish: Aalto-universitetets högskola för konst, design och arkitektur), was formed of two separate schools: the faculty of architecture (previously part of the Helsinki University of Technology) and TaiK. TaiK was the largest art university in the Nordic countries, and was founded in 1871. Media Centre Lume – the National Research and Development Center of audiovisual media – is also located in the university. The university awards the following academic degrees: Bachelor of Science in Technology, Architect, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Arts.
The university has been active in establishing research projects and industrial collaborations via the private sector. During the rectorship of Yrjö Sotamaa the university was active in integrating design into Finnish innovation networks. This eventually led to the amalgamation of TaiK together with Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) and the Helsinki School of Economics (HSE) into a new charter university, Aalto University, which started in January 2010.
Degree programmes are organized under five
The University of Western Sydney, also known as UWS, is a multi-campus, university in the Greater Western region of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was ranked among the top 600 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education/QS ranking.
UWS has campuses in Greater Western Sydney - Parramatta, Richmond, Blacktown, Penrith (comprising Werrington South, Werrington North, and Kingswood), Bankstown, and Campbelltown. UWS is a provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and higher research degrees. Many of UWS researchers have an international reputation. In recent years UWS has opened a medical school. If all UWS campuses were to be combined, it would total approximately 1713.50 (ha) hectares.
In 2012, the University underwent a major restructuring of its Schools (faculties). This involved the merging (and complete closure) of some Schools which saw the reduction from seventeen Schools down to nine. The current structure is as follow:
The University of Western Sydney has 10 Research Institutes and Centres:
In 2001, UWS published the UWS Research Landscape.
The winner of the 2007 Miles Franklin Literary Award, Alexis Wright, is a UWS Postdoctoral Research Fellow.
Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, USA, is a highly regarded medical school and leading center for biomedical research and clinical care. The school, located in the middle of the largest medical center in the world, has affiliations with eight teaching hospitals, including: Texas Children's Hospital, the Level I Trauma Center Ben Taub General Hospital, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, The Methodist Hospital, The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR), Menninger Clinic, The Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital.
The medical school has been consistently considered in the top-tier of programs in the country and is particularly noted for having the lowest tuition among all private medical schools in the US. Its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is among the top 10 percent of all graduate schools in the United States. On June 21, 2010, Dr. Paul Klotman was named as the new President and CEO of the Baylor College of Medicine.
The school was formed in 1900 in Dallas, Texas, by a small group of physicians who aimed to improve medical practice in North Texas.
Campuses:California State University, San Bernardino
California State University, San Bernardino, also known as Cal State San Bernardino or CSUSB is a public university and one of the twenty three general campuses of the California State University system. The main campus sits on 441 acres (178 ha) in the suburban University District of San Bernardino, California, United States, with a branch campus of 40 acres (16 ha) in Palm Desert, California, opened in 1986. In 2011, California State University, San Bernardino was named a 2012 Best College in the Western Region by The Princeton Review for the eighth straight year in a row, ranking CSUSB among the top 25 percent of universities across the nation. Also in 2011, California State University, San Bernardino’s College of Business and Public Administration was recognized by European CEO Magazine as one of the top 20 schools of business in the world and one of the world's 18 most innovative business schools. Founded in 1965, Cal State San Bernardino's enrollment annually tops 17,500. Overall, in 2011 only 19.1 percent of the students whom applied to the university were accepted.
CSUSB's sports teams are known as the Coyotes and play in the California Collegiate Athletic Association in
Oxford Brookes University is a new university in Oxford, England. It was named to honour former principal, John Brookes. Brookes has 18,695 students and 2,881 staff, of whom 1,471 are involved in teaching and/or research.
Oxford Brookes has roots in Oxford that go back to 1865, when it started as the Oxford School of Art. The Oxford School of Art was located in a single room on the ground floor of the Taylor Institution, St. Giles. In 1870 the School of Science was incorporated into the School of Art. In 1891, under the administration of the City Council's Technical Instruction Committee, it was renamed the Oxford City Technical School, incorporating the School of Art, and plans were made to relocate to the former Blue Coat School for Boys on St. Ebbes. In 1934 the School of Art and the Technical School were merged, and John Henry Brookes, Head of the School of Art and Vice Principal of the Technical School, was appointed the first principal of the merged institution. By 1950 the college had 4000 students. A new site was offered by the local Morrell brewing family and a new campus built. Renamed "Oxford College of Technology", it opened on the new site in 1956. Its first residence
The Hong Kong Institute of Education (Abbreviated: HKIEd, Chinese: 香港教育學院) is one of eight subsidised tertiary institutes under the University Grants Committee of Hong Kong. It is the only one dedicated to teacher education.
The history of Hong Kong Institute of Education can be traced back to 1853. St. Paul’s College introduced the first formalised program of in-service teacher training. This was described in its Annual Report for 1994/95. On 25 April 1994, under the recommendation made by the Education Commission Report No 5, it was formally established by the merger of:
Established in 1994 upon the foundation of 70 years of teacher training by the former Colleges of Education, the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) is the only University Grants Committee funded institution dedicated professional teacher education in Hong Kong. HKIEd provides doctorate, master and undergraduate degrees, postgraduate diploma, certificates and a range of in-service programs to around 7,000 pre-service students and serving teachers.
In October 1997, the institute moved to its new campus in Tai Po near the Tai Po Industrial Estate. It has a Sports Centre at Pak Shek Kok, Tai Po, as well as a
The National University of Ireland (NUI), (Irish: Ollscoil na hÉireann), is a federal university system of constituent universities, previously called constituent colleges, and recognised colleges set up under the Irish Universities Act, 1908, and significantly amended by the Universities Act, 1997.
The constituent universities are for all essential purposes independent universities, except that the degrees and diplomas are those of the National University of Ireland with its seat in Dublin.
Queen's Colleges at Belfast, Cork, and Galway were established in 1845; in 1849 teaching commenced and a year later they were united under the Queen's University of Ireland. The Catholic University of Ireland was created as an independent university on November 3, 1854 for the education of Catholics, this university however was neither a recognised university nor offered recognised degrees. In 1880 the Royal University of Ireland took over the degree awarding functions of the two former universities and offered recognised degrees to the graduates of the new University College Dublin and St Patrick's College, Maynooth, previously awarded under the Catholic University. The Catholic University
The Autonomous University of Madrid (Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) is one of the top universities of Spain and commonly known by its Spanish initials UAM or as "la Autónoma". UAM is a Spanish Public University established in 1968, along with the Autonomous Universities of Barcelona and Bilbao (now University of the Basque Country) during of one of Spain's most ambitious educational reforms, which took place during the late 1960s and the early 1970s. Since 1971, the university's main campus has been located in Cantoblanco, a rural area in the northern outskirts of Madrid. Despite of being part of the municipality of Madrid, the campus is nearer the towns of Alcobendas and Tres Cantos. Throughout its history, UAM has been one of Spain's most prominent higher education institutions, being ranked first amongst Spanish universities by the El Mundo University Supplement (known as "Campus"), The Times Higher Education Supplement, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities elaborated by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Its Faculty of Law is the most prestigious one in Spain. It is the Spanish university that has more researchers among the most cited according to the Thomson
Bennington College is a liberal arts college located in Bennington, Vermont, USA. The college was founded in 1932 as a women's college and became co-educational in 1969.
The planning for the establishment of Bennington College began in 1923 and took nine years to be realized. While many people were involved, the four central figures in the founding of Bennington were Vincent Ravi Booth, Mr. and Mrs. Hall Park McCullough, and William Heard Kilpatrick.
A Women's Committee headed by Mrs. Hall Park McCullough, organized the Colony Club Meeting in 1924, which brought together some 500 civic leaders and educators from across the country. As a result of the Colony Club Meeting, a charter was secured and a board of trustees formed for Bennington College. One of the trustees, John Dewey, helped shape many of the College's signature programs such as The Plan Process and Field Work Term through his educational principles.
In 1928, four years before the College would begin, Robert Devore Leigh was recruited by the Bennington College executive committee to serve as the first president of Bennington. Leigh presided over the forging of Bennington's structure and its early operation. In 1929
Campuses:Charles Darwin University, Alice Springs Campus
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is an Australian public university with about 22,083 students as of 2011.
The University offers a wide range of Higher Education degrees and Vocational Education and Training courses with flexible study options, including part-time, external and online.
CDU has campuses in the Darwin suburb of Casuarina, the city of Palmerston, and the towns of Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy, with smaller training centres in Jabiru, Tennant Creek and Yulara.
Charles Darwin University was created on 1 January 2004 from the amalgamation of Northern Territory University (NTU) of Darwin and Centralian College of Alice Springs. The University is named after Charles Darwin, the celebrated English naturalist.
Charles Darwin University has evolved over the years through the merging of several higher education institutions.
Darwin Community College, founded in 1974 and renamed Darwin Institute of Technology in 1984, was a combined College of Advanced Education and a TAFE College. It was situated on what is now the Casuarina Campus, although it used other buildings at various times in Darwin. By the time of the formation of the Northern Territory University, it gave
Christian Brothers University is the oldest collegiate degree-granting institution in the city of Memphis. The university is run by the Christian Brothers, a Roman Catholic religious order founded by St. John Baptist de la Salle, the patron saint of teachers. It is located in Midtown Memphis near the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
Christian Brothers College was founded November 19, 1871, by members of the De La Salle Christian Brothers. The Brothers came to Memphis at the request of the people and clergy of the city, after more than a decade of efforts to persuade the Brothers to open a college in Memphis.
Christian Brothers University traces its origins to priest and educational innovator, St. John Baptist de la Salle. De la Salle began a system of Christian schools in which teachers assist parents in the educational, ethical, and religious formation of their children. To continue his spiritual and pedagogical vision, de la Salle founded the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, known today as the De La Salle Christian Brothers.
Today, the spirit and tradition of the Lasallian community thrives in 81 countries and in more than 1,000 educational institutions. Over
Northeastern State University (NSU) is a public university with its main campus located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States, at the foot of the Ozark Mountains. Tahlequah is also home to the capital of the Cherokee nation of Oklahoma. The university also has two other campuses in Muskogee and Broken Arrow. Northeastern is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Oklahoma as well as one of the oldest institutions of higher learning west of the Mississippi River.
Although a school was founded on May 7, 1851, as the Cherokee National Female Seminary, it was not until statehood that the school now known as Northeastern State University commenced operations. On March 6, 1909, the State Legislature of Oklahoma passed an act providing for the creation and location of Northeastern State Normal School at Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and for the purchase from the Cherokee Tribal Government of the building, land, and equipment of the Cherokee Female Seminary. In the 1950s Northeastern emerged as a comprehensive state college, broadening its curriculum at the baccalaureate level to encompass liberal arts subjects and adding a fifth year program designed to prepare master teachers
Regent College is an international graduate school of Christian Studies, located next to the campus of the University of British Columbia in the University Endowment Lands west of Vancouver, British Columbia, and is an affiliated college of that university. Not affiliated with a particular religious denomination, Regent College is a transdenominational Evangelical Protestant institution in its general outlook. The school's stated mission is to cultivate intelligent, vigorous, and joyful commitment to Jesus Christ, His church and His world.
About 500 students are enrolled in full- or part-time studies. In any given year, one-third to one-half of students are Canadian, another one-quarter to one-third are American, and the remaining twenty to thirty per cent come from across the globe. Chinese students make up a considerable proportion of the latter group, whether from the Mainland, Taiwan, or the Chinese "diaspora". Hong Kong, in fact, is home to more Regent alumni/ae than any other city in the world after Vancouver itself. But Regent also includes many students each year from Australia, New Zealand and the U.K., with recent students coming from countries as diverse as Kazakhstan,
Campuses:The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), primarily a graduate education university, educates the largest number of health care professionals in Texas. Created in 1972 by the UT System Board of Regents, UTHealth is located in the Texas Medical Center.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, formally called UTHealth, includes the schools of dentistry, biomedical informatics, medicine, nursing and public health, and the graduate school of biomedical sciences. Its primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann–Texas Medical Center, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital. UTHealth is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees.
Three UTHealth faculty practices treat patients in a variety of Houston-area clinics: UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. In addition, UTHealth is a leader in providing health care information to the public through the award-winning HealthLeader online magazine.
In 2011, UTHealth had an operating budget of $939.5 million, $261.1 million in
The University of Hertfordshire (informally "Hertfordshire University") is a British new university based largely in Hatfield, in the county of Hertfordshire, England, from which the university takes its name. It has more than 27,500 students, over 2500 staff, with a turnover of over £181m. It has over 5200 international students and a global network of over 160,000 alumni. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, over 85% of the submitted research was judged to be of international quality in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
University of Hertfordshire was shortlisted for the THE University of the Year Award in 2008 and for the University of the Year Award in 2009. It was declared the ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year,' 2010 by Times Higher Education. It is regarded as one of the UK's greenest universities. The university has been awarded a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Chair for Information and Computer Ethics; the fourteenth to be established in the UK.
For seven consecutive years, members of staff have achieved lifelong Fellowship Awards as outstanding teachers, as part of the National Teaching Fellowship. The
King College is a private, comprehensive college located in Bristol, Tennessee. Founded in 1867, King is independently governed with covenant affiliations to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC).
King College also runs a private secondary academy: The Academy at King.
College Mission: To educate students in an academically rigorous and collegiate setting that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, service and career, leading to meaningful lives of achievement and cultural transformation in Christ.
College Vision: To grow continually as a Christian comprehensive college, with pre-professional and professional schools, that builds lives for achievement and cultural transformation in Christ.
In April 1866 the Holston Presbytery assembled at the old Pleasant Grove Church, Bristol, Tennessee, to establish a Christian college. The College was built on 25 acres (100,000 m) of land in Bristol that had been donated by Reverend James King, in whose honor it is named. The first classes were offered in August 1867.
When the college outgrew its small campus, King's grandson Isaac Anderson donated land on a hillside east of Bristol and in 1917 the
National Taiwan University (NTU; 國立臺灣大學) is a national co-educational research university located in Taipei, Taiwan. In Taiwan, it is colloquially known as "Táidà" (台大). Its 1,086,167 m main campus is located in Taipei's Da'an District. In addition, the university has 6 other campuses in Taipei and elsewhere, with a total area of 345,830,000 m. The University consists of 11 colleges, 54 departments, 103 graduate institutes and 4 research centers. In 2010, the student body consisted of 17,514 undergraduate students and 15,824 graduate students.
The university was founded in 1928 by the Japanese administration during the Japanese colonial era and was then known as the Taihoku (Taipei) Imperial University. After World War II, the government of the Republic of China resumed the administration of Taihoku University and reorganized and renamed it National Taiwan University on November 15, 1945.
NTU is generally considered the top-ranked university in Taiwan. It has strong ties with the Academia Sinica.
National Taiwan University has its origins in the Taihoku Imperial University (台北帝國大學, Taihoku Teikoku Daigaku) founded by Taiwan's Japanese colonial government in 1928 as a member of the
Shanghai University (simplified Chinese: 上海大学; traditional Chinese: 上海大學; pinyin: Shànghǎi Dàxué) is a public, comprehensive university located in Shanghai, China. The university has the longest serving President; Chien Wei-zang since 1982 until he died in 2010. He was a well known scientist in China. Chien is a senior academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the only university president who served for life in People's Republic of China. The present chancellor of Shanghai University is Luo Hongjie (罗宏杰).
Shanghai University is one of the nation's leading research universities. The university is amongst the list of Project 211 for top national universities. It is also the biggest institution of higher learning run by Shanghai Municipality.
Shanghai University has 28 schools and 2 independent departments, with 68 undergraduate programs, 131 master programs, 17 engineering master programs, 35 Ph.D. programs, 13 post-doctoral programs and 1 MBA program. The post-doctor stations covering Sociology, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Dynamics, Mechanical Engineering, Materials, Metallurgy, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Communication & Information Engineering, Control
Foundation University, sometimes simply called Foundation or FU, is a private non-sectarian university in Dumaguete City, Province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. It was founded by Dr. Vicente Guzman-Sinco, former president of the University of the Philippines and an alumnus of Silliman University. It offers over 60 specialized higher education areas of study accredited with the PAASCU, CHED, and the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation.
The university was established as Foundation College on July 4, 1949. It was granted the status of university by the Department of Education on January 28, 1969. The university offers many undergraduate courses such as in the fields of Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Nursing, Information Technology, Computer Science, Agriculture, Engineering, Law and many others. The university has schools for elementary and high school.
Established on the eve of the country's independence, it was then known as the Foundation College. The college was founded by Dr. Vicent Guzman Sinco, a known educator and legal luminary during his time. His aim was to attract "men and women from all conditions of life, whose
Campuses:Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas
The Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas (Portuguese pronunciation: [põti'fisjɐ univeɾsi'dadʒi ka'tɔlikɐ 'dʒi kɐ̃'pinɐs]) (Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, abbreviated as PUC-Campinas or PUCC) is a private and non-profit Catholic university, located in Campinas, the second largest city of the State of São Paulo. It is maintained by the Catholic Archdiocese of Campinas.
Founded on June 1941, with the first college teaching Philosophy, Science and Letters, it became a full university in 1955. The title of Pontifical University was granted by Pope Paul VI in 1972. The university has three campuses in the city.
The university has approximately 20,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate courses. Undergraduate classes are in administration, system analysis, architecture, arts, accounting, biology, medicine, information science and library science, economics, theology, pharmacy, law, social sciences, literature, physical education, nursing, dentistry, physical therapy, speech therapy, nutrition science, engineering (civil, electrical, environmental and sanitary, computing), philosophy, geography, journalism, history, pedagogy, psychology, publicity, public
Trinity University is a private, independent, primarily undergraduate, liberal arts college in Midtown San Antonio, Texas, USA. Founded in 1869, its campus is located in the Monte Vista Historic District and adjacent to Brackenridge Park. The student body consists of over 2,400 undergraduate and 200 graduate students, and the university awarded 649 degrees in 2007-2008. Trinity offers 42 majors and 57 minors among 6 degree programs and has an endowment of nearly $1 billion.
Trinity is a member institution of the Annapolis Group, a consortium of leading national independent liberal arts colleges that share a commitment to liberal arts values and education. Trinity is also a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.
Trinity was founded in 1869 by Cumberland Presbyterians in Tehuacana, Texas. The school was formed from the remnants of three small Cumberland Presbyterian colleges that had failed during the American Civil War. Feeling that the school needed the support of a larger community, the university moved in 1902 to Waxahachie, Texas. In 1906, the university, along with many Cumberland Presbyterian churches, affiliated with the United Presbyterian Church in the United
Simón Bolívar University (Universidad Simón Bolívar in Spanish) or USB, is a public institution located in Miranda State, Venezuela with scientific and technological orientation.
Both nationally and globally, Simón Bolívar University is a well-known school with a high reputation in scientific and engineering careers. Its graduates are known for achieving high professional standards.
On May 1967 the government created a commission composed by Luis Manuel Peñalver, Luis Carbonell, Mercedes Fermín, Miguel Angel Pérez and Héctor Isava to study the possibility of creating a new university that would offer studies to directly promote the economic and social development of the country. On July 18, 1967 the President of Venezuela Raúl Leoni signed a decree which officially founded the University as an Instituto Experimental de Educación Superior focused mainly on scientific and technological research. The original name given to the university was Universidad de Caracas; however, the first name of the Central University of Venezuela was also "Universidad de Caracas" and it was still known by that name. Members of The National Academy of History, the Bolivarian Society of Venezuela and other
Ez-Zitouna University (جامعة الزيتونة) is located in Tunis. It is claimed to be the oldest teaching establishment in the Arab World, since the Ez-Zitouna madrassa was founded in 737 C.E. (120 A.H) as the teaching arm of the Olive-Tree Mosque (Djemaa ez-Zitouna) and has been in continuous existence since then.
Famous alumni include the scholar Abdul-Rahman Ibn Khaldun, the encyclopedaist Ahmad Ibn Youssef Ibn Ahmad Ibn Abubaker Tifashi, the trade unionist and writer Tahar Haddad, the politician and writer Abdelaziz Thâalbi, the Tunisian national poet Aboul-Qacem Echebbi, and the judge and scholar M.T Ben Achour.
Following Tunisia's Independence, the modern Zitouna University was established on April 26, 1956. This was succeeded by the Zitouna Faculty of Shari’a and Theology on March 1 1961 which became one of the components of Tunisian University. The Zitouna name was restored by Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 1987, after having been changed under Bourguiba.
Historically the traditional pedagogy of the university opposed French influence in Tunisian culture, even though younger people who studied there and who were unable to attend other universities lost the concept of the university
The University of Strathclyde (Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh Srath Chluaidh), Glasgow, Scotland, is Glasgow's second university by age, founded in 1796 by Professor John Anderson, and receiving its Royal Charter in 1964 as the UK's first technological university. It takes its name from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde and is characterised today by leading research of international standing, with a reputation for excellence across research, education and knowledge exchange. The University of Strathclyde is Scotland's third largest university by number of students carrying an international reputation and outlook, with students and staff from over 100 countries.
The university founded in 1796 through the will of Professor John Anderson, professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Glasgow who left instructions and the majority of his estate to create a second university in Glasgow which would focus on "Useful Learning" – specialising in practical subjects – "for the good of mankind and the improvement of science, a place of useful learning". The University later named one of the two campuses after him.
In 1828, the institution was renamed Anderson's University, partially
Westminster College is a private liberal arts college located in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The college comprises four schools: the School of Arts and Sciences, the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business, the School of Education, and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. It is the only accredited liberal arts college in the state of Utah.
The school was founded in 1875 as the Salt Lake Collegiate Institute, a prep school under the supervision of the First Presbyterian Church of Salt Lake City.
At that time, members of many Protestant Christian denominations flocked to Salt Lake City in order to try to convert people who belonged to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Westminster is the only remaining vestige of a trend in the late 19th century in which the Protestants set up private primary and secondary schools and offered free tuition to children in order to try to convert them from other religions.
College level classes were first offered in 1897 as Sheldon Jackson College. It was given that name after a Presbyterian minister and its primary benefactor, Sheldon Jackson. High school level classes ceased to be offered in
Åbo Akademi University (Swedish: Åbo Akademi Swedish pronunciation: [ˈoːbu akadeˈmiː]) is the only Swedish language university in Finland. It is located in Turku (Åbo is the Swedish name of the city). As of 2004, there are 7 941 students and a staff consisting of 1125 people. The university has activities not only in Turku, but also in Vaasa, Jakobstad, Helsinki and on Åland. Åbo Akademi was a private institution until 1981, when it was turned into a public institution.
Åbo Akademi should not be confused with the Royal Academy of Åbo, which was founded in 1640, but moved to Helsinki after the Turku fire of 1827 and is today known as the University of Helsinki.
Åbo Akademi was founded by private donations in 1918 as the second university in Finland, both to let Turku again become a university town and because it was felt that the Swedish language was threatened at the University of Helsinki. The Finnish University of Turku was founded 1920, also by private donations and for similar reasons.
As the only unilingually Swedish multi-faculty university in the world outside Sweden and consequently the only one in Finland, Åbo Akademi University is responsible for higher education for a
Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE) is one of the Premier Engineering institute in tamilnadu, located at Pennalur, Sriperumbudur near Chennai.
SVCE was founded by the Sri Venkateswara Educational and Health Trust (SVEHT) in 1985. The Trust was founded on August 1, 1984 at the behest of Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal. The college, established in the city of Chennai by the SPIC group, a prominent petro-chemical corporation in India, is said to be among the top Engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu, and a Tier-I institution among self financing colleges.
SVCE's founding objective was to implement a programme of education in engineering and allied sciences, to promote research, disseminate knowledge and to foster the cooperation and exchange of ideas between the academic community and industrial organizations and to develop entrepreneurship skills among students.
In November 1984 the college was granted permission to conduct engineering courses in the disciplines of Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Computer Science Engineering, awarded by the University of Madras.
The college complex at Nazarathpet (near Poonamallee) was inaugurated on
The University of Denver (DU), founded in 1864, is the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States. The University of Denver is a coeducational, four-year university in Denver, Colorado. DU currently enrolls approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students. The 125-acre (0.51 km) main campus is a designated arboretum and is located primarily in the University Neighborhood, about seven miles (11 km) south of downtown Denver.
The university was founded in March 3, 1864 as the Colorado Seminary by John Evans, the former Governor of Colorado Territory, who had been appointed by President Abraham Lincoln. John Evans, who also founded Northwestern University prior to founding DU, is the namesake of the town in Illinois named Evanston (the site of the Northwestern campus) as well as Mount Evans, a 14,264 foot mountain visible from the DU campus.
Evans founded the school to help civilize the newly-created (1858) City of Denver, which was little more than a mining camp at that time.
As a co-educational institution, according to College Board, under a competitive standard, the average admitted applicant is at his or her top 25% of their
The Kiel University (KU) (German Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, CAU) is a university in the city of Kiel, Germany. It was founded in 1665 as the Academia Holsatorum Chiloniensis by Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp and has some 24,000 students today. By combining diverse fields of science and the humanities, Germany’s Kiel University is leading the latest developments in interdisciplinary research with its state-of-the-art studies and facilities.
Kiel University is an institution of interconnecting and interactive academic cultures, which have been evolving here since 1665. The range of subjects offered extends from Theology, Law, Philosophy and Medicine to Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Economics, Social Sciences, Agriculture, Nutritional Sciences, and Engineering. During their time at Kiel University, some 24,000 young women and men, from undergraduate to doctoral level as well as many post-doctorates, enjoy the opportunities and insights offered by the university’s research divisions and advanced degree programmes. With, at present, more than 140 programmes, ranging from AgriGenomics to Quantitative Finance, the university provides a broad base for learning,
The University of Mannheim is one of the younger German universities. It offers Bachelor, Master, and PhD degrees.
The University is mainly located in Mannheim’s palace the largest baroque palace in Germany. The whole city center of Mannheim is aligned symmetrically to the palace.
About 800 scholars and 9,300 students are enrolled. Several rankings, awards, and evaluations attest to the quality of research and teaching at the University of Mannheim. The QS World University Rankings place the university as the 244th best institution globally, with its Social Science programme ranked 66th.
In 1955 the public Business School (Staatliche Hochschule) moved into the east wing of Mannheim's baroque palace. The Business School used to be the Commercial College (Handelshochschule) which was founded in 1907. In 1939 it was closed. The college was re-established in 1946. In the fifties and sixties the Humanities and the Law School were established alongside Economics and Social Sciences. This is the reason why the council of ministers of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg decided to rename the Business School on the 4th of July 1967, calling it the University of Mannheim. The University
Campuses:University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
The University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn was established on September 1, 1999, in accordance with the new Statute of Sejm signed by the President of the Republic of Poland, Aleksander Kwaśniewski, as well as the Minister of National Education, Mirosław Handke, in August of the same year. Its first rector became prof. dr. hab. Ryszard Górecki. The Faculty of Theology was prescribed with the agreement between Polish Episcopate and the government, in the presence of Cardinal Józef Glemp among others. In October the first academic year was inaugurated.
The core structure of the University was based upon the agreement between the academic senate of three institutions of higher learning already established in the city: the Academy of Agriculture and Technology, the Pedagogical Institute, and the Warmia Institute of Teology.
The University has 16 faculties, out of which 8 hold full academic rights and therefore entitle the university to operate as an autonomous unit.
The University Library is a unit of University structure which performs teaching and research assignments and provides services to other units. It is a scientific library accessible to everyone. Its book collection is
Bryant University is a private university located in Smithfield, Rhode Island, U.S., that grants the degrees of bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and master's degrees in business, taxation and accounting. Until August 2004, it was known as Bryant College. Bryant comprises the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Business, and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the AACSB International.
Bryant University was founded in 1863 as a branch of Bryant and Stratton, a national school which originally taught bookkeeping and methods of business communication. In 1916, the Rhode Island branch was sold and merged with the Rhode Island Commercial School. Bryant became non-profit in 1949 and offered its first master's program in 1969. Bryant was originally located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, but moved to its current campus in Smithfield, Rhode Island, when the founder of Tupperware, Earl Silas Tupper, a Bryant alumnus, donated the current 428 acres (1.73 km) of land to be the new campus. The old Emin Homestead occupied much of the land that makes up the present day Smithfield campus. The land was purchased and farmed for three
Campuses:Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering & Technology
Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jhansi (Hindi: बुन्देलखण्ड अभियान्त्रिकी एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान ) (commonly known as BIET Jhansi), is a government-funded autonomous engineering college in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a constituent college of Gautam Buddha Technical University (erstwhile Uttar Pradesh Technical University). It is recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education. AICTE.
It was established in 1986 by the government of Uttar Pradesh to provide impetus to technical education in the state and was the fifth government engineering college in the state. The first batch of the college was admitted in 1989 and graduated in 1993.
The highest executive body of the institute is the Board of Governors (BOG). At Present Prof N.S.Ghajbhiye, Vice Chancellor, Dr HSG University Sagar & Professor of Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur is the Chairman of the BOG. Prof M.K. Gupta is presently officiating the charge of Director.
BIET Jhansi is funded by the government of Uttar Pradesh. However, many of the new projects are also being supported by the World Bank under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Project (TEQIP).
Bundelkhand Institute of
The Technical University of Valencia (Valencian: Universitat Politècnica de València, UPV; IPA: [univeɾsiˈtat poliˈtɛŋnika ðe vaˈlensia], Spanish: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia) is a Spanish university located in Valencia, with a focus on science and technology. It was founded in 1968 as the Higher Polytechnic School of Valencia and became a university in 1971, but some of its schools are more than 100 years old.
The Universitat Politècnica de València consists of 4 campuses (Camí de Vera, Blasco Ibañez, Gandia and Alcoi) and 14 schools and faculties: Faculty of Business Administration and Management, Faculty of Fine Arts, Higher Polytechnic School of Alcoy, Higher Polytechnic School of Gandia, School of Agricultural Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Architecture, School of Building Management, School of Civil Engineering, School of Design Engineering, School of Engineering in Geodesy, School of Cartography and Surveying, School of Industrial Engineering, School of Rural Environments and Enology, and School of Telecommunications Engineering.
The university offers 48 Bachelor and Master, and 81 Doctoral degrees.
St. Lawrence College (SLC) is a College of Applied Arts and Technology with three campuses in Eastern Ontario, namely Brockville (1970), Cornwall (1968) and Kingston (founded September 1969).
Prior to the 1960s, only trade schools co-existed with universities in the province of Ontario at the post-secondary level, and many of those trade schools were established primarily to help veterans reintegrate into society in the post-war years. In response to an increasing need for technical education, Premier William Davis, regarded now as the “father of the Ontario College System”, established Ontario's colleges of applied arts and technology to train individuals for employment in their respective communities. St. Lawrence College was founded during this period in 1967 as part of the province's initiative to create many such institutions. These schools were designed to provide career-oriented diploma and certificate courses, as well as continuing education programs in the communities in which they are located.
Brockville was originally proposed as the site for the main campus of St. Lawrence College, but Kingston was ultimately selected, since its larger population base would allow it to
Washington & Jefferson College, also known as W & J College or W&J, is a private liberal arts college in Washington, Pennsylvania, in the United States, which is 30 miles (48 km) south of Pittsburgh. The college traces its origin to three log cabin colleges in Washington County established by three Presbyterian missionaries to the American frontier in the 1780s: John McMillan, Thaddeus Dod, and Joseph Smith. These early schools eventually grew into two competing academies and colleges, with Canonsburg Academy, later Jefferson College, located in Canonsburg and Washington Academy, later Washington College, in Washington. These two colleges merged in 1865 to form Washington & Jefferson College. The 60-acre (24 ha) campus, located in Washington, Pennsylvania, has more than 40 buildings, with the oldest dating to 1793. While the college has historically had a difficult relationship with the city of Washington, including clashes over college expansion and finances, recent efforts have been made to improve those relations.
The college's academic emphasis is on the liberal arts and the sciences, with a focus on preparing students for graduate and professional schools. Campus activities
Colby–Sawyer College is a private, comprehensive baccalaureate college situated on a 200-acre (0.81 km) campus in New London, in the Lake Sunapee region of New Hampshire, founded as a coeducational academy in 1837.
A legislative charter was granted by the State of New Hampshire in 1837 to 11 New London citizens for the purpose of establishing a school in the town. The eleven men who were named as the academy’s incorporators were Joseph Colby, Anthony Colby, Perley Burpee, Jonathan Greeley, John Brown, Jonathan Herrick, David Everett, Samuel Carr, Walter Flanders, Jonathan Addison, and Marshall Trayne.
It was a coeducational secondary school, for which Susan Colby served as the first teacher and principal. It opened with a student body of 26 girls and one boy, but soon enrolled 54 more male students.
In 1858 the New Hampton Literary and Theological Institution moved to Fairfax, Vermont, and the New Hampshire Baptists, with encouragement from former Governor Anthony Colby and New London’s Baptist minister, Ebenezer Dodge, assumed responsibility for the Academy. The name was changed to the New London Literary and Scientific Institute. The new Board of Trustees was made up of
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, commonly referred to as Pitt-Greensburg or UPG, is a four-year, baccalaureate degree-granting, regional residential campus of the University of Pittsburgh located in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Opened in 1963, UPG was granted four-year degree-granting status in 1988. Pitt-Greensburg has been voted "Best University in the Region" for 8 straight years (1999–2007) by the readership of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
As of 2010, Pitt-Greensburg had 1,675 full-time undergraduates (1,820 total) and 76 full-time (84 total) faculty. Approximately 650 students live in the residence halls.
Pitt-Greensburg opened in September 1963, following a request of area school superintendents for a branch campus of the University of Pittsburgh. UPG began as a two-year institution with instruction in nine areas of study, 15 faculty, 56 full-time, and 156 part-time students. The school was originally located in the Vogle Building, a former private elementary school and Greensburg School System administrative building located at 122 North Maple Avenue in downtown Greensburg across from St. Clair Park. Fine arts classes were
The University of Zambia is Zambia's largest university, founded in 1966. It has a student population of about 10,000.
The University of Zambia is divided into the following faculties:
Its main campus—the Great East Road Campus—is on the Great East Road, about 7 km from Lusaka City. It also has the Ridgeway Campus within Lusaka City located at the University Teaching Hospital (famously called UTH); this campus specifically houses students pursuing medical and pharmacological courses.
UNZA is a member of the Association of African Universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Association of Universities.
The University of Zambia has a nanotechnology research center that was founded in 2001. The center was founded by Elijah Mwansa, who after graduating from the University of Zambia received his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and was a professor at University of Heidelberg and Carnegie Mellon University. The center has several researchers from other African countries and Europe and is the only one of its kind on the African continent. It is financed by the government of Zambia as part of the Zambia 2020 initiative and grants from foreign
An-Najah National University (Arabic: جامعة النجاح الوطنية) is a Palestinian non-governmental public university governed by a board of Trustees. It is located in Nablus, in the northern West Bank. The university has over 22,000 students and 300 professors in 19 faculties. It is the largest Palestinian university.
An-Najah traces its roots to 1918, when it was founded as the An-Najah Nabulsi School. It became An-Najah College in 1941 and a two-years community college in 1963. It was upgraded to become An-Najah National University in 1977, starting with two colleges: the College of Arts and the College of Science.
In 1988, during the First Intifada, the campus was declared a "closed military area" by Israel and did not reopen until 1991. During such time, the faculty of NNU stood to the challenge and continued in fulfilling the founders' vision in serving the Palstinian and Arab community by meeting with students at homes and local private places.
It has grown rapidly in recent years with many former students becoming professors after completing their PhD’s.
An-Najah's record of community work has been a major motive for building solidarity links with it.
Most of the students are
Windesheim University of Applied Sciences (Dutch: Christelijke Hogeschool Windesheim) is a Dutch vocational university. It offers multiple studies at the bachelor's level. Windesheim is home to a total of ten different schools:
Windesheim has a partnership with the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, resulting in Windesheim Honours College.
Windesheim was founded in 1880. In September 2006, it changed its degree system to the bachelor/master system.
Keio University (慶應義塾大学, Keiō Gijuku Daigaku),abbreviated as Keio (慶應, Keio) or Keidai (慶大, Keidai), is a Japanese university located in Minato, Tokyo. It is known as the oldest institute of higher education in Japan. Founder Fukuzawa Yukichi originally established it as a school for Western studies in 1858 in Edo (now Tokyo). It has eleven campuses in Tokyo and Kanagawa. It has ten faculties: Letters, Economics, Law, Business and Commerce, Medicine, Science and Technology, Policy Management, Environment and Information Studies, Nursing and Medical Care, and Pharmacy.
The alumni include three Japanese prime ministers and prominent corporate leaders. Currently twelve Keio graduates serve as Fortune Global 500 CEOs.
Keio traces its history to 1858 when Fukuzawa Yukichi, who had studied the Western educational system at Brown University in the United States, started to teach Dutch while he was a guest of the Okudaira family. In 1868 he changed the name of the school to Keio Gijuku and devoted all his time to education. While Keiō's initial identity was that of a private school of Western studies, it expanded and established its first university faculty in 1890, and became known as a
La Trobe University is a multi-campus university in Victoria, Australia. It was established in 1964 by an Act of Parliament to become the third oldest university in the state of Victoria. The main campus of La Trobe is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora; two other major campuses are located in the Victorian city of Bendigo and the NSW-Victorian border centre of Albury-Wodonga. The university has a number of smaller campuses at Mildura, Shepparton, and Beechworth as well as a campus in Melbourne's CBD.
La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across five major faculties, covering all the main learning areas: Education; Health Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences; Business, Economics and Law; and Science, Technology and Engineering. La Trobe is considered to be particularly strong in the area of arts and humanities; this was reflected in the 2005 Times Higher Education Supplement, where it was ranked amongst the top 25 institutions in the world in this category and third best in Australia. It also has a strong international reputation in biomedicine, as demonstrated when the Times ranked it in the top 100 biomedicine universities in the world in this same
Clackamas Community College (CCC) is a community college located in Oregon City, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1966, it is one of the largest community colleges in the state of Oregon, serving the needs of a large variety of students. Clackamas Community College offers three campuses: the central campus of Oregon City, Harmony Community Campus in Clackamas, and the Wilsonville campus. Extension sites are also located in the towns of Canby and Molalla, where CCC offers English as a Second Language, GED in Spanish, computer science and plenty of community education classes. CCC is also the only college to offer an urban agriculture certificate in the state of Oregon.
Clackamas Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Programs at Clackamas Community College are approved for the education of veterans.
CCC provides programs and courses in academic transfer, career and technical education, workforce development, business training and development, literacy/basic skills, and community education. In 2009-10, CCC served more than 38,000 students and had approximately 8,900 FTE (full-time equivalent students).
St. Catherine University (also known as St. Kate's) is a private Catholic university, with a college for women at its heart, located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. There is also a campus in Minneapolis. Enrollment is 5,246 students. With approximately 2,900 bachelor's students, it is the largest university for women in the United States. Its associate and graduate programs enroll women and men. The school was known as the College of St. Catherine until June 2009.
The school's patron saint is Saint Catherine of Alexandria.
The Saint Paul campus of St. Catherine was founded in 1905 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. It was named for Saint Catherine of Alexandria. The Minneapolis campus was founded in 1887 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet as St. Mary's School of Nursing. It was renamed St. Mary's Junior College and then merged with the College of St. Catherine in 1986. The school was known as the College of St. Catherine until June 2009.
The original building, Derham Hall was named for farmer Hugh Derham of Rosemount, Minnesota, who donated $20,000 to construct the building. The building originally also housed Derham Hall High School, an all-girls Catholic
Humboldt State University (HSU) is the northernmost campus of the California State University system, located in Arcata within Humboldt County, California, USA. The main campus, nestled at the edge of a coast redwood forest, has commanding views of Humboldt Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Its location eight miles (13 km) north of Eureka and 279 miles (449 km) north of San Francisco on the North Coast of California is notable for its natural beauty and relative remoteness.
Humboldt State Normal School was established as a teacher's college on June 16, 1913, by then-California Governor Hiram Johnson. The cities of Arcata and Eureka competed with one another to host the new campus. It opened on April 6, 1914 in the former Arcata Grammar School building with 78 students and 5 faculty. The school was put under the jurisdiction of the California Department of Education, renamed Humboldt State Teacher's College and Junior College, and moved to its current location in 1921. In 1924, the Associated Students and the Alumni Association were organized and The Foghorn, the first student newspaper, was published. Bachelor's degrees began being offered in 1927. The school was renamed Humboldt State
The Metropolitan Autonomous University (Spanish language: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana or UAM) is a public university located in Mexico City, Mexico. It has four separate campuses located in different boroughs of the Federal District:
The creation of a fifth campus in the municipality of Lerma, State of Mexico, has been approved, and it is under construction (as of Jan 2011).
UAM Rectoría is the main office, and it is located in the south of the city, near Xochimilco, at the street Canal de Miramontes.
The University of New Orleans, often referred to locally as UNO, is a medium-sized public urban university located on the New Orleans Lakefront within New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. It is a member of the University of Louisiana System and the Urban 13 association. In the fall of 2011 the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools-Commission on Colleges gave approval for the University of New Orleans to join the University of Louisiana System, concluding the five-month transition from the LSU System since ACT 419 of the 2011 Louisiana Legislative Regular Session was signed into law in July 2011. Soon after the transition was approved, the UNO Presidential Search Committee selected UNO alumnus Dr. Peter J. Fos (Class of 1972) as president.
The University of New Orleans, originally called Louisiana State University in New Orleans, was legally established by Act 60 of the 1956 Louisiana Legislature, in the wake of a citizens’ movement to bring taxpayer-supported higher education to the metropolitan area. Greater New Orleans, with more than a fourth of the state’s population, was without a public college or university until that time. As a branch campus of Louisiana State
Campuses:Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences (abbreviated to A&S or CAS) is a division of Cornell University. It has been part of the university since its founding, although its name has changed over time. It grants bachelors degrees, and masters and doctorates through affiliation with the Cornell University Graduate School. Its major academic buildings are located on the Arts Quad and include some of the university's oldest buildings. The college offers courses in many fields of study, and is the largest college at Cornell by undergraduate enrollment.
Originally, the university's faculty was undifferentiated, but with the founding of the Cornell Law School in 1886 and the concomitant self-segregation of the school's lawyers, different departments and colleges formed.
Initially, the division that would become the College of Arts and Sciences was known as the Academic Department, but it was formally renamed in 1903. The College endowed the first professorships in American history, musicology, and American literature. Currently, the college teaches 4,100 undergraduates, with 600 full-time faculty members (and an unspecified number of lecturers) teaching 2,200 courses.
The Arts Quad is the site
Dakota State University is a public university located in Madison, South Dakota. The university has a technology centric focus with programs in computer and information science, business, education, natural sciences, liberal arts, among other graduate and undergraduate programs. The university requires all full-time undergraduate students to use tablet computers and laptops in general education courses in addition to taking a computer usage course and an introductory programming course as part of their curriculum.
Dakota State University is considered to be one of the more technologically advanced post-secondary institutions, making use of Tablet PCs, advanced biometric identification devices, special computer laboratories designed for computer hacking and has 25 of the available degree programs offered on campus available via distance methods. This, among other things, has contributed to DSU being listed as the highest ranked baccalaureate college in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for five consecutive years.
DSU is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents and accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In 2004, DSU was designated by the
De La Salle University – Dasmariñas (DLSU-D or La Salle-Dasma) is a member institution of De La Salle Philippines located in Dasmariñas City, Cavite. It was established on July 18, 1977 as a private nonsectarian tertiary school named General Emilio Aguinaldo College-Cavite and managed by the Yaman Lahi Foundation. In 1987, ownership and management were transferred to Frère (St.) Bénilde Romançon Educational Foundation Inc., a sister corporation of De La Salle University-Manila. It became a Catholic institution under the name De La Salle University-Emilio Aguinaldo College. In 1992, the name DLSU-EAC was changed to De La Salle University-Aguinaldo. In 1997 the institution was renamed again as De La Salle University-Dasmariñas to avoid confusion with the Emilio Aguinaldo College Cavite campus.
Official Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/dlsudasma
The university earned Level IV re-accreditation from the Federation of Accrediting Association of the Philippines for the degree programs of its Colleges of Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts, Nursing and Science after the formal survey conducted by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and
The Philipp University of Marburg (German: Philipps-Universität Marburg), was founded in 1527 by Landgrave Philip I of Hesse (usually called the Magnanimous, although the updated meaning 'haughty' is sometimes given) as the world's oldest university dating back to a Protestant foundation. As a modern state university it has no religious affiliation anymore.
It was the main university of the principality of Hesse and remains a public university of that German state. It now has about 20,000 students and 7,500 employees, making Marburg, a town of 83,000 inhabitants, the proverbial "university town" (Universitätsstadt). Though most subjects are grouped, the University of Marburg is not a campus university in the broader sense.
Marburg is home to one of Germany's most traditional medical faculties. The German physicians' union is called "Marburger Bund".
The department of psychology enjoys an outstanding reputation and reached Excellence Group status in the Europe-wide CHE Excellence Ranking 2009.
In 1609, the University of Marburg established the world's first professorship in chemistry. In 2012 it opened the first German chemistry participation museum, called "Chemicum". Its
The University of South Africa (Unisa) is the largest university on the African continent and attracts a third of all higher education students in South Africa. The university has a student headcount of over 300 000 students, including African and international students in 130 countries worldwide, making it one of the world's mega universities.
Unisa is a dedicated open distance education institution. Open distance learning (ODL) entails a student-centred approach that gives students flexibility and choice over what, when, where and how they learn, and provides them with extensive student support.
As a comprehensive university Unisa offers both vocational and academic programmes, many of which have received international accreditation. The University of South Africa is an internationally recognized university with an extensive geographical footprint, giving their students recognition and employability in many countries the world over.
Founded in 1873 as the University of the Cape of Good Hope, the University of South Africa (or Unisa as it is commonly known, pronounced, you-nee-suh) spent most of its early history as an examining agency for Oxford and Cambridge universities and as
Adelphi University is a private, nonsectarian university located in Garden City, in Nassau County, New York, United States. It is the oldest institution of higher education on Long Island. For the sixth year, Adelphi University has been named a “Best Buy” in higher education by the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The university was also named a 2010 Best College in the Northeastern Region by The Princeton Review. The institution was awarded the 2010 Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The U.S. News & World Report ranked Adelphi University as #152 among Tier 1 National Universities.
Adelphi University began with the Adelphi Academy, founded in Brooklyn, New York in 1863. The academy was a private preparatory school located at 412 Adelphi Street, in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, but later moved to the corner of Lafayette Avenue and Clifton Place, in Clinton Hill. It was formally chartered in 1869 by the Board of Trustees of the City of Brooklyn for establishing "a first class institution for the broadest and most thorough training, and to make its advantages as accessible as possible to the largest numbers
Bangalore Medical College (Kannada:ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ವೈದ್ಯಕೀಯ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ), now renamed Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (Kannada:ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ವೈದ್ಯಕೀಯ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂಶೋಧನಾ ಕೇಂದ್ರ), popularly known as BMC, is a medical college run by the Government of Karnataka. It is located on K.R. Road, near City Market. It is the only government medical college in Bangalore and one of 10 in Karnataka. BMC is an autonomous institution under the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Jayanagar, Bangalore.
It was established in 1955 by Dr. Shivram and Dr. Mekhri in what was then the fort police station ground. The college was initially run by the Mysore Medical Education Society and was later handed over to the Government of Karnataka. It was built by civil engineer & architect, Mr. V. Ramamoorthy, who built it in a record time of 6 months.
From its inception, the college has been associated with some of the most eminent doctors in India. It has become the most coveted destination for medical aspirants in the state of Karnataka to study medicine and has been consistently ranked among the top fifteen medical colleges in India. It was ranked 14 in 2007.
It celebrated its Golden Jubilee
Campuses:Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology
Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology (CBIT) is a college located in Gandipet, Osman Sagar, Hyderabad, India. It is 25 kilometres (16 mi) away from Secunderabad railway station. The college is affiliated to Osmania University and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation.
The college was established in 1979. The institute began with three undergraduate programmes with an intake of 200 students. By 2007 this had grown to nine undergraduate and seven postgraduate courses with a total intake of 900 students.
Students of CBIT were involved in the design and successful launch of a satellite, STUDSAT, with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
There are labs and computer centers within all the blocks of the college. There is a library and information center, sports and indoor and outdoor games.
The college admits undergraduate students through the state-wide EAMCET exam conducted every year. It offers Bachelor of Engineering (BE) courses in multiple disciplines.
The Master of Technology (MTech) course is offered to Computer Science Engineering students. Master of Engineering (ME) courses are offered in other disciplines. The college also offers Master of Business
Chowan University is a small private university of about 1200 students located in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, United States. The school is affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, although it accepts students of all backgrounds. It is the second-oldest Baptist school in North Carolina. The University offers both Associate's and Bachelor's degrees in 40 academic disciplines and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Chowan was founded by Dr. Godwin Cotton Moore in 1848 as Chowan Baptist Female Institute, a four-year women's college. The McDowell Columns building, which houses the administrative offices of the college, was constructed in 1851. Between 1850-1867, the school changed names to the Chowan Female Collegiate Institute, then switched back to the Chowan Baptist Female Institute.
The school was renamed Chowan College in 1910 when it began awarding baccalaureate degrees, and began admitting male students in 1931. Financial strain from the effects of the Great Depression forced the school to become a two-year institution in 1937. In 1992 the college returned to four-year status when it admitted a junior class. The school's
Dawson College was the first English Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel (CEGEP) and is located in Westmount, just west of downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Dawson College is situated near the action-filled heart of downtown Montreal in a former nunnery on approximately 4.85 hectares of green space. It is the largest CEGEP in the province of Quebec, with a student population of about 7,450 day students and 2,550 evening students enrolled in more than 50 fields of study.
Dawson College was first based at the Royal Canadian Air Force Base, St. Jean (now Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu), Quebec, in the Montérégie (later the location of Le Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean). It was a satellite campus set up on September 26, 1945 by McGill University to handle the overflow registration of students after the Second World War and the returning veterans. Those students in the first 3 years of the Faculty of Engineering were taught there, thus relieving the McGill campus for the later 2 years for the degree course. That version of Dawson College was closed in May 1950.
The college traces its origins to the merger of several institutions which became public in 1967, when the Quebec
Erasmus University Rotterdam is a university in the Netherlands, located in Rotterdam. The university is named after Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a 15th century humanist and theologian. The university has seven faculties and focuses on three domains
The first two domains are situated at the Woudestein campus, in the east of Rotterdam. The Medicine and Health domain is located at the Erasmus MC (Medical Center) at the Hoboken campus in the west part of the city.
Erasmus MC is the largest and one of the foremost academic medical centers trauma centers in the Netherlands, whereas its economics and business school, Erasmus School of Economics and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University are leading economics school and business school within Europe and the world. The Erasmus School of Law is one of the largest law schools in the Netherlands.
Erasmus University concentrates its expertise on issues of management, organisation and policy in the public and private sectors on the one hand, as well as on the field of sickness and health care. The University describes its principal tasks as: "... the generation and transfer of knowledge proceeding from a high degree of social
The Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU) is a space-grant and sea-grant public university located in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. It is a comprehensive doctoral research university with medical programs and significant research activity as determined by the Carnegie Foundation. The university comprises 15 separate colleges and 39 centers, facilities, labs and institutes that offer more than 300 programs of study, including professional programs. Florida State was officially established in 1851 and is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida. Florida State University was declared in 2010 to be a "Budget Ivy" university by the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College. In 1935 Florida State University was awarded the first chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in Florida and is among the ten percent of American universities to have earned a chapter of the national academic honor society.
Florida State is a flagship university in the State University System of Florida. As one of Florida's primary graduate research universities, Florida State University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees each
Campuses:Jaypee University of Information Technology
Jaypee University of Information Technology (also J. P. University of Information Technology and JUIT) (Hindi: जेपी सूचना तकनीक विश्वविद्यालय) is a state (private) university in Waknaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India. The curriculum focuses on undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level studies and research in engineering and applied sciences disciplines.
Jaypee University of Information Technology is recognised by the state government of Himachal Pradesh, India. It was set up by Act No. 14 of 2002 vide Extraordinary Gazette notification of Government of Himachal Pradesh dated 23 May 2002. JUIT was approved by the University Grants Commission under section 2(f) of the UGC Act, the University commenced academic activities from July 2002.
The university is located 3 kilometers off National Highway 22 (20 km from Shimla) (from Waknaghat) which runs from Kalka to Shimla (India).
The campus is spread over 25 acres (100,000 m) of the green slopes of Waknaghat. The town of Kasauli can be seen from the university on one side, far on the hill.
Though the university campus can be reached by taxi cabs and autorickshaws available at University Gate and Waknaghat. The nearest railway
John Abbott College is an English-language public college located in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada, near the western tip of the Island of Montreal. John Abbott College is one of eight English public colleges in Quebec. The college primarily serves the Greater Montreal Region.
The college was accredited in 1970 and opened the next year. It is housed in early 20th-century buildings on a 1,600 acres (650 ha) campus shared with McGill University's Macdonald College. The college is named after John Abbott, prime minister, and former Mayor of Montreal who owned a country estate in nearby Senneville. He is most remembered for his role in the Pacific Scandal, the political corruption case which brought down the government of Sir John A. Macdonald in 1873.
The college originally planned to build a new campus in Pointe-Claire next to Fairview Pointe-Claire. It "temporarily" moved into buildings on the Macdonald College campus that had been vacated the previous year by McGill's Faculty of Education when it moved to its downtown campus. Additional temporary facilities were rented on Hymus Boulevard in Kirkland, known as the Kirkland Campus. A shuttle bus connected the two campuses.
Johnson State College is a small public liberal arts college, founded in 1828 by John Chesamore at Johnson in the U.S. state of Vermont. Johnson's president is Barbara E. Murphy and its board chair is Gary M. Moore.
Both the college, and the town of Johnson are named for William Samuel Johnson (1727-1819), American jurist, statesman and educator. The town of Johnson, and a part of neighboring Cambridge, Vermont together once made up the King's College Tract, a land grant chartered by King George III in 1774 for the eventual expansion of King's College in New York, today's Columbia University. Following the Declaration of Independence, and the emergence of the Vermont Republic, the town was instead granted to William Samuel Johnson by Vermont's Council of Censors in 1782. Johnson represented Connecticut in the Continental Congress, and argued for Vermont's admission to the federal Union. He later became president of Columbia University. John Chesamore founded Johnson State College as Johnson Academy, a grammar school instructing students in Greek, Latin, algerbra and geometry. In 1867 the school became a Vermont state "normal school", a term based on the French école normale – a
Judson University is an evangelical Christian liberal arts university located in Elgin, Illinois, United States. It was founded in 1963. Judson was formed out of the liberal arts component of Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. When the seminary moved from Chicago to Lombard, Illinois, it was decided to make the college separate from the seminary. Originally as Judson College, it was named after Adoniram Judson, the first American Baptist missionary to foreign shores. The university has campuses in Elgin and Rockford, Illinois, and a student body of approximately 1,300. Judson College became Judson University on August 28, 2007.
Judson University has more than 60 undergraduate majors, minors and pre-professional programs and is currently the only evangelical Christian college or university to offer a fully accredited graduate program in architecture. Some of those programs as followed.
Judson University is the only private Christian university that has an accredited school of architecture in the United States and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Master of Architecture degree is
Miami Dade College, or simply Miami Dade or MDC, is a state college located in Miami, Florida, United States. Miami Dade has eight campuses and twenty-one outreach centers located throughout Miami-Dade County. Founded in 1959, Miami Dade is the largest college in the Florida College System with over 161,000 students. Additionally, MDC is also the largest institution of higher education in Florida, and the second-largest in the United States. Miami Dade College's main campus, the Wolfson Campus, is in Downtown Miami.
Miami Dade College was established in 1959 and opened in 1960 as Dade County Junior College. The original campus was located at the recently built Miami Central High School. The campus consisted of a portion of the school and an adjacent farm. In 1960, a facility was built on an old naval air station near Opa-Locka Airport (known as Amelia Earhardt field), which would soon become the College's North Campus. The College enrolled African American students and Cuban exiles who could not afford other schools, becoming Florida's first integrated junior college. As the college grew, a temporary satellite campus opened in what is today Pinecrest at Miami Palmetto High School
Notre Dame de Namur University — formerly the College of Notre Dame — is a private, coeducational Catholic university located in Belmont, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is the fifth oldest college in California and the first college in the state authorized to grant the baccalaureate degree to women.
The university is organized into three schools: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and Management and School of Education and Leadership. Notre Dame de Namur University offers 22 undergraduate degrees, 12 graduate degrees and four credentials. In addition to traditional undergraduate and graduate programs, the university offers an evening bachelor’s degree completion program for working adults as well as an online degree program.
Notre Dame de Namur University was founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur as College of Notre Dame in 1851 on 10 acres in San Jose, California. The college was chartered in 1868 as the first college in the state of California authorized to grant the baccalaureate degree to women. In 1922, the Sisters purchased Ralston Hall, the county estate of William Chapman Ralston, founder of the Bank of California. The college opened its
Campuses:Shanghai University of Science & Technology
Shanghai University of Science & Technology (SUST 上海科技大学) was a leading public university in Shanghai, China. In 1994, the university was merged into consolidated new Shanghai University (上海大学).
Shanghai University was rebuilt in 1994, by consolidating Shanghai University of Technology (上海工业大学), Shanghai University of Science & Technology (上海科技大学), Shanghai Institute of Science & Technology (上海科技学院) and the former Shanghai University.
Shanghai University of Science & Technology was formed by East China Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1958, with close relationship with the academies and institutes.
Shanghai University of Science & Technology site now is Shanghai University, Jiading Campus.
20 Chengzhong Lu, Jiading District, Shanghai 201800, China
Prof. Guo Benyu
Spalding University is a private, co-educational university in Louisville, Kentucky affiliated with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. It is the oldest Catholic university in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains.
Spalding University is the oldest Catholic university west of the Alleghenies. It traces its roots back to 1814 and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. It was named after Mother Catherine Spalding, foundress of the Sisters.
The school has its origins in Nazareth Academy, located in Nelson County near Bardstown, Kentucky. In 1829 the legislature of the Commonwealth of Kentucky granted the school a charter allowing the school to confer varying degrees. In 1920, the Sisters opened Nazareth College in Louisville, Kentucky's first, four-year, Catholic college for women. The Louisville and Nazareth campuses merged. In 1969, the school was renamed Spalding College and in 1971 all instructional activity was moved to the Louisville campus. In 1973, Spalding College became co-educational and an independent college in the Catholic tradition open to students of all faiths and backgrounds. In 1984, Spalding College became Spalding University.
Spalding offers day, evening,
Thomas Edison State College is a public institution of higher education located in Trenton, New Jersey. One of New Jersey's 12 public universities and colleges, Thomas Edison State College offers degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level. Thomas Edison State College was approved by the New Jersey Board of Education in December 1971, and established on July 1, 1972. The college was named in honor of Thomas Alva Edison, the inventor who gained encyclopedic knowledge of many subject areas through self-directed learning.
Thomas Edison State College moved into downtown Trenton in September 1979, at a time when other institutions were leaving cities. The 7-year-old college, which had spent three years at the Forrestal Center outside of Princeton, needed room for growth. At the same time, the state was looking for an appropriate tenant for the landmark Kelsey Building at the edge of the Capital Complex, while the city sought to preserve the building’s historic use as a school. Built in 1911 and one of the architectural landmarks of the city, the Kelsey Building housed three schools before serving as the headquarters for Thomas Edison State College.
The college offers 20 associate,
Founded in 1887, the University at Buffalo Law School, the State University of New York (also known as UB Law, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law or SUNY at Buffalo School of Law) is a graduate professional school at the University at Buffalo. It is part of the State University of New York system and is the SUNY system's only law school. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University at Buffalo Law School 82nd in the nation for 2013. However, many lesser known sites rank UB Law much higher. The University at Buffalo Law School is No. 1 in Thomson Reuter's "Super Lawyers" ranking of law graduates practicing in Upstate New York, which includes 54 of the 62 counties in New York State. This is in addition to the UB Law School's 2010 national ranking, where it placed 48th out of the 180 law schools in the country that produced Super Lawyers, a measure which examines "twelve indicators of professional achievement" . Also, Malcolm Gladwell, in the New Yorker Magazine, devised a formula that ranks UB within the top 50 whereas Reuters ranks UB Law as 48th overall in the nation.
UB Law School has a favorable student-faculty ratio of 12.5:1. Currently, more than 75 percent
Campuses:University of Ballarat, Mount Helen Campus
The University of Ballarat is a dual-sector university in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. It was formed by the passage of an Act of the Victorian Parliament in 1994, from the Ballarat College of Advanced Education. It subsequently merged with the Ballarat School of Mines and Industries (1870) and the Horsham based Wimmera Institute of TAFE in 1998 to create a larger University.
According to the university's records as of 2008, there were 25,810 students consisting of 13,820 higher education students and 11,990 Technical and Further Education students. The report states that 11,460 students are at the Ballarat campus, but does not differentiate between higher education students and Technical and Further Education students. In terms of higher degrees, there were 6,145 masters students, which is more numerous than the 6,048 bachelor students. In terms of students who are not located on a campus of the university, there were 12,481 students with partnership institutions such as the Melbourne Institute of Technology.
The University of Ballarat has a long history that goes back to the gold rush era of the 1850s. Tertiary education at Ballarat began with the establishment of the School of
The University of Central Lancashire (or UCLan) is a university based in Preston, Lancashire, England.
The university has its roots in The Institution For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge which was founded in 1828. Subsequently known as Harris Art College, then Preston Polytechnic, then Lancashire Polytechnic, in 1992 it was granted University status by the Privy Council. The university is the fifth largest in the UK in terms of student numbers.
The Institution for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was founded in 1828 by Joseph Livesey's Temperance Society. The society was born from a pledge made by seven Preston working men (whose names can be seen on a plaque in the university's library) to never again consume alcohol.
The Institute was housed in a classical-revivalist building on Cannon Street, before eventually expanding under the endowment of a local lawyer, Edmund Robert Harris, who died in 1877. The expansion brought with it several new buildings and houses in the nearby Regent Street were purchased and demolished as a consequence. The institute became a regional centre of excellence for the arts and sciences.
As part of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in
The University of Minnesota Law School, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, is a professional school of the University of Minnesota. The school offers a Juris Doctor (J.D.), Masters of Law (LL.M.) for Foreign Lawyers, and joint degrees with J.D./M.B.A., J.D./M.P.A, J.D./M.A., J.D./M.S., J.D./Ph.D., J.D./M.D., J.D./M.P.P., J.D./M.B.S., J.D./M.P., J.D./M.B.T., J.D./M.U.R.P., and J.D./M.P.H.
Founded in 1888, the Law School is consistently ranked among the top 20 law schools in the nation, with the current rank of 19th in the U.S. News & World Report "Best Law Schools" rankings and 18th in the U.S. News & World Report "Law Firm Recruiters Rank Best Law Schools" rankings; tied with UCLA and USC. The school maintains its competitive rankings despite a small number of very large law firms in its region. According to one study, 18.1% of the Law School's 2006 graduates joined the United States' 250 largest law firms.
With 847 students, the Law School maintains a 10.9:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Admission is highly competitive. Most classes are graded on a curve; classes with the smallest of enrollments are relieved of the curve. The five-year average bar exam passage rate is 96.91%.
The University of Oslo (Norwegian: Universitetet i Oslo), formerly The Royal Frederick University (Norwegian: Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest and largest university in Norway, situated in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. One of northern Europe's most prestigious universities, it is ranked as the 67th best university in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
The university has approximately 27,700 students and employs around 6,000 people. It has faculties of (Lutheran) Theology (Norway's state religion since 1536), Law, Medicine, Humanities, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Dentistry, and Education. The university's old neoclassical campus is located in the centre of Oslo and is currently occupied by the Faculty of Law, whereas most of the other faculties are located at the newer Blindern campus in the suburban West End. The Faculty of Medicine is split between several university hospitals in the Oslo area.
The university was founded in 1811 and was modelled after the University of Copenhagen and after the recently established University of Berlin. It was originally named after King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway and received
The University of Tabriz (Persian: دانشگاه تبريز ; sometimes referred to as Tabriz University) is a public university in Tabriz, Iran. It is the fifth-oldest university in Iran after the K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, University of Tehran and Shiraz University and the biggest academic institution in northwestern Iran and one of five biggest universities in Iran. Furthermore, the University of Tabriz is definitely well-known because of its all-round students who have got high ranks in the Iranian Entrance Exam to Universities to enter this university.
The university was initially established as the University of Azerbaijan on June 12, 1947, and entitled as a university on October 30, 1947, which is now officially set as inauguration date of the university. The university was renamed the University of Tabriz following the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
The university has 480 academic staff, of whom some 258 are Doctor of Philosophy holders. Out of this teaching staff, 41 are full professors, 66 are associate professors, 151 are assistant professors and the remaining 222 are instructors. Some 857 administrative personnel are supporting
The University of Technology, Mauritius (commonly known as UTM) is a public university in Mauritius. The main campus lies in La Tour Koenig, Pointe aux Sables within the district of Port Louis. It was founded following the Government of Mauritius approval of the setting up of the University of Technology, Mauritius in January 2000 and the proclamation of the The University of Technology, Mauritius Act on 21 June 2000. The UTM is the latest of the two universities present in Mauritius.
UTM has a specialized mission with a technology focus. It applies traditional and beyond traditional approaches to teaching, training, research and consultancy. The university has been founded with the aim to play a key role in the economic and social development of Mauritius through the development of programmes of direct relevance to the country’s needs, for example in areas like technology, sustainable development science, and public sector policy and management.
UTM is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and is listed in the Commonwealth Universities Handbook and in the International Handbook of Universities. UTM is also a member of the Southern African Regional Universities
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) is a public university in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada that offers undergraduate faculties of art, business and economics, education, science and theology as well as graduate programs. The U of W's founding colleges were Manitoba College and Wesley College, which merged to form United College in 1938. The University of Winnipeg was established in 1967 when United College received its charter.
Maclean's magazine and the Globe and Mail newspaper consistently rank the university in the top ten of all Canadian universities whose primary focus is undergraduate education in the category of student satisfaction. In 2011 the U of W ranked 10th out of 20 primarily undergraduate institutions. Research InfoSource ranks the University of Winnipeg last out of 50 schools in its annual list of top 50 research universities in Canada in terms of dollars spent on sponsored research expenditures.
The U of W's founding colleges were Manitoba College and Wesley College, which merged to form United College in 1938. George Creeford Browne (architect) & S. Frank Peters designed Wesley Hall (1894–5), which is now part of the University of Winnipeg.
The University of
The University of Zanjan (ZNU) is located in Zanjan, Iran. It was founded in 1975 and organized in 4 Faculties.
ZNU (the Ex Higher School for Agriculture & Animal Science) started its activities in 1975, on a formal basis.
In December 1975, as ratified by the state council, a land (with an area of 400 hectares) was dedicated by the Forestry Organization to ZNU for the purpose of educational as well as developmental and physical activities. On February 20, 1976 Zanjan higher school for Agriculture & Animal Science started its work under new title Zanjan Agriculture & Animal Science College while it enhanced its Agriculture & Animal Science Courses to a BS Level.
Regarding the Council for the Expansion of Higher Education agreement (April 25, 1987) on enrolling students in the Engineering college, the council agreed to alter the Zanjan A&AS college title to the center for higher education on May 8, 1987 (including Engineering and Agriculture colleges).
Following this the science and humanities colleges were established in 1990 & 1991, respectively, and lastly the Ministry of Culture and Higher Education agreed to change the center for higher school in Zanjan to University of Zanjan.