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Texas Woman's University hires new provost

Texas Woman's University hires new provost

Alan Utter, the founding director of the Office of Student Research at Appalachian State University, will be the next provost of Texas Woman's University. Utter will oversee all academic aspects of the university, like research, curriculum and recruitment of students and faculty, starting the first week of July.

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New tool aids college students

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The average time to a bachelor’s degree at Georgia State decreased by more than half a semester, enabling the Class of 2016 to save $15 million in tuitions and fees. “We are leveling the playing field not by doing academic work for the students ... but instead by giving them timely information about what might maximize their chances of graduation,” Renick said. “We have a moral obligation to these students and their families, many of whom are taking out large loans to give them every...