Category: Education

UD’s Charles Elson on whether Delaware can be dethroned

By Alex Vuocolo Special to Delaware Business Times DBT checked in with Professor Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware. Elson offers expertise on the subject of boards of directors and he is a contributor on corporate governance issues to various scholarly and popular publications.…

By Jess Moore Special to Delaware Business Times The University of Delaware has revamped and rolled out a new website, including changes to the home page, campus online magazine UDaily, and undergraduate admissions navigation. The website’s revamps are all responsive, meaning that they can be efficiently used across smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops to provide…

The next governor of the First State needs to call on a du Pont family member to tend public education for the next generation, and beyond. Public education in Delaware has benefitted from 200-plus years of the family’s patrician interest in public education, although most generations of the du Pont family have eschewed public education…

The Delaware Financial Education Alliance (DFEA) and the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware announced the inauguration of the Trust & Wealth Management minor. The Trust & Wealth minor will be an accredited program composed of up to 13 courses in the curriculum providing students with comprehensive skills grounded in…

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, The Partnership, Inc., honored Jack P. Varsalona, president of Wilmington University, with the inaugural John H. Taylor, Jr. Education Leadership award. The ceremony was part of the 2016 Superstars in Education, charged with recognizing outstanding educational programs and individual achievements. This event highlights excellence in science teaching,…

By Kathy Canavan Before the Obama administration issued a directive instructing all public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity this month, at least one school was already doing that. Top-rated Newark Charter High School allows a transgender student to use both bathrooms and locker rooms that student identifies with.…