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An Opening for Community Colleges
April 3, 2009

Two-year institutions gear up to tap into federal stimulus legislation's innovative mechanism for distributing Workforce Investment Act funds, which allows for contracts for entire courses. …

Applying for Broadband Grants through RUS
March 12, 2009

Yesterday’s blog focused on the broadband grant process at the Department of Commerce’s NTIA program. Today we take a look at the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities …

Budget Reports: Keeping an Eye on Congress
January 23, 2009

BUDGET REPORTS 01/23/2009 Washington, DC-  After the excitement of the Inauguration, the House of Representatives is busily working on the economic stimulus package.  Majority Leader…

Budget Reports: Update on Stimulus Action in Congress
February 9, 2009

Washington, DC- Late Friday, a few moderate Republicans joined Democrats in saying they would help pass a stimulus bill soon. It is now expected that the Senate will finish amendment work and vo…

Collaborative Community Engagements: A Recipe for Growing Networks, Managing Change, and Leveraging Resources
October 20, 2011 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2011 Annual Conference

Join two institutions and their regional educational and research network as they describe what activities have made them successful in their quest to balance the tensions of containing network c…

Comments on Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP)
April 13, 2009

DUCAUSE filed comments on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's broadband provisions with the NTIA and RUS in this April 13, 2009 letter. …

Comparison of Application Requirements for the NTIA and RUS Broadband Programs in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
February 25, 2009

This document includes a detailed comparison of the two broadband programs in the stimulus bill.  Plus a summary of advantages and disadvantages of each, and a more detailed comparison of the …

Computers and Computer Technology as Qualified Higher Education Expenses in 529 Education Plans
March 30, 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed into law on February 17, 2009 and includes computers and computer technology as Qualified Higher Education Expenses in 529 Education …

Concerns Arise about Broadband Stimulus Program
July 10, 2009

Since the broadband grant rules were published last week, lawmakers have begun to express concerns about requirements and definitions.  Yesterday, the House Subcommittee on Rural Development, …

Cyberinfrastructure opportunities - perspectives on the NSF ARI-R² and MRI
June 8, 2009

June 8 - Web Discussion The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently released two new grant solicitations that have implications for the development of cyberinfrastructure at institution…