Posts Tagged: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Cheating, Student Authentication and Proctoring in Online Programs

“Without having to miss out on fun, just outsource your test to us, an expert will take it and you will get the awesome grade that you deserve. All at prices you will not believe. How does that sound?”—Excerpt from one of many results of googling “take my test”   This pitch is more than incredibly crass. It is really just outright pimping of hired poseurs to ...

NE Campuses Wearing Green on 2011 College Sustainability Report Card

The College Sustainability Report Card 2011 is out today, revealing the profiles of 322 schools and their sustainability policies. The fifth edition of the report by the Sustainable Endowments Institute assesses 52 indicators, ranging from green initiatives to recycling programs, and uses an A to F letter-grading system to evaluate different colleges and universities nationwide.Some New England ca...

WPI Tuition to Increase by 3.4%

Worcester Polytechnic Institute announced it will increase undergraduate tuition and fees by 3.4%, to $38,700, for the 2010-11 academic year. Last year's 2.9% increase was the lowest percentage increase at WPI in nearly 20 years, and considerably lower than the U.S. average of 4.4%. WPI has maintained a "frost" on staff positions, replacing departing staff or adding new positions only in the most ...