Here’s fitting news for football season: Hudl, the Lincoln-based video software producer for sports teams, has earned an impressive 149th position on Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. From 2009 to 2012, the company’s sales grew 2,535 percent to $14.1 million. In the business world, that’s called a dramatic touchdown.
Grace University is the latest to join the ranks of colleges in the region that offer a four-year graduation guarantee. If a student sticks with a major but isn’t able to earn a degree in four years because the university makes a change, the student can finish tuition-free. In an era of soaring costs for higher education and mounting student debt, these schools are taking an important step.