16 août 2015

Gauging Climate for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

HomeLots of departments want to know what they’re doing right for non-tenure-track faculty members, what they can do better and how that climate affects student learning. But how to measure it. Read more...

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Michigan Fails to Keep Promise to Native Americans

HomeMore than 80 years ago, the state of Michigan promised Native American tribes that if they would give up land Central Michigan University needed to expand, Native American students would forever attend public colleges in the state free. But as The Detroit News reported, the state has not been providing nearly enough money to keep its promise. Read more...

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Court: Sex With Co-Worker Not University Job Duty

HomeAn Oregon appeals court has rejected an appeal from a former Eastern Oregon University administrator who wants the state to pay his costs defending himself from a suit he won that accused him of raping a co-worker at a conference they attended for work, The Oregonian reported. Read more...

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Institutions Estimate Fund-Raising Up 5.1%

HomeColleges and universities estimate their fund-raising is up 5.1 percent in the last year, according to a recent survey by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Read more...

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College and University Wealth: Unequal and Stable

HomeThe wealth gap in American higher education is a topic of much concern, typically receiving attention when colleges and universities release their annual endowment reports, suggesting that the rich get richer. Read more...

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Coke Funds Scientists Who Shift Obesity Debate

HomeCoca-Cola is funding and providing support to a new group, the Global Energy Balance Network, that supports researchers who say that the best approach to obesity is exercise, without a focus on diet, The New York Times reported. Read more...

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Bill Would Replace U.S. Loan Default Rates With Repayment Metric

HomeA bipartisan duo of U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced legislation that would overhaul a key way the government holds colleges accountable for student outcomes and also create a new risk-sharing program. Read more...

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White House Hosts Business School Deans

HomeThe White House this week hosted officials from business schools and businesses for a meeting on expanding opportunities for women. The discussion covered the recruiting, training and retention of leaders as well as the importance of policies that work for families, according to a fact sheet from the White House. Read more...

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Democrats Urge Inquiry Into Education Dept. Loan Servicer Review

HomeThree Senate Democrats on Wednesday called for an independent investigation into the U.S. Department of Education’s review of its loan servicing contractors that largely cleared the companies of allegations they overcharged military service members. Read more...

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Did Harvard Student Paper Endorse Donald Trump?

HomeDid The Harvard Crimson endorse Donald Trump? What would have been a coup for the Republican presidential candidate turns out to be a prank by the humor magazine The Harvard Lampoon. Read more...

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