16 août 2015

Fafsa Change Would Prevent Colleges From Seeing Where Else Students Sent Data

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The U.S. Education Department has opened the comment period for a draft version of the 2016-17 Free Application for Federal Student Aid. One notable change: Admissions officers will no longer be able to view the list of colleges to which aid applicants send their Fafsas. More...

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Student Says He Lost Facebook Internship After Shedding Light on Privacy Flaws

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . A student at Harvard University says he lost an internship at Facebook after an application that he created revealed privacy flaws in the social-networking giant’s messaging app, The Boston Globe reported. More...

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U. of Texas to Move Jefferson Davis Statue to Campus History Center

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . The University of Texas at Austin will move a statue of the Confederate president, Jefferson Davis, from its prominent position on the campus to a history center there, but will leave statues of other Confederate leaders in place, the Austin American-Statesman reported. More...

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Governance Group Urges Board Members to Be Loyal and Obedient

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Saying that governance is “at a crossroads,” the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges on Tuesday released new guidance stressing that university trustees be loyal to their institution, among other things. The document, a “statement on the fiduciary duties of governing-board members,” outlines three main duties for board members: care, loyalty, and obedience. More...

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Hillary Clinton Asked for Emoji-fied Takes on Student Debt. You Will Believe What Happened Next.

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Hillary Clinton’s social-media team, looking to keep her recently announced college-affordability plan in the public eye, took to Twitter to ask for a bit of audience feedback on student loans. More...

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Confederate Statues at U. of Texas Should Be Moved or Explained, Panel Says

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . A task force convened by the University of Texas at Austin to consider the fate of several statues honoring Confederate leaders has made its recommendation: Either add explanatory plaques to them, or move them to a museum. More...

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In Clinton’s Higher-Ed Agenda, Expect Echoes of Past Plans on Student Debt

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Hillary Clinton, the heavy favorite among Democrats running for president, plans to announce key planks of her higher-education platform on Monday at an event in New Hampshire, Politico reports. When she does so, student-loan reform will be the dominant theme. More...

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Judge Curtails Popular Work Program for Foreign Students

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . In a decision that may reduce the appeal of the United States as a destination for international students, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security must curtail a popular program that allows foreign students and graduates to work while in the United States. More...

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For-Profit College Closes Without Telling Its Students

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . Missouri Tech, a small for-profit college, closed this week without notifying its students, who showed up for class only to learn that the company had been shuttered. More...

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Twitter Asks: What if Hogwarts Were an HBCU?

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/Ticker%20revised%20round%2045.gifBy . What if Hogwarts, the Harry Potter universe’s boarding school for wizards in training, were a historically black college? Today’s hot hashtag — #IfHogwartsWasAnHBCU — to the rescue. And while the hashtag is more about the union of African-American pop culture with Harry Potter nerd-dom than anything related to higher education, I’ve covered much more tangential topics on this blog in the past. More...

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