14 décembre 2015

Political Science Group Moves Ahead on Transparency

HomeThe American Political Science Association is moving forward with plans to adopt new transparency standards for published research, over many scholars’ concerns that the change comes too soon with too little discussion. Read more...

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Nominate a Scholarly Book for #IHEreaderschoice

HomeHelp select the top university press book of 2015 that would make a good holiday gift for someone in academe! Inside Higher Ed is pleased to launch a contest where you decide the top books of 2015 that would make ideal holiday gifts. Read more...

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Accreditor Effectively Shuts College for Native Americans

HomeAmerican Indian College, which describes itself as the nation's only private college for Native American students, will teach out its 91 students and close its doors after having its accreditation withdrawn by the Higher Learning Commission, the Phoenix institution's president said Monday. Read more...

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Drop in Black Share of Physical Science, Engineering Degrees

HomeA new study has found that in a recent 10-year period while there has been an increase in the number of bachelor's degrees awarded in the physical sciences and engineering, the share of such degrees awarded to black students has fallen, as other groups are seeing larger increases. Read more...

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Fiat Chrysler Offers Degrees to Employee Families

HomeFCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) is among the companies that in the last year announced significant plans to help employees earn college degrees. Read more...

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American U of Beirut Will Restore Tenure System

HomeAmerican University of Beirut announced Friday that it is restoring a tenure system for faculty members. The university suspended the use of tenure in 1985, at the height of the Lebanese Civil War, when Malcolm Kerr, president of AUB, was assassinated and many feared for the university's future. Read more...

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Colleges Seek to Revive Perkins Loan Program

HomeHundreds of colleges on Friday urged congressional leaders to grant a one-year reprieve to the federal Perkins Loan Program, which expired earlier this fall. Read more...

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'Education at a Glance' Published

HomeThe Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s annual “Education at a Glance” report, an encyclopedic collection of education-related statistics across 46 countries, is being published today. Read more...

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Federal Research Support Dipped Nearly 4% in 2014

HomeFederal funding for university research and development in 2014 fell by 3.9 percent from the year before, with about two-thirds of that decrease attributable to the phaseout of federal stimulus funds, the National Science Foundation reported this week. Read more...

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Accreditor Offers Relief to Dual Credit Providers

HomeThe nation's largest regional accreditor is giving colleges more time to meet an updated requirement on dual enrollment instructors. Read more...

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