21 janvier 2016

Failing the Test for Faculty Unions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. NLRB rejects bid from tenure-line professors at Carroll College, suggesting that it remains difficult to win collective bargaining rights at private colleges. Read more...

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No Big Deal

HomeBy Kellie WoodhouseGay and lesbian presidents report more acceptance than ever with the legalization of gay marriage. Read more...

HomeBy Kellie Woodhouse. The University of Oregon is scaling back a multimillion-dollar branding campaign, much to the delight of faculty members. Read more...

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Scaling Back on Branding

HomeBy Kellie Woodhouse. The University of Oregon is scaling back a multimillion-dollar branding campaign, much to the delight of faculty members. Read more...

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Cost Share Shift

HomeBy Kellie Woodhouse. A new report from the Delta Cost Project reveals how much more heavily institutions rely on tuition dollars since the recession. Read more...

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Watchdog's New Role at Ed Dept.

HomeBy Michael Stratford. The Obama administration looks to a former federal consumer protection official -- and frequent critic -- to help improve the federal student loan program. Read more...

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One Problem Leads to Another?

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. City College of San Francisco for years has been facing an accreditation crisis linked to its finances, and the accreditation woes may have contributed to a new fiscal management problem. Read more...

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The Faculty Role Online, Scrutinized

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Education Department's inspector general is auditing Western Governors U over the faculty role in its competency-based programs. The high-stakes audit is relevant to other colleges and forms of online learning. Read more...

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FAFSA Trouble

HomeBy Josh Logue. New online identification system for federal financial aid sacrifices ease of use for security, critics say, hurting low-income students. Read more...

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Journal (and Book) Storage

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The scholarly database JSTOR may soon have to add more letters to its acronym. If its expansion into books continues to grow, “Journal Storage” may no longer be an appropriate name. Read more...

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Patenting Pedagogy?

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. A recent patent application by Khan Academy is raising questions about whether teaching methods can be patented, but patent law experts see the move as an influential player fortifying its position in the market. Ultimately, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will have the last say. Read more...

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