28 mars 2016

U of Wisconsin Regents Adopt New Tenure Policies

HomeThe University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents votes today on new tenure, posttenure review and faculty layoff policies to close gaps in tenure protections created by a new state law. But some members of the systemwide task force that drafted the policies being considered say they had little input, reported The Cap Times. Read more...

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Lumina Releases Papers on Performance-Based Funding

HomeThe Lumina Foundation on Thursday released a second batch of white papers on performance-based funding in higher education. Read more...

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Stephen Hawking Warns Against Brexit

HomeStephen Hawking, the Emeritus Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, and more than 150 other Royal Society fellows are warning that Britain’s exit from the European Union would be a “disaster” for science in the United Kingdom. Read more...

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U.S. Young Adults Lag Behind International Peers

HomeThe National Center for Education Statistics released its assessment of young adults' skills yesterday and found American adults lag behind their international peers in numeracy and problem solving. Read more...

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Obama Administration Announces Higher Ed Tour

HomeThe top officials at the U.S. Department of Education are hitting the road to promote their higher education agenda for the remaining months of the Obama administration. Read more...

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