17 juillet 2016

Foundering Finances, the Faculty Role: a Survey of Business Officers

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. College and university chief business officers increasingly agree higher education is in a financial crisis, yet many are divided over the role a key constituency on campus should play as institutions grapple with budget issues: their faculty members. Read more...

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'Unwarranted Criticism' of Sexual Assault Guidance

HomeBy Jake New. The National Women’s Law Center and more than 80 other groups released a statement on Wednesday defending the U.S. Department of Education’s recent efforts to enforce how colleges should respond to complaints of sexual harassment and assault. Read more...

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Updated: Sex Assaults and Type of Institution

HomeBy Jake New. New study finds higher rates of sexual victimization at public institutions than private colleges. Read more...

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Career Counselors or Headhunters?

HomeBy Jake New. Career centers are providing more access to some companies than others (for a fee), a move that has career counselors concerned institutions are selling students to the highest bidder. Read more...

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'Drunkorexia'

HomeBy Jake New. More than 80 percent of college students in a new study said they have skipped a meal, induced vomiting or used a laxative in order to consume more alcohol. Read more...

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'Be a Man'

HomeBy Jake New. Across the country, male students are falling behind female students in college enrollment, academic performance and retention. Read more...

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'Debt-Free' College Hits the Congressional Campaigns

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Advocates who helped prod Democratic presidential candidates to embrace the concept seek to spread the issue into election drives for the U.S. Senate and House. Read more...

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More Flexibility on Loan Counseling

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Department will let some colleges experiment with required loan counseling, which some hope will discourage overborrowing. Read more...

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Pence, Trump's Reported Veep Choice, and Higher Ed

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Indiana Governor Mike Pence is Donald Trump’s reported pick for vice president, although an announcement planned for today has been delayed due to the terrorist attack in Nice and the Trump campaign has not confirmed a final decision. Read more...

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City College of San Francisco Reaches Agreement With Union

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. City College of San Francisco reached a tentative agreement with its faculty union Thursday following a year of negotiations. Read more...

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