26 novembre 2016

Fighting Campus Carry

HomeMatthew Boedy, a professor who played an active role in the successful fight against legislation to allow guns on campuses in Georgia, shares the lessons he learned. Read more...

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When a B Isn’t Good Enough

HomeBy Angela Baldasare, Melissa Vito and Vincent J. Del Casino Jr. The traditional definition of at-risk students is wrong, and we need to do more to help students caught in an institutional blind spot, write Angela Baldasare, Melissa Vito and Vincent J. Del Casino Jr. Read more...

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Academic Humblebrags

HomeBy David Galef. So you’ve published a paper on monetary theory, snagged that fellowship for research in Rome or received an award for best teacher of the year. Or maybe you’ve just served on seven committees this past semester, from tenure review to curriculum reform, and colleagues ought to appreciate that. Read more...

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Listen

HomeBy Shaun R. Harper. It’s a lesson from Trump voters and people of color to higher education, writes Shaun R. Harper. Read more...

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The Language of “Privilege” Doesn’t Work

HomeBy Stephen J. Aguilar. It can shut down conversations before they become meaningful, and it is not a particularly useful phrase to incite change in the minds or actions of others, argues Stephen J. Aguilar. Read more...

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Vigilance and Inclusivity: Now, More Than Ever

HomeBy Michael S. Roth. We in higher education must strive to build inclusive communities and express our care for one another in a context of fairness, one that includes ensuring a place for conservative viewpoints, writes Michael Roth. Read more...

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Foreign Students Bring $20 Billion to Australia

HomeBy John Ross and Julie Hare For The Australian. International education’s value to Australia has surged past 20 billion Australian dollars ($14.8 billion U.S.), confirming the industry’s status as the country’s third-biggest earner and easily the largest export of services. Read more...

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New Federal Earnings Data

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum and Ashley A. Smith. Graduates who earned certificates at public institutions have larger salaries, but there is wide variation between programs even at the same institutions. Read more...

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Program Without Participants

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Student aid group warns Education Department that there may be no borrowers eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Read more...

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Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Regulations

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The rule, which would have affected 4.2 million workers, was highly controversial among many employers, including higher education institutions. It would have raised to $47,476 from $23,660 the threshold under which salaried employees would be eligible for overtime pay. Read more...

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