26 novembre 2016

Regs in the Crosshairs

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A Congressional Research Service memo released last week found that regulations submitted to Congress after May 30, 2016, would be subject to review under a little-used tool called the Congressional Review Act. Read more...

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International Enrollment 'Potentially Volatile' Revenue Stream

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. International enrollment is an uncertain revenue stream for U.S. colleges and universities as Donald Trump prepares to take over as president of the United States, according to a report Moody’s Investors Service released last week. Read more...

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Universities' Unfunded Pensions Exceed Debt

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Unfunded pension liabilities are higher than capital-related debt at the country’s public universities, according to a report Moody’s Investors Service issued Friday. Read more...

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Metrics for Money

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. U of Illinois System and some legislators back plan to end budget impasse by putting limits on tuition increases and out-of-state enrollments. Read more...

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Presidents' Message to President-Elect

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. More than 100 campus leaders urge Trump to take more forceful stand against "harassment, hate and acts of violence." UPDATE: More presidents sign on. Read more...

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Report: Sports Leadership 'Dominated' by White Men

HomeBy Jake New. College sports leaders in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's most competitive level continue to be overwhelmingly white and male, according to a new study released by the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida. Read more...

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A Final Push for Inclusivity

HomeBy Jake New. As the Obama administration winds down, Department of Education and college leaders call on institutions to better acknowledge history of racism and to offer more support to minority students. Read more...

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Feeling Unsafe

HomeBy Jake New. Student engagement survey finds black students are more than twice as likely as other students to feel "physically unsafe" on campus, and that black professors interact more with their students than do other professors. Read more...

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Whom Does Secrecy Protect?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Colleges don’t tell students that professors are being investigated for -- or even had been found guilty of -- harassment. Berkeley grad students demand change in this practice. Read more...

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Second Thoughts on Psychic Powers

HomeBy Jack Grove for Times Higher Education. Journal withdraws paper that argued -- based on flimsy evidence, critics said -- that some people are clairvoyant. Read more...

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