25 mars 2018

A College in the Library

HomeBy Grace Bird. Bard College opens its second "microcollege" in Brooklyn Public Library. The free program, which selects ambitious applicants from underprivileged backgrounds, culminates in an associate's degree. More...

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Brown Offers Full Scholarships to MFA Students in Theater

HomeBy Grace Bird. This fall, Brown University and nonprofit theater Trinity Repertory Company are giving full tuition scholarships to all returning and future students in the college’s master of fine arts programs in acting and directing. More...

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Western Kentucky University to Cut 140 Jobs

HomeBy Grace Bird. Amid state funding cuts and a drop in enrollments, Western Kentucky University announced plans to eliminate 140 jobs, cut a multidisciplinary college and shift three regional campuses to a distance learning unit, the Lexington Herald Leader reported Saturday. More...

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Pushing for 4-Year Graduation

HomeBy Grace Bird. UNC Asheville is building a program offering free summer tuition after sophomore and junior years to those who need an extra course or two to finish on time. More...

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Holy Cross Keeps 'Crusader' Name; Paper Drops It

HomeBy Grace Bird. The College of Holy Cross board decided Saturday against changing the name of the campus mascot, the Crusaders. More...

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Racist Stickers Found at Community College

HomeBy Grace Bird. Racist stickers were found in public spaces across Monroe Community College last week, The Democrat and Chronicle reported. More...

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The Impact of Parents' Education Levels

HomeBy Grace Bird. First-generation college students are less likely to persist and graduate than are children of college-educated parents, a national study finds. More...

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Will Work for Safety

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Cal State Northridge professor says she hasn't returned to the classroom after an online threat because the university hasn't made her feel safe. More...

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20 Scholarly Groups Question Stevens Point Cuts

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Some 20 professional organizations, from the American Anthropological Association to the Society of Biblical Literature, on Thursday issued a joint statement opposing the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point’s plan to cut 13 majors -- including those in English, history, political science, sociology and all three of the foreign languages offered. More...

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Labor Groups Launch Effort on Grad Student Unions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The American Federation of Teachers, Service Employees International Union, United Autoworkers and Unite Here announced a joint initiative this week to get private institutions to bargain collectively with graduate student workers on their campuses. More...

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