23 juillet 2018

University of Guelph Gives Raises to Female Professors

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Guelph, in Canada, has announced that it is giving raises of 2,050 Canadian dollars ($1,543) to every full-time faculty member who is female and who does not identify as male, The Canadian Press reported. More...

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Academics Oppose Family-Separation Policy

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Numerous academics, higher education leaders and scholarly associations are releasing statements opposing the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents and children at the southern border. More...

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Special Report on Mergers

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Demographic realities and financial strains are leading more institutions to consider joining forces. To help inform those deliberations, Inside Higher Ed has produced an in-depth special report on the growing role of mergers in higher ed. More...

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A Student, a Worried Girlfriend, a Shared Password and an Admissions Lawsuit

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Judge orders now ex-girlfriend to pay $284,000 for sabotaging a dream acceptance. More...

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Delaware and Virginia Presses Form Partnership

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Delaware Press and the University of Virginia Press have announced a collaboration. More...

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Accreditor Places Sweet Briar on Warning Status

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Sweet Briar College, which has generally boasted of a speedy recovery from its near closure in 2015, has been placed on warning status by its accreditor, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. More...

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New Concordance Tables Have Arrived

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. ACT and College Board release new version of tool to compare scores on ACT and SAT. More...

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Smoking Gun on Anti-Asian Bias at Harvard?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Internal reports, released by those suing the university, show use of personality rankings in ways that hurt Asian applicants' chances of admission. Under academic criteria only, their numbers would go way up. More...

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