02 août 2018

Textbook Trade-Offs

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Paying for books today may mean choosing between Intro to Microbiology and a flight home for Thanksgiving. More...

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Women's Colleges Encouraged to Go Tobacco-Free

HomeBy Emma Whitford. As part of a $50 million effort to support education and tobacco control, CVS Health, partnered with Truth Initiative, is offering grants to women's colleges to advocate for, adopt and implement tobacco-free campus policies. More...

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Cyberattack Causes Outage for Library Consortium

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The Online Computer Library Center, a global cooperative that provides resources, research and programming to libraries, experienced a systemwide cyberattack Thursday, causing a six- to eight-hour outage for many users. More...

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80 Staff Layoffs at Northwestern

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Northwestern University officials announced Thursday that the university will lay off 80 administrative staff to help close a projected budget deficit, Evanston Now reported. Faculty are not affected by the layoffs, and some vacant positions will not be filled. More...

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Seeking Consensus for Earlham's Future

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. A president's unexplained departure, a massive recurring deficit and fears for the liberal arts spark questions. More...

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Survey: Presidents at Minority-Serving Institutions Can Engage More With Students on Social Media

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Many presidents at minority-serving institutions engage with students in a relatively limited number of ways -- mostly photo opportunities, hosting service events like food drives and at social activities like sporting events and student government meetings, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions. More...

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‘This Isn’t Just a Financial Problem’

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. CFOs need board and presidential support to put turnaround plans in place, presenters at the annual business officers' meeting say. More...

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Judge Rules for NYU in Retirement Plan Lawsuit

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. A federal judge ruled in favor of New York University Tuesday in a lawsuit brought by employees who alleged they had been stuck with poor-performing investments and hit with excessive fees in their university-sponsored retirement plans. More...

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Moody's: Private-College Closures at 11 Per Year

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Private college closures have risen to a rate of about 11 per year, and the rate at which campuses are shut down is expected to increase in the future, according to a new report published by Moody's Investors Service Tuesday. More...

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Not Feeling Safe in China

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. An American professor who lost his post at an elite Chinese university is now leaving China, citing concerns about his personal safety. More...

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