01 novembre 2018

New EAB Software Helps Students on Transfer Process

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The Transfer Portal software for college websites not only shows students what courses transfer from one college to another but how those courses apply to majors and what jobs and salaries are available to graduates with degrees in those majors. More...

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Peralta Community Colleges Faculty Warn of Misspending as Bond Measure Looms

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Peralta Community Colleges find themselves in a catch-22 as they allege financial mismanagement by administrators and campaign for more public funding for the system. More...

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2-Year Colleges Increasingly Enhancing First-Year Experience

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. New report highlights the different methods and ways community colleges offer first-year experience programs to students. More...

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Program Seeks to Help Colleges Boost Completion

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. The Institute for Higher Education Policy launched a three-year initiative Wednesday to help states and colleges increase the number of adults with degrees by targeting those who earned course credits but did not complete college. More...

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Free-College Realities

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Proposals for tuition-free college programs shift to meet the needs of the state while also exhibiting qualities of more successful existing initiatives. More...

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Letting the Donor Decide

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. Record $50 million gift to Saint Louis University gave donors the right to help pick head of research institute and give that person a faculty title. Professors see dangerous erosion of academic values. More...

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Presidential Spouses Behaving Badly

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. Wisconsin Whitewater is latest university to find a presidential spouse can become a campus liability. Even on campuses without controversies, partners face heightened scrutiny. More...

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UC San Francisco Settles With Former Postdoc

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of California, San Francisco, settled with a former postdoctoral researcher for $150,000 after she sued it, saying a high-profile tobacco researcher harassed her. More...

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No Process Is Not Due Process

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. AAUP says St. Edward's U flouted norms surrounding shared governance, due process and academic freedom when it dismissed two "squeaky wheel" professors and didn't renew a third. University says otherwise. More...

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Grad Students’ ‘Fight for $15’

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage. Many labor for far less, but Emory recently upped stipends to effectively meet that target. More...

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