26 novembre 2018

Confronting 'It's OK to Be White' Posters

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. “It’s OK to Be White” is the message that has periodically appeared on campus posters over the past two years, typically placed by people or organizations who haven't taken credit for doing so, and who are believed to be from off-campus groups. More...

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New Criticisms of GRE

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Study questions utility of the test in doctoral admissions for STEM programs. ETS says the study isn't about what the exam is intended to do. More...

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Sage Colleges Will Combine, Ending Women's College

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Sage Colleges on Monday announced plans to combine two undergraduate institutions: Russell Sage College and Sage College of Albany. Maintaining the two colleges is confusing and does not advance the Sage mission, said a statement explaining the shift. Russell Sage is a women's college. More...

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Winners of Our Halloween Contest

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed held our second annual Halloween contest last week, inviting academics working in costume to post photos to social media. You can see the many great entries at #IHEhalloween. More...

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More 'OK to Be White' Fliers on Campuses

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Two more colleges are reporting the appearance of "It's OK to Be White" posters. The latest campuses are the University of Idaho and William Paterson University, in New Jersey. Prior to the latest reports, fliers have appeared in the last 10 days at nine American colleges and one Canadian university. More...

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Massachusetts Keeps Trans Protections

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. State rejects bid to repeal law providing for equality in public accommodations. Higher ed leaders pushed to keep law. In Seattle, voters approve property tax hike to pay for free community college. More...

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Gubernatorial Winners and Higher Education

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Even as many were gripped by the potential change in control of Congress, races for governor could be exceptionally important for public higher education. Governors appoint board members and have great influence over appropriations. More...

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Nyack Will Combine Its Campuses

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Nyack College has announced that it plans to close its campus in Rockland County (outside New York City) and consolidate all programs at the college's Manhattan campus. More...

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147 Colleges, Football and Brain Disease

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A study released Friday documented that 147 colleges and universities have at least one former football player with the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which is linked to concussions, USA Today reported. More...

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Inertia in College Lists

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Relatively few students, after experiencing a positive "shock" in SAT scores, apply to much more competitive institutions. More...

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