28 février 2019

Radford Student Charged With Killing Roommate

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Authorities have charged a Radford University student with murdering her roommate, also a student, in an off-campus apartment, The Washington Post reported. No motive is known. More...

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End of Government Shutdown and Higher Ed

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Science and higher education groups praised the agreement between Congress and President Trump to end the government shutdown, but cautioned that any resumption of a shutdown would be damaging. More...

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DNA Testing, Race and an Admissions Lawsuit

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Federal judge allows to proceed a suit in which white student says an admissions officer told her she might improve her odds of getting into medical school by discovering Native American or African American lineage. More...

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Fairfield U Part of $60M Agreement With Abuse Victims

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Fairfield University announced Friday that it is part of a $60 million settlement (with the payments shared by the universities and various Jesuit organizations) with victims of abuse at the Project Pierre Toussaint, a program in Haiti for disadvantaged young men there. More...

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27 février 2019

Parcours et réussite en master à l'université : les résultats de la session 2017 - Note Flash n°6 - Février 2019

ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frEn 2017, 64 % des étudiants inscrits pour la première fois à l'université en première année de master en 2014 ont obtenu leur diplôme universitaire en trois ans, 53 % l'ont eu en deux ans. Six étudiants sur dix étaient passés en 2ème année de master à l'université après une année et un sur dix après un redoublement. Deux tiers des étudiants diplômés en licence générale en 2017 se sont inscrits en master à l'université à la rentrée suivante. Ces données sont détaillées par discipline et série de baccalauréat et les indicateurs sont déclinés par université. Plus...

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Trying to ‘De-Bias’ Faculty Recruiting

HomeBy John Morgan for Times Higher Education. CVs and interviews are being removed from university hiring processes under a new approach to “de-bias” academic recruitment being pioneered in Britain. More...

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Debate on New Mission of an Australian University Press

HomeBy John Ross for Times Higher Education. Shift at Melbourne University Publishing raises question of whether nonacademic books can be used to subsidize academic publishing. More...

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The Modern German University, Satirized

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. At a fictional institution, officials obsess over assessments of research quality, pander to donors and equate educating students with job training. More...

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Advice for the Community College Scholar

HomeIn the interest of full disclosure, before I offer any advice or you decide if any of it is worth taking: I am on the tenure track at a community college that is part of a larger research university network, the City University of New York system. More...

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The Business Officer as Interpreter

HomeYou can infinitely improve your effectiveness if you speak the language of your growing audiences, writes Jeffrey Ratje. More...

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