02 mars 2019

Faculty Hiring After the Recession

HomeBy Greg Toppo. New hires of full-time faculty at public master’s and doctoral institutions rose more than a decade ago, then declined after the recession -- while hires at baccalaureate institutions remained slow and steady. More...

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‘The Record of Everything You’ve Forgotten’?

HomeBy Greg Toppo. New efforts on campus focus on ways to capture what students learn outside class -- and how to communicate it to employers. More...

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Proposed Cuts Imperil 1,300 University Jobs

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Alaska's governor proposes a 41 percent cut, the largest in a century, to the public university system. State's only medical education would be eliminated. More...

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Rider Settles Dining Complaint Over Celiac Disease

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Rider University must offer more dining options for students with celiac disease as part of a settlement agreement with federal investigators after the U.S. attorney's office in Newark alleged that the New Jersey institution violated the Americans With Disabilities Act by failing to make reasonable modifications for students with food allergies. More...

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Yet Another Seminary Merges

HomeBy Greg Toppo. In 'Goldilocks' moment, two very different California institutions announce a merger that will bring a Southern California university's offerings to a 150-year-old Presbyterian seminary in Marin County. More...

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Downsizing Through Buyouts

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Facing flat enrollment and strained annual budgets, DePauw University will tap endowment to finance layoffs for dozens of staff members and hefty voluntary retirement packages for a graying faculty. More...

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Growth Strategy for Marymount

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Hoping to double enrollment within a decade, university in Washington suburbs looks to a high-rise for new student and faculty housing. More...

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Johns Hopkins to Expand in Washington

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Johns Hopkins University will spend $372.5 million to buy a high-profile Washington building that houses the Newseum, with plans to move several D.C.-based graduate programs into the space. More...

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The Feds' Fake University

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Federal agents created a fake university, even enlisting help from an accreditor, to lure undocumented immigrants who were trying to stay in the U.S. More...

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The Shutdown's Lingering Effects on Research

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Top officials at research institutions make case for long-term funding deal and say the effects of the shutdown will last for weeks or months. More...

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