02 mars 2019

History Holds Steady

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The faculty job market in history stabilized in 2017-18 after several years of steep declines, according to new data from the American Historical Association. More...

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Survival of the Proactive

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Small-college leaders share how their institutions have attempted to ward off enrollment crises before they happen. More...

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Wright State U Strike Resumes Today

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The Wright State University faculty strike will continue today, as Ohio’s State Employee Relations Board declared the collective action authorized Sunday during an emergency hearing on the university’s unfair labor practice charge against the union. More...

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Study: Mentorship Most Common for Arts and Humanities Majors

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A new Gallup and Strada Education Network study of 32,000 current undergraduates at 43 randomly selected institutions found that the key college experience of having support from faculty mentors does not vary much by gender or race, but does vary significantly by broad field of study. More...

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Too Little Help for Professors Teaching Online

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Survey of public college provosts finds many forms of training and support for those who teach online is lacking, even as institutions' expectations grow. More...

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Scenes From Innovations 2019

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The conference on community college transformation features discussions of bringing about systemic change, the promise of open education and the right and wrong ways to get faculty buy-in. More...

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Educating 'Working Learners' and 'Learning Workers'

HomeBy Doug LedermanA new paper explores the shifting landscape in which new forms of credentials (shorter, offered by many types of providers) and assessments (built on mastery of competencies) are emerging to serve a needy audience of what it calls "working learners" and "learning workers." More...

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More Teenage Girls Than Boys Plan for 4-Year College

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Today's teenagers appear likely to reinforce, rather than reverse, the widening gender gap in four-year college enrollment, a survey by Pew Research Center finds. More...

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College of Ouachitas to Join Arkansas State System

HomeBy Doug Lederman. College of the Ouachitas, a free-standing community college in Arkansas, will become part of the Arkansas State University System next year, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. More...

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Court Backs Pitt's Right to Reduce Professor's Pay

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The University of Pittsburgh did not violate a professor's right to due process or deprive him of a property right when it reduced his base salary because of consistently poor performance reviews, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday in overturning a lower court's decision. More...

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