20 avril 2019

Partial, and Uneven, Recovery From Recession

HomeBy Greg Toppo. An early look at state and local higher education funding finds that recovery since the recession has been uneven, with just nine states in 2018 back to pre-recession funding levels -- meanwhile, another 11 have seen no recovery at all. More...

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Oklahoma Opioid Settlement Will Fund Research

HomeBy Greg Toppo. The pharmaceutical company that many critics blame for worsening the nation’s opioid epidemic will create a nearly $200 million endowment for addiction research and treatment at Oklahoma State University. More...

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A Jesuit University Without History or Philosophy?

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Wheeling Jesuit eliminates all majors in liberal arts, keeping pre-professional programs and athletics. Many tenured professors are losing jobs. More...

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Air Force Secretary Wilson Is New UTEP President

HomeBy Greg Toppo. The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Tuesday named U.S. Air Force secretary Heather Wilson the next president of the University of Texas at El Paso, despite opposition from UTEP faculty. More...

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Unwanted Attendee

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Society for American Archaeology faces major backlash over how it handled a known harasser's attendance at its annual meeting. More...

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Arrests in Student Protest Over Grad Union

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Seven students -- three graduate assistants and four undergraduates -- were arrested and cited with disorderly conduct Monday during a demonstration at Loyola University in Chicago. More...

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Rutgers Faculty Union Reaches Contract Agreement

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Full-time faculty members and graduate assistants at Rutgers University reached a tentative contract agreement with their administration, averting a possible strike, they announced this week. More...

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An Ousted Dean Returns

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Western Kentucky reinstated the dean its now ex-provost forced out last week. What does the saga say about academic leadership, especially at institutions facing change. More...

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The Future of Gen Ed

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. General education is under threat, but it's worth the fight. Advocates share war and success stories at Inside Higher Ed event. More...

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Suit: Professor Coerced Grad Students Into Working at His Company

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A professor of engineering at Michigan State University forced two of his graduate students to work for little to no pay at his personal company and was “abusive” in temperament, according to a federal lawsuit. More...

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