22 août 2019

Tulane Professors Indicted

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Two Tulane University faculty members have been indicted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Louisiana on charges of attempting to steal trade secrets from a water research institution called the Water Institute of the Gulf. More...

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Reorganizing Away the Liberal Arts

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Professors fear University of Tulsa abandoning its historic commitment to education beyond job training. More...

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An Upward Limit on Elite M.B.A. Tuition Rates

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. M.B.A. program enrollments have been on a decline, while the price of an M.B.A. has continued to rise around the country. Now, two business schools that are at the top of the pecking order for M.B.A.s -- those of Harvard University and the University of Chicago -- are starting to change direction. More...

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Expensive Aftermath of Protests

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Oberlin College ordered to pay $11 million to local bakery after jury finds college libeled its owners and interfered with business relationships when some students accused it of mistreating black students. More...

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Western Illinois Foundation Calls for President's Removal

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. The executive committee for the Western Illinois University foundation, an independent organization that manages the university's charitable donations, has sent a letter to the WIU Board of Trustees calling for the removal of the university's president, the Quad City Times reported. More...

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Ohio Northern University Lays Off 16 Staff Members

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Ohio Northern University, in Ada, Ohio, terminated four faculty members and 12 staff members in a plan designed to cut costs at the institution. According to a report from the Associated Press, the university will also shut down 10 academic programs such as German, French and a master's degree in law. More...

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Oregon State Warns Students of Video Recordings

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Oregon State University's Corvallis campus released a message Thursday warning students of an individual who had been seen on campus recording videos of female students walking. More...

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What the Freshmen Are Reading

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Many common reading assignments this year focus on issues of diversity, free speech and immigration. More...

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Honoring an Exhibition That Never Opened

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Three decades after the infamous cancellation of a Mapplethorpe exhibition, the Corcoran tells the story of what happened. More...

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Questionnaire for Fascist Group Found at Northeastern

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Questionnaires that made fascist and white supremacist references were found inside a book about the history of fascism in the Northeastern University library. According to a report from The Boston Globe, the pamphlet was titled "Northeastern University European Resistance" and asked applicants to indicate areas of interest that included topics such as "international Jewry" and "white genocide." One questionnaire with answers filled in featured the word "infiltrated" next to mentions of on-campus LGBTQ and leftist groups. More...

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