22 août 2019

For Liberal Arts College Woes, an Answer in Smaller Boards?

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. At Lyon College, concerns over the fates of other liberal arts colleges has spurred a new approach to governing board size. More...

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Wheeling President Placed on Leave

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. After a troubled spring and with an important reauthorization vote ahead, Wheeling University chose to place its president on leave with little information given. More...

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A Deadlocked Board

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. Wayne State University's governing board, split into two equal factions, considers how to move forward after months of continuous and damaging infighting. More...

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Privacy Lawsuit Embroils Wife of Concordia President

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. The wife of Concordia College's president, a former administrator at the college, is at the center of a lawsuit over privacy for mental health patients. More...

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Dispute Over Minority Affairs, Collapse of a Student Senate

HomeBy Nick Hazelrigg. At Metropolitan State University, the Student Senate fell apart after continued internal disputes and arguments with the administration over vacant minority affairs positions. More...

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The Limited Role of Evidence in Ed-Tech Decisions

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A research study finds many higher ed institutions are selecting expensive new ed-tech tools without strong evidence they improve student learning. More...

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Linking Liability

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. There is little dispute that Sci-Hub, the website that provides free access to millions of proprietary academic papers, is illegal. Yet, despite being successfully sued twice by major American academic publishers for massive copyright infringement, the site continues to operate. More...

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Priming for Amazon

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Two Virginia universities announced ambitious expansions when Amazon selected its second headquarters. Nine months on, Virginia Tech has made more progress than George Mason in securing funding. More...

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SNHU Recognizes Salesforce Skills

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Southern New Hampshire University will award college credit to students who complete Salesforce training. More...

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Changing Spaces

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. For-profit universities have for years offered in-person classes at campus locations to supplement their online curricula. But with in-person enrollments dwindling, some are rethinking the role these places play. More...

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