23 août 2019

Persistent Partisan Breakdown on Higher Ed

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Pew survey finds majority of Republicans continue to hold negative views of impact of higher ed -- a development that began before the election of President Trump. More...

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Borrowing Rates for Older Students Have Surged

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Borrowing by older students has soared over the past two decades, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Center for Education Statistics. More...

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Faster Loan Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Department says it will grant automatic loan forgiveness to disabled veterans -- a step that had been urged by Democrats and state attorneys general. More...

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Accreditation Risk From Alaska Cuts

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is warning Alaska legislators that a 41 percent cut to the state university system’s budget could threaten its accreditation status. More...

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Time Cards for Adjuncts?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. California's private colleges and universities could all be forced to move to time-card system for adjuncts -- unless a legislative fix is successful. More...

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Texas Woman's Settles With Terminated Professor

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Texas Woman’s University settled with a former associate professor of management for more than $375,000, according to the Denton Record-Chronicle. More...

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The Trans Divide

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Scholars are coming to the defense of a graduate student instructor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, who is under scrutiny for her critical perspective on trans women. At the same time, other trans scholars and allies say they’re increasingly targeted for their own views and identities. More...

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‘A Sweet Racket’? Yeah, Right

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. When a misleading op-ed in The Wall Street Journal irks academics, it's time for a fact check on faculty work and pay. More...

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Diversity in IT

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Academe’s IT professionals are predominantly male and white, according to a new research brief from CUPA-HR. Black and Hispanic women are also  generally underpaid relative to their white male peers. Around 43 percent of IT administrators are over 55 years old, with median years in position at seven. More...

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More Than a Fight for the Heavens

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. U of Hawaii is in conflict with itself as it pursues the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea while also being a leading indigenous institution. More...

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