29 janvier 2020

LSU Responds to Criticism Over Canceled Classes

HomeBy Lilah Burke. Louisiana State University canceled Jan. 13 and Jan. 14 classes for its Baton Rouge campus, as the university football team would be playing the NCAA championship on Jan. 13. The administration said classes would be made up on Saturdays in January and February. More...

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Changing Court Attitudes on Bankruptcies

HomeBy Kery Murakami. Recent court rulings could show more willingness to let people discharge student loans through bankruptcy, but advocates say need for legislation remains. More...

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Ed Department Opens New Civil Rights Center

HomeBy Kery Murakami. The U.S. Department of Education's civil rights office is launching a center to increase awareness of civil rights laws by schools, educators, families and students to help them avoid facing complaints, Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday. More...

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Woman Admits She Paid Man to Take Online Classes for Her Son

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A California woman pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud for paying a man to take online courses for her son to graduate on time from Georgetown University. More...

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For Provosts, Pressure Over Money

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Only 22 percent of provosts believe their institution is very effective at recruiting and retaining talented faculty members, according to the 2020 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers by Inside Higher Ed. More...

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Michelle Obama Launches Web Series

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Former first lady Michelle Obama has launched a new web series to encourage students to enroll in and stay in college. More...

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Northwestern Endowment Shrank in 2019

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Northwestern University earned a 2.5 percent return in fiscal 2019 but lost money, Institutional Investorreported. Endowment spending was used to cover a continuing deficit at the university. More...

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No Classes at Clark College in Anticipation of Faculty Strike

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. There will be no classes at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash., today, because a faculty strike has been called. More...

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Public-Charge Rule Allowed to Go Into Effect

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 margin Monday to allow the Trump administration’s controversial “public-charge” rule on immigration to go into effect in every state but Illinois, Reuters reported. The Supreme Court opinion lifted a lower court's injunction that had blocked the rule from going into effect nationally. More...

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28 janvier 2020

Faculty Criticize Screening of Anti-Abortion Film

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. More than 40 faculty and staff members at a Catholic college in Canada wrote a letter requesting an apology regarding the institution’s handling of a screening of an anti-abortion film. More...

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