30 août 2015

A Decade After Katrina, One Campus Still Struggles to Recover

By Katherine Mangan. Louis Blackmon was 11 when the floodwaters unleashed by Hurricane Katrina churned through his family’s East New Orleans home, filling it with brackish water and plastering the ceiling with mud and mold. More...

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Lessons of Clinton and Wise

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. Between the Hillary Clinton email debacle when she was at the Department of State and the Saliata case at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, there is a lot of buzz about how manage email in a manner that accords with the law and institutional policy. Read more...

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Lessons for UBC

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/globalhighered.jpgBy Kris Olds. Further to my 9 August Inside Higher Ed post on unexpected leadership change at the University of British Columbia (UBC), I was recently asked by Lori Culbert of the Vancouver Sun to comment on the possible impacts of this type of change at a large public research university in North America. Read more...

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Friday Fragments - August 27, 2015

By Matt Reed. The Chronicle ran a couple of stories this week about homeless undergraduates, but in both cases, they focused on colleges with dorms. More...

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Drugs, Guns, and Trapper Keepers

By Matt Reed. As a card-carrying Gen X’er, the phrase “Trapper Keeper” immediately strikes a chord. Trapper Keepers still exist, but in the early 80’s, they were the thing. Trappers are folders with vertical pockets, so the papers you store in them don’t fall out when you’re carrying them. More...

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Moody's: New Orleans Colleges Still Struggle

HomeTen years after Hurricane Katrina, colleges and universities in and around New Orleans continue to suffer from weak enrollment, according to a Moody's analysis released this week. Read more...

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UW Madison Professors Oppose Fetal Tissue Bill

HomeNearly 700 faculty members at the University of Wisconsin at Madison have signed a letter to the editor of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel opposing a proposed state law that would bar the use of fetal tissue in research in the state. Read more...

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FTC Will Investigate Career Ed

HomeCareer Education Corporation disclosed Monday that it received a "civil investigative demand" from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Aug. 20, according to a corporate filing. Read more...

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SUNY Guarantees 'Seamless Transfer'

HomeState University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher will announce today a new transfer policy.
Starting this fall, SUNY is guaranteeing that students can transfer from a community college with all of their general education requirements and courses toward their major to and from any SUNY campus. Read more...

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Furor on Banners as Old Dominion Students Arrived

HomeOld Dominion University officials and many others have condemned banners that were placed on a private house as students arrived at the university. Read more...

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