16 avril 2016

Key aspects of emergency planning for acute crises

By . The work done by international educators is deeply impacted by the risk of emergencies abroad and at home. These issues affect students and scholars in at-risk situations, but also the kind of preparation required by sending and hosting institutions. The upcoming issue of Forum magazine, currently in production, will look at how our conflicted world intersects with internationalisation as a whole (Stay tuned!). More...

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02 avril 2016

Universities spending millions helping academics buy homes

By David Matthews. Housing crisis in Oxford, Cambridge and London means the cost of loan and joint equity schemes has tripled in past five years. More...

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Psychology reproducibility ‘crisis’ overstated, new report claims

By David Matthews. But authors of original paper hit back, saying latest assessment is ‘very optimistic’. More...

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27 mars 2016

From Crisis to Composition

HomeBy Jessica Yood. Extravagant cars, illicit affairs, eliminating gluten -- I’ve heard these are good ways to cope with a midlife crisis. But I’m an academic. So I chose to go back to school. Read more...

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14 mars 2016

Europe in crisis: what does it mean for mobility?

By . Eight years after the beginning of the financial crisis, the current state of Europe seems to be deplorable in view of the manifold unsolved problems, not only in the finance sector. Many are voicing their concerns about the future of our continent and especially of the EU. At present, the refugee crisis and its potential political, financial and societal consequences are in the centre of interest. More than one million people have found their way from crisis areas to Europe, and no end is in sight. More...

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29 février 2016

Oklahoma’s higher education officials make their case in budget crisis

University Business LogoSubmitted by rbendici. As Oklahoma’s budget hole grew to $1.3 billion Tuesday, more than 300 students, faculty and officials from Oklahoma’s public colleges and universities gathered at the Capitol to urge lawmakers to fund their institutions. More...

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28 février 2016

UBC Future Forward

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/globalhighered.jpgBy Kris Olds. As I outlined back on 9 August 2015 in Inside Higher Ed, the unexpected leadership transition at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in summer 2015 had all the ingredients to become a major crisis. Read more...

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Budget Crisis Prompts La. to Halt Grant Payments to Colleges

HomeLouisiana officials informed colleges in the state on Thursday that they would stop receiving the funds they need to cover their students' grants under the state's merit-based scholarship program, The Advocate reported. Read more...

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Shared Governance in Crisis

HomeBy Susan Resneck Pierce. The events in recent weeks at Mount St. Mary’s University and Suffolk University have abruptly shattered notions of shared governance, to the detriment of their campuses, argues Susan Resneck Pierce. Read more...

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27 février 2016

Let universities help tackle the teacher training crisis

By Maureen Glackin and Claire Taylor. Higher education institutions are ready to do their bit but are being held back, say Maureen Glackin and Claire Taylor. More...

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