24 septembre 2018

An 'Unprecedented' Direction for Title IX

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Experts say an appeals court ruling has wide implications for due process in campus sexual assault cases. More...

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Parents, Greek Leaders Create Anti-Hazing Campaign

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A group of parents of students who died in hazing rituals is working with national Greek life organizations on a national campaign designed to press state lawmakers to strengthen anti-hazing laws. More...

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College Comedy: Provocative Yet… PC?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. While some comics bemoan the “politically correct” culture on campuses, university gigs can be quite profitable, forcing them to tailor their acts accordingly. More...

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Public May Not Trust Higher Ed, but Employers Do

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new survey reveals that not only do business executives value college, they want students with skills associated with the liberal arts. More...

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Texas A&M Overhauls Sex Assault Policies

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. After complaints over its handling of sexual assault cases, Texas A&M University has overhauled its policies, making punishments for rape and other sexual misconduct much stricter. More...

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A Mole at Baylor?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A Baylor administrator misrepresented himself to student sexual-assault-prevention activists and fed information they shared with him back to other officials, anonymous sources allege. More...

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An Elite Online Bachelor’s Degree

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Several Ivy League universities offer online degrees at the graduate level -- but few have ventured into online undergraduate degrees. The University of Pennsylvania could lead the way. More...

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Social Scientists Push for Greater Collaboration

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The Social Science Research Council has called on researchers, research funders, the U.S. government and the private sector to forge new partnerships to address the challenges facing social science research. More...

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Early-Alert Systems Seen as Mixed Bag

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results. More...

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Open Access at the Movies

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A new documentary film taking aim at for-profit publishers is about to be screened at universities around the world, but will it further the goals of the open-access movement. More...

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