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Want to Kill Tenure? Be Careful What You Wish For

June 18, 2018 - 6:31am
Restive administrators and trustees may see tenure as a burden. But eliminating it could bring unanticipated costs.
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Frustrated Faculty Struggle to Defend Tenure Before It’s Too Late

June 17, 2018 - 4:30pm
In Tennessee and elsewhere, professors worry that their arguments to legislators and the public are falling on deaf ears.
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Why College Leaders and Lawmakers Misunderstand Each Other, According to Someone Who’s Been Both

June 17, 2018 - 4:30pm
Educators must be vocal and clear about how they turn taxpayer dollars into effective results, says F. Ann Millner, a Utah state senator and former college president.
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How Serious Are You About Diversity Hiring?

June 17, 2018 - 4:30pm
Putting principles into practice takes leadership, resources, and commitment. These colleges are using multistage anti-bias procedures to shake up the status quo.
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What I’m Reading: ‘To the Writing Students at Orientation’

June 17, 2018 - 4:30pm
A poem reminds a professor to encourage his students to keep sight of the community outside the classroom, where people struggle with the issues being studied in the classroom.
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The Case for Treating International Students Fairly

June 17, 2018 - 4:27pm
The author of a new book argues that international students are valued as cash cows while being excluded from the equitable treatment accorded to other groups on campuses.
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Selected New Books on Higher Education

June 17, 2018 - 4:10pm
Some of the latest titles look at research by indigenous scholars regarding postsecondary education for American Indians and delve into the ways students around the world acquire the books for their studies, not always legally.
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Sweet Briar College Is Placed on ‘Warning’ by Accreditor

June 15, 2018 - 3:07pm
The Virginia institution, which narrowly avoided closing in 2015, was faulted for failing to meet financial standards.
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In Court Battle Over Harvard Admissions, Plaintiffs Allege University Ignored ‘Negative Effects’ on Asian-Americans

June 15, 2018 - 1:04pm
An anti-discrimination lawsuit accusing the university of discriminating against Asian-American applicants reached a pivotal point on Friday, when previously confidential documents describing the university’s admissions process were revealed.
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Leaked Memo From Conservative Group Cautions Students to Stay Away From Turning Point USA

June 15, 2018 - 12:30pm
Young America’s Foundation warned that “the long-term damage TPUSA could inflict on conservative students and the Conservative Movement can no longer be ignored.”
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In the Lab, Failure Is Part of the Job Description

June 15, 2018 - 10:00am
A psychology researcher at New York University asks his team to report their setbacks as well as their successes.
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As Calls to Resign Grow Louder, Michigan State’s Interim President Digs In

June 15, 2018 - 6:57am
“I continue to look ahead,” said John Engler on Friday, as two trustees and several lawmakers called on him to step down.
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As Calls for Resignation Grow Louder, Michigan State’s Interim President Digs In

June 15, 2018 - 6:57am
“I continue to look ahead,” said John Engler on Friday, as two trustees and several lawmakers called on him to step down.
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2 Michigan State Trustees Join Chorus: Engler Must Resign

June 15, 2018 - 6:57am
Brian Mosallam and Dianne Byrum have called for the university’s interim president, John Engler, to step down.
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Michigan State Trustee Joins Chorus: Engler Must Resign

June 15, 2018 - 6:57am
Brian Mosallam on Friday became the first trustee to call for the university’s interim president, John Engler, to step down.
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An Ultra-Selective University Just Dropped the ACT/SAT. So What?

June 14, 2018 - 7:57pm
By going test-optional, the University of Chicago just caused a disturbance in The Force. 
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Irate at Texas A&M’s Handling of Sexual-Abuse Cases, 2 Women Ignite a Blaze on Social Media

June 14, 2018 - 5:01pm
The women said they had been victimized by athletes who were initially suspended but later allowed to rejoin their teams. Their posts on Twitter and Facebook quickly went viral.
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Transitions: UNC-Asheville Selects New Chancellor, Harvard President Wins Kluge Prize

June 14, 2018 - 3:16pm
Nancy J. Cable, president of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, will become chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
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After Investigation of Sexual Misconduct, a Dartmouth Professor Will Retire

June 14, 2018 - 12:59pm
A dean recommended that the psychology professor have his tenure revoked and be fired. He will instead retire, effective immediately.
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Michigan State Was ‘Deeply Sorry’ For Abuse. Then It Wasn't.

June 14, 2018 - 9:27am
A draft statement of apology from John M. Engler, the university's interim president, said the university was "deeply sorry" for the abuse of a former professor. That line was cut, along with other telling edits.
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