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Donation from NRA president helped prompt college to change gift policy, raising questions: If you take someone's money, are you endorsing them? What if he boasts of getting professors "giddy" about shooting guns?
A president is on leave over allegations that include unwanted hugging. Should college leaders stick to handshakes?

Admissions

Some economics departments are reclassifying their programs as STEM fields, in part to make them more attractive to international students.
Proposed reorganization would eliminate office of under secretary, which oversaw higher ed policy for much of the Obama and George W. Bush administrations, and combine postsecondary and career and technical education into a single office.

Students and Violence

Among those murdered were one student who had committed to attending the University of Indianapolis and another who was bound for Lynn University. Plus, past articles on colleges and national policies on gun violence.

Views

It's not easy to speak up on behalf of a colleague under face-to-face attack from students, but we must do so to defend our free speech, argues Jonathan Zimmerman.

Career Advice

Christine Kelly offers some questions you should ask to avoid sabotaging your career search.
The University of Florida’s recent move into the U.S. News and World Report top 10 standing has only propelled this Research I university forward and set their sights even higher. In order to continue its trajectory, UF is in the process of recruiting 500 of the finest investigators who are conducting and producing the highest caliber of research. That is made possible with the help of UF’s HiPerGator supercomputer.

Blogs

Technology and Learning

February 19, 2018
The need for campus campus conversations around centralizing, or not, of existing online programs.

Just Visiting

February 19, 2018
Try something, see what happens.

GradHacker

February 18, 2018
A primer for helping graduate students create their own professional website.

The World View

February 17, 2018
The President of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, Borys Paton, will turn 100 this year.  He is perhaps the oldest chief of a national academy in the world. 

Conversations on Diversity

February 16, 2018
Should diversity officers focus on helping underrepresented students thrive on a campus, or fostering conversations between conflicting viewpoints?

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