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Making a case in the streets for federal support for science

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Researchers, academics say communicating about importance of federal funding key to march success.

Auburn, Berkeley incidents illustrate how difficult it is for public colleges to bar speakers

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Officials at Auburn and Berkeley tried to stop two controversial speakers on campus but ended up reversing their decisions amid First Amendment concerns. Experts say it's difficult for public institutions to meet legal tests and keep speakers from campus.

Faculty members at Whitman fight for more say in how the administration raises its student-faculty ratio

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Is an eight-to-one student-faculty ratio one to be cherished or seen as a luxury few colleges can afford? Debate at Whitman illustrates the tensions.

Report finds unsettled pathways to the college presidency

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Fewer provosts are becoming presidents and more deans are jumping straight to the presidency, according to new report that also includes an intriguing list of universities that are presidential talent factories.

PayScale rankings of ROI have influence (and significant limitations)

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The compensation company was early in drawing attention to graduates’ incomes. Others have entered the fray, and all are imperfect.

College apologizes for recruiting to its pep band by attacking music majors

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Many music majors and music lovers were offended by Goldey-Beacom's mailing to high school students that said, "Heading off to college to major in music? Well, good luck with that!"

Fresno State and the Secret Service are investigating an untenured lecturer who said President Trump "must hang" on Twitter

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Fresno State and the Secret Service are investigating an untenured lecturer who tweeted that President Trump "must hang." But the professor says he never meant to incite actual violence.

AAUP: Faculty salaries up slightly, but budgets are balanced 'on the backs' of adjuncts and out-of-state students

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Compensation survey from AAUP says faculty salaries are up slightly year over year, but institutional budgets continue to be balanced “on the backs” of adjuncts and out-of-state students.

Controversial Georgia sexual assault bill prompts debate on reporting

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Georgia legislation that would have forced more sex-crime cases into the hands of law enforcement failed, but marks a growing nationwide debate.

Protest over speaker's views on race and crime prevents event from taking place as planned at Claremont McKenna

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Protest outside event at Claremont McKenna prevents Heather Mac Donald event from having an in-person audience. Question period of appearance at UCLA is disrupted as well.

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