administrators

Number of college employees declines slightly

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As enrollments dip, so too do the number of college and university employees -- but disproportionately at for-profit institutions.

Brown launches initiative aimed at providing internships to low-income students

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Brown University starts effort to make sure every student can have an internship. Move comes as Cornell and Duke are providing students with more learning opportunities outside of the classroom.

National survey suggests a greater focus on teaching but ongoing concerns about diversity, adjuncts

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Survey of undergraduate instructors suggests increased attention on student-centered teaching and ongoing concerns about diversity and adjunct working conditions. 

Lincoln U. of Pa. president, criticized for rape remarks, has more firestorms on his plate

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President of Lincoln U. in Pennsylvania, widely criticized this week for remarks on rape, has many more problems on his plate, according to faculty and students.

Colleges turn to campuswide bans of fraternity, sorority parties

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Rather than suspend partying at specific Greek chapters after a violation has occurred, some colleges opt for systemwide bans.

Debate over a university president's comments on rape

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Video circulates of the leader of Lincoln U. of Pennsylvania questioning the motives of female students who bring rape allegations.

U. Illinois board receives report recommending reappointment of ex-convict

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A faculty report, obtained by Inside Higher Ed, endorses reappointment of adjunct James Kilgore, who was barred from further teaching at the U. of Illinois despite strong record -- after word spread of his past with Symbionese Liberation Army. Will trustees, under fire over academic freedom issues, accept the findings?

 

Colleges turn to athletics directors with business backgrounds, but results vary

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Big-time colleges were rushing to hire executives as athletics directors a few years ago -- but the results have some questioning the trend.

 

With Princeton Title IX agreement, higher standard of proof in sexual assault cases on last legs

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Princeton U. did not rush to change the burden of proof in sexual assault investigations, and the Education Department determined that was a violation of Title IX.

Trustees told they need to step up their game or risk higher education's future

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Poor board governance could risk the future of American higher education, according to a new report by the Association of Governing Boards.

 

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