administrators

Academics and academic groups respond with fury over firing of 2 professors at Mount St. Mary's

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Academics respond with speed and anger after the president of Mount St. Mary's -- who advocated treating at-risk students as bunnies to drown -- fires two faculty members.

New study suggests that faculty development has a demonstrable impact on student learning

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Studies of faculty development efforts at a liberal arts college and a land-grant university suggest the programs can have an impact on student outcomes.

Apollo's new owners to seek fresh start for beleaguered company

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U of Phoenix's new owners could be looking to make major changes as the for-profit eyes transition to being a privately held company.

Mount St. Mary's president fires two faculty members, one with tenure

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Mount St. Mary's fires two faculty members. One was tenured professor charged with lack of loyalty. The other advised student newspaper that recently exposed president's quotes about "drowning bunnies."

Sexual assault allegation shakes student conduct group

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President-elect of organization of officials who play key roles in Title IX cases accuses her predecessor of sexual misconduct.

Young Republican voters flock to Ted Cruz and Donald Trump

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While Bernie Sanders, as expected, captured the younger Democratic electorate, such voters were also key for Ted Cruz on the Republican side. Donald Trump has built a student base as well.

U of Connecticut creates new living-learning center for black male students

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UConn creates new living and learning space for African-American male students. Some see overdue attention to this group's needs. Others see segregation.

Temple U offers grant in exchange for students agreeing to work less, study more

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Temple hopes students will graduate earlier if they receive grants that limit them to working no more than 15 hours per week off campus.

Fifteen-to-Finish campaign wins fans, stokes worries

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A campaign for students to take 15 credits a semester is growing. But some worry 15-credit course loads could become a requirement for financial aid, or might prod job-holding students to take on too much.

Study suggests faculty members are disproportionately likely to be gay

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A new analysis suggests that's the case, and that academic work -- at once solitary and social in nature -- makes it particularly attractive to those who are not straight.

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