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State appropriations for higher education up in 31 states, report says

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State appropriations for higher education increased in 31 states last year, according to new report, though the gains were small in most, reflecting broader economic shifts.

New Purdue president outlines critiques of higher education

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Former governor of Indiana, in first week as Purdue president, issues unusually frank letter about challenges facing higher education, urging university to become "counterexample" to the failings of academe.
 

Job ads' 'physical demands' raise eyebrows

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Faculty advocates and disability law experts question physical requirements included in many of Azusa Pacific University's job ads.

Moody's report calls into question all traditional university revenue sources

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Every university funding source is under pressure, Moody’s asserts, meaning that all institutions -- even the elites -- need to rethink their business models.

Universities spend more on athletics per athlete than on academics per student, report finds

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Colleges spent much more on athletics per athlete than on academics per student between 2005 and 2010, new report finds, with growth in the former outpacing the latter.

AAUP calls for faculty participation in financial exigency declarations

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With more institutions citing budget woes as they eliminate academic programs, AAUP offers new recommendations for faculty involvement in such decisions and just what constitutes financial exigency.

WICHE report highlights decline in high school graduates and growing diversity

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Decrease in high school graduates and growth of minority groups will put increased pressure on states to rethink policies and institutions to improve recruitment, retention and outreach to new student populations, according to new report.

Preparing for an unusually severe flu season, colleges draw on lessons from H1N1 pandemic

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Trying to head off a likely epidemic flu season, college officials are breaking out prevention and treatment tactics developed in the wake of 2009's H1N1 pandemic.

Adjunct leaders consider strategies to force change

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Adjunct faculty make up most of the higher education work force, but their working conditions largely don't reflect their role. Is reform on a wide scale possible? What will it take?

Contract negotiations put Morgan State, University of Iowa presidents in tenuous positions

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Contractual changes have left two public university presidents in tenuous positions and highlight a growing fear of commitment among boards.

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