A growing chorus of university chiefs condemns American Studies Association for endorsing boycott of Israeli universities, but at some campuses, the presidential statements have been a source of tension.
Pioneer in the research university model wants to shrink graduate enrollment (but offer much better stipends to those who are admitted), to favor junior faculty for tenure-track openings. Grad students object.
New York University and UAW agree on plan to let grad students vote on collective bargaining, paving the way for return to unionization of teaching assistants at a private university. Expected legal showdown is averted for now.