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Will Sweet Briar's closure prompt college leaders to rethink their fight to stay open?

Some fear Sweet Briar's decision to close will prompt other small private colleges to do the same, leading a number of presidents to outline how their colleges are not like Sweet Briar.

Proposed adjunct union at Seattle U. passes NLRB eligibility review

In the first ruling following an N.L.R.B. shift, board director finds that Seattle U.'s Catholic status does not preclude adjunct collective bargaining.

UCLA student government questions judicial board nominee for being Jewish

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UCLA student government panel, interviewing candidate for judicial post, initially rejected her for being Jewish and involved in Jewish groups.

U. Tennessee System backtracks on 'de-tenure' language

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U. of Tennessee walks back -- at least in terminology -- from a proposal to "de-tenure" faculty members as part of new business plan. But the policy idea may well remain alive.

UW-Madison chancellor comes under fire for comments about how she matches outside faculty offers

UW-Madison chancellor comes under fire for recently admitting she matches outside faculty offers with course load reductions. Is there anything wrong with the practice?

Purdue employees protest plan to cut employee leave time

Purdue told employees that days off for vacation, sick leave and other reasons would be combined in a streamlined program. Then employees did the math.

Father Hesburgh, leader at Notre Dame and in American higher education, dies at 97

Revered figure in American higher education led Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987.

Senator McCaskill and others renew push on campus sex assault, make changes to bill

Renewing their push to combat campus sexual assault, a bipartisan group of 10 senators outlined modest revisions to their legislation aimed at holding colleges more accountable.

How institutions handle drug violations varies greatly

Recent arrests at Wesleyan following Molly overdoses raise questions of why drug arrests are so rare at small private colleges -- but common elsewhere.

Adjuncts deem National Walkout Day a success

Large-scale walkouts were few during National Adjunct Walkout Day, but dozens of campuses saw protests. Organizers say events brought new attention to poor wages and working conditions for those off the tenure track.

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