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Italy's new education minister wants to emphasize impact over metrics

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“Child of the Italian brain drain” is the new education minister.

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Scholars fear for future of academic freedom in Italy

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Governing party demands removal of a book its leaders don't like from a university reading list.

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Research questions whether having women on search committees increases odds of hiring women

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Having more women on committees that select academics for jobs does not increase the chances for female candidates and may actually do the opposite, according to a study of Italian and Spanish universities.

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Disputes about unpaid wages renew questions about oversight of Italian university chartered by New Hampshire

A university in Italy operating with the stamp of approval of the New Hampshire Higher Education Commission once again finds itself in trouble for allegedly failing to pay its employees.

 

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Italian university joins international colleges embracing English language

A public university in Italy transitions to English-only instruction. Meanwhile, some Israelis worry that institutions there have moved too far in that direction. Can universities be both “international” and “national"?

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A University in Milan Shops for Professors Elsewhere

Many European nations worry about losing talent to the United States – and so try to raid American campuses in turn.
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