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Months later, Oberlin suspends professor who made anti-Semitic remarks on Facebook

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Oberlin once again changes its stance toward Joy Karega, suspending the professor pending an investigation into her remarks on social media.

Philosophers move to limit alleged harasser's influence within the discipline

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After an alleged harasser holds on to a powerful academic position, professors try to limit his influence, in part by excluding his work from their syllabi. Is that the right strategy?

Former professor at Southern Maine returns as provost after being laid off

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Why would a faculty member return to the institution that laid her off after 12 years of stellar service, amid broad retrenchment and program cuts? For the U of Southern Maine's new provost, it came down to institutional loyalty and a new president.

Study finds use of open educational resources on the rise in introductory courses

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While most faculty members are still unaware of open educational resources, use in introductory courses nearly rivals that of traditional textbooks, study finds.

Author discusses new book on shifts in how foundations seek to shape public policy

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Author of new book on foundations describes how Gates has used venture philanthropy, measurable goals and a close relationship with the Obama administration to influence policy, and says Gates's approach may be shifting in promising ways.

Should an HBCU founded by black Civil War veterans shutter its history department, against the recommendation of a faculty committee?

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Should an HBCU founded by black Civil War veterans shutter its history department, against the recommendation of a faculty committee?

Business offices changing in many ways

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Different strategies take stage at the National Association of College and University Business Officers' annual meeting.

Three professors sue UT Austin over the right to ban guns from their classrooms

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With lawsuit seeking the right to keep guns out of their classrooms, three UT Austin professors try to reshape the debate over campus carry.

Temple U board announces plan to remove president just weeks after he removed provost

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Weeks after the president ousted the provost, the board says it will remove the president.

Margaret Spellings backs tuition experiment, accountability measures at UNC

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In a wide-ranging discussion, the new UNC system president said accountability measures can stop micromanagement.

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