After being denied permission, RPI students protest student union policy

What started as a movement about changes to the student union turned into a debate about free speech.

Our Lady of the Lake University faculty raise questions about learning management system monitoring

Faculty members at Texas university raise questions about whether they are being monitored after administrators show up in their course rosters.

As a new fiscal year approaches, who will fund CUNY's senior colleges?

Governor Cuomo wants to stop funding one-third of CUNY four-year colleges' budget. Where will the money come from?

Controversy at UC Davis escalates into wider debate on presidents on corporate boards

Controversy over Davis chancellor's brief membership on DeVry board escalates into broader debate over a common practice.

Experts doubt debacle at Mount St. Mary's will diminish board interest in nontraditional presidents

Despite the debacle at Mount St. Mary's, some presidential search committees are likely to continue to seek out candidates without traditional academic careers, experts say.

President quits at Mount St. Mary's

After months of turmoil and criticism, Simon Newman leaves, effective immediately. He calls recent controversy "too great of a distraction."

U of Missouri board votes to fire Melissa Click as assistant professor

Dismissal is linked to two incidents -- both videotaped -- in which the professor was involved in protests. Faculty leaders say that board violated due process and university procedures.

Accreditor demands answers from Mount St. Mary's on numerous standards

Accreditor orders university to provide answers on how recent developments may place it out of compliance with one requirement and four standards.

What does the Department of Labor's overtime rule mean for higher education?

Obama administration's proposed rules would extend overtime protections to millions -- including many postdocs and other employees in higher ed. Would the plan provide overdue relief or be a financial disaster for colleges and universities?

Williams College blocks a controversial speaker from appearing on campus

College says John Derbyshire's statements constitute hate speech, so student group is blocked from playing host to him on campus.


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