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To Change the Financial Model, Look to Academics

It’s the CAO—not the CFO—who is best positioned to bring meaningful change to the financial model, Carol A. Moore writes.

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The Latest on Campus Cuts

McGill University in Canada could cut hundreds of jobs due to projected enrollment losses, while other institutions are weighing much smaller reductions.

Vermont State to Cut Fewer Faculty Positions Than Planned

Cuts at Vermont State University will not be as deep as expected after 17 faculty members accepted buyouts, six decided...
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Proposed Pennsylvania Consortium off to Rocky Start

A study for a proposed consortium in the Keystone State has hit a snag: two of five participating institutions have bowed out over concerns about potential job cuts.

Book jacket for James L. Shulman's "The Synthetic University: How Higher Education Can Benefit From Shared Solutions and Save Itself."

Can Cost Sharing Save Higher Ed?

Glenn Altschuler and David Wippman review James L. Shulman’s The Synthetic University: How Higher Education Can Benefit From Shared Solutions and Save Itself.

A photo illustration of cuts at Vermont State

Cuts Follow Consolidation at Vermont State

Months into its existence as a consolidated institution, VTSU plans to cut faculty jobs and programs. Leaders say that’s an inevitable part of its transformation.

Columbia College Cutting Jobs, Closing Locations

Columbia College plans to cut more than 120 jobs and close 17 of its 45 locations across the U.S. to...
Staff and faculty union protesters at Lane Community College Board of Education meeting

Proposed Budget Cuts Contested and Criticized

Lane Community College faculty and staff oppose a $3.8 million budget cut proposal that includes layoffs and program reductions. Leaders of the Oregon college say some cuts are inevitable.