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Faculty Members Unionize at 2 Maryland Community Colleges

Full-time faculty members have unionized at two Maryland community colleges. Erica Snipes, the Maryland Public Employee Relations Board’s acting executive...

WVU Still Proposes Nixing Math Grad Degrees, but Floats Replacements

West Virginia University officials announced Thursday that they will still recommend that their Board of Governors eliminate the institution’s current...

Ex-Professor's Clown Fetish Led to Police Reports, Harassment Claims

Students alleged that a now former Nicholls State University assistant geography professor with a self-described clown “fetish” asked them to...

Report: Higher Ed Unions and Strikes Surged in 2022, 2023

Student worker unionization greatly accelerated in 2022 and the first half of 2023, with almost 35,700 students gaining union representation...
Police place two people in handcuffs in community college hallway.

Union Employees Arrested for Trespassing on Community College Campus

The arrests at Harrisburg Area Community College’s Lancaster campus prompted accusations and recrimination. The union said the arrests violated labor law; the college called it an orchestrated “publicity stunt.”

A student wearing a red shirt and a red bandanna uses a megaphone to address a crowd of other protesters outside West Virginia University's Mountainlair student union.

A Flagship Research University… Without Language Degrees or Math Ph.D.s?

Some of West Virginia University’s proposed program cuts appear unprecedented, or close to it, for an institution of its kind. Department appeals and student protests seem to be having little effect so far.

Jordan Peterson Must Take Course in Professionalism

A College of Psychologists of Ontario panel ordered Jordan Peterson in November to complete an “education or remedial program...

WVU Proposes No Language Degrees, Just Chinese and Spanish Courses

West Virginia University announced Tuesday, after its Department of World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics appealed its proposed elimination, that administrators...