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FIU to Pay $575K in Back Wages Due to Alleged Pay Discrimination

Florida International University has agreed to pay $575,000 in back wages as part of a recently announced agreement with the...
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Cal Poly Pomona Provost Abruptly Terminated

With little explanation, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, sacked Jennifer Brown after 18 months as provost. Now she’s appealing the decision.

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Overcoming Higher Ed’s Tech Hiring Hurdles

Speakers at the Educause ed-tech conference described experimenting with new hiring methods to attract and retain tech talent.

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Layoffs and ‘Transformation’ at a Testing Titan

ETS, which administers the SAT and owns the GRE, laid off 6 percent of its workforce. Some say the blow reflects the diminished role of testing in college admissions.

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Getting Texas A&M Back on Track

Kathy Banks brought sweeping changes to Texas A&M University. Now, following her abrupt exit in July, a new report calls for a slate of course corrections.

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Oberlin Coach Says She Was ‘Burned at the Stake’

Kim Russell, the former women’s lacrosse coach, was reassigned to a new position more than a year after commenting on transgender athletes participating in women’s sports.

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Union Institute & University Mired in Financial Woes

Union Institute has been missing payroll and rent payments at facilities in Ohio and Florida. University leaders have offered little reassurance or recourse as employees fear a potential closure.

Southern California Colleges Prepare for Hurricane

Colleges and universities across Southern California canceled in-person classes and made other preparations for the unusual West Coast hurricane that...