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New on the Job: Meagan Bryson, Western Washington University

As the inaugural director of academic advising and student achievement, Bryson speaks about opening a new center, establishing a footprint on campus and meeting students where they are.

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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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Limited Remote Work Options a Big Driver of Staff Turnover

A new report shows that turnover among nonfaculty higher education workers has nearly doubled since the 2020–21 school year.

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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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Let’s Talk About Menopause

Higher ed can do far more to support its students, faculty and staff through the menopause transition, Karen Costa writes.

Tufts RAs Strike During Move-In

Tufts University’s resident assistant union, formed late last year, went on strike Tuesday, coinciding with one of the freshman move-in...