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Contingent Faculty Members Report Low Pay, Thoughts of Quitting

Over a quarter of respondents to a 2022 American Federation of Teachers survey of contingent faculty members earned less than...

Middle East Fallout on Campuses: Vermont Speech, Dueling Open Letters

Fallout from the war between Israel and Hamas continues to reverberate across college and university campuses. Here are the latest...

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.

A crowd of students walks on Western Washington University's campus during the first day of classes.

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.