||Weekly News Update | January 19, 2017
Hello. Articles on our site this week explored legislative proposals in two states that would restrict tenure, the vote by the Modern Language Association not to support a boycott of Israeli universities, and scrutiny of prospective cabinet secretaries' views on affirmative action. That and more below. Enjoy.
Obama trumpeted importance of college-going and invested in students and institutions like no leader before him -- while demanding much in return and, sometimes, failing big, too.
Legislation in two states seeks to end tenure at public colleges and universities.
Democrats on the Senate’s education panel grill Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, who generally avoids specific answers.
Policy experts, academics, advocates and college administrators ask questions they hope to see answered in today's confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, the Trump administration’s education secretary nominee.
Arizona lawmakers' failed proposed ban on “divisive” college courses signals new criticism of white studies. Similar courses -- though common -- have become controversial elsewhere. Those who teach them say the classes are being distorted.
Rhode Island governor proposes plan for the state's community college, and for junior and senior years at Rhode Island College and University of Rhode Island.
Large grant to organization of black colleges reignites debate about taking funds from leading foe of government spending, on which the colleges and many students depend.
Access to certain colleges has a lot to do with income, new study finds, but graduating college levels the playing field for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.
Students protest process and experts decry high turnover at HBCUs as trustees decide not to renew contract of president.
Northwestern U Faculty Senate passes resolution encouraging professors to put information about mental health services on their syllabi.
Final Friday release by the Obama administration's Education Department corrects a substantial error in loan repayment rates on consumer web tool.
University of Toronto supports an “anti-psychiatry” scholarship and the professor who championed it, but some fear impact of institutional endorsement of what they view as fake science.
Study of millions of online ratings of professors suggests scores vary with an instructor’s gender, discipline and perceived “easiness.”
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Kent Barnds takes stock of the impact of a major change in the financial aid and student recruitment timetable.
Scott McLemee reviews Robert E. Denton Jr.’s scholarship on the American presidency, which highlights how immediately coping with the lack of any guidebook is one of the most urgent demands of the office.
We need to engage in a serious dialogue about our role in exacerbating the opportunity gap and our obligation to close it, argues Dan Greenstein.
We in higher education must act on our collective responsibility to support America's public universities, writes Harold M. Hastings.
Colleges and universities should prepare for seven key trends in the new year, Lisa M. Rudgers and Julie A. Peterson advise.
Front Range Community College
Front Range Community College seeks applications from a collaborative and enthusiastic leader for its Boulder County Campus in Longmont, CO.
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University (EMU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
The University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) is accepting applications for the position of Tenured Professor & Chair of the...
The Board of Trustees of Oakland University invites nominations and applications for the position of president.
University of Oregon Financial AId
University of Oregon is seeking candidates for the Assistant Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, University Registrar.
University of Rochester, Simon Business School
The Simon Business School is seeking a highly qualified full-time Associate Dean of Full-Time Programs for our full-time MBA and Master’s programs.
Richmont Graduate University
The President serves as Chief Executive Officer of Richmont & provides dynamic, visionary executive leadership and administration for the university.
Vermont State Colleges
The Board of Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges System invites applications and nominations for the position of President of Vermont Technical ...
University System of Georgia
The University System of Georgia (USG) seeks an innovative and proven academic leader to serve as the next Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Acad...
Baylor University seeks a transformational and dynamic leader as President who will guide the University in pursuit of its mission to prepare men a...
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