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Inside Higher Ed Weekly News Update | November 14, 2019
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Sigma Phi Epsilon leaves a fraternity trade association, saying the organization needs to do more for student safety.
At gathering of university research officers, federal agency officials document foreign governments' efforts to persuade scientists to engage in academic espionage.
Colleges ranking highly after 10 years aren't necessarily the same ones at the top after 40 years, report says. The middle tier is a perhaps surprising mix of public, nonprofit and for-profit institutions.
A new book offers advice for instructors looking to further integrate technology in their classrooms.
Efforts to suppress -- and protect -- the rights of student voters grow as they become a more influential bloc. Whether they voted in local elections or cast ballots on statewide issues, the elections last week showed the stakes are high.
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As the president of a university that is the result of two consolidations many decades ago, Mark Burstein offers some perspective to institutional leaders today.
The lesson of the recent case at Harvard University is that colleges and universities must do more to fully recognize their students as whole people, writes Margaret M. Chin.
In his annual column, Wick Sloane reports on how the nation's most selective colleges are faring on admitting undergraduate veterans. As ever, modestly better, but not so well.
Syracuse University has purposefully increased its student veteran population -- a core element of its strategic plan.
Scott McLemee reviews Willful: How We Choose What We Do by Richard Robb.

Career Advice      // view all career advice »

Maria Shine Stewart bemoans the current situation on most campuses and provides 12 suggestions for improvement.
Tamara Yakaboski describes ways you can set boundaries that support your personal life and professional needs.
The area between the trenches isn’t no-man’s land, argues Zachary Nowak. We can learn to meet in the middle.
As you pursue your path, you should start with the end in mind, Gina Shereda advises.
A controversy over a social media post at the University of Missouri should encourage other institutions to reconsider how they and their own departments are operating, writes Courtney N. Wright.

Blog U      // view all blogs »

The People’s Supper -- you should organize one!
8 hours 51 min
Pairing Zoom with an advanced scheduling AI for cross-institutional collaboration.
14 hours 51 min
And how can we get over that?
15 hours 51 min
How to cite your talks, promote them on social media and more!
22 hours 2 min
We need to consider the invisible fragility of the tech we rely on.
23 hours 43 min
Norms are evolving.
1 day 8 hours
When conflicts of interest are baked in.
2 days 8 hours
America needs civic spaces that bring different people together. Can colleges nurture leaders who can build such spaces?
2 days 8 hours

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Dean, Health and Wellness Sciences

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Glendale Community College

Vice President (Two Positions) - Glendale Community College

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University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is hiring for a Dean for the College of Humanities and Sciences.

Tenure Track Faculty Position: Louis McMahon Ahearn Endowed Professor

Boston College School of Social Work

Boston College School of Social Work is hiring for a Tenure Track Faculty Position: Louis McMahon Ahearn Endowed Professor.

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Central Washington University

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