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May 20, 2022

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Administration
The University of Maine’s chancellor hid information on a candidate hired as president of the Augusta campus. He accepts responsibility for his mistakes and vows a review of executive hiring policies.
The Policy Debate Student Aid and Loans
President Biden suggests he will move to forgive some student debt. When a final decision will occur and whether his plan will be successful is still unknown.

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Faculty
Spring brings news of tenure decisions—not always the good kind. Stories of negative tenure bids at Penn State and Yale raise questions about whether the process is just.
Thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic, online M.B.A. programs have gained stature—and students. That’s good news for accessibility, and a promising model for other graduate programs.
Faculty
AAUP finds tenured faculty lines declined dramatically since 2004, but many institutions have updated their tenure policies to account for diversity work and work-life balance.
Academic Freedom Faculty
Soka University of America could fire an LGBTQ writing professor over exposing students to “deviant pornography.” The professor and their supporters say Soka’s crossing a dangerous line.

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Shiney James resigned Tuesday following an investigation into allegations from former student employees that she created an abusive and toxic work environment.
Admissions
For the high school Class of 2022, they all showed declines in the percentage wanting to go to college, compared to the last class before the pandemic.
Admissions
ACT says grades are rising. But a testing critic says ACT is exaggerating the problem.
Admissions
Thirty-four briefs argue that Harvard and UNC, and other colleges that base their admissions plans on the Grutter decision, should be forced to change.
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Contrary to common perceptions, the tuition discount rate isn’t a measure of institutional financial health on its own, Gregory Matthews writes.
To address student veterans’ health-care needs, certain components should be in place, Nancy L. Montgomery writes.

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The English-centric practices of U.S. universities have many detrimental effects, writes Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera.
State universities must step up to address employer demand for tailored, knowledge-based degrees to help employees meaningfully advance in their careers, Jim Shea writes.
The Pell Grant should be doubled, but it should only be applicable to institutions where Pell combined with other forms of grant aid covers 80 percent of the cost of attendance, David Ferreira writes.
Stymied by California’s outdated master plan for higher education, the state should look to Texas’ approach to supporting emerging research universities, Adela de la Torre writes.

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Patrick Sanaghan describes the importance of establishing a learning network to help new presidents and other top administrators get to know the institution and gain vital feedback.
Anahí Viladrich and Vivian Louie share long-term lessons they’ve learned during COVID about forging research partnerships.
Richard J. Light describes what happened in a course when he asked the students themselves to lead parts of each class.
For scholars who may be reconsidering the utility of their accounts, Christopher Schaberg suggests some negative aspects to contemplate and questions to ask themselves about the platform.
Early-career scientists should have a say in developing the policies that can help them in the short term as well as benefit the scientific system in the long term, writes Adriana Bankston.

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