Ohio

Ohio State Dismantles International Office

Restructuring of university's international affairs office prompts concern from international education world.

Ohio U. Restricts File Sharing

Ohio joins just a handful of institutions to essentially ban all use of peer-to-peer technologies.

Doing the Distance Thing

Cleveland Clinic's Lerner College of Medicine is reportedly in negotiations to affiliate with Columbia, in New York. Will more hospitals hook up with remote universities?

Rescuing a College in Cleveland

Investor's bid to bail out a financially ailing business institution in the Ohio city offers hope but also carries risks -- arguably for all involved.

In Search of Self-Governance, Unionization?

Embattled Faculty Senate at Ohio U. endorses pursuing collective bargaining amid an impasse between professors and administrators.

Radio Free Oxford

In reflection of the financially vulnerable state of college broadcasting, Miami U. gives up control of its radio station, saving it money in a budget crisis but spelling the end of its locally produced programming.

The New Reverse Transfer

Part of the enrollment boom at community colleges comes from those who have left four-year institutions. Their choices -- surprising to some -- are saving money and may improve their odds at earning bachelor's degrees.

Adopting Performance-Based Funding

New formula slated for approval in Ohio would appropriate state funds based on public colleges' retention and graduation rates rather than their incoming and current enrollments.

Don't Bank on It

Taseen Peterson is a portrait of the recession. A single father who worked as a loan officer in the mortgage industry, Peterson decided to go back to school as the real estate market dried up, figuring he’d ride out the downturn in college and come out the other end with a credential that would get him a higher paying job.

So Sue Me

Ohio community college president admits he is getting rid of English professor, who happens to be critic, in violation of union contract, and ending job of adjunct because he does not like his criticism either.

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