Ohio

Return of the Professor

Activist English instructor at Ohio community college without tenure, who president admitted was laid off in violation of contract, is reinstated following faculty outcry.

The Bank of Academic Credit

Midwest group begins work on a "credential repository" for students to figure out how to translate their classes and work experience into degrees.

Tillman's Legacy

If the late Pat Tillman’s legacy is that of selflessness, then it seems fitting that the foundation created in the professional football star-turned-soldier’s name would ask the same of the veterans it serves.

Hometown Health Care

BALTIMORE – By opening on-campus preventative care centers that both serve the uninsured and provide allied health students with real-world clinical experience, one community college is trying to remedy the health care crisis in its own backyard.

Seething Over Sports Subsidies

Faculty leaders at Ohio University are lobbying the administration to significantly reduce the amount of money from the institution’s operating budget used to subsidize its intercollegiate athletics program, arguing that the program’s “unsustainable expenditures” jeopardize the university’s ability to “prioritize academics."

Toledo Chief Raked Over Coals

In a scathing review of his controversial presidency at the University of Toledo, faculty are calling Lloyd Jacobs a tyrannical micromanager who “obviously thinks we are idiots.”

High Stakes in Ohio

In a state that has seen aggressive higher education changes under the incumbent governor, colleges have a lot riding on the upcoming election for Ohio's next leader.

A New, Empty Stadium

Slumping football attendance means U. of Akron athletics department must look elsewhere to pay off debt.

Post-Union Disunion

After collective bargaining vote at Bowling Green State, trustees eliminate faculty committees and limit professors' roles in other governance areas. Is it necessary or retaliatory?

A New Model Community College

Has a partnership between a private university and a for-profit company created a better way to get students prepared for transfer?

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