EXECUTIVE POSITIONS

Mills College adjuncts protest changes that were instituted shortly after a union vote

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Mills College adjuncts, fresh from winning a union vote, protest job eliminations and program changes that seemed to kick in just as collective bargaining was won.

Think tank backs changes to Pell by pointing out tricks colleges play with merit aid

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Lobbying for changes to key aid program for low-income students, New America Foundation study points to tricks colleges play with Pell Grants.

Berkeley chancellor angers faculty members with remarks on civility and free speech

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As Berkeley chancellor joins those calling for more civility in academe, faculty critics see an attack on academic freedom.

Consultants' best case scenarios rarely reality

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Consultants help colleges save money, but not as much as colleges might expect, according to a new report.

Cary Nelson faces backlash over his views on a controversial scholar

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In the backlash over Cary Nelson backing the U. of Illinois for denying a job to a controversial scholar, no one is more surprised at the outrage than Cary Nelson.

Some colleges embrace, tepidly, federal scrutiny on campus sexual assaults

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Some higher education lobbying groups criticized the McCaskill campus sexual assault legislation as heavy-handed. But some colleges are largely backing the bill. 

Northeastern professors raise questions about three tenure denials

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Northeastern U. professors say they were denied tenure due to changing publication standards aimed at upping the university's reputation.

One liberal arts college loses money after its state adopts a performance funding model

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It's one liberal arts college's first encounter with a performance funding model, and so far it isn't faring so well.

 

U.S. senators announce campus sexual assault legislation

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Bipartisan Senate bill would stiffen penalties on colleges and require campus climate surveys. College lobbyists are skeptical of much of the legislation.

2 Christian colleges win Title IX exemptions that give them the right to expel transgender students

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Many were surprised when a Christian college won exemption from Title IX so it could bar a transgender student from housing. Two more Christian colleges have now received exemptions -- giving them the right to subject transgender students to expulsion.

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