Higher ed experts give grade of incomplete to Texas governor's goal of four-year degrees at a very low cost.
Governor seeks major benefit cuts for all U. of Wisconsin employees -- and elimination of the newly won right of faculty and academic employees to unionize.
System wants flexibility to eliminate jobs -- even if institutions do not declare "financial exigency."
During a talk to governors, Bill Gates might have sharpened the ax for politicians thinking of cutting humanities programs.
Scholars of collective bargaining in higher ed say wage gains from unions are minimal at four-year institutions, but significant at community colleges -- and that in both sectors, impact goes beyond pay.
Faculty unions and the Los Rios and San Diego Community College Districts find labor harmony by basing contracts on shared revenue agreements.
Senior faculty at Vermont state college say they were told to step aside or junior faculty would have to be let go.
Following storm of criticism over elimination of several language majors, university announces that French and Russian will survive as minors. Professors are dubious of university's commitment.
As Ohio's bill barring collective bargaining advances, a U.S. Senator calls it a "terrible mistake."
Dramatic cuts at Texas Tech eliminate top administrative positions, streamline divisions and cause unrest.
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