Provosts / Vice Presidents

Controversy and important questions around UConn's proposal to limit outside credits

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UConn's stalled proposal to limit outside credits earned by non-transfer students generates controversy and may be a sign of future tussles to come over "unbundled" degrees.

Students are unlikely to graduate if they stop out more than once, study finds

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Most community college students take a break from college on the way to earning a four-year degree, but few make it there if they "stop out" more than once.

Study finds no impact on student success from having adjunct instructors

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New study shows employment of part-time faculty doesn't impact student success positively or negatively at community colleges, while institution size and location do.

Calls from Washington for streamlined regulation and emerging models

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Congress starts getting specific about higher education policy changes, with calls for deregulation and the expansion of competency-based education.

Community colleges in Ohio push to regain eligibility for state aid

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Community college students still can't get need-based aid from the state, while students at for-profits and other institutions are once again eligible.

City College of San Francisco's quest to keep its doors open

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City College of San Francisco scrambles to make hundreds of accreditor-ordered fixes while lawsuits fly and the feds crack down on the college's accreditor.

California community colleges' cautious experiment with accelerated remediation

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Accelerated remediation starts to catch on at California community colleges, but might be slowed down by public university transfer policies.

Community college completion strategies lack scale, report finds

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Community colleges are trying proven completion strategies, but typically with only a limited number of students.

Eastern Washington U. adopts a market approach to faculty raises

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Eastern Washington U. and its faculty union agree to base professors' raises on how much above or below the market they are in their disciplines.

 

Michigan State suspends professor from teaching following anti-Republican remarks

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Creative writing professor at Michigan State crossed line from free expression to disrespect on the first day of class, administrators say. Faculty advocates say he's entitled to hearing before peers.

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