Governance

Professors: Managers or Employees?

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Appeals court ruling revives debate over unions at private colleges -- and sets off new debate over whom the decision favored.

Arrests and Defiance at Gallaudet

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More than 130 student protesters are removed by force -- and vow to keep movement going unless president-designate quits.

Electing 'the Worst' at Penn State

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It wouldn’t be a student government election without some allegations of hypocrisy or conspiracy. But the events surrounding the recent race at Pennsylvania State University are bizarre, even by student election standards.

Searching for Answers at Gallaudet

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As board plans to meet, two sides differ strongly on why president-elect is so vehemently opposed.

Divisive Semester at Florida

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Deficits, departments in receivership and proposed cuts leave humanities professors seething.

Friction at RISD

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Did a no confidence vote in the president of the Rhode Island School of Design succeed in jumpstarting the dialogue faculty members were seeking?

Holding Trustees Accountable

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Statement lays out common responsibilities for college governing board members, to prod them and reassure higher education's critics.

Going After 'Double Dippers'

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It's an oddity of Alabama's governance structure that a college administrator who serves below the president could be in a position to direct funds to the institution and its leaders -- his or her bosses. In other words, the state allows employees of colleges and other public entities to also serve in government -- creating what has long been a sticky situation.

A Flood of Censure

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AAUP condemns 6 institutions -- 4 for treatment of faculty post-Katrina -- and lifts sanctions against 2 universities.

Getting Faculty Off The Sidelines

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Report from athletics reform group calls on professors to be included in major sports decisions on campuses.

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