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June 26, 2009
New coalition will focus on the economic plight of those finishing college during the recession.
June 25, 2009
Last March, Washington and Lee University's Law School dean told Inside Higher Ed that, "We wouldn't dream of training doctors only from a book," as a justification for his then newly unveiled plan to transform the third year of law school with experiential courses.
June 24, 2009
For a long time, Jonathan Jansen lived between two worlds. As the first black dean of education at South Africa's highly conservative and marginally integrated University of Pretoria, the scholar writes that he gravitated between two different cultures, embracing and disengaging from his black identity and white colleagues. Charged with the task of helping the university to integrate, Jansen worked with both students and faculty to overcome their fears and racist tendencies.
June 24, 2009
However improbable the timing, a service many would call a luxury is starting to appear on campuses.
June 19, 2009
Controversy over a sexual assault at the University of the Pacific has moved from the campus to a national student affairs organization in the blink of an eye. A letter signed by 13 rape prevention and health professionals across the country calls for NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education to reassess its recent choice to be president-elect, Elizabeth Griego, who is also vice president for student affairs at Pacific, because they believe she was irresponsible in handling the allegations about the assault.
June 17, 2009
Information experts consider how shifts in research change their role.
June 12, 2009
One day a contingent faculty member complains about pay. The next day he's fired and escorted off campus.
June 5, 2009
New report suggests that science curriculums for future doctors shift from system based on outdated requirements to assessment of a list of needed skills.