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January 12, 2011
Supreme Court ruling backs Treasury Department against hospital and U. of Minnesota, saying doctors-in-training are subject to payroll taxes.
January 11, 2011
A draconian budget plan laid out Monday by California Gov. Jerry Brown would slash higher education along with other already beleaguered state agencies.
January 5, 2011
Debate over pension perks for high-paid UC execs is political pickle for Mark Yudof, who risks alienating key players or stoking populist rage. For now, he's opposing execs.
December 23, 2010
After collective bargaining vote at Bowling Green State, trustees eliminate faculty committees and limit professors' roles in other governance areas. Is it necessary or retaliatory?
December 22, 2010
Calling them Mr. Jefferson’s Justice League is somehow irresistible. Perhaps that’s because the University of Virginia’s Faculty Budget Advisory Committee resembles a gathering of superheroes, where brainiacs of varied disciplines combine their powers to confront a common enemy.
December 17, 2010
While most public and private institutions expect revenue increases for 2011, this year is foreboding for a significant percentage of private colleges.
December 15, 2010
Legislation that would create national baseline for benefits, tempering criticism about inequity across states, clears Senate and heads to House.
December 13, 2010
Economic woes force universities to reopen the debates over budget centralization.
December 10, 2010
Researchers look at common ideas to improve degree completion, and find that popular strategies like cutting class size may not be cost-effective.
December 7, 2010
Liberal arts college with Quaker roots doubles in size over last decade, largely due to surge in adult learners.
December 10, 2008
Regional association cites Alabama A&M and Webber International for financial shortcomings, lifts sanction against Texas Tech, and says Virginia Commonwealth has responded adequately to scandal.
November 5, 2008
Despite recent downturn in U.S. economy, voters show some support for higher ed, approving key bond measures for community colleges -- and reject a Massachusetts tax plan that would have devastated public colleges.