15 octobre 2017

A Firing and a Petition at Bryan

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. College that has been in turmoil since 2014 requirement that everyone recognize Adam and Eve as historical figures faces new unrest with dismissal of tenured veteran professor. More...

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Losing the White Working Class, Too

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Survey of voting bloc that favored Trump finds skepticism about value of higher education. More...

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Justice Department Will Target Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A bombshell report in The New York Times Tuesday night revealed that the U.S. Justice Department plans to investigate and sue colleges over their affirmative action policies in admissions. More...

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Preparing for Scrutiny

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Many college leaders and diversity advocates were stunned by the news Tuesday that the U.S. Justice Department is preparing to investigate and sue colleges over their affirmative action policies. More...

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Study finds new evidence of international student fears about the U.S. in Trump era

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. As colleges try to figure out what to expect in new international enrollments for the fall, many are encouraged by relatively stable numbers or relatively small declines in yields. Institutions in Southern states appear to be experiencing greater losses so far. More...

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Supremacists on Campus

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Extremist white movement is turning up on college campuses through speakers and leaflets. U of Florida and Texas A&M  bracing for events in September. More...

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White Nationalists Rally at University of Virginia

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Hundreds march with torches, shouting “you will not replace us” and “Jews will not replace us.” Skirmishes break out. University canceled all activities Saturday amid violent clashes in Charlottesville. More...

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Texas A&M Calls Off White Supremacy Event

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. University cites security risks after organizers linked their plans to the events of Charlottesville. More...

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Why Republicans Don't Trust Higher Ed

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Not only do Republicans and Democrats have different levels of confidence in higher education, but they are coming at the issue by focusing on different issues, a new poll by Gallup shows. Republicans who distrust higher education focus on campus politics, while the smaller share of Democrats who distrust higher education tend to focus on rising college prices, the pollster found. More...

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Virginia Students ‘Take Back the Lawn’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Thousands marched at the University of Virginia Wednesday night, retracing the route white supremacists took Friday but with a very different message. More...

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