18 février 2017

Rutgers Advocacy Effort Calls for BRIDGE Act for Undocumented Students

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Students at Rutgers University have sent more than 6,000 letters to their U.S. senators and representatives in support of a bill that would provide "provisional protected presence" and employment authorization to young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Read more...

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U.S. Applications Way Up at Canadian Universities

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Canadian universities are reporting increases of 20 to 80 percent in the number of applicants from the U.S. compared to last year, according to an informal survey conducted by The Globe and Mail. Read more...

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17 février 2017

The Right Not to Be Recorded

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The Orange Coast College student who videotaped a professor calling Donald Trump’s election as president “an act of terrorism” has been suspended. Read more...

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Tears of Professor Clown

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Satirical academic social media accounts go serious to protest Donald Trump.
Academics are keen observers of the absurd in their professional lives -- or so their many ironic, often gallows-humor social media accounts suggest. Read more...

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Harvard Cutting Graduate Admissions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is cutting the size of its incoming class. Read more...

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ACE Publishes Review of Fellows Program

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The paper, called “Looking Back and Looking Forward,” is a review of the ACE Fellows Program, which prepares faculty and staff members and administrators for senior leadership positions in a cohort-based mentorship model. Read more...

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State Support Up 3.4%

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Support across all states rose by 3.4 percent from the 2015-16 to 2016-17 fiscal years, according to preliminary data gathered in the latest Grapevine survey, which was released today. That’s an increase of approximately $2.75 billion, driving total state support to nearly $83.6 billion. Read more...

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Reports Argue for Changes to California Higher Ed

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Two advocacy groups released reports on public higher education in California Tuesday, arguing for changes as ambitious as free tuition and as practical as accountability reforms. Read more...

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Maybe College Isn't the Great Equalizer

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Study links family income growing up to postgraduation income -- even after controlling for many factors. Other researchers disagree. Read more...

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Madison Student Drops Plan for Pro-White Group

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A student at the University of Wisconsin at Madison has abandoned plans to create a pro-white student group, the Associated Press reported. Read more...

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