21 avril 2018

New Limits on Overtime

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The Labor Department answered some outstanding questions about academic overtime pay last week, putting such compensation officially out of reach for adjuncts teaching online, among other workers. More...

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Questions About Job Candidate's Past

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Anonymous faculty members at NC State object to candidate for professorship who was ousted from a prior position at Ohio State over financial misconduct and other concerns. More...

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Fraternity Suspended After 4 Arrested in Drug Bust

HomeBy Grace Bird. Four East Carolina University students were arrested Tuesday when authorities seized 2,500 bars of Xanax, marijuana and two shotguns from an off-campus fraternity house, according to The News and Observer. More...

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Utah State Demotes Title IX Chief

HomeBy Grace Bird. Utah State University has demoted its Title IX coordinator after an investigation found that administrators failed to address assault allegations against faculty in the piano department, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. More...

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Ohio State Revokes Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree

HomeBy Grace Bird. Ohio State University has revoked an honorary degree given to Bill Cosby when he delivered the commencement address in 2001, according to the Columbus Dispatch. The Board of Trustees approved the motion Friday. More...

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Students, Faculty at Northern Kentucky Protest Cuts

HomeBy Grace Bird. The rally was held "to bring about awareness regarding the effects of budget cuts, pension increases, loss of faculty/staff, altering/eliminating tenure, etc., and how this will impact our students," according to a social media posting about the event. More...

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How a Mass Shooting May Have Been Averted

HomeBy Grace Bird. A Syracuse University student who had ammunition and gun accessories in his apartment was deported before acting on suspected plans to carry out a mass shooting, city police said Thursday, according to Syracuse.com. More...

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In Physics, Geneseo Punches Above Its Weight

HomeBy Grace Bird. SUNY Geneseo graduated 35 physics majors last year -- about 30 more than the nation's average at institutions without graduate programs. More...

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Viterbo Eliminates a Dozen Academic Programs

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Viterbo University will eliminate a dozen programs following a formal sustainability review of majors with fewer than 20 enrolled students. More...

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The Perils of Presidential Job-Hopping

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Akron president is stepping down after he applied for job in Florida. Is the system good for anyone. More...

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