06 janvier 2018

Legal pot won't change Hancock College drug testing

University Business Magazine logoOnly a handful of California's 114 community colleges run drug-testing programs for student-athletes, and Hancock College is one of them. More...

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Here’s how Washington could shape higher ed in '18

University Business Magazine logoThe year ahead could usher in significant changes in the federal government’s role in higher education. Events set in motion in 2017 will loom large, though resolutions may be years in the making. More...

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Suit claims university, sorority and party host are liable in student's 2013 death

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Shortly after midnight on Oct. 18, 2013, 19-year-old Ethan P. Connolly, a sophomore at the University of Delaware, was fatally hit by a truck while walking across Del. 896. More...

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Missouri Expands Performance Funding for Public Colleges

HomeBy Paul Fain. Missouri's Coordinating Board for Higher Education this week voted to expand a performance-funding formula for public institutions, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. More...

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Another Shot at Becoming a Nonprofit

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Officials at the for-profit Grand Canyon University are announcing today that they will attempt another conversion to nonprofit status and have submitted an application to the institution's accreditor. More...

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Civil Liberties Group Sues Essex College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A nonprofit civil rights watchdog group filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Essex County College in New Jersey for failing to respond to multiple open-records requests. The group, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, requested the information after an adjunct professor was fired following her appearance on Fox News last summer. More...

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ETS Cuts Pay for Some Test Raters

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Educational Testing Service sent an email to those who work as "raters" of the Graduate Record Exam and other tests this week telling them that their hourly pay is being cut from $20 to $15. Some of those who reached out to Inside Higher Ed said they were not happy about the change. More...

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La Salle Criticized Over Plans to Sell Art

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. La Salle University, facing a budget deficit, plans to sell 43 paintings from its collection, with hopes of raising $7 million, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Local arts advocates are criticizing the move. More...

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Who Is Studying Online (and Where)

HomeBy Doug Lederman. New federal data show continued growth in online course taking in 2016, even as overall college enrollments were flat or falling. Big gainers: Western Governors and Arizona State. Big losers: the big for-profits. More...

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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

HomeScott McLemee explores the Library of Congress’s recent announcement that it will no longer be a repository of every public posting to Twitter. More...

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