24 mai 2016

Tips for Graduation Speakers

By Matt Reed. I’ve attended my fair share of graduation ceremonies over the years. In fact, arguably more than my fair share, since DeVry did three ceremonies per year. I’ve seen some good ones, and some regrettable ones. More...

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Basic Truths, but Worth Repeating

By Matt Reed. The report looks at community college students in Virginia, and tracks their educational and financial outcomes relative to other students several years out. More...

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23 mai 2016

Apollo Eliminates Mandatory Arbitration Clauses

HomeApollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix and Western International University, announced Thursday that it would eliminate the use of mandatory arbitration clauses in students' enrollment agreements. Read more...

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Kentucky Community Colleges Cut 500 Positions

HomeThe Kentucky Community and Technical College System cut more than 500 positions this week, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more...

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Anti-Israel Protests Disrupts Film at UC Irvine

HomeMembers of the University of California at Irvine chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine on Wednesday night disrupted an event where the film Beneath the Helmet, about five Israeli soldiers, was being shown. The screening was organized by Students Supporting Israel, with backing from the UC Irvine Hillel. Read more...

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Tension at the Top

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A spate of resignations and terminations among community college presidents provokes worries about a shortage of qualified candidates to fill these positions. Read more...

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Overtime for Some

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Obama administration releases final rules to require new payments for many employees. Regulations make clear that higher ed employees considered teachers will continue to be exempt. Postdoc pay could be key issue going forward. Read more...

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Due Process and Sex Assaults

HomeBy Jake New. Law professors issue joint letter saying Education Department guidance to colleges goes too far and poses risks to the rights of accused and of institutions. Read more...

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More Money for Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. San Francisco State University has reached an agreement with its embattled College of Ethnic Studies. The college, the only one of its kind in the country, has said it is chronically underfunded, to the point that it can barely sustain operations beyond paying full-time personnel. Read more...

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15 mai 2016

Umstrittene Geste auf Abschlussfoto: Militärakademie will Absolventinnen nicht bestrafen

SPIEGEL ONLINEAn der US-Militärakademie West Point reckten 16 Absolventinnen in Uniform die Faust - und sorgten damit für Aufruhr. Nun hat die Hochschule entschieden: Die Geste war kein politisches Statement. Mehr...

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