17 février 2017

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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Social Science Groups Criticize Trump on Pipeline

HomeBy Scott JaschikThe American Anthropological Association and the American Psychological Association have issued statements of concern over President Trump's decision to revive work on the Dakota Access Pipeline, a project put on hold at the end of the Obama administration. Read more...

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Anger Over Man Wearing Swastika at U of Florida

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A man wearing a swastika armband appeared at the University of Florida on Tuesday and Thursday, with his second visit setting off a sustained protest by students and faculty members who chanted their anger at him, The Gainesville Sun reported. Read more...

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Report: Washington Shooter Is Fan of Yiannopoulos, Trump

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Much confusion has surrounded a shooting Friday night at the University of Washington, amid protests over the appearance there of Milo Yiannopoulos, the Breitbart writer whose inflammatory comments upset many on the campuses he visits. Read more...

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Michigan Sets Principles for Renaming Buildings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Michigan has adopted a series of principles to guide officials when there are requests to rename buildings. The announcement stressed that these were general principles and not a checklist. Read more...

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Swastika Chalked on Statue of Founder of Rice

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Over the weekend, swastika graffiti appeared and unnerved people in Chicago, Houston and New York City. In Houston, the incident was on the campus of Rice University, where someone chalked a swastika and "Trump" on a statue of the university's founder, The Houston Chronicle reported. Read more...

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California Launches the Nation’s Largest Community College Course Exchange

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Even the most driven students are stuck if the classes they need aren’t available. At best they have to wait another semester to enroll. More...

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