03 octobre 2016

Making college affordable: Eight essential reads

The ConversationBy . The larger questions that experts at The Conversation have raised are: Who is really affected by college debts? Will colleges raise tuition once the government starts paying? Will this further raise costs at public universities that have suffered budgetary cuts over the last many years? And who will continue to be left out. More...

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Towards an Ibero-American higher education space

University World News Global EditionBy Yojana Sharma. Universia is a network of universities in Latin America, Spain and Portugal sponsored by the Santander banking group. University World News caught up with Universia Mexico Director General Arturo Cherbowski Lask to talk about Latin American universities’ ability to adapt to a changing world and the development of an Ibero-American higher education space. Read more...

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01 octobre 2016

Accreditation SWAT Teams

By Matt Reed. I don’t know if regional accrediting agencies have the equivalent of SWAT teams. I don’t mean cops rappelling down buildings yelling “hup!” like in The Blues Brothers -- though that would be cool -- but rapid-response teams. More...

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What Colombia Gets Right — and Doesn’t

By Liz Reisberg. Colombia has been on the path toward developing a sophisticated, diversified and equitable system of higher education for many years. This is promising but there are many shortcomings in policy and practice. Read more...

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Getting Past "It's the Provost's Fault."

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. As true as "it's the provost's fault" may be, it can't be a stopping point for academic laborers. Read more...

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The Battle of LIU-Brooklyn: Whose University Is It Anyway?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I don’t really know what happens to my semester syllabus when I email it to my department. I assume it’s collected with the other syllabi somewhere. Maybe someone reviews it to make sure I’m not up to anything too lunatic. Read more...

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30 septembre 2016

Faculty Lockout

By University of Venus. At The Nation: Starting September 7, the first day of the fall semester at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus, classes will be taught entirely by non-faculty members—not because the faculty are on strike, but because on the Friday before Labor Day the administration officially locked out all 400 members of the Long Island University Faculty Federation (LIUFF), which represents full-time and adjunct faculty. More...

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29 septembre 2016

American Cloaca: A Memoir: 4d

By Oronte.

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American Cloaca: A Memoir: 4c

By Oronte.

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American Cloaca: A Memoir: 4b

By Oronte.

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