24 avril 2018

LSU officials lobby capitol for more stability in higher ed

University Business Magazine logoLouisiana State University leaders picked a good moment to celebrate their annual “LSU Day at the Capitol,” coming right after both Gov. John Bel Edwards and House Republicans proposed adding more money for TOPS scholarships back into next year’s budget. More...

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03 avril 2018

Minister urges students to lobby BRICS over Palestine

By Munyaradzi Makoni. South African students should lobby for the issue of Palestine to be included in the BRICS’ agenda as part of a multipronged approach to tackling the long-standing Palestinian question, the South African higher education minister has said. More...

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14 janvier 2018

Lobbying : seuls 816 "représentants d'intérêts" se sont inscrits sur le répertoire de la HATVP

Résultats de recherche d'images pour « caissedesdepotsdesterritoires »La Haute Autorité pour la transparence de la vie publique (HATVP) annonce le bilan des inscriptions - closes le 31 décembre 2017 - au "répertoire des représentants d'intérêts". Il s'agit là de la mise en œuvre d'une disposition de la loi du 9 décembre 2016 relative à la transparence, à la lutte contre la corruption et à la modernisation de la vie économique, dite aussi loi Sapin 2. Plus...

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19 mars 2017

Higher ed lobbyists offer continuance, expertise in new political arena

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. In uncertain political times, some higher ed lobbyists say their most important role may be blocking legislation that could harm their client colleges and universities. More...

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28 janvier 2017

Chicago State spends money to lobby state — which isn't giving out money

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Cash-strapped Chicago State University spent about $200,000 over the past two years to lobby state lawmakers, including contracts with consultants closely tied to legislative leaders whose inability to pass a state budget has contributed to the school's financial crisis. More...

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Colleges, universities spend big on lobbyists

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. State universities, colleges and related organizations are spending at least $2 million a year on lobbyists, according to new disclosure records required by the Florida House. More...

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14 décembre 2016

U-turn on anti-lobbying plan for universities, charities

Ministers have dropped controversial plans to gag charities and universities as a condition of receiving public money after widespread alarm from academics and the voluntary sector, write Matthew Weaver and Patrick Butler for the Guardian. Read more...

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26 novembre 2016

Academics aren't lobbyists – so our research changes nothing

The Guardian homeBy . I want my work to influence policy and change lives, but there’s little hope that politicians will even read it. More...

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30 avril 2016

Anti-lobbying clause: ‘no intention’ to apply it to academics

By David Matthews. After months of criticism over potential chilling effect of new rules, campaigners say clarification is ‘good news’. More...

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01 mars 2016

Academics' ability to lobby government under threat from new funding clause

The ConversationBy . There are growing worries in universities that restrictions on the use of public money to lobby the government, initially focused on charities, may have a chilling effect on the independence of publicly funded research. Whether this is ministers’ intention is an open question. More...

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