01 novembre 2018

Student Affairs Leaders Lean Left

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new survey shows that administrators are overwhelmingly progressive -- is more ideological diversity needed in the field. More...

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31 octobre 2018

Bias Against Female HBCU Players, Study Reveals

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new study suggests that long-standing claims of bias aimed at black athletes in college sports could be true, at least in some sports. The study, which appears in the Howard Journal of Communications, finds that teams from historically black colleges and universities are among the most heavily penalized, despite their small representation in athletics overall. More...

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Is Your State Serving Black Students?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. New report from the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center grades public institutions across the country. More...

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Quinnipiac Suspends Men's Lacrosse Team

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Quinnipiac University's men's lacrosse team has been suspended while officials investigate whether it violated the student conduct code. More...

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New Haven to Continue Partnership With Saudi College

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. New Haven signed an agreement with King Fahd Security College to help it develop a four-year baccalaureate program in security studies in 2016. “The goal, then as now, was to help modernize and professionalize criminal justice activities in Saudi Arabia through this educational partnership,” New Haven said in a statement issued Tuesday. More...

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Scrutiny of Universities' Saudi Ties

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Universities are coming under scrutiny for their ties to Saudi Arabia following the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident journalist, in a Saudi consulate in Turkey. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology said in a recent message to faculty that it is conducting a “swift, thorough reassessment of MIT’s Institute-level engagements with entities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia so that we can determine a course of action for the Institute.” A “Global MIT” website lists more than 20 university initiatives involving partners or projects in Saudi Arabia, many of which deal with research on energy or water issues. More...

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‘A Global Crisis of Attacks’

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Annual globally focused report documents nearly 300 "attacks" on higher education, including violent assaults against campuses or individual scholars, killings of student protesters, cases of imprisonment or criminal prosecution, and restrictions on academic travel. More...

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Legal Challenge to 'Unlawful Presence' Policy

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Colleges challenge a new U.S. policy that makes it easier for international students to face future three- or 10-year bars on re-entry. More...

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‘Enough Is Enough’

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Unable to continue operating in an increasingly illiberal Hungary, Central European University says it will be forced to move its U.S. degree programs to Vienna unless the Hungarian government agrees to a last-minute deal. More...

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Objections to SUNY Event With Turkish Partner

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Middle East studies scholars are objecting to a panel event the State University of New York is cosponsoring this Friday with Turkey’s Council of Higher Education, a supervisory body that goes by the Turkish acronym YÖK. More...

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