23 septembre 2018

Drilling Down Into Public Governance

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. North Dakota governor moves toward revamping board of higher education, citing "powerful economic forces," but overhaul is a hard sell. More...

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Cumberlands Slashing Tuition by 57%

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The University of the Cumberlands in southeastern Kentucky plans to cut tuition by 57 percent for all on-campus undergraduates next year, it announced Tuesday. More...

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Bob Jones Reducing Staff to Close Budget Hole

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The 2,500-student evangelical university in Greenville, S.C., reported expense overages of $4.5 million last year, The Greenville News reported. That’s about 6.5 percent of the university’s annual budget. More...

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Robert Morris Debuts Flagship Price Matching

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Robert Morris University announced a new scholarship program Monday tying expenses including tuition, fees, room and board to the average cost of attendance at Pennsylvania’s flagship public universities -- and undercutting their average price. More...

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Yale Won't Invest in Assault Weapon Sellers

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Yale University and its $27.2 billion endowment are making a statement on firearms, announcing a new policy this week under which it will not invest in retail outlets marketing and selling assault weapons to the general public. More...

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Far Right Turns Fire on German Universities

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. Using tropes common in the U.S. and Britain, the Alternative for Germany has accused institutions of being in thrall to the far left. More...

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Predicting Reproducibility

HomeBy Rachael Pells for Times Higher Education. Academics are easily able to predict whether an experiment’s findings will be reproducible, according to a study that raises more questions about the reliability of research published in leading journals. More...

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Rejecting a Journal

HomeBy Rachael Pells for Times Higher Education. A journal is at risk of closure after its publisher, with whom its editors had crossed swords on several occasions, dropped the title. More...

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Challenge for German Universities' Pacifism

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. Many institutions shun military research, but government wants their help in bolstering defenses. More...

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Ignoring Developing Countries

HomeBy Simon Baker for Times Higher Education. Outside of medicine, collaboration between research elites and poor nations is limited, study finds. More...

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