Dana Paglia’s path to graduation at Wayne State University has been a circuitous one. Paglia put her degree on hold in the winter semester of 2012 because her father was terminally ill. When she tried to re-enroll a year later,
The appointment of the University of Mississippi’s new chancellor was met with protests by students and faculty members. The Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees appointed Glenn Boyce as chancellor. Boyce had been tasked with consulting on the search
California governor Gavin Newsom signed a suite of bills affecting higher education Friday, including Assembly Bill 943, which opens up a large pot of state funds to be used for emergency student aid. The bill, written by Democratic assemblyman David
Vape pens are easy to conceal, they’re easy to confuse with other electronic gadgets like USB flash drives, and they generally don’t leave lingering smells on clothes. All these things make them appealing to underage users, and confounding to parents.
Recently, a student came into my office to vent because she was frustrated and dismayed at the behavior of another student in one of her classes. She indicated that he repeatedly disrupts the class by arguing with fellow students, criticizing
Today, in a legal brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, the National Education Association urged justices to protect the thousands of educators who rely on a federal immigration policy known as DACA to shield them from fear and deportation.
The country’s largest state has thrown its legislative weight behind letting college athletes profit from their status — and now more than a dozen states and Congress may follow California’s lead. The spreading movement adds to the mounting pressure on
Adjuncts and their advocates often cite the University of California system’s non-tenure-track faculty union contracts as the gold standard: pay is relatively good, there’s a clear path to continuing appointments and benefits are available to those teaching half-time or more.
Steven Conn is not impressed with business schools. The historian thinks they are poorly organized and botch the curriculum — and have done so for decades. He tells their story in Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: The Sad History of American
Conservative priorities on English university policy for a general election manifesto or beyond will include targeting “low-value higher education,” it has been suggested, as Tory ministers look set to reject a review’s plans to lower tuition fees. The independent panel
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