Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 7:50pm
With all that has been written on the horrific sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, little commentary has been devoted to college football and what, if any, role it should have in higher education.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 5:24pm
An Iowa Board of Regents committee tasked with eliminating $150 million in tuition-funded scholarships is meeting behind closed doors because it encourages the free exchange of ideas, board President Craig Lang said in a statement today.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 5:09pm
To cut about $2.6 million from Southern University at New Orleans' budget, Chancellor Victor Ukpolo announced plans to lay off employees, cut back on maintenance and energy use, and let vacancies go unfilled. Jobs of tenured and tenure-track faculty members arel not at risk "at this point," he said.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 07/29/2012 - 10:43pm
When the Texas A&M University System announced that its flagship would gain $260 million in new revenue and savings in the next 10 years by outsourcing its building maintenance, landscaping and dining services, Chancellor John Sharp said the plan was an unprecedented way to raise money in financially struggling higher education.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 07/26/2012 - 8:07pm
Many of the issues raised in a scathing audit of how North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota have spent student fees are simply “common practice” in higher education and not a sign of problems, North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani told a group of legislators Thursday.