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ND Public College Students Vote “No Confidence” In University System Chancellor, Support Buyout

North Dakota public university students have no confidence in state University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani and would like to see the State Board of Higher Education remove him from his post.

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Students, Faculty Target Administrators At Oregon’s Public Universities

Students, faculty and classified staff at Oregon’s public universities and community colleges are uniting behind a legislative effort to froce those institutions to provide clearer picture of their employee rosters.

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UND President Balks At Plan For NDUS Office Space On Grand Forks Campus

A proposal to create office space for University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani on the University of North Dakota campus is being challenged by UND President Robert Kelley.

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Louisiana State U Faculty Member Sues School For Firing After Whistleblowing On Illegal Student Fees

Margaret Herster, in the suit filed Tuesday, also said school director Rod Parker denied her equal pay and advancement because she is a woman.

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University Of Michigan Pays $100 Incentives To Employees In Wellness Programs

For the fifth year in a row, the University of Michigan will be giving $100 to each of its employees enrolled in its health care benefits who participate in online wellness programs -- a measure U-M says has proven to be worthwhile thus far.

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University Of Michigan Faculty Beat: Retaining And Wooing Stars Requires Constant Vigilance

Losing star faculty is a blow to the gut, and most universities will go far to keep their favorite teachers and researchers.

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The Plight of Part-Time Faculty

What shapes the perspective of these faculty—and what supports they need

Part-time faculty play a vital role in university life. They teach large intro courses and classes; they are more likely to teach evening classes, which provides flexibility in course scheduling and attracts students who work during the day; and they accept last-minute teaching assignments when campuses add new class sections due to high student demand.

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Bullying at Work on Campus

Higher ed workers bullied more than general workforce

Bullying at Work on Campus

Higher ed workers bullied more than general workforce

Bullies aren’t just on the playground. In fact, 62 percent of higher ed employees surveyed for a recent study reported witnessing or experiencing bullying in the past 18 months. That’s exactly one-quarter more than the 37 percent of the general workforce who report the same, according to Workplace Bullying Institute Data.

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As Foes Mount For Dragas, Friends Emerge, Too

Helen Dragas has some prominent allies in her fight to remain on the University of Virginia's Board of Visitors.

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