Employee Morale

How Not to Fire a College President

On a languorous Sunday in June, low season on the campus of the University of Virginia, Prof. Larry Sabato opened a perplexing e-mail.

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A House -- On The House -- For U of Nebraska President?

University of Nebraska leaders will consider returning to the days when the university and its supporters paid for a house for the NU president to use.

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The Caste System in Higher Education (Opinion)

The caste system in higher education is alive and well, according to a report recently issued by the Center for the Future of Higher Education.

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Dean of UC Davis College of Agriculture Resigns

Two of the top leaders of University of California, Davis' signature College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have resigned their posts.

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Companies Tout Scholarships As Big Morale Boosters

Ahna Sweeney, an intensely focused 19-year-old from Virginia Beach, started classes last week at Tidewater Community College.

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Analysis: LSU Plagued With Morale, Funding Worries

Low morale. Troubled funding. Persistent uncertainty. Lack of stability. Concerns about political meddling.

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Proposed Pension Changes Would Save Grand Rapids Community College $1.3 Million

Proposed changes to Michigan’s school employee retirement benefit system will save Grand Rapids Community College approximately $1.3 million this year, administrators said.

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Penn State Fallout

In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Pennsylvania State University has announced a program of performing background checks on all new hires. It’s just one of a number of penalties imposed on the university since the sex abuse charges came to light.

Let’s take a second to review some of the damage wreaked by that scandal. It led to the conviction of Sandusky on 45 counts of abuse, the firing of legendary football coach Joe Paterno for not acting on information he had, and the dismissal of university president Graham Spanier—to say nothing of the victims of the crime.­

U.Va. President: Attention Gives School Chance To Shine

All eyes are on the University of Virginia following the turmoil this summer over her attempted ouster, President Teresa Sullivan said Tuesday.

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