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Part-Time Faculty Union Sues MATC Seeking Exemption From Collective Bargaining Law

The union representing 900 part-time faculty at Madison Area Technical College, also known as Madison College, sued the school on Monday.

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Tennessee State U Faculty Senate Leader Arrested

Tensions at Tennessee State University reignited Monday as a vocal faculty member opposing university leadership was taken away in handcuffs from a meeting.

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S.F. City College Opens Amid Uncertainty

On their first day of school this week at embattled City College of San Francisco, three Chinese-speaking students practiced an unfamiliar English phrase as they crossed the quad: "Save - City - College."

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3 Dozen URI Staffers Take Incentives To Retire

More than three dozen University of Rhode Island professors and administrators retired this summer with tens of thousands of dollars in severance pay.

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U Of New Orleans Will Lose 130 Jobs In Historic Budget Cuts

Facing what he called "the most significant budget cuts" in the University of New Orleans' 54-year history, UNO President Peter Fos announced plans Tuesday to trim spending by $12 million to make up for a budget shortfall.

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UNO To Use Budget Cuts To Trim Spending By $12 Million

The University of New Orleans will reduce its expenditures by $12 million to make up for a budget shortfall, President Peter Fos announced Tuesday.

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In Higher Education, Shared Governance Prevails

When Alan Merten became president of George Mason University 16 years ago, his counterparts in the corporate world would sometimes quip, "I could do what you do."

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UAA New Women's Basketball Coach Resigns

The new women's basketball coach at the University of Alaska Anchorage has resigned while under investigation for allegations of professional misconduct, university officials said Friday.

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Oregon Universities Split On Independent Boards

A proposal to free some of Oregon's public universities from the grips of the statewide higher education board has garnered mixed reviews from the seven university presidents.

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UNH Professors Head Back To School With New Contract

After a lengthy stalemate, the trustees of the University of New Hampshire have inked a new five-year contract with professors.

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