Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 7:42pm
The cost of pensions and retiree health benefits are soaring at the University of California, increasing pressure to raise tuition and cut academic programs at one of the nation's leading public college systems.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 7:31pm
In a tumultuous day on the University of Virginia’s historic campus, the leader of the school’s embattled governing board apologized Monday for the “pain, anger and confusion” caused by the forced resignation of the university’s first female president.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 6:10pm
Representatives of the University of Virginia faculty held what they called a “cordial” discussion this morning with the head of U.Va.'s governing board, but it was clear the meeting didn't quell the gathering furor over the forced resignation of the university president.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 7:46pm
Labor unions representing faculty, staff, and others who would be affected by a bill to overhaul higher education in New Jersey have asked lawmakers to tweak the measure so that thousands of current employees are protected.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 8:06pm
UW-Madison will give targeted raises to about one-third of its faculty and academic staff members in an effort to make salaries more competitive and buoy spirits amid a four-year dry spell in across-the-board pay increases.