The Montana Board of Regents has approved more than $1.3 billion in budgets for the coming year that include raises for most of the university system's 8,000 employees, breaking with other state agencies that have kept salaries flat.
Faculty, staff and student leaders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are so enamored with their interim chancellor that they're urging his bosses to extend what was expected to be a one-year term in the post.
A UW-Green Bay official facing questions about whether he retired and took his old position back so he could collect a salary on top of retirement benefits plans to step down in December, the school announced Friday.
Some Southern University faculty members want to withdraw their voluntary furlough agreements, but the administration is not planning to give in. "Our position is we're going to go forward with all of those who submitted their furlough agreements," Southern Chancellor James Llorens told The Advocate newspaper Wednesday.
It wasn't an idea mentioned at a conference or a snippet noted in a magazine or a suggestion from a listserv that sparked Jamie Belinne's brainstorm. It was the time she spent waiting in her doctor's office during an illness six years ago.
There were any number of reasons why The George Washington University needed to automate the way it paid stipends to the thousands of students who work there as tutors, teachers, researchers, or facilitators.
A faculty strike that disrupted the first week of school at Long Island University could come to an end on Monday, both sides said Friday after a new round of negotiations produced the outlines of a deal.