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Fired CSU Whistle-Blower Gets $100K Settlement

For Justin Schwartz, the Cal State East Bay lecturer who was fired after reporting that a colleague spent thousands of dollars of university money to buy himself high-end sports equipment and climbing lessons, a $100,000 settlement with CSU officially ends the legal dispute with his former employer.

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FSU Faculty A 'Farm Team' For Out-Of-State Schools

The head of Florida State University told Gov. Rick Scott's higher education reform panel Monday that budget cuts are making his faculty a "farm team" for out-of-state schools.

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Online Education Has Teachers Conflicted

When the University of California dangled a $30,000 incentive to thousands of professors in 2010 inviting them to create UC-worthy online courses, just 70 responded, and only a few classes materialized.

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For Duquesne Professors, a Union Fight That Transcends Religion

“Union busting is a mortal sin,” the Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice said in a 2010 statement on the indispensable role of unions.

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UConn Researcher Accused Of Faking Research Fights Termination

Dipak Das, the University of Connecticut scientist accused of fabricating 145 instances of research, is fighting his termination.

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Interim U.Va. Leader Disagreed With President's Ouster

Temporarily taking the reins of a campus in upheaval, the University of Virginia’s new interim president said today he thought long and hard before accepting the job.

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Princeton Among 15 Schools Awarded For Retired-Faculty Support

Princeton University, Wellesley College and the University of Baltimore are among 15 schools awarded grants for their support of faculty transitioning to retirement.

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Faculty Urge UC Davis To Apologize To Disciplined Professor

Professors at UC Davis are calling for the reprimand of the School of Medicine's top leadership and legal counsel who allegedly threatened to strip Professor Michael Wilkes of his title and resources for publicly criticizing a university-sponsored event.

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