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Old Dominion U Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit For $15,000

A former Old Dominion University professor has settled her sex discrimination lawsuit against the school for $15,000, according to a spokesman for the state Attorney General’s Office.

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Former U Of North Dakota Professor Accused Of 'Manipulating' Research Data

A cancer researcher with ties to the UND School of Medicine was the subject of a CBS “60 Minutes” report called “Deception at Duke.”

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Norfolk State U Leader Takes Long Strides In Short Time

It happened to Gary McCollum a few weeks ago, just as it has to other Norfolk State University board members. Someone stopped McCollum, the rector of the Board of Visitors, to say: “Wow, your new president at Norfolk State is everywhere.”

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At Harvard, Teachers Get A Lesson

The group had convened in Harvard’s Northwest Science Building for a one-day symposium on learning and teaching, the first salvo in a $40 million attempt by Harvard to rethink education.

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A Pricey - And Familiar - Perk For New UMass Head

The University of Massachusetts has promised its new president, Robert Caret, a sabbatical of up to one year at his full presidential salary when he steps down, a controversial perk like the one awarded to his predecessor, Jack Wilson.

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Bill Would Limit Public Information Requests Of Professors

In Virginia, the attorney general, skeptical of global warming, tried to use his subpoena powers to build a fraud case against a climatology professor.

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Rutgers University Faculty Calls For Cuts To Athletic Department Subsidies

Battered by budget and salary cuts, the faculty at Rutgers University’s school of the Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly supported a resolution today that called for cutting university subsidies to the athletic department and giving students a voice in how their money is spent.

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U. Of Iowa, Fondled Ex-Student Settle

The University of Iowa has agreed to a $130,000 settlement with a former student who was pressured to let a troubled political science professor fondle her in exchange for a higher grade, her lawyer told The Associated Press Wednesday.

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Higher Education Cuts Hurt Faculty Retention At U of Washington

The University of Washington has long relied on its reputation for excellence in education and research. But that reputation could soon be at risk.

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Pearson Launches Online Workforce Education to Address Skills Shortage in High Demand, Industry-Based Jobs

Pearson, the world's leading learning company, today launched a comprehensive suite of online workforce training courses for community colleges, four-year postsecondary and private sector institutions. The announcement was made at the American Association of Community Colleges' 19th Annual Workforce Development Institute in Miami.

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