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Louisiana State U Delays Vote On Tweaking Grading System

The Louisiana State University Faculty Senate has delayed a vote on switching to a new student grading system to give the matter further study. The Advocate reports some faculty members complained about the lack of time to discuss the plan prior to Thursday's scheduled vote, while others pointed out that the change would cost the university money during a time of state budget cuts to colleges.

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Calif State U Sacramento President Outlines Campuswide Initiative

California State University, Sacramento, President Alexander Gonzalez announced a new initiative for the university during his Spring Address on Thursday, though he offered few specifics.

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Report: More Officials Oppose Central Michigan University Leadership

More Central Michigan University officials are indicating displeasure with campus leadership, the college’s student newspaper reports.

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14 Laid Off From North Dakota State U Science Center After Loss Of Federal Funding

Vice president Phil Boudjouk says the departure dates for the employees varies from two weeks to three months, depending on their jobs and transition of projects. More than 40 researchers will continue working for the center.

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Louisiana State U Eyes Grading Change

LSU may soon switch to a new student grading system that awards different scores for “plus and minus” letter grades in classes.

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Professors Lecture Lawmakers On Higher Ed Issues

One day after the General Assembly opened, 36 professors and 12 students from colleges and universities in Virginia came to the Capitol to encourage legislators to better meet higher education’s financial and policy needs.

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Central Michigan University Faculty Contract Details Released

Central Michigan University officials are releasing more information about the faculty’s new three-year contract.

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Halogen Software Supports Herzing University in Fostering a Student-Focused Culture

Herzing University has selected Halogen Software’s award winning talent management solutions to help align its employee competencies, goal management and development planning processes in support of the university’s student-focused culture. Herzing University is well known for its exceptional student support. With Halogen, the university is creating a strong talent management infrastructure that reinforces this commitment to student success.

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Tenured UC Riverside Professor Faces Rare Firing Discussions

The UC Board of Regents is scheduled to discuss firing a Riverside professor. Sarkis Joseph Khoury has a history of quarrels with the university and says he's the victim of a witch hunt.

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Central Michigan Faculty Approve New 3-Year Contract

Faculty members at Central Michigan University have ratified a new three-year contract with the Mount Pleasant school, ending a long labor dispute that featured a strike on the opening day of classes.

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