Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/15/2011 - 7:21pm
Wearing buttons that read “99%,” roughly 50 faculty teachers, staff members and students of New Jersey City University rallied Monday outside Hepburn Hall, decrying state cuts to higher education and the high cost of student loans.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 11/07/2011 - 5:20pm
California State University faculty will echo the Occupy movement Tuesday and Wednesday as professors and lecturers picket on campus - for a couple of hours, anyway - to vent frustration with the "1 percent" running the university.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 11/06/2011 - 6:48pm
More than half of the 447 people UW-Madison rehired after they retired have been on the job for more than one year, the limit set by the university under a new policy last month, according to a State Journal analysis of data provided by the school.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 11/06/2011 - 6:43pm
The University of Colorado regents will reconsider a 45-year-old, rarely used policy that allows fired tenured professors to stay on the school's payroll for a year unless they are ousted for "moral turpitude."
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 9:10pm
Southern University is switching to a four-day class week in January by doing away with Friday courses. Chancellor James Llorens tells The Advocate the university is making the switch to save on utility costs in buildings and to free up more time on Friday for student advising and faculty office hours.