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New Jersey City University Protesters Adopt Occupy Wall Street Lingo In Protesting Rising Tuition, Cuts To Education

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.

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Central Michigan U Faculty Union Rejects Administration's "Final" Contract Offer

After the Central Michigan University administration made one last contract offer to the Faculty Association, the union rejected it.

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Sacramento State Psychology Professor Won't Teach Without Snacks

Sacramento State professor George Parrott walked out of his Psychology 101 lab class Thursday morning because his students didn't bring any snacks.

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California State U Faculty Members Plan Brief Pickets Over Pay

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.

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Analysis Shows Hundreds Of Rehired Univ of Wisconsin-Madison Retirees Return For Years

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.

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Univ of Colorado Regents Reconsider Payout For Fired Professors

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."

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With Fact Finding Report In Hand, Central Mich. U Administration Looks Forward To Faculty Contract Agreement

After a state-appointed fact finder sided with Central Michigan University in a faculty contract proposal, university officials hope to soon reach an agreement.

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UCLA Relocates Planned Hotel And Conference Center

The university backs away from knocking down its five-decade-old faculty club, instead opting to level a parking garage to make way for the new facility.

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Southern University In Baton Rouge Going To 4-Day Class Schedule In January

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.

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