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Head Of Pennsylvania State System Of Higher Education Refuses Faculty Union's Binding Arbitration Request

The managers of the 14 state universities, including Shippensburg and Millersville, have refused a request by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's faculty union to take their nearly two year contract dispute to binding arbitration.

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Purdue To Hire 100 Engineering Professors

Purdue University is hiring more than 100 new engineering professors as part of an effort to move the school to the top of the engineering field.

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Faculty Committee Plans Dive Into Athletic's Budget

A committee that planned to look at whether the University of Central Arkansas could save money by switching back from Division I to Division II has changed course, officials said Tuesday.

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NMSU To Pay For Couture Settlement By Leaving Jobs Vacant

New Mexico State University is paying for former president Barbara Couture's $453,092 "golden parachute" with savings accumulated from as many as 15 vacant administrative positions, officials said.

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LSU Faculty Senate Eyes New Grading System

The LSU Faculty Senate on Tuesday approved a resolution to recommend the university switch to a new student grading system that awards different scores for “plus and minus” letter grades.

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Mitchell College Lays Off 7 Professors

School cites unexpected drop in enrollment; cut is 20% of full-time faculty

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Law School Denies Bias In Hiring Suit

A poor interview led to the anti-abortion activist's rejection, U of I lawyers say.

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UVM Staffers Vote For Union Representation

Hundreds of University of Vermont employees have voted in favor of union representation but haven't given a clear majority to either union on the ballot.

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Duquesne Adjuncts Vote To Unionize

Duquesne University adjunct instructors have won a vote to organize as a collective bargaining unit under the United Steelworkers.

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Negotiations With Pa. University Faculty Stall; Parties Plan October Meeting

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) officials and members of the faculty union representing the 14 state-run universities once again faced an impasse during negotiations last week, but are scheduled to meet again next month.

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