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UVM Staff To Vote Whether To Join Union

About 800 staff workers at the University of Vermont are slated to vote this week on whether to join a union.

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Civil Suit Filed Against U Of Southern Mississippi

Former faculty member says she faced discrimination

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Former CU-Boulder Professor Ward Churchill Loses Appeal To Win Job Back

The attorney for Ward Churchill — the University of Colorado faculty member who compared some World Trade Center victims to a notorious Nazi — said he's appealing the fired professor's case to the U.S. Supreme Court after the state Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the university.

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TSU Faculty Senate Meeting Canceled Again

A special meeting of the Tennessee State University faculty senate was canceled for the second time in two days, leaving it unclear who exactly is in charge of the group.

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Acxiom Gives $150,000 For Teachers In UCA's College of Business

Acxiom Corporation announced with the University of Central Arkansas College of Business Tuesday a pledge of $150,000 from the company to supplement teacher salaries.

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The Caste System in Higher Education (Opinion)

The caste system in higher education is alive and well, according to a report recently issued by the Center for the Future of Higher Education.

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Tentative Deal At Oakland U Has Raises, Merit Pay Changes

Contract with faculty now moves to formal ratification process

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Smoothing The Path From Foreign Lips To American Ears

For hundreds of grown men and women here, work can mean sticking fingers into models of the human mouth, or trying to talk while peering at their tongues in mirrors or while hopping up and down stairs.

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Tenure Issue Key In Wayne State U Talks

Teachers union hopeful plan moves negotiations forward

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Penn State Fallout

In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Pennsylvania State University has announced a program of performing background checks on all new hires. It’s just one of a number of penalties imposed on the university since the sex abuse charges came to light.

Let’s take a second to review some of the damage wreaked by that scandal. It led to the conviction of Sandusky on 45 counts of abuse, the firing of legendary football coach Joe Paterno for not acting on information he had, and the dismissal of university president Graham Spanier—to say nothing of the victims of the crime.­

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