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Yale Rehires Worker Who Smashed Window Depicting Slavery

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:13pm
Corey Menafee, a dishwasher at the university's Calhoun College dining hall, resigned in June after he destroyed the window, which he said was offensive.
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Citing Cost Concern, Wright State Pulls Out as Host of Presidential Debate

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 2:34pm
The university's president said it would try to recover some of the money it had already spent. Hofstra University will be the new host.
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Everybody's Talking About Plagiarism. What Is It, Exactly?

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 2:22pm
Academics have been quick to condemn Melania Trump's speech on Monday night as a clear example of plagiarism. But a general audience might not be as clear on the definition.
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U. of Oregon Settles With Whistle-Blowers Who Protested Handling of Student’s Therapy Records

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:38pm
Two former employees accused the university of giving the records to its lawyers to prepare for a lawsuit by the student over her alleged rape, prompting a debate over student privacy.
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U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Names Its First African-American Chancellor

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:12pm
Robert J. Jones has served as president of SUNY's University at Albany since 2013 and has a background in agricultural science.
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Turkey's Education Board Tells 1,577 University Deans to Resign

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 10:50am
They are at both private and public institutions.
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U. of Cincinnati Grapples With the Legacy of a Black Man Killed by Its Police

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:55am
The shooting of Samuel DuBose forced university leaders to ask basic questions about their private police force. The answers were not pretty.
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New Leader, New Vision for California Community Colleges

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:54am
Eloy Ortiz Oakley, who will take charge of the 113-campus system in December, says the colleges must become more "nimble" in responding to the state’s work-force needs.
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California Community Colleges Names One of Its Presidents as Its New Chancellor

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 1:56pm
Eloy Ortiz Oakley, who holds the top post at the Long Beach Community College District, will take charge of the nation's largest public-college system in December.
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Science Students Learn to Use Social Media to Communicate Research

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 4:55am
A professor of chemical engineering and a communications professional have teamed up to teach an innovative course at the California Institute of Technology.
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When Millennials Become Managers

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:05am
Their leadership styles may differ from the status quo, and not just because they use Twitter.
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Great Colleges to Work For 2016

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:05am
In our ninth annual survey, 93 colleges were recognized and 42 made the honor roll. Explore the results to see if yours made the list and read how the survey was conducted.
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4 Lessons for Aspiring Administrators

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:04am
Doctoral training doesn’t exactly prepare us to admit areas of ignorance or demur from participating in some conversations.
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Someday, Altmetrics Will No Longer Need ‘Alt’

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:04am
As academics turn to nontraditional measures of their scholarly work’s impact, the notion of "alternative" will fade, predicts a pioneer in the field.
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I Want Your Respect, Not Your Advice

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:04am
My faculty colleagues are often condescending. Maybe it’s just because I look young — or maybe it’s because I’m a woman of color.
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Achieving a Culture of Communication on Campus

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:04am
It’s about using the right techniques to engage the right audience about a relevant topic at the optimal time.
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How the Survey Was Conducted

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:00am
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Under the Gun

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:00am
Faculty members in some states prepare for new laws that will allow concealed weapons in their classrooms.
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Berkeley Student Is Among Those Killed in Terror Attack in France

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 9:37pm
The 20-year-old student had been participating in a summer entrepreneurship program in Nice. Three other Berkeley students were among those injured.
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1998: The Role of Green Polyester in Faculty Hiring

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 6:30pm
Frumpy or chic? Sometimes clothes make the professor.
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