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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Harvard Raised $9.6 Billion in Its Latest Campaign. Here’s What You Could Do With That Money.

Harvard Raised $9.6 Billion in Its Latest Campaign. Here’s What You...

September 21, 2018

Harvard (MA) pulled in $9.6 billion in its latest fund-raising campaign, making it the most lucrative university capital campaign in history.  Harvard University concluded a five-year capital campaign on Thursday that shattered higher-education fund-raising records, according to The Harvard Crimson, by bringing in more than $9.6 billion. The total was well above the university’s original goal, $6.5 billion.
Harvard (MA) pulled in $9.6 billion in its latest fund-raising campaign, making it the most lucrative university capital campaign in history.  Harvard University concluded a five-year capital campaign on Thursday that shattered higher-education fund-raising records, according to The Harvard Crimson, by bringing in more than $9.6 billion. The total was well above the university’s original goal, $6.5 billion.

September 21, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

As Cornell Finds Him Guilty of Academic Misconduct, Food Researcher Will Retire

As Cornell Finds Him Guilty of Academic Misconduct, Food Researcher...

September 21, 2018

Brian Wansink will retire from Cornell University (NY), where he is director of the Food and Brand Lab, after a university investigation found that he had committed academic misconduct. The news, announced on Thursday, occurred a day after the JAMA Network, a group of journals published by the American Medical Association, retracted six of his papers.
Brian Wansink will retire from Cornell University (NY), where he is director of the Food and Brand Lab, after a university investigation found that he had committed academic misconduct. The news, announced on Thursday, occurred a day after the JAMA Network, a group of journals published by the American Medical Association, retracted six of his papers.

September 21, 2018

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New England Public Radio

Jay Gonzalez Proposes $1B Higher Ed Tax to Fund Education, Transportation

Jay Gonzalez Proposes $1B Higher Ed Tax to Fund Education, Transpor...

September 20, 2018

Under pressure to deliver new revenues for promised education and transportation investments, Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez is proposing a 1.6 percent tax on certain private higher education endowments, which he estimates would generate $1 billion. 
Under pressure to deliver new revenues for promised education and transportation investments, Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez is proposing a 1.6 percent tax on certain private higher education endowments, which he estimates would generate $1 billion. 

September 20, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Journals Retract 6 More Articles by a Controversial Cornell Food Scientist

Journals Retract 6 More Articles by a Controversial Cornell Food Sc...

September 20, 2018

The retractions keep stacking up for Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell University (NY) Food and Brand Lab, whose high-profile research on the psychology of diet has turned out to be riddled with errors. The latest blow fell on Wednesday, when the JAMA Network, a group of journals published by the American Medical Association, announced that six of Wansink’s papers, appearing in three journals, had been retracted.
The retractions keep stacking up for Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell University (NY) Food and Brand Lab, whose high-profile research on the psychology of diet has turned out to be riddled with errors. The latest blow fell on Wednesday, when the JAMA Network, a group of journals published by the American Medical Association, announced that six of Wansink’s papers, appearing in three journals, had been retracted.

September 20, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Professors Question Gift to Saint Louis U

Professors Question Gift to Saint Louis U

September 19, 2018

Faculty members at Saint Louis University are raising questions about whether a recent $50 million gift to create a research institute gave inappropriate control over hiring to the donors.
Faculty members at Saint Louis University are raising questions about whether a recent $50 million gift to create a research institute gave inappropriate control over hiring to the donors.

September 19, 2018

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