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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Missouri Baptist University Hires From Within for Next President

Missouri Baptist University Hires From Within for Next President

November 16, 2017

Missouri Baptist University searched nationwide for its next president, then landed on its own doorstep.  The private college announced Thursday that alumnus and vice president of advancement Keith Ross will take over as the seventh president starting Jan. 10.  The announcement comes several months after President Alton Lacey announced plans to retire after more than 22 years.
Missouri Baptist University searched nationwide for its next president, then landed on its own doorstep.  The private college announced Thursday that alumnus and vice president of advancement Keith Ross will take over as the seventh president starting Jan. 10.  The announcement comes several months after President Alton Lacey announced plans to retire after more than 22 years.

November 16, 2017

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Minneapolis Star-Tribune

St. Thomas Receives a Record $50 Million Gift from Grateful Alum

St. Thomas Receives a Record $50 Million Gift from Grateful Alum

November 16, 2017

The University of St. Thomas has received a record-setting $50 million gift for undergraduate student scholarships from a Minnesota philanthropy started by one of its most accomplished alumni, real estate developer Gerald Rauenhorst. GHR Foundation’s gift is the largest ever given to a Minnesota college or university for scholarships and the kickoff for an ambitious drive to raise $200 million, which would double the St. Paul-based university’s scholarship endowment, said St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan.
The University of St. Thomas has received a record-setting $50 million gift for undergraduate student scholarships from a Minnesota philanthropy started by one of its most accomplished alumni, real estate developer Gerald Rauenhorst. GHR Foundation’s gift is the largest ever given to a Minnesota college or university for scholarships and the kickoff for an ambitious drive to raise $200 million, which would double the St. Paul-based university’s scholarship endowment, said St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan.

November 16, 2017

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Inside Higher Ed

Blacklisting an Institution

Blacklisting an Institution

November 15, 2017

Professors from around the world say they won’t advise students to study or work at Rochester in light of institution’s alleged attempts to downplay serious harassment case. Is this next tactic in battle against discrimination?
Professors from around the world say they won’t advise students to study or work at Rochester in light of institution’s alleged attempts to downplay serious harassment case. Is this next tactic in battle against discrimination?

November 15, 2017

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Inside Higher Ed

A Different Kind of Speech Debate

A Different Kind of Speech Debate

November 15, 2017

In building up to speech by anti-Muslim activist at Stanford, some questioned the appropriateness of hosting someone who has attacked students by name on his blog. Students stage walkout at event.
In building up to speech by anti-Muslim activist at Stanford, some questioned the appropriateness of hosting someone who has attacked students by name on his blog. Students stage walkout at event.

November 15, 2017

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Inside Higher Ed

Fordham Non-Tenure-Track Professors and Postdocs Vote to Form Union

Fordham Non-Tenure-Track Professors and Postdocs Vote to Form Union

November 15, 2017

Non-tenure-track faculty members — adjuncts, full-timers and postdoctoral fellows — at Fordham University voted 16-to-1 to form a union affiliated with Service Employees International Union, they announced Tuesday.
Non-tenure-track faculty members — adjuncts, full-timers and postdoctoral fellows — at Fordham University voted 16-to-1 to form a union affiliated with Service Employees International Union, they announced Tuesday.

November 15, 2017

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