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College Isn't Cheap. Private School Finding Ways to Cut the Price Tag

College Isn't Cheap. Private School Finding Ways to Cut the Price Tag

October 17, 2017

Leadership at Louisiana's only Baptist college recognize that higher education isn't cheap, especially the longer students stay.  So they're finding ways to help students complete degrees more quickly and cut the price tag. A new flat rate of tuition at Louisiana College, a private liberal arts school in Pineville, allows students to take more hours per semester for less than before.
Leadership at Louisiana's only Baptist college recognize that higher education isn't cheap, especially the longer students stay.  So they're finding ways to help students complete degrees more quickly and cut the price tag. A new flat rate of tuition at Louisiana College, a private liberal arts school in Pineville, allows students to take more hours per semester for less than before.

October 17, 2017

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Inside Higher Ed

Notre Dame de Namur Professors Say University Is Withholding Overload Pay

Notre Dame de Namur Professors Say University Is Withholding Overlo...

October 17, 2017

Faculty members at Notre Dame de Namur University (CA) filed 15 wage claims against the institution with the California Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement, saying the university is keeping overload pay from them. The professors say that Notre Dame de Namur has abruptly decided to withhold overload pay, or compensation for extra courses taught, until the end of the year, in violation of a state labor law saying that work must be paid as it is performed.
Faculty members at Notre Dame de Namur University (CA) filed 15 wage claims against the institution with the California Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement, saying the university is keeping overload pay from them. The professors say that Notre Dame de Namur has abruptly decided to withhold overload pay, or compensation for extra courses taught, until the end of the year, in violation of a state labor law saying that work must be paid as it is performed.

October 17, 2017

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Pro-Trump Protesters Shout Down Democrat’s Speech at Whittier College

Pro-Trump Protesters Shout Down Democrat’s Speech at Whittier Colle...

October 17, 2017

Protesters at Whittier College interrupted a question-and-answer session on Friday with California’s Democratic attorney general, Xavier Becerra, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE. The protesters, joined by the conservative columnist Arthur Schaper, shouted, “Respect our president,” “Americans first,” and “You must respect our president.”
Protesters at Whittier College interrupted a question-and-answer session on Friday with California’s Democratic attorney general, Xavier Becerra, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE. The protesters, joined by the conservative columnist Arthur Schaper, shouted, “Respect our president,” “Americans first,” and “You must respect our president.”

October 17, 2017

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Inside Higher Ed

Yale Gives Update on $50M Faculty Diversity Initiative

Yale Gives Update on $50M Faculty Diversity Initiative

October 13, 2017

Two years into its $50 million faculty diversity initiative, Yale University says it has hired 50 new ladder-rank professors. Some 26 have been hired within the last year, Yale said this week. Yale also has hired 11 Presidential Visiting Fellows this year. Such fellows, recruited from around the world, bring unique perspectives on research, practice and teaching, according to information from Yale.
Two years into its $50 million faculty diversity initiative, Yale University says it has hired 50 new ladder-rank professors. Some 26 have been hired within the last year, Yale said this week. Yale also has hired 11 Presidential Visiting Fellows this year. Such fellows, recruited from around the world, bring unique perspectives on research, practice and teaching, according to information from Yale.

October 13, 2017

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Professor Is Placed on Leave After an Internet Furor and Threats. What Happens to the Students?

A Professor Is Placed on Leave After an Internet Furor and Threats....

October 13, 2017

Less common, though, is an acknowledgment of the students whose lives are disrupted by the sudden disappearance of their professor. What happens to them when the instructor is placed on leave?
Less common, though, is an acknowledgment of the students whose lives are disrupted by the sudden disappearance of their professor. What happens to them when the instructor is placed on leave?

October 13, 2017

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