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Azusa Pacific Trustees Resign, Citing Objections

Azusa Pacific Trustees Resign, Citing Objections

December 07, 2018

Two members of the Board of Trustees at Azusa Pacific University have resigned, charging that the evangelical Christian university in California has drifted from its mission. Trustees Raleigh Washington and Dave Dias submitted resignation letters last week because of concerns about faculty members and administrators promoting progressive ideology, The Christian Post reported. Washington is president of Promise Keepers, a male evangelical movement, and Dias is a business executive.
Two members of the Board of Trustees at Azusa Pacific University have resigned, charging that the evangelical Christian university in California has drifted from its mission. Trustees Raleigh Washington and Dave Dias submitted resignation letters last week because of concerns about faculty members and administrators promoting progressive ideology, The Christian Post reported. Washington is president of Promise Keepers, a male evangelical movement, and Dias is a business executive.

December 07, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Saudi Partnerships Are Too Valuable to Give Up, MIT Report Concludes

Saudi Partnerships Are Too Valuable to Give Up, MIT Report Concludes

December 07, 2018

MIT is just one of many colleges with financial ties to Saudi Arabia, but it was among the first to publicly re-examine its Saudi partnerships in October, when L. Rafael Reif, its president, asked Lester to compile a report. MIT released Lester’s preliminary findings on Thursday.
MIT is just one of many colleges with financial ties to Saudi Arabia, but it was among the first to publicly re-examine its Saudi partnerships in October, when L. Rafael Reif, its president, asked Lester to compile a report. MIT released Lester’s preliminary findings on Thursday.

December 07, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Hopkins Misses 18 Sexual Misconduct Complaints

Hopkins Misses 18 Sexual Misconduct Complaints

December 07, 2018

Johns Hopkins University failed to review 18 sexual misconduct reports over the past two years as a result of a website error.
Johns Hopkins University failed to review 18 sexual misconduct reports over the past two years as a result of a website error.

December 07, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

An Anti-Union (Liberal) College?

An Anti-Union (Liberal) College?

December 07, 2018

Grinnell is attempting to break up the newly minted bargaining unit that represents all student workers.
Grinnell is attempting to break up the newly minted bargaining unit that represents all student workers.

December 07, 2018

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NPR

Top Colleges Seeking Diversity from a New Source: Transfer Students

Top Colleges Seeking Diversity from a New Source: Transfer Students

December 06, 2018

When applying to many of the nation's top universities, if you aren't accepted in that first, extremely competitive, round of admissions, you're not likely to get in. But some institutions are trying to change that.  This fall semester, Princeton University (NJ) offered admission to 13 transfer students, the first transfer admissions in nearly three decades. In reinstating the school's transfer program, they wanted to encourage applicants from low-income families, the military and from community colleges.
When applying to many of the nation's top universities, if you aren't accepted in that first, extremely competitive, round of admissions, you're not likely to get in. But some institutions are trying to change that.  This fall semester, Princeton University (NJ) offered admission to 13 transfer students, the first transfer admissions in nearly three decades. In reinstating the school's transfer program, they wanted to encourage applicants from low-income families, the military and from community colleges.

December 06, 2018

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