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36 Professors Say Yes to DePauw Buyouts

36 Professors Say Yes to DePauw Buyouts

September 12, 2019

Thirty-six professors opted into DePauw University's voluntary retirement incentive program, a spokesperson confirmed this week. DePauw laid off 57 staff members and offered voluntary retirement buyouts to about 100 professors in February, citing flat enrollment and budget constraints.
Thirty-six professors opted into DePauw University's voluntary retirement incentive program, a spokesperson confirmed this week. DePauw laid off 57 staff members and offered voluntary retirement buyouts to about 100 professors in February, citing flat enrollment and budget constraints.

September 12, 2019

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The San Diego Union-Tribune, CA

University of San Diego Professor Suspended for Allegedly Making Death Threats

University of San Diego Professor Suspended for Allegedly Making De...

September 12, 2019

The professor has been suspended and removed from campus and is not allowed to participate in school-related events off-campus during the investigation, according to the university
The professor has been suspended and removed from campus and is not allowed to participate in school-related events off-campus during the investigation, according to the university

September 12, 2019

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The New York Times

The Seminary Flourished on Slave Labor. Now It’s Planning to Pay Reparations.

The Seminary Flourished on Slave Labor. Now It’s Planning to Pay Re...

September 12, 2019

This month, more than a century after the last enslaved people labored on campus, the seminary’s leaders announced plans to atone for that history. They are creating a $1.7 million reparations fund, becoming one of the first American institutions to allocate money specifically for the descendants of the enslaved. The fund will also provide financial support for black seminarians and black worshipers who experienced discrimination on campus.
This month, more than a century after the last enslaved people labored on campus, the seminary’s leaders announced plans to atone for that history. They are creating a $1.7 million reparations fund, becoming one of the first American institutions to allocate money specifically for the descendants of the enslaved. The fund will also provide financial support for black seminarians and black worshipers who experienced discrimination on campus.

September 12, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

Head of Counseling at Penn Dies in Suicide

Head of Counseling at Penn Dies in Suicide

September 11, 2019

Gregory Eells, executive director of counseling and psychological services at the University of Pennsylvania, died by suicide early Monday morning. ​Eells, 52, had been in the position for six months. Previously he was at Cornell University for nearly a decade, and before that at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Gregory Eells, executive director of counseling and psychological services at the University of Pennsylvania, died by suicide early Monday morning. ​Eells, 52, had been in the position for six months. Previously he was at Cornell University for nearly a decade, and before that at the University of Southern Mississippi.

September 11, 2019

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Des Moines Register, IA

'Historic' Tuition Decrease at Private Central College in Iowa Turns Heads

'Historic' Tuition Decrease at Private Central College in Iowa Turn...

September 11, 2019

Central College, a Pella-based liberal arts school, will lower its annual tuition to $18,600 from $38,600 in the fall of 2020, according to the private institution's website.
Central College, a Pella-based liberal arts school, will lower its annual tuition to $18,600 from $38,600 in the fall of 2020, according to the private institution's website.

September 11, 2019

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