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Brandeis Confronts Bigotry -- and Those Who Looked the Other Way

Brandeis Confronts Bigotry -- and Those Who Looked the Other Way

September 07, 2018

University demotes two high-ranking administrators after they apparently failed to follow policy in investigating and disciplining a reportedly racist coach.
University demotes two high-ranking administrators after they apparently failed to follow policy in investigating and disciplining a reportedly racist coach.

September 07, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Monmouth Bans Fraternity, Sorority Activities

Monmouth Bans Fraternity, Sorority Activities

September 07, 2018

Monmouth University in New Jersey has suspended its entire Greek life system indefinitely, citing a series of alcohol, hazing and drug-related incidents.
Monmouth University in New Jersey has suspended its entire Greek life system indefinitely, citing a series of alcohol, hazing and drug-related incidents.

September 07, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

College of the Ozarks Drops Nike for Using Colin Kaepernick in Ad Campaign

College of the Ozarks Drops Nike for Using Colin Kaepernick in Ad C...

September 06, 2018

The College of the Ozarks (MO) announced on Wednesday that it would eliminate Nike gear from its athletic wardrobes following the company’s unveiling of an ad campaign that features Colin Kaepernick.  Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback, became a polarizing figure in 2016 after he began kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality against African-Americans.
The College of the Ozarks (MO) announced on Wednesday that it would eliminate Nike gear from its athletic wardrobes following the company’s unveiling of an ad campaign that features Colin Kaepernick.  Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback, became a polarizing figure in 2016 after he began kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality against African-Americans.

September 06, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

A Professor's Death, and Hard Truths

A Professor's Death, and Hard Truths

September 06, 2018

In an unusual public statement, Emerson College’s (MA) president said this week that a professor who was recently found dead had been suspended for the fall semester for sexual harassment.  Administrators must often weigh personnel, student and institutional privacy concerns against the public interest. In many cases, this approach results in college leaders saying relatively little about punishments and reasons behind them in harassment cases. In this case, President M. Lee Pelton appeared to want to set the record straight about Emerson’s actions regarding Robert Todd, the late professor of visual and media arts.
In an unusual public statement, Emerson College’s (MA) president said this week that a professor who was recently found dead had been suspended for the fall semester for sexual harassment.  Administrators must often weigh personnel, student and institutional privacy concerns against the public interest. In many cases, this approach results in college leaders saying relatively little about punishments and reasons behind them in harassment cases. In this case, President M. Lee Pelton appeared to want to set the record straight about Emerson’s actions regarding Robert Todd, the late professor of visual and media arts.

September 06, 2018

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The Evolution

Leveraging National Student Clearinghouse Data in Continuing Education Management

Leveraging National Student Clearinghouse Data in Continuing Educat...

September 06, 2018

The use of big data is revolutionizing the way that BYU’s Salt Lake Center is connecting with non-traditional students and exposing administrators to the changing realities of higher education.  While many institutions understand the value of understanding their learners, few have taken the necessary steps to make that information—and the insights they glean—part of their operating procedures. 
The use of big data is revolutionizing the way that BYU’s Salt Lake Center is connecting with non-traditional students and exposing administrators to the changing realities of higher education.  While many institutions understand the value of understanding their learners, few have taken the necessary steps to make that information—and the insights they glean—part of their operating procedures. 

September 06, 2018

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