October 28, 2016
Volume 63, Issue 09
Years of close calls during collective bargaining led the 14-campus system to develop contingency plans in the event of a work stoppage. The test now is how well those plans will work.
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Also In the Issue
After a conservative speaker faced off with protesters at DePaul University last year, the campus’s leaders have struggled to find the right response.
The U. of Iowa’s electronic futures market doesn’t see much future for Donald Trump’s candidacy. Pennsylvania’s 14 state colleges see a strike by faculty members. And the College of New Rochelle’s president is shown the door.
An update to labor law requires colleges to give raises to some employees in the time-intensive field, pay them overtime, or scale back their hours.
Michigan State University is rethinking how it communicates with students, especially those who are freshmen or the first in their families to go to college. Sending hundreds of emails isn’t the best way — but what is?
After learning about four such cases at one institution, Patricia A. Matthew couldn’t believe that leaders there had failed to see they had a problem. So she gathered essays about the experiences of minority scholars on the tenure track.
Dining-hall workers have been walking the picket line for two weeks. The university, with a $35-billion endowment, has been walking a line of its own as concern grows over economic disparity.
The presidential candidate caught many observers off guard by talking about a substantive higher-ed policy idea. Here’s some context to help make sense of his proposal.
Through a grant program, 22 institutions got a chance to move beyond "tried and true" programs and experiment with new approaches to training faculty and students and changing campus culture.