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From: The Chronicle of Higher Education
Subject: Afternoon Update: Is Florida's New College Headed for a Hostile Takeover?
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Is New College of Florida Headed for a Hostile Takeover?A new slate of trustees may mean disruption for the campus — starting with the possible dismissal of the president.
A Top Higher-Ed Official in Florida Says Some DEI Programs Have ValueDespite controversial plans by Gov. Ron DeSantis to “curb” diversity, equity, and inclusion programs at the state’s public colleges, Ray Rodrigues, chancellor of the State University System’s 12 universities, said that some DEI programs should be preserved. Who will decide which will be kept? “That remains to be seen,” he said. (WLRN, The Chronicle)
White House Offers Proposals for Revising the Federal Race and Ethnicity StandardsThe government’s chief statistician began the formal process to revise the Office of Management and Budget’s statistical standards for collecting and reporting race and ethnicity data across federal agencies, with potentially broad implications for the many types of higher-ed data collected by those agencies. (White House, The Chronicle)
U. of California Mulls Grad-Student Cuts Amid Scramble to Afford Big Wage GainsA month after a systemwide strike by 48,000 graduate students and other academic workers ended in costly new contracts, the university faces a “financial shock” and is wondering how to pay for them. On the table are cutbacks in graduate-student admissions. (Los Angeles Times, The Chronicle)
25 Arrested in Fake Nursing-Diploma Scheme That Gave Degrees to ThousandsThe defendants are accused of operating and recruiting for three nursing schools in South Florida in a $114-million scam that has sold more than 7,600 fraudulent nursing diplomas since 2016. The three schools have been shut down. (WTVJ, Justice Department)
U. of Wisconsin Bans TikTok Use on System’s DevicesGov. Tony Evers banned the social-media app on state-owned phones and other devices, citing potential risks to privacy, safety, and security. Nearly half the states have adopted such a policy, and their public colleges have followed suit, but experts think the moves will not affect TikTok’s use on campus. (Associated Press, The Chronicle)
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