Month: October 2021

SEO Headline (Max 60 characters)   Two Northwestern University students stole 4,500 COVID-19 tests from the university, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. Most of the tests have been recovered by the university. A university spokesman declined to say whether charges would be filed. Opinions on Inside Higher Ed Inside Higher Ed’s Blog U Source link
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The 9.9 Percent: The New Aristocracy That Is Entrenching Inequality and Warping Our Culture by Matthew Stewart Published in October of 2021. Matthew Stewart, who holds a doctorate in philosophy from Oxford University, makes three big arguments in The 9.9 Percent. First, Stewart situates America’s extreme and expanding levels of income and wealth inequality as
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Meet Trent Cotton. Trent is VP of talent acquisition and retention at Bureau Veritas Group, having started his career in banking and lending before pivoting to HR and recruiting. His key to success, though, is leveraging his business knowledge to gain trust with skeptical internal customers, ultimately giving him a license to innovate. Trent and
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill continues to make history in its treatment of Black people. This month, the university won (at the district court level) a federal suit challenging its use of affirmative action to admit students. The judge in the case ruled the university was appropriately considering students’ races in making
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  Oct. 29, 6:22 a.m. The University of Pennsylvania announced that it will prevent students from early registration for spring classes and block access to campus buildings if they fail to comply with COVID-19 immunization and testing requirements, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.   More than 1,000 students — mostly graduate and professional students — were
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The U7+ Alliance of World Universities earlier this week issued a statement declaring its commitment to supporting the climate goals coming out of the COP26 conference in Glasgow. The leaders of 29 universities from 12 countries said the alliance “recognizes that climate change is a global challenge that presents serious threats to natural environments, human
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A federal appeals court panel upheld an amended settlement reached last year between Brown University and female former athletes who sued back in the 1990s when the university cut several sports teams, including women’s gymnastics and volleyball, The Providence Journal reported. The ruling put an end to a two-decade dispute that became a landmark case
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The California state Legislature approved $5 million in additional funding for the Los Angeles Community College District to sustain programs that promote academic success for African American students at California community colleges, according to an announcement from the college district Tuesday. The programs, offered through an education organization called Umoja, offer resources to affiliated California community
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The Department of Education has deferred its decision on whether to continue recognizing the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, as it announced Thursday the recognition status of nine accrediting agencies. A decision will be made on the renewal of recognition for ACCSC — an agency that predominantly accredits for-profit career institutions and has
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Speaking to a packed ballroom at the 2021 Educause annual conference on Wednesday, Susan Grajek, Educause vice president for partnerships, communities and research, unveiled the list of this year’s top 10 IT issues in higher education. The trends were selected based on feedback from several IT expert panelists at colleges around the world and included
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