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PEN America Launches New Campus Free Speech Guide
PEN America, a nonprofit that supports writers’ free expression, just released a digital guide to free speech on campus. Among other resources, the guide offers case studies and legal advice for university leaders on how to handle controversies around academic freedom, campus speakers and hate speech. Users can also look at sample policies and statements […]
September 26, 2019
NYU Program Preps Ph.D. Students for Tenure-Track Faculty Job Search
Maurice Shirley wanted the inside scoop on how to get a tenure-track teaching post in higher education, and the Faculty First Look program at New York University is giving him a big dose this week.
October 11, 2018
Italy PM Pick Had ‘No Official Status’ at NYU
MILAN — New York University says the Italian law professor tagged to be Italy’s next premier had no official status at the university — despite an entry on his resume suggesting otherwise. University spokeswoman Michelle Tsai said in a statement released Tuesday that University of Florence law professor Guiseppe Conte had obtained permission to use […]
May 23, 2018
Pathways Program Seeks to Diversify the Academy
PHILADELPHIA – After graduating from college in 2002, Johanna Lopez spent a decade working in the banking industry before enrolling in community college. Now, she’s a fellow in a program created to increase the number of Latino professors working in the humanities at colleges and universities across the nation.
March 4, 2018
Academicians Celebrated in ‘Black Scholars Matter’ Series, part 2
This is the second in a three-part Black History Month series celebrating Black academicians and their scholarship.
February 14, 2018
Mellon Foundation Selects Renowned Poet and Scholar as President
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which supports humanities, culture and the arts in higher education, has appointed nationally acclaimed poet and scholar Elizabeth Alexander as its president.
February 8, 2018
Emerging Scholar Profile: Rogers Employs Psychology to Identify Educational Inequities
Utilizing a developmental psychology approach, Dr. Leoandra “Onnie” Rogers explores how cultural stereotypes and expectations shape the identity development of children and adolescents in urban environments.
February 5, 2018
ACT Launches 2018 Policy Platforms
ACT has released four new policy platforms geared to promote education and workplace access for students and to align the nation’s education and workforce systems to meet their needs.
January 23, 2018
Crashing at Grandma’s? Some New York University Students to Bunk with Elderly
NEW YORK — Ah, college. Halls of ivy. Stimulating class discussions. All-night cram sessions. Sleeping in an old woman’s apartment? New York University is introducing a program next fall to help students save money by putting them up in elderly people’s spare bedrooms. It may get snickers from some students who see college as their […]
December 18, 2016
Columbia Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Join Union
NEW YORK — Graduate teaching and research assistants at Columbia University have voted to join a union affiliated with the United Auto Workers. The Detroit-based UAW announced Friday the New York Ivy League university students voted 1,602 to 623 in favor of union representation. The voting took place Wednesday and Thursday. The Columbia vote came […]
December 11, 2016
National Debate Over Tuition-free Plan Continues
The national debate to make community colleges free continues as more states develop a tuition-free plan for students.
December 17, 2015
Black Males Share Campus Challenges
Many students at the International Colloquium of Black Males spoke of an identity crisis, a struggle to find a place of belonging that many — both in the U.S., Jamaica and across the world — are facing as they go on to pursue their educations.
October 11, 2015
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