One of the less-frequently mentioned founders of the AAUP is Columbia University psychologist James McKeen Cattell (1860-1944). Cattell was perhaps the most prominent academic gadfly of his time. 522 more words
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From The New York Times: "Colleges Increasing Spending On Sports Faster Than On Academics, Report Finds"
Tamar Lewin reported in the New York Times (April 7, 2014) on a recent study released by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP)which reported that from 2001-2011, “…while spending on instruction, research, and public service declined or flattened, most colleges and universities rapidly increased their spending on sports…” 153 more words
Alamo Colleges is about to replace a humanities course with a learning framework focusing on leadership strategies, including those outlined in Stephen R. Covey’s book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” The presidents of all five colleges in the system oppose the change, but the chancellor says it is part of a broader effort to align students’ education with workforce needs. 24 more words