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When Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction-Writing: Iowa Writers' Workshop as CIA Baby?

When you get involved in fiction writing, you hear “Iowa” a lot. It’s shorthand for the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, operating since 1936 under the auspices of the University of Iowa. 780 more words

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Straight Talk About “Straight Talk About 'Adjunctification'”

Privileged rhetoric about contingent faculty members leads to angry rebuttals from former contingent faculty members

In response to this article, which has unsurprisingly generated a number of angry comments, tweets, and… 1,512 more words

Online Access Chronicle of Higher Education

Did you need online access to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s premium content? If so the library has an online subscription that’s open to the campus. 11 more words

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36 Presidents of Private Colleges Earned More Than $1-Million in 2012 (12/8/14)

36 Presidents of Private Colleges Earned More Than $1-Million in 2012
Source: Chronicle of Higher Education

Three dozen private-college presidents earned more than $1-million in 2012, with the typical leader making close to $400,000, a Chronicle analysis has found.

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Mass. College Presidents Land On Highest-Paid List

BOSTON (CBS) — Three Massachusetts college presidents are among the top 20 highest paid in the country, according to a new ranking.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports… 194 more words

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'River Of Booze' Paints Troubling Picture Of College Life

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - In an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education titled A River of Booze, Karen Fischer and Eric Hoover describe the college drinking scene using The University of Georgia in Athens as an example of any college town. 121 more words

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Are MOOC-Takers 'Students'? Not When It Comes to the Feds Protecting Their Data

By Steve Kolowich

The U.S. Education Department wants to encourage colleges and the tech companies they work with to protect student data from misuse. But the agency’s power to protect the privacy of people taking free, online courses is essentially nonexistent. 270 more words

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