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Faculty Leaders Try Their Hand at Running a College

Their relationships are often characterized by skepticism, mistrust, or, in the worst cases, outright antagonism.

The divide between administrators and professors is legendary in higher education, where the model of shared governance seems to fuel tensions as often as it resolves them.

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Opening the Curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2014

Opening the Curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2014
Source: Babson Survey Research Group

This report, funded by a grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation with additional support from Pearson, examines the attitudes, opinions, and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) among teaching faculty in U.S.

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Campus Police Departments Struggle With Issues of Race

The head of the University of Pennsylvania’s police union was not pleased to hear how Amy Gutmann had ended up lying on the floor this month at her own holiday party.

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Children's Savings Accounts: The Next Level

William (WIllie) Elliott, an associate professor at the University of Kansas and founding director of the Assets and Education Initiative there, is currently a visiting scholar in the Regional & Community Outreach department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. 241 more words

New From the GAO

New GAO Reports
Source: Government Accountability Office

1. Hanford Cleanup: Condition of Tanks May Further Limit DOE’s Ability to Respond to Leaks and Intrusions. GAO-15-40, November 25. 143 more words

Business And Economics

Employment in Higher Education Ticks Upward Ending Yearlong Decline

The number of jobs in higher education ticked upward in Q3 2014, reversing a downward trend that lasted four consecutive quarters, according to the latest report from HigherEdJobs.

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