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Washington University Chancellor's Near Top Of Private School Pay

BOSTON (AP) — A new study finds that eight private colleges paid their presidents more than $2 million in 2014, the most ever to hit that mark. 137 more words

News

Libraries & sanctuaries

I have an article about libraries in the current (online) issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education:

http://www.chronicle.com/article/Its-Not-Too-Late-to-Save-the/238106

Remind me not to read the comments…

:D

Books

Literary Colonialism in US Spanish Departments

In 1952, Ralph Ellison published his first novel. Hailed as an immediate masterpiece, it won the 1953 National Book Award. The book was called Invisible Man… 538 more words

Book

Back To School: A Reading List

Bullies, teachers, classmates—it’s time to head back to school with these six stories from the Chronicle of Higher Education, Los Angeles Times and more.

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Nonfiction

O.P. Recommends: Texas Picked an Ominous Date to Arm Its Public Colleges, by Rosa A. Eberly

As you may know, dear reader, I’ve long expressed deep concerns over my country’s obsession with guns, over the widespread conviction that guns are the solution to many problems that the proliferation of guns, in fact, manifestly worsens. 277 more words

The One & The Many

Inadvertent Lesson in Racism: the Chronicle's Trump Syllabus

Just as the Education Town Hall was going on hiatus, during renovations here at We Act Radio, the Chronicle of Higher Education published its “Trump Issue.” The issue included something called the #TrumpSyllabus or “Trump 101.” 381 more words

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