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Buhari exempts varsities’ boards from dissolution

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved that the Governing Councils of Federal Universities be exempted, for the time being, from the dissolution of Boards of Federal Government’s parastatals, agencies, institutions and government-owned companies announced on July 16, 2015. 65 more words

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3 Themes From a Senate Hearing on Campus Sexual Assault

By Sarah Brown

A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday played host to a wide-ranging discussion of campus sexual assault, and one question factored prominently into the two-hour-plus session: What can the federal government do better when it comes to colleges and sexual assault?

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Sexual Assault

using big data to transform the classroom from the 19th century to the 21st

Bookmarking this so I can come back to it later. If I pursue this thread, Social Media For Academics is never going to get finished: 251 more words

Higher Education

It is harder for women to get into elite U.S. universities

Private colleges and universities’ admission processes are exempt from Title IX’s ban on sex discrimination. According to Jon Birger at the Washington Post, elite colleges have exploited this loophole to discriminate against female applicants. 145 more words

Human And Civil Rights

UGC asks universities to aid e-panchayat

Pune Mirror | By Pallavi Smart | Jul 31, 2015 |

Educational institutes excited about chance to help panchayats become adept in technology.

With the Centre pushing forward with the epanchayat project, all universities and colleges in the country have been asked to cooperate with them. 428 more words

India

Universities & Their Speakers, The Celebrity Trend

A recent article in the Times Higher Education supplement written by Howard Segal, Professor of History at the University of Maine, highlighted the recent trend of American colleges paying exorbitant fees for commencement and academic year speakers. 408 more words

Public Speaking

Scholarship - "Aim for the Stars Foundation" - Girls only..

Aim for the Stars Foundation 2016 Scholarship Applications Now Open

Applications opened Mon 13th July

All girls and women may across Australia apply for funding to help fulfill sporting, academic, community, business, environmental or cultural goals. 7 more words

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