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Arizona State University will spend “well more than $100 million” over the next few years to renovate and rethink its libraries, the clearest indication yet of how the library fits into the institution’s plan for the public research university of the future. The university later this year plans to close the Hayden Library on its Tempe campus for a two-year renovation. At the same time, the university will continue to work on expanding the library resources and…
03.24 / 07:53
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It’s more bad news for both a discipline and an institution that have been plagued by reports of sexual harassment and assault in recent years: a former research assistant is suing the University of California for failing to properly address her report of misconduct against a star philosopher on the Berkeley campus. The lawsuit, filed this week in a county court, alleges that John R. Searle, Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor Emeritus of the Philosophy of Mind and…
03.24 / 07:53
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The director of McGill University’s Institute for the Study of Canada has resigned from his post after a magazine column he wrote about "social malaise" in Quebec came under heavy criticism, including from the province’s premier. In announcing his resignation on social media, Andrew Potter, a former newspaper editor with a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto, cited “the ongoing negative reaction within the university community and the broader public to…
03.24 / 07:53
insidehighered.com
When people talk about free community college, they’re most likely thinking about tuition-free programs like those in Tennessee or the one proposed by President Obama, which focus on getting students to an associate degree with as little debt as possible. But in Indiana, a new proposal -- the Workforce Ready Grant -- would instead offer free community college to those students who want a certificate in a high-demand field. While the certificates would vary by program, they…
03.24 / 07:53
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On Nov. 24, 2016, the great and the good of Colombian higher education made their way through Bogotá’s noise, congestion and pollution, past the graffiti murals of exotic birds, serpents and mythological scenes, to a plush reception hosted by the U.S. Embassy. The occasion was a Thanksgiving lunch. But the Colombians could surely have been forgiven if they preferred to give thanks not so much for the American harvest as for the dividend they hope to reap from the…
03.24 / 07:53
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House Democrats are set to release and pass their own budget proposal next week, and then both sides will begin the work of negotiating a final compromise that must satisfy a state Supreme Court mandate on education…
03.24 / 07:51
sfgate.com
A New York Times best-selling author spoke about the issues facing America's working class from his personal experiences at a dinner tonight at…
03.24 / 07:21
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia church official long imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints may soon learn if his legal odyssey will come to an e…
03.24 / 07:18
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Mr. Barnes was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of…
03.24 / 07:11
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Dr. Frey has spent his life sharing his passion for chemistry with…
03.24 / 07:11
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Dr. Reynolds is regarded for over 44 years of professional effort in the fields of HVAC acoustics and vibration and human exposure to mechanical vibration and…
03.24 / 07:11
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University of Central Missouri joins Career Step's trusted network of over 150 academic…
03.24 / 07:11
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Beshear said in a statement on Thursday that he filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed by Western Kentucky University against its student newspaper, the College Heights Herald, and the Kentucky Kernel, the student newspaper at the University of Kentucky. At issue is the university's refusal to turn over records related to investigations into allegations of sexual…
03.24 / 06:47
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Political science alumnus Carl Moore, wants to reach out to UVU students who are interested in activism. “We need to do stuff in Utah County. I think that there’s people there, I think that it’s mostly youth and college students that are going to be the ones coming out, because it’s such a conservative area,” […]…
03.24 / 06:19
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jurors in former Penn State president Graham Spanier's child endangerment case are preparing to resume their discussions after failing to reach a verdict over six h…
03.24 / 06:12
collegian.psu.edu
An air traffic control tower is seen at LAX in 2016 in Los Angeles, California. President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control operations in his budget proposal. Photo by FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control operations in his budget proposal, a top priority of the airline industry. The proposal says spinning off air traffic operations from the Federal A…
03.24 / 06:03
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Protracted negotiations between Cincinnati Public Schools and the Clifton Cultural Arts Center took a surprise turn Thursday with the school district buying a mansion and nearly 2 acres on adjacent…
03.24 / 06:01
wcpo.com
Ball State University is saddened by the passing of Rodney Davis, a longtime professor in the Miller College of…
03.24 / 05:58
ballstatesports.com
A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot a woman wearing a hijab because she is Muslim, police said Thursday. Joshua Ruano, 27, is being held on suspicion of making a criminal threat with a hate-crime enhancement, according to the San Francisco Police Department.…
03.24 / 05:56
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Justices ruled 4-3 that Ohio's funding method failed to provide for the "thorough and efficient" system of public schools required by Ohio's…
03.24 / 05:42
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