According to tax records foundations led by C. & F. Koch gave $23+ million in ’14—up from $12+ million in ’12. “Grants almost always …
Monthly Archive: December 2017
“Lord Jeff,” for Lord Jeffery Amherst, is no longer the mascot at Amherst College…and for good reasons. Read more here.
The athletic “have’s” need donors. The athletic “have not’s” need subsidies. Combined total last year: $4 billion+.
The case of Lake Superior State University is worth following. Read more here.
Read a provocative report, published by The Chronicle of Higher Education, on why some research matter more to universities than …
Carol Hay of UMass, Lowell, takes on a subject that, well…. Read more here.
What happens in the classroom, stays in the…no…goes public. Read more.
Essays. Essays. And more essays. Read more here.
Read different perspectives on a timely subject. From a Forum, The New York Times.
“The original campaign was inane and insulting,” Bill Harbaugh, economics prof & president-elect, U of O’s University Senate. Read more.
Here’s analysis from The New York Times on prospects regarding a SCOTUS ruling on Affirmative Action.
Sustained Dialogue Campus Network, March 18-20, University of Tampa
Public broadcasting has an important role in today’s highly corporatized media environment. Dean Ernest Wilson says how (video and text).
Morton Schapiro, president of Northwestern University, speaks persuasively about why campuses “safe spaces” are important.
So says Gov. Cuomo in his just-unveiled state budget proposal. Read more here. “Shifting one-third of the cost of CUNY …