'Part of the challenge is demography, with the state’s aging population and a dwindling pool of high school graduates."
Monthly Archive: January 2024
"Lawmakers aimed to end both DEI and tenure across Texas public campuses despite pushback from higher education advocates."
"Canisius asserted it was under no obligation to 'declare' a financial exigency, only that it be experiencing one."
“What is happening in Florida will not stay in Florida."
"Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who oversees the Texas Senate, said that a tenure ban is one of his priorities this …
"There is only one word to describe the system—exploitative."
Claire Polster offers a theory of change and strategies for returning higher ed to its roots as a public-serving institution.
“'Fewer, Less, and No' can be powerful words for change—if we allow them to be."
The Neoliberal mindset converts higher education from a forum of ideas to a forum of goods and services.
Fraud happens. Lies happen. Cheating happens.
Featuring Professor Claire Polster with commentary offered by Professor Nathan Rousseau.
A number of universities are investing heavily in infrastructure enhancements and faculty cluster hires.
FRIDAY, MAY 19, 1:30-3p, Eastern. Participation via ZOOM. Contact Frank Fear at fear@msu for the link.
State Sen. Kent Smith (D-Euclid): "This would be the worst assault on academic freedom that Ohio has ever seen.” …
"Firing coaches can be futile without addressing deeper cultural problems."