Higher Education News From Around The Web

Here are the latest stories from higher education blogs around the web:
 

Melody Blake, visiting assistant professor of psychology at Wesleyan College, in Georgia, has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs there. (Read more...)
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Inside Higher Ed News

 

On same day Atlanta newspaper exposes decades KKK influence on the culture and activities of Wesleyan College, the women's institution publicly apologizes and acknowledges its past for first time. (Read more...)
Fri, Jun 23, 2017
Source: Inside Higher Ed News

 

For the complete set of rankings, go to:https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2017/reputation-ranking#!/page/0/length/25/sort_by/rank/sort_order/asc/cols/stats (Read more...)
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: UCLA Faculty Association

 

Native American walkout from the University of Wyoming's production of The Fantasticks illustrates challenges facing college drama. (Read more...)
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Inside Higher Ed News

 

Controversial effort sorts universities into gold, silver and bronze. Some prestigious institutions didn't get gold. (Read more...)
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Inside Higher Ed News

 

First-ever national survey of postdocs with children reveals a lack of access to paid parental leave, pressures to return to work early and extra stressors for parents of color. (Read more...)
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Inside Higher Ed News

 

Three major textbook publishers sue the bookstore provider Follett, alleging failure to stop selling pirated versions of their books. (Read more...)
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Inside Higher Ed News

 

Two more professors -- one at Trinity of Connecticut and one at Syracuse -- find themselves the target of physical threats and harassment. (Read more...)
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Inside Higher Ed News

 

BY HANK REICHMAN Just days after Professor Dana Cloud of Syracuse University became the object of an organized campaign of right-wing online harassment for a Twitter post, Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, closed its doors today “until further notice” in response to threats made after a professor's Facebook post attracted attention in right-wing media. “Given… (Read more...)
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Academe Blog

 

And some of the newly appointed UC Regents sat in or were already assigned to committees- the finance committee highlighted once again that UCOP has an unclear role -some Regents said UCOP is akin to corporate headquarters for UC and other Regents said UCOP is a service (Read more...)
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: Cloudminder