News in Higher Ed

Here’s a selection of news items from campuses where change is afoot – for better or worse. For more comprehensive coverage, see:

Turning on the Faculty (analysis of attacks on faculty, Inside Higher Ed)

Is American Higher Ed Screwed? Conservatives Try to Privatize College As Tuition Soars

(article by Daniel Denvir at Alternet)

Study find strong benefits to unionization at public universities (Chronicle of Higher Ed).

A valuable source of information about student movements around the globe is the listserve emancipating education.


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