Halogen Software Supports Herzing University in Fostering a Student-Focused Culture

Herzing University has selected Halogen Software’s award winning talent management solutions to help align its employee competencies, goal management and development planning processes in support of the university’s student-focused culture. Herzing University is well known for its exceptional student support. With Halogen, the university is creating a strong talent management infrastructure that reinforces this commitment to student success.

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Tenured UC Riverside Professor Faces Rare Firing Discussions

The UC Board of Regents is scheduled to discuss firing a Riverside professor. Sarkis Joseph Khoury has a history of quarrels with the university and says he's the victim of a witch hunt.

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Central Michigan Faculty Approve New 3-Year Contract

Faculty members at Central Michigan University have ratified a new three-year contract with the Mount Pleasant school, ending a long labor dispute that featured a strike on the opening day of classes.

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Suspended U. Of Iowa Prof No Longer Getting Paid

A University of Iowa radiology professor who has been suspended for one year over allegations of disruptive and harassing behavior is no longer getting paid.

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Making Tracks

Using nontenure faculty tracks to attract skilled professionals and boost job satisfaction

Tenure-track positions at higher ed institutions are not always the most sought-after jobs on campus. At least, not lately.

Highly skilled scientists, researchers, and other professionals are opting for nontenure track positions, which enable them to focus on research instead of teaching and avoid the “publish or perish” lifestyle stresses. These positions carry titles like assistant or associate professor and boost their status with peers, while offering life balance and expanding their abilities to obtain top research grants. Some universities are only too happy to oblige.

Driving Competitive Advantage for Your University With Talent Management

University administrators are faced with many challenges, from better financial management to streamlining operations to staying competitive when it comes to attracting and retaining both staff and students.

For the majority of universities, talent management is a relatively untapped opportunity, and it offers both HR professionals and leaders of higher education institutions a proven and practical way to drive competitive advantage.

On Campus: Fewer Instructors And Courses Because Of Budget Cuts, U ofWisconsin Official Says

University of Wisconsin System campuses may have fewer instructors and course offerings under a proposed one-time state budget cut of $65.8 million over two years, according to UW System President Kevin Reilly.

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U of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham-Southern Faculties Oppose Alabama's Immigration Law

The University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty senate voted this morning to call for repeal of Alabama's immigration law, widely regarded as the strictest state law of its kind in cracking down on illegal immigrants.

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NJIT Faculty Members Want More Involvement In Search For New President

As the New Jersey Institute of Technology searches for a new president, faculty members involved in the process said they want more openness and less haste.

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