Personnel and HR

New Big Ten presidents: One soars at Michigan, while another faces early trouble at Penn State

U-M names Santa Ono of the University of British Columbia as its next leader; Penn State's Bendapudi faces allegations from former colleague at Louisville.

Undergraduate student workers as union employees

Student organizing is a very real possibility and colleges and universities should understand what union recognition and bargaining mean for their institutions.

Woke-up call: UF president sends video to faculty to deal with DeSantis-backed bill

Union vows to fight new legislation on free speech but warns that morale among professors is sinking across the state, with some reconsidering their positions.

What 3 elements are driving the attacks on tenure, free speech in higher education?

The severity of sanctions is increasing, so what does that mean for the best and brightest faculty?

Columbia, NYU and Howard presidents all announce retirements

The three leaders all plan to remain on through the 2022-23 academic years, and two say they will return to teaching.

Teacher shortage: How higher education is working to solve the K-12 crisis

University leaders trying to build back the pipeline of educators say changes to systems and support are needed.

Is competency-based education really the elixir higher ed needs to survive?

Southern New Hampshire University President Paul LeBlanc discusses its merits, saying a shift to outcomes can 'unleash innovation.'

Will COVID fatigue prevent colleges from new mandates when cases rise?

As institutions have lessened protocols and talked up an endemic phase, a new variant is lurking and spreading rapidly.

With COVID-19 cases up again, masking returns at Johns Hopkins, Georgetown

Despite a rise in cases statewide in New York, the University of Rochester opts to end booster requirements for students and faculty.

Can higher ed make it through April without big COVID spikes?

One big institution has abandoned most of its mitigation strategies, including contact tracing and isolation.

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