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women in business attire with paperwork, feedback for campus administrators and leaders
May 16, 2019
Managing Executive Feedback in Higher Education

Tips for handling feedback for campus administrators and leaders. One of higher education’s most serious recurring problems is the evaluation of campus leaders.  Part of this issue can be attributed to the significant periods of time between evaluations.  When leaders are allowed to operate for too long without oversight, institutions often discover a lack of […]

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stacks of coins ascending to match an increasing bar graph, 2019 CUPA-HR Faculty in Higher Education Report
May 09, 2019
Report Indicates That Faculty Salaries are Up By 1.7%

Findings from the “2019 CUPA-HR Faculty in Higher Education Report.” According to the 2019 CUPA-HR Faculty in Higher Education Report, full-time faculty members saw an average pay increase of 1.7% over the past year.  Full-time faculty off tenure-track saw increases of 1.8% while tenured and tenure-track faculty saw average increases of 1.6%. CUPA-HR also found […]

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Learn How Google’s Pay Equity Analysis Led to Raises for Male Employees, Google’s pay equity analysis led to raises for thousands of men
Apr 25, 2019
Learn How Google’s Pay Equity Analysis Led to Raises for Male Employees

Google’s pay equity analysis led to raises for thousands of men. After an analysis of its pay structure, Google determined that they were underpaying male employees relative to their peers.  As a result, Google’s pay equity analysis led to raises for thousands of men and some women.  For background on how the company typically awards […]

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All University of California Campuses Make the Top 75 of Best Colleges Ranking, 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking
Apr 18, 2019
All University of California Campuses Make the Top 75 of Best Colleges Ranking

UC campuses sweep up in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking. In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking, five UC campuses made the top ten public universities for undergraduate education, with all nine campuses within the top 75. UCLA was named the top public university in the […]

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Ranking Reveals The Top 10 Universities in the World, World University Rankings for 2019
Apr 11, 2019
Ranking Reveals The Top 10 Universities in the World

The Times Higher Education releases their World University Rankings for 2019. The Times Higher Education‘s World University Rankings for 2019 analyzes research-intensive universities from all over the globe on the main categories of teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.  The Ranking prides itself on making comprehensive and balanced comparisons and is audited by an […]

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U.S. Labor Department to Raise Overtime Threshold to $35,000, Department of Labor’s new proposal
Apr 04, 2019
U.S. Labor Department to Raise Overtime Threshold to $35,000

Learn about the details of the Department of Labor’s new proposal. According to sources, the Department of Labor will soon propose that workers who make under $35,000 be eligible for overtime pay.  The Department of Labor’s new proposal to update overtime pay regulations has been long anticipated and, if the sources prove correct, the DOL […]

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Is It Worth It to Pay University Presidents Top Dollar?, link between presidents’ salaries and the amount of funding the universities receive
Mar 28, 2019
Is It Worth It to Pay University Presidents Top Dollar?

Study looks to find a link between presidents’ salaries and the amount of funding the universities receive. While it is difficult to calculate, a recent study conducted by The Review of Higher Education sought to discover a link between presidents’ salaries and the amount of funding the universities receive.  Because the amount of funding an […]

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Survey Reveals Conflicting Faculty Views on Technology, using technology to deliver instruction
Mar 21, 2019
Survey Reveals Conflicting Faculty Views on Technology

How do college and university faculty feel about using technology to deliver instruction? Last year, Inside Higher Ed published their 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology.  As the name suggests, the survey looked to identify how college and university faculty really felt about using technology to deliver instruction.  After compiling the responses of 2,129 […]

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What You Should Know About the DREAM Act, DREAM Act explained
Mar 14, 2019
What You Should Know About the DREAM Act

The DREAM Act explained. The DREAM Act (S. 1615) is a bipartisan act that gives undocumented students (such as high school valedictorians, varsity athletes, and class presidents) a way to obtain legal U.S. residency.  Specifically, the Act allows certain immigrant students who have grown up in the U.S. to apply for conditional non-immigrant status and […]

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Top 10 National Universities of 2019 According to U.S. News, universities make U.S. News’s top ten
Mar 07, 2019
Top 10 National Universities of 2019 According to U.S. News

Learn which universities make U.S. News’s top ten. Every year, U.S. News ranks the top colleges in the nation based on a wide range of criteria.  In it’s National Universities ranking, the news organization considers each contender’s range of undergraduate majors, its master’s and doctoral programs, and the emphasis it places on faculty research.  U.S. […]

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