Nation Topics - Higher Education
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Women now outnumber men at colleges and universities, but higher
education has not become the fluffy pink playpen of feminism that some
Striking graduate teaching assistants and NYU administrators are hunkered down for a protracted fight, as President John Sexton has threatened strikers with loss of their teaching stipend and ability to teach. This could have a chilling effect on campus union organizing nationwide.
The privatization of the nation's greatest, once-public colleges and
universities is well under way. The loss of low-cost higher education
is a quiet tragedy, one that will severely limit the potential of
generations of future students.
People who believe in academic freedom should denounce CUNY's treatment of an atheist professor.
The Israeli university boycott and its subsequent reversal could have been avoided.
The British Association of University Teachers should overturn its boycott of Israeli academics.
The origins of the Princeton filibuster protest.
Students succeed in making the university pull out of a Chinese oil company funding slaughter in Sudan.
An internal memo urges retaliation against graduate students who
want a union.
Since September 11, we've heard a lot about the "intelligence failures" that left the United States unprepared for the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.