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October 1, 2015

Higher Education's Reliance on Adjuncts Has Consequences

In the Tampa Bay Times, Kym O'Sullivan speaks out about academia's dirty little secret: "Students are often clueless about the situation, believing all... Read More
October 1, 2015

The College President-to-Adjunct Pay Ratio

A great piece from The Atlantic's Laura McKenna: "While income inequality in higher education isn’t as high as Chipotle, it does rival that of other... Read More
September 25, 2015

USC Sees Increase in Administrative Staff

From the Daily Trojan: "Amid concern over rising tuition, USC has seen a 305.8 percent increase in hired administrative employees over a 25 year period, while... Read More
September 16, 2015

There Is No Excuse for How Universities Treat Adjuncts

Caroline Fredrickson of The Atlantic writes:   “That colleges and universities have turned more and more of their frontline employees into part-time... Read More
September 16, 2015

Colleges Flush With Cash Saddle Poorest Students With Debt

From Long Island Press:   “NYU is not the only university with a billion-dollar endowment to leave its poorest students with heavy debt loads. More... Read More
September 16, 2015

USC Administration Shuts Down Art Students’ Blog

HyperAllergic on the latest in a long string of recent conflicts at Roski:   As tensions between the students and the Dean heated up, especially... Read More
September 16, 2015

USC’s Once Heralded MFA Program Opens With Only One Student

You read that right. From the LA Weekly:   “It's an absurdly small class for any MFA program, and particularly for USC's Roski School of Art and... Read More
September 16, 2015

Stop Universities From Hoarding Money

From the New York Times:   “Who do you think received more cash from Yale’s endowment last year: Yale students, or the private equity fund managers... Read More
September 16, 2015

USC Students Say Steve Sarkisian Got Off Too Easy

In the wake of his actions at the Salute to Troy rally, students are demanding accountability from the administration. From the Los Angeles Times:   "I... Read More
September 16, 2015

Steve Sarkisian Will Seek Treatment in Wake of 'irresponsible' Conduct at USC Rally

The Los Angeles Times reports:   “But then at the annual "Salute to Troy" pep rally, before a campus crowd of well-heeled donors, players and their... Read More

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