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UNCG cuts 20 programs due to conform to budget - Eli Baine, East Carolinian

Economics and Change in Higher Education

The chancellor of the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Franklin Gilliam Jr. announced this month the university will be doing away with 20 academic programs due to budget constraints, and some students at other public universities worry it could happen elsewhere.

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Iran forces dissenters out of universities

Inside Higher Ed

” “We can expect more expulsions of students and faculty and a more conservative academic curriculum in the coming months,” said Mehrzad Boroujerdi, author of Iranian Intellectuals and the West and vice provost of Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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President search committees are overlooking women – Here’s why

University Business

“Presidential searches tend to look at people who have been provosts or academic deans, which requires full professorship, and that pool is still male-dominated. “We discovered a different kind of bias,” said Rodriguez-Farrar, according to Colgate Research. There’s a bias against women who are not in an academic rank.

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