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Retired Vermont State University Dean Fatally Shot Near Campus

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Former Vermont State University dean and professor Honoree Fleming, 77, was fatally shot near campus last week, NBC News reported. Honoree Fleming and Ron Powers Vermont News & Media Fleming was killed from a gunshot to the head on the Delaware & Hudson Rail Trail, officials said.

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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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Duke University to Cover Full Tuition for Carolina Students with Family Incomes Below $150,000

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

So we think of this as both a commitment to our students and our families, but also to the communities where they live.”

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Iran forces dissenters out of universities

Inside Higher Ed

Meanwhile, the government is taking steps to install regime loyalists in the top ranks of academia, recently appointing the ultra-conservative cleric Abdolhossein Khosrowpanah as secretary of the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution—the body responsible for appointing university deans and heads of scholarly academies.

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Filling the Gaps: How a Transparent Partnership Began

Helix Education

I recently met with a university dean to discuss her school ending their long OPM relationship. In the last year of that relationship, no enrollment was generated for their fall cohort.

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President search committees are overlooking women – Here’s why

University Business

A new study conducted by leaders from Colgate University has identified that a permeating reason why female leadership has stagnated is that president search committees tend to overlook women who have not served in academic roles, whereas the same is not true for men.

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Birmingham and IIT Madras reveal joint masters

The PIE News

.” “Students will have their educational achievements recognised by both institutions” Under the agreement, students will study in Birmingham and Chennai before receiving a single degree awarded by both universities.