Univ of CO expands non-discrimination policy to include political affiliation and political philosophy

Inside Academe  Vol. XIX No. 2 2013-2014  Effective trustees are deeply engaged at their institutions, identifying problems and creating solutions. Two such leaders are University of Colorado regents Jim Geddes and Sue Sharkey. Together, Geddes and Sharkey recognized the limitations Continue reading Univ of CO expands non-discrimination policy to include political affiliation and political philosophy

Students Continue to Suffer From a Cycle of Rising Costs and Debt

College Tuition Increases Slow, but Government Aid Falls http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303672404579152021987960980 By Douglas Belkin and Caroline Porter Updated Oct. 22, 2013 8:13 p.m. ET After decades of rampant growth, the rate of tuition increases at U.S. colleges and universities has slowed for Continue reading Students Continue to Suffer From a Cycle of Rising Costs and Debt

Here We Go Again: Disturbing Déjà vu on Swarthmore (and formerly Colgate’s) President Rebecca Chopp

By Greg Narag and Maggie O’Connor, Board members, A Better Colgate   May 17, 2013 – Members of A Better Colgate are disappointed – but not surprised – to learn via National Review Online of recent controversial events occurring at Continue reading Here We Go Again: Disturbing Déjà vu on Swarthmore (and formerly Colgate’s) President Rebecca Chopp

It’s Time for Alumni to Directly Elect a Third of the Trustees

Over the years, there have been changes at Colgate that have transformed the DNA of the ‘Gate – and not in a good way. There has been an explosive growth in the number of staff; faculty voted again to ban Continue reading It’s Time for Alumni to Directly Elect a Third of the Trustees