Notes in the Margins: Gilded retirements, industry partnerships and a math lawsuit

Out-Of-State Colleges Want California Students As Pool Of Applicants Shrinks The Regional Admission Counselors of California represents recruiters who live in California but work for universities in other states. Membership has grown from about 25 members 10 years ago to roughly 80 now. (The Huffington Post)

A gilded goodbye for many private college leaders Presidents’ retirement pay and perks can run into the millions, one more driver of soaring college tuition costs (The Boston Globe)

University-industry partnerships — a dose of caution is appropriate Do universities risk legitimising companies’ more questionable activities by working with them? Or do they have a duty to share their knowledge and expertise with industry for the sake of the economy and society? (Impact of Social Sciences)

Canadian Universities Strive to Include Indigenous Cultures The country’s institutions of higher education are adopting programs to increase access for disadvantaged indigenous peoples. (The New York Times)

Student who failed math classes files lawsuit against her college The student’s SAT math score was in the bottom 5% of scores nationwide. (USA Today)