Boston Professor Uses Frequent Feedback From Class as Teaching Aide While end-of-term evaluations are common, a Boston University educator stands out for regularly soliciting students’ suggestions and fine-tuning his approach. (The New York Times) NEC faculty donates cash to save jobs When New England College officials announced they might cut staff to balance a budget shortfall, faculty Read more

Last week during a MnSCU board meeting, I tweeted Chancellor Steven Rosenstone’s statement of “disappointment” over the amount of funding the legislature is considering for campus maintenance and improvements. Looks like University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is joining him, saying the pattern of low state funding could “cripple” its higher education: U of M Read more

University of Minnesota graduate assistants are wrapping up week-long voting on whether to unionize. The students will finish casting their votes today Friday (today), and the results could come as soon as Monday. Union supporters say they want a voice in decisions over pay and working conditions, which they say are uneven across departments — and Read more