The U has announced more administrative cost-cutting. This from Tim Post: The University of Minnesota has announced plans to eliminate its Office of Academic Administration to save money and streamline operations. The move is expected to save the university $1.6 million eliminate five and a half positions. President Eric Kaler’s chief of staff, Amy Phenix, says Read more

Graham B. Spanier, Former Penn State President, Charged in Sandusky Case The charges against Graham B. Spanier, which include perjury, come as authorities examine how Penn State officials handled allegations of child sexual abuse involving Jerry Sandusky. (The New York Times) The 10 Colleges Where The Professors Get Low Marks The Princeton Review recently ranked the colleges where the Read more

NYU Hospital Storm Damage Could Destroy Years Of Research The hospital was forced to evacuate Monday night after a power failure due to Hurricane Sandy, and a significant amount of research also could be washed away. (The Huffington Post) Is Tuition by Major a Good Idea? A Florida state task force on education has just released a recommendation to adjust tuition, by Read more