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America’s Most Overpaid College Presidents

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Posted by    Monday, September 1, 2014 at 8:00am

Alex Pfeiffer of the Daily Caller has compiled this handy list of overpaid college presidents.

America’s Seven Most GROSSLY OVERPAID College Presidents EVER

If you are out of job and looking to start a new prosperous career, look no further than becoming a college president. The benefits are good. You certainly won’t be...

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Paint Opposing Team’s Lockers Pink, Get Accused of Sexism and Possibly Sued

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Posted by    Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:00pm

Add pink to the list of colors you’re not allowed to use anymore.

Dave Huber at The College Fix reports:

Color the Opposing Team’s Locker Pink and … Risk a Lawsuit?

An article at Inside Higher Ed highlights (no, not in hot pink) a … “controversy” at the University of Iowa: the opposing team’s...

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U. South Alabama Pro-Life Group Alleges Constitutional Violations

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Posted by    Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 3:30pm

Another student group has been told they only have freedom of speech in a tiny “free speech” zone. Ridiculous.

Susan Kruth of the FIRE blog reported.

U. of South Alabama Pro-Life Group Alleges First, Fourteenth Amendment Violations

The University of South Alabama (USA) student group Students for Life USA filed suit aga...

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Study Says That Big Government Makes People More ‘Contented’

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Posted by    Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:00pm

However, many countries with greater economic intervention by the government than the US — for example, France — are reportedly less content than Americans. So, is there really even a trend here?

The College Fix reports:

Study: Big Government Makes People ‘More Satisfied’

A study from Baylor University says that “People living in countries with...

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Anthem College Files for Bankruptcy

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Posted by    Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 12:30pm

Who says there’s no such thing as the higher ed bubble?

Sam Cohen of FOX 40 reported.

Anthem College Files for Bankruptcy, Rancho Cordova Campus May Close

Students could not attend class Thursday at a college in Rancho Cordova.

Outside Anthem College, students told FOX40 they didn’t know what was going on, but they couldn’t...

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Empty Stadiums: Why College Football Games are Losing Attendees

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Posted by    Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 11:00am

Pretty soon colleges will have to sell their mega-million stadiums and play on patches of grass.

From Brad Tuttle of Time Magazine:

Why Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games

With college football ticket prices soaring and expanded conferences leading to less exciting matchups, fans—students in particular—are more likely to watch games from home.

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Suffolk Law School Buying Out Faculty Members

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 10:55pm

First the school declared a pay freeze, now this. Paul Caron of the TaxProfBlog reported.

Suffolk Law School Offers Buyouts to All Of Its Tenured Faculty

Following up on last month’s post, Boston Law Schools Shrink Enrollments, Faculties:  Boston Globe, Suffolk University Abruptly Replaces President:

Just days before the start of the new school...

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Students for Justice in Palestine at Cornell Stage Anti-Israel Protest

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 10:50pm

Dear Readers, this one is from yours truly at The Cornell Review, along with fellow staff writer Andres Sellitto.

Students for Justice in Palestine at Cornell Stage Anti-Israel Protest

Written by Casey Breznick and Andres Sellitto.

A ragtag group of students, faculty, and city locals associated with Cornell’s chapter of Students of Justice in...

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Philosophy Dept. Declares No Confidence at U. Illinois Over Steven Salaita Decision

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 5:00pm

Who knew this would set off such a firestorm?

Nick DeSantis of The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

Illinois’s Philosophy Dept. Declares No Confidence in University Leaders

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s philosophy department has approved a resolution expressing no confidence in the...

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Cornell Student Newspaper Sex Columnist Celebrates Incest?

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 3:30pm

A guest article submission to the Cornell Daily Sun on Aug. 28 from “Rocky M.” was, to say the least, quite disgusting and very bizarre. Basically, it tells the tale of two Cornellian twin brothers who were with a woman at the same time. Technically, the brothers weren’t doing anything to...

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New Study Says Affirmative Action Stigmatizes the Minorities it Claims to Help

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 2:00pm

It sounds like common sense to me: affirmative action actually lends some credence to the age-old chant of ‘they’re takin’ our jobs!” And, if you couldn’t already tell, people don’t like it when people take their jobs.

The College Fix reports:

Study: Affirmative Action Stigmatizes Beneficiaries

Research by George Mason University’s David Kravitz and...

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Vandals at UC Berkeley Paint “Kill Frats” on University Gate

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 12:30pm

Additional graffiti promoted communism. I wonder if the culprits are leftists?

Sophie Mattson of The Daily Californian reported.

Police arrest 4 teens in connection with campus vandalism

UCPD officers detained one UC Berkeley student and three men not affiliated with the campus on suspicion of vandalizing Sather Gate and other campus locations early...

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ALS Ice Bucket Challengers Need to Check Their Privilege

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 11:00am

It had to happen eventually. There seems to be one rule to liberal activism: every good thing people try to do as actually a really bad thing, because it doesn’t address every single thing wrong in the world. Want to support ALS research? Screw you, you didn’t do anything about the...

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Colleges Screening Students Returning From Ebola-Stricken Places

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 9:30am

The last thing a college campus needs is another infectious disease passing among students.

US colleges screen some students for Ebola

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola...

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Colleges Now Buying Special Insurance to Cover Campus Rape Scandals

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Posted by    Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 8:00am

This could be the beginning of a whole new market for the insurance industry.

From Bloomberg via the College Fix.

REPORT: Colleges Buy Special Insurance to Cover Campus Rape Scandals

Bloomberg Businessweek reports:

As schools grow more aware of the risk of sexual attacks on campus, some have implemented educational programs for students or reformed...

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Vanderbilt ‘All-Comers’ Policy Stifles Religious Freedom, Christian Student Group Speaks Out

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Posted by    Friday, August 29, 2014 at 6:30pm

Robert Shibley at FIRE gives commentary on an article recently published in Christianity Today by Tish Harrison Warren, a former religious student group leader whose religious beliefs were stifled by Vanderbilt’s ‘All-Comers’ Policy:

A Victim of Vanderbilt’s So-Called ‘All-Comers’ Policy Speaks Out

Tish Harrison Warren, a former religious student group leader at Vanderbilt University, has ...

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Georgetown Prof Admits Obama Supporters Think He’s Jesus

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Posted by    Friday, August 29, 2014 at 5:00pm

It sounds like this professor may be auditioning for a job at MSNBC.

Jennifer Kabbany reports at the College Fix.

Professor Admits Obama Supporters Think He’s Jesus

Georgetown University sociology Professor Michael Eric Dyson not only likened President Obama to Jesus in a recent television appearance, but admitted many of the president’s supporters really...

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Teacher Sues After Bad Online Reviews Cost Her Job

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Posted by    Friday, August 29, 2014 at 3:30pm

Well, if the reviews indicate things this teacher actually did in class, then her firing seems justified.

From Amy Biolchini of MLive:

Ann Arbor teacher files lawsuit over removal from classroom based on bad online reviews

An Ann Arbor high school teacher accused of arranging her class seating chart by race, calling students names...

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“Respect Your Limits While Drinking” Is Apparently Rape Culture

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Posted by    Friday, August 29, 2014 at 2:00pm

Feminists reacted strongly against the former president of George Washington University’s remarks suggesting that drinking responsibly could help prevent women from being sexually assaulted. Yes, you heard it here first: women should not be responsible for anything at all. Ever. Especially for how much alcohol they willingly consume.

Greg Piper at The College...

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Who’s Got a Millennial Problem?

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Posted by    Friday, August 29, 2014 at 12:30pm

Probably the last person you thought: Hillary Clinton.

From Nick Gillepsie writing for the Daily Beast:

Hillary’s Got a Millennial Problem

The former Secretary of State looks like she’ll clobber a Republican like Rand Paul in 2016—but only if she doesn’t alienate the young.
Sure, projecting a winner in a presidential election a couple of...

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Yale Chaplain Blames Jews for Anti-Semitism

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Posted by    Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:00am

If you can follow that twisted logic, perhaps you too could work at Yale University.

David Bernstein writes at the Washington Post.

Yale Episcopal chaplain Rev. Bruce Shipman digs deeper

Time to revisit Rev. Shipman, the Episcopal Chapman at Yale.

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Satisfaction with Country’s Education System Increases: Gallup

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Posted by    Friday, August 29, 2014 at 9:30am

This is strange, considering the poor state the country’s public education system is in as reflected in international benchmark exam scores.

From Gallup:

Americans’ Satisfaction With Education System Increases

As students return to school in the U.S., 48% of Americans are “completely” or “somewhat satisfied” with the quality of k...

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