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Information on the 2016 AGLS Annual Conference

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Why Free Speech Matters on Campus – WSJ

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and industrialist Charles Koch write that free speech matters on campus because “safe spaces” will create graduates unwilling to tolerate differing opinions—a crisis for a free society.

Source: Why Free Speech Matters on Campus – WSJ

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University Council Votes for General Education Proposal | BU Today | Boston University

Transformative plan begins with freshman class entering in 2017

Source: University Council Votes for General Education Proposal | BU Today | Boston University

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Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Partners with Taskstream on Pilot Supporting the Interstate Passport Initiative

Source: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Partners with Taskstream on Pilot Supporting the Interstate Passport Initiative

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On Lamentations for a Lost Canon

The narrative of a purported fall from a golden age of scholarly consensus bears little relation to the actual history of American higher education.

Source: On Lamentations for a Lost Canon

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A year into ICC director position, DeTuri working toward change

A year into his tenure as the Integrative Core Curriculum director, Vincent DeTuri said he and the Committee on College-Wide Requirements are planning to make the ICC more manageable by changing some of its requirements after facing complaints among faculty and students that there are still many problems with the ICC.

Source: A year into ICC director position, DeTuri working toward change

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The Argonaut – Caution advised: UI students say advising is hit or miss

Source: The Argonaut – Caution advised: UI students say advising is hit or miss

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Bravo! for Bevin’s Veto | SurfKY News

KENTUCKY (5/5/16) — Gov. Matt Bevin’s decision to veto legislation guaranteeing any Kentucky student a free ride to community college is one of his best for several reasons: •    The common

Source: Bravo! for Bevin’s Veto | SurfKY News

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Adjunct Faculty Rally: Labor Practices are ‘Unethical’ and Must be Changed

They’re qualified to teach at colleges and universities, but local adjunct faculty members tell Time Warner Cable News reporter Kaitlyn Lionti their low wages don’t reflect the value they bring to higher education.

Source: Adjunct Faculty Rally: Labor Practices are ‘Unethical’ and Must be Changed

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College of Arts & Sciences to Pilot Groundbreaking Curriculum Changes | UVA Today

College faculty members voted with an 83 percent majority to test the first comprehensive revamp of the school’s curriculum in more than four decades. The pilot program will begin with a subset of students entering UVA in the fall of 2017.

Source: College of Arts & Sciences to Pilot Groundbreaking Curriculum Changes | UVA Today

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