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Something Strange Indeed

June 27, 2016 / Phil Lesch

Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas significantly undermines the very goals the court hopes to achieve, argues George A. Nation III. read more >

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New PSU business dean, again

June 21, 2016 / Phil Lesch

Portland State University announced last week the appointment of Cliff Allen as the new dean of the School of Business Administration. read more >

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Tragedy in Orlando

June 13, 2016 / Phil Lesch

Colleges in the area try to reassure students. Press reports say two victims were students. Nationwide, attack on gay club prompts vigils, discussion and sadness. read more >

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Giving Students a Second Chance

June 10, 2016 / Phil Lesch

“This is about persuading institutions to do the right thing with respect to how they admit their students,” Secretary of Education John King said. “This effort is about removing arbitrary obstacles.” read more >

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Seeking Fair Faculty Pay

June 09, 2016 / Phil Lesch

At many colleges, new assistant professors earn close to or even more than long timers. U of Washington is trying to do something about it -- and finding out how hard it is. read more >

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When Data Doesn’t Fit the Box

June 01, 2016 / Phil Lesch

Colleges that accommodate transgender students by letting them choose preferred names and pronouns find their efforts hindered by out-of-date software and federal reporting requirements. read more >