Last week, a federal district court sitting in Georgia upheld the decision of regional accreditor, The Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges, to revoke accreditation of The Paine College, a historically black college in Augusta, Georgia. Paine had been accredited by The Southern Association for nearly 100 years.
Category: Higher Education
Yesterday, Governor Rauner signed into law a bill that will permit limited use of marijuana-infused products at Illinois public schools for medicinal purposes.
Therese will speak on the issue of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act by adopting effective policies and procedures to address accommodations requests.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Weighs Professor’s Academic Freedom Against University’s Disciplinary Procedures
Last week, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its opinion in a dispute between a tenured professor, who had been suspended for publicly criticizing a graduate student-instructor in a blog post, and Marquette University, a private Catholic university.
News of sexual abuse scandals on college campuses continues unabated.
We’re all guilty of it. In a hurry or a huff, we’ve all sent an email or text we wish we could take back. Unlike private conversations, those messages often have a hauntingly long, and very public, shelf life. No one knows this better than John M. Engler, interim president of embattled Michigan State University, which has been reeling since news of the Larry Nassar abuse scandal broke.