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Labor Board Sets New Tests for Whether Private-College Faculty Can Unionize

chronicle.com — The National Labor Relations Board has made it easier for faculty members at religious colleges-and private colleges as a whole-to unionize.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @chronicle: More on an important decision—Labor board sets new tests for whether private-college faculty can unionize: chroni.cl/1sNJyz8

Labor Board Hands Pacific Lutheran U. Adjuncts a Win in Bid to Unionize

chronicle.com — The National Labor Relations Board has handed contingent faculty members at Pacific Lutheran University a major win in their bid to form a labor union, rejecting the university's assertion that, as a religious institution, it is exempt from the NLRB's jurisdiction.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @chronicle: NLRB rules in favor of adjuncts seeking to unionize at Pacific Lutheran. chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/l…

Call for Nominations: Who Are the Top Tech Innovators in Higher Education?

chronicle.com — Call for Nominations: Who Are the Top Tech Innovators in Higher Education? We're reviving our annual feature profiling influential technology innovators and the ideas they're advocating, and we'd like your suggestions. Our hope is to cover a wide range of areas within the college world-teaching, scholarship, administration, libraries, student life, and more.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @jryoung: The @chronicle is reviving our annual feature profiling top #edtech innovators in higher ed. Submit nominations here: ow.ly/GbtC0

Dec 19, 2014

Know someone in HE who did great things with tech this year? Nominate him/her for @chronicle's tech-innovators list: chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcam…

Dec 19, 2014

The @chronicle is reviving our annual feature profiling top #edtech innovators in higher ed. Submit nominations here: ow.ly/GbtC0

Why Comparing Lots of Colleges Might Not Help as Many Students as You’d Think

chronicle.com — There has been a proliferation of consumer information meant to help prospective students choose a college. A number of these tools seem to take it for granted that prospects will embark on a broad, national search.
Dec 19, 2014

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Dec 19, 2014

Why Comparing Lots of Colleges Might Not Help as Many Students as You’d Think shar.es/13QFN5 via @chronicle

Dec 19, 2014

Why Obama's college ratings system, out today, is least likely to help poor, 1st gen students shar.es/13QWny via @chronicle @becksup

Can You Match These College Presidents With Their Dogs?

chronicle.com — We ran a package of articles this week about how college presidents' dogs help them strengthen relationships with students and donors. In the lighthearted spirit of the season, we also offer you a quiz. The idea is to guess which dog belongs to each of the college presidents pictured here.
Dec 18, 2014

Where are the story meeting notes on this one? @chronicle: Can you can match college presidents with their dogs? chroni.cl/1zA307j"

Dec 18, 2014

RT @chronicle: Unwind and take our quiz: How well you can match college presidents with their dogs? #academicfirstdogs chroni.cl/1zA307j

Dec 18, 2014

RT @chronicle: Unwind and take our quiz: How well you can match college presidents with their dogs? #academicfirstdogs chroni.cl/1zA307j

Slavery and Capitalism

m.chronicle.com — The Chronicle Review By Sven Beckert Few topics have animated today's chattering classes more than capitalism. In the wake of the global economic crisis, the discussion has spanned political boundaries, with conservative newspapers in Britain and Germany running stories on the "future of capitalism" (as if that were in doubt) and Korean Marxists analyzing its allegedly self-destructive tendencies.