Keep Students, Earn More

March 19, 2015 By Kaitlin Mulhere Salary compression is a familiar dilemma to faculty members and administrators. Most campuses conduct regular analyses to measure salary discrepancies across academic departments, across generations of faculty members and between their own professors and those at other institutions. Few colleges, though, have found a sustainable solution to relieve compressed salaries, …Continue reading »

Governance issues are holding the country back

Ranjit Goswami 06 March 2015 University World News Global Edition Issue 357 A recent controversy over the renewal of Professor Amartya Sen’s period at the helm of Nalanda University shows that India needs to address governance issues that are preventing progress in higher education. A lot has been said about quality, or rather the lack …Continue reading »

Reaching students in a snap

Abi Mandelbaum 06 March 2015 University World News Global Edition Issue 357 Colleges and universities across the country are increasingly turning to the popular social media platform Snapchat to attract and engage students. Recently, Snapchat – a photo and video social media platform – surpassed Instagram and Tumblr as the fastest growing social media app …Continue reading »

Foreign students to pay full fees for higher education?

Jane Marshall 06 March 2015 University World News Global Edition Issue 357 Most foreign students from outside the European Union should pay full tuition fees, and these resources – estimated at €850 million (US$940 million) – should be invested to ensure France adapts to the new challenges of internationalising higher education while offering a fair, …Continue reading »