The proposal would make more workers eligible for overtime pay, and colleges would feel its impact. It’s unclear, however, how many campus jobs might be affected.
Data, opinions, and other vital signs are abundant, but good luck using them to identify a failing institution before it flatlines.
Columbia University’s move to dispose of investments in private prison companies highlights how student activists are expanding their aims.
Faced with falling enrollments and high dropout rates, the university, which once had 460,000 students, plans to pare that number to 150,000 by next year.
Oaksterdam University is not an accredited institution, but that has not stood in the way of its budding growth, among users, purveyors, and planters.
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