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GOVERNORS OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: State of Hawaii partners with SANS Institute to help students test cyber aptitude
MilTech
David Y. Ige today announced a partnership between the State of Hawai'i and SANS Institute to offer high school and college students the opportunity this summer to participate in a free online cybersecurity assessment and exercise called CyberStart ...

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Posted: July 22, 2017, 3:20 am

Inside Higher Ed

Bethune-Cookman confronts questions about its future in wake of ...
Inside Higher Ed
Bethune-Cookman, a historically black university with a proud history, copes with impact of borrowing against its endowment, fighting in court with its alumni, ...

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 7:07 am

The Atlantic

Suspensions for College Students Who Thwarted Free Speech
The Atlantic
Claremont McKenna, the small, Southern California liberal-arts college, has punished seven students for their part in trying to shut down a speaking event last spring. The undergraduates targeted Heather Mac Donald, a Manhattan Institute scholar who ...

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:43 pm

Philly.com

Universities stepping up in defense of free speech
Philly.com
Some maintain they are protecting students from ideas they consider offensive. Colleges are hardly alone in their vehemence against ideological diversity. Driven by divides in Washington, many who would ordinarily place the right of free speech high ...

Posted: July 19, 2017, 2:09 pm

Brazilian National Defense Sector Gains More Ground in the World of Academia
Dialogo Americas (blog)
Minister of Education José Mendonça Bezerra Filho, and Brazilian Army General Décio Luís Schons, the director of the War College (front row, from right to left), at the signing ceremony for the addition of defense sciences studied in Brazil, held in ...

Posted: July 19, 2017, 2:07 pm

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Veterans Groups' Objective: Defend Educational Protections
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
The veterans and military service organizations previously sent the U.S. Department of Education a public comment, calling on it to protect defrauded student veterans through the Borrower Defense and Gainful Employment regulations, which offer student ...

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 2:30 am

The Hill (blog)

Trump administration is putting profits over students
The Hill (blog)
The borrower defense rule provides students who are cheated by their higher education institutions with debt relief and recovers funds from schools that engage in risky behavior so taxpayers alone aren't left paying the bill. The borrower defense rule ...

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Posted: July 18, 2017, 6:21 pm

Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)

A Failed Defense of Federal Meddling in College Discipline
Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)
Colleges used a higher standard in campus disciplinary proceedings for many years, without any objection from the courts. As James Picozzi noted in 1987 in the Yale Law Journal, “Courts, universities, and student defendants all seem to agree that the ...

Posted: July 17, 2017, 2:49 pm

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

AG calls on US Department of Education to uphold student protections
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
“We will relentlessly petition the Department of Education to protect students, consumers and other borrowers,” Shapiro said. “If Secretary DeVos and her department won't protect our college students, I will.” The Borrower Defense Rule was created as a ...

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Posted: July 17, 2017, 12:50 pm

Bulatlat

Students denounce expansion of military camp in UP Mindanao
Bulatlat
According to the law, ROTC is “designed to provide military education and training to tertiary level students in order to motivate, train, organize, and mobilize them for national defense preparedness. ROTC technically prepares college students for AFP ...

Posted: July 16, 2017, 3:54 am