The global business context appears to be on the cusp of fundamental changes in expectations — of stakeholders and, in some parts of the world, of governments and regulators.
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The finances of English universities are “weakening”, with the future trend towards lower surpluses and record borrowing “unsustainable”, according to England’s funding council.
Should universities incorporate internationally focused criteria in their tenure and promotion policies?
The Department of Education unveiled a slate of executive actions it's taking to beef up accountability in the higher education accreditation system, which Education Secretary Arne Duncan said is filled with "watchdogs that don't bite."
It took a committed coalition and the increasingly harsh reality of climate change to push President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
Rising sea levels from unchecked carbon emissions could drive more than 100 million people into extreme poverty and submerge the homes of over half a billion, two new reports say.
Russia should be banned from athletics competition, a World Anti-Doping Agency commission report has recommended.
Starting in 2017, high school graduates in one Colorado county will be able to turn to a college scholarship funded by marijuana tax.
The public -- and heck, many people in higher education -- widely assume prestigious colleges and universities provide the best quality education.
Scientists have lost some public trust by “overselling” the potential impact of their work under pressure from policymakers ...