My latest editorial for CGTN reminds us that there remains a troubling issue behind the recent decision by the U.S. Department of Justice to drop visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers who had been working in the U.S. A few days ago, the U.S. government announced it was dropping a series of charges against … Continue reading CGTN: U.S. drops charges against 5 Chinese researchers, but question not answered
China Daily has the details. The trade union of the City University of New York, the largest urban university in the United States, adopted a resolution opposing the government's "belligerence" toward China and calling on other labor bodies to build a movement against a Cold War with China.
As more and more universities in the U.S. shrink or shutter, China wants its institutions to improve. America's system of higher education cannot remain at the level it is if it is not given the resources required.
This kind of story will continue to be seen all across the U.S.
Read to the end. The last paragraph is a stunner. https://theithacan.org/opinion/commentary-a-farewell-to-ithaca-college-after-18-years/
The Chronicle of Higher Education has the details. Colleges and universities closed out 2020 with continued job losses, resulting in a 13-percent drop since last February. It was a dispiriting coda to a truly brutal year for higher ed’s labor force.
It appears a Duquesne University professor who used a racial slur in class will be allowed to get his job back. Pity. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has the details. Mr. Gormley on Friday met a deadline to respond to a faculty grievance committee’s recommendation that Gary Shank be reinstated. Members last month found the professor “exercised … Continue reading Duquesne University caves?
America enters 2021 still in the grip of a pandemic. One of the reasons coronavirus continues to burrow ever deeper into our society is the attack on science has succeeded; sufficient numbers of Americans believe coronavirus falls somewhere on a continuum of flu to hoax. The undermining of science is just one example of the … Continue reading We must stop destroying our institutions
11Dec2015 Photo: Anthony Moretti The Big 10’s conference leaders staked the moral high ground this summer by saying the conference wouldn’t play football (or any other sport) this fall because of coronavirus fears. Then the lust for money and the championship dreams of one of its football teams made those supposedly ethical leaders change their … Continue reading The Big 10 will soon complete the selling of its soul