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Public Policy Resource Links

by on November 19, 2012

All,

Please look at the links that have been shared from our friends at Stonehill College:

Alcohol and Other Drugs

New Laws Put Colleges in a Bind

http://chronicle.com/article/ColoradoWashington/135618/

Marijuana Legalization Passes, But Don’t Light Up Just Yet…

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/08/marijuana-legalization-college-ncaa-policies_n_2091121.html?utm_hp_ref=college

Medicinal Marijuana Wins in MA

http://www.boston.com/metrodesk/2012/11/06/massachusetts-voters-approve-ballot-measure-legalize-medical-marijuana/EpDzgJGfBjnOAkoXpJwm1K/story.html

Washington and CO Legalize Marijuana

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019626168_apwalegalizingmarijuanawash1stld.html

http://money.cnn.com/2012/11/07/news/economy/marijuana-legalization-washington-colorado/

Amendment 64 Passes

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/amendment-64-passes-in-co_n_2079899.html

America’s Big Backyard Pot Business

http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2012/11/07/164606571/americas-big-backyard-pot-business?ft=1&f=97635953&sc=tw&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Legal Battles Over Marijuana Decisions

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/legal-battle-looms-over-marijuana-initiatives/2012/11/07/cce5033e-28f5-11e2-bab2-eda299503684_story.html?Post+generic=%3Ftid%3Dsm_twitter_washingtonpost

 

Athletics

Spainer: Precipitous Fall of a Respected Leader

http://articles.philly.com/2012-11-03/news/34930430_1_highest-paid-public-college-university-presidents-president-graham-b-spanier

Spainer Arraigned

http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/11/07/former-penn-state-president-arraigned-in-sandusky-scandal/

Penn State President States College is in a Much Better Place than a Year Ago

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/penn-state-president-rodn_n_2081957.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003

 

Campus Safety

Campus Safety Teams Get New Guidance

http://chronicle.com/article/Campus-Safety-Teams-Get-New/135534/

 

DREAM Act

Dream Act Passes in MD

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/07/maryland-passes-dream-act

DREAM Act Wins Big

http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/11/07/164589392/on-ballot-in-maryland-dream-act-wins-big-on-election-night?ft=1&f=1001&sc=tw&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

 

Financial Issues in Higher Education

How Bad is the Student Debt Problem

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/11/08/how-bad-student-debt-problem-essay

Other People’s Money

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/05/use-public-tuition-financial-aid-likely-become-political-issue-many-states

It’s Time to Take Recruitment and Retention Seriously

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/11/06/essay-how-recruitment-and-retention-are-now-part-all-academics-duties

Mt. Holyoke Sticks With Tuition Freeze for Second Year

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/09/mount-holyoke-holds-tuition-level-second-consecutive-year

 

First Amendment

OSU Student Alliance v. Ray

http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2012/10/23/10-35555.pdf

 

Fraternity and Sorority Affairs

NIU Student Found Dead After “Frat” Party

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/college-student_n_2082520.html?utm_hp_ref=college

 

GLBT

Election Shows Views are Changing

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-gay-marriage-election-2012-20121107,0,795542.story

Voters Approve Same Sex Marriage for the First Time

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/07/politics/pol-same-sex-marriage/index.html

MD Approves Same Sex Marriage

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/vote-on-maryland-same-sex-marriage-law-is-close/2012/11/07/35fcac54-282f-11e2-96b6-8e6a7524553f_story.html

MN Rejects Gay Marriage Ban

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/11/06/minnesota-rejects-gay-marriage-ban-in-constitution/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/election-2012/wp/2012/11/07/minnesota-voters-reject-same-sex-marriage-ban/?Post+generic=%3Ftid%3Dsm_twitter_washingtonpost

Washington Voters Narrowly Approve Gay Marriage

http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019622029_apwagaymarriage8thldwritethru.html?syndication=rss

Voters OK Marriage in ME and MD

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-gay-marriage-20121107,0,1194693.story

Potential Impact on SCOTUS

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/08/us/supreme-court-to-begin-weighing-gay-marriage-cases.html?ref=adamliptak&_r=0

Minnesota Gay Marriage Ban Supported by Students

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/minnesota-gay-marriage-amendment-college-students-photos_n_2079756.html#slide=more261353

 

Miscellaneous

Higher Graduation Rates for Community College Transfers

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/08/high-graduation-rates-community-college-transfers

Record Number of Young Adults Hold Bachelors Degree

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/record-number-young-adults-bachelors-degrees_n_2082374.html?utm_hp_ref=college

American Higher Education needs a New Club

http://chronicle.com/blogs/next/2012/11/05/american-higher-education-needs-a-new-club/

Small Private Colleges Must Adjust to Change

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/06/growing-populations-underprepared-students-provide-new-challenge-private-colleges

“Dean of Mean” Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/cecilia-chang-st-johns-dead-dies_n_2082699.html?utm_hp_ref=college

The Value of a Liberal Education

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-morrill/liberal-education_b_2083994.html

 

 

Politics

General Page and Run-Down of Ballot Initiatives

http://chronicle.com/article/Decision-2012-Election-Day/135568/

What Obama’s Win Means for Higher Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/07/what-obama-victory-means-higher-education

Colleges Anticipate 4 More Years of Reform

http://chronicle.com/article/Under-Obama-Colleges/135592/

Victory Means Continued Scrutiny of For-Profit Colleges

http://chronicle.com/article/Under-Obama-Colleges/135592/

What the Congressional Election Means for Higher Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/07/higher-ed-and-congressional-election-results

Next Up for Obama

http://chronicle.com/article/Decision-2012-Election-Day/135568/

More Millennials Voted in 2012 than 2008

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/07/youth-vote-2012-turnout-exit-polls_n_2086092.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

Half of Young People Voted in Election, 60% for Obama

http://chronicle.com/article/Defying-Expectations-Half-of/135620/

Important Issues for Millennials

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/01/youth-vote-2012-deathmatch-vote_n_2061959.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

Inside Higher Ed Wrap-up

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/news-sections/2012-election

What Else Could $6B Buy

http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/11/05/164338789/what-else-could-6-billion-buy?ft=1&f=1001&sc=tw&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Prop 30 Passes in CA

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/07/prop-30-passes-california-education_n_2087931.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50134694n

http://chronicle.com/article/With-Proposition-30-Approved/135622/

Great Article About the Election (nothing to do about higher ed, just great read for political junkies)

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/08/us/politics/obama-campaign-clawed-back-after-a-dismal-debate.html?hp&_r=0&pagewanted=all

 

A Separate Section for the Articles Associated with Ole Miss and Hampden-Sydney

History and Hate Speech Collide

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/11/09/racism-defines-post-election-student-protests-mississippi-hampden-sydney

Hampden-Sydney Riots After Obama’s reelection

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/08/hampden-sydney-college-obama-reelection_n_2094114.html?utm_hp_ref=college

Ole Miss Students Riot After Obama’s Reelection

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/07/university-mississippi-students-riot-obama-election_n_2088176.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003

http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20121107/NEWS/311070044/Ole-Miss-students-protest-Obama-re-election-sparks-riot-rumors?gcheck=1&nclick_check=1

Ole Miss Chancellor Responds

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/ole-miss-chancellor-condemns-angry-student-protest-of-obamas-re-election/51588

 

Student Conduct

Matter of Kickertz (Speaks to the importance of following your process…)

http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2012/2012_06834.htm

The Freedom Riders On-line (amazing documentary, and have used for “educational sanction”)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/watch

 

Title IX

Title II and ADA Issues for Employees who experience domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking

http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/publications/qa_domestic_violence.cfm

 

 

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