Notes in the Margins: Mental health, schools for millionaires and the 4-year guarantee
New Front in Turkey’s Culture War: Mixed-Sex Student Houses In a speech to lawmakers, Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that he had taken measures to ensure male and female university students could no longer live in mixed-sex accommodation of any form because it is against Turkish values. (The Wall Street Journal)
World's top 100 universities for producing millionaires Universities in the UK produce the second highest number of millionaires in the world after the U.S. (Times Higher Education)
Portland State University offers 'guarantee' students can graduate in 4 years, with caveats Students have to declare a major at the start of freshman year, pass a full load of 45 credits every year, earn decent grades and generally refrain from changing majors, adding minors and switching campuses. (The Oregonian)
Policies hamper students' return from mental health leave While most universities offer support for students with mental health conditions, some who have taken psychological leave have found the process of returning to school difficult or impossible. (USA Today)
Former University of Louisville employee wins $412,000 whistleblower verdict The former director of marketing publications at the University of Louisville claimed her job was eliminated after she complained about wasteful spending at the university. (The Courier-Journal via Education Dive)
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