Why did NTU reject journalism professor’s tenure appeal?

Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has rejected the application for tenure renewal by journalism professor Cherian George, reports Strait Times. This is the second time the university has denied the tenure appeal of the professor. NTU’s decision to let go of Prof George, who is popular among students and has won several awards for excellence in teaching, has not gone down well with students and other faculty members. Four of the university’s most senior faculty…

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‘US grads a disillusioned lot’

As many as 40 per cent of US college graduates are either unemployed or unemployable as they need further training before they can get their first job, according to an online survey done on Tuesday. The poll was conducted by global management consulting firm Accenture. It surveyed 1,050 workers who finished college in the past two years and 1,010 who will receive their degree this year. A sizeable chunk of respondents who are employed are…

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