University of Houston renames engineering building after Indian-American couple

A building at the University of Houston has been renamed after an Indian-American couple in recognition of their contribution to aid research projects, faculty and students at the varsity. The university, a public research college founded in 1927, renamed its Engineering Research Building after Durga D Agrawal and Sushila, long-time Houstonians, on April 26, university officials said. Indian-American chancellor […]

Jadavpur University Head, Registrar Leave Campus After 25-Hour Gherao

Students were agitating over the infrastructure of the Centre for Disability Studies and Rehabilitation. KOLKATA:  Jadavpur University vice-chancellor, registrar and other senior officials left the campus on Tuesday night after a section of the students gheraoed them for around 25 hours. A pro-vice-chancellor and other members of university’s Executive Council, the highest decision making body […]

Cardiff University to cut 380 posts after £20m deficit

Cardiff University has announced plans to cut 380 posts over five years as part of moves to address a budget deficit of over £20m. In an email to staff, university bosses said compulsory redundancies could not be ruled out but hoped the reduction could be achieved through voluntary severance and recruitment controls. Its document Transforming […]