Around the industry: Controversial Mizzou prof finds new university job

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  • Missouri/Washington: Melissa Click, the former University of Missouri (MU) assistant professor who gained notoriety for her role in campus protests, has been hired at Gonzaga University. Click was fired from MU after two videos surfaced of her engaging in campus demonstrations. Gonzaga's website lists Click as a lecturer in the communication studies program (Mytelka, "The Ticker," Chronicle of Higher Education, 9/2). 
  • Ohio: Kent State University has opened what it says is the country's first completely gluten-free dining hall. The Prentice Café, which also offers a variety of vegetarian and vegan food, received certification from the Gluten-Free Food Services Certification Program (Farkas,, 8/30).
  • Texas: Lone Star College (LSC) and Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) are teaming up to increase transfers to PVAMU. Under the articulation agreement, LSC students and employees receive a 50% discount on PVAMU application fees, and students can apply for scholarships valued up to $5,000 each. The partnership also includes cooperative advising (Botelho, University Business, 9/2). 

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