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April 19, 2019
College that is regularly criticized over aborted talk in 2017 again finds itself unable to let a speaker talk. Campus was already unsettled over chemistry exam with question on how to make gas used by Nazis. Middlebury is one of several colleges to have had recent talk disruptions.

April 19, 2019
Concordia U's Liberal Arts College, in Canada, wanted conservative scholar Harvey Mansfield to speak at an alumni gala -- until it didn't. But revoking Mansfield's invite didn't settle an internal debate.

April 19, 2019
Scholars say they thought a journal was run on Western standards of free expression, but they found Chinese government control instead.

April 19, 2019
Mark Kennedy, the sole finalist to lead the University of Colorado system, finds himself on the receiving end of a tweet by the governor suggesting that it may be time for another candidate.

April 19, 2019
Javaune Adams-Gaston, senior vice president for student life at Ohio State University, has been chosen as president of Norfolk State University, in Virginia.

April 18, 2019
In a bid to balance its budget and stay the same size, Oberlin proposes to trim 100 students from renowned music conservatory while adding same number to liberal arts program.

April 18, 2019
College cites safety issues in calling off talk by conservative Polish scholar and politician.

April 18, 2019
General education is under threat, but it's worth the fight. Advocates share war and success stories at Inside Higher Ed event.

April 18, 2019
Author discusses new book on the impact of the mass shooting and how survivors tried to honor the dead and prevent future tragedies.

April 18, 2019
Criticism centers on source of funding and university governance.

April 18, 2019
Converse College: Carla Harris, vice chair and managing director at Morgan Stanley. Franklin & Marshall College: Rahel Nardos, director of global health for Oregon Health and Science University’s department of obstetrics and gynecology.

April 17, 2019
At accrediting conference, panelists acknowledge that effort to measure learning outcomes has been a "hot mess" and that it's time for a better approach.

April 17, 2019
The head of Connecticut's community college and university system will present more detailed plans for consolidating the management of the two-year colleges to the system's accreditor.

April 17, 2019
Students and others demand her dismissal because of statements on Me Too and on transgender people.

April 17, 2019
A year after NYU's medical school went tuition-free, Washington University in St. Louis announces that scholarships will eliminate tuition charges for more than half of new M.D. students.

April 17, 2019
Mark Anderson, dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at Kennesaw State University, has been selected as provost at the University of Northern Colorado.

April 16, 2019
Over past 18 months, the White House, federal agencies and Congress have all signaled concerns about theft of sensitive academic research by foreign competitors. Here's what's been happening.

April 16, 2019
Herb Childress's new book is a painful, necessary read for anyone looking to understand or empathize with the costs -- human and otherwise -- of higher ed's gig economy.

April 16, 2019
Lending program for parents of undergraduates has expanded beyond its intended use, leaving many borrowers with debts they struggle to repay, report finds. Co-authors argue Congress should cap borrowing under the Parent PLUS program.

April 16, 2019
A new study found female students are more likely to drop out of science courses leading up to med school even if they're earning the same grades as their male counterparts.

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