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January 25, 2019
College administrators are figuring out how electronic cigarettes, which are exploding in popularity, fit into their antismoking policies.

January 24, 2019
Green Mountain says it couldn't chart a path toward financial stability. This semester will be its last.

January 24, 2019
Study documents decline in languages offered for instruction at American colleges over three-year period.

January 24, 2019
A dazzling array of works from 1923 are now available freely to scholars, artists and writers, opening up new possibilities for teaching and publishing.

January 24, 2019
Private investment firm, through newly created nonprofit, buys several Art Institutes and South University campuses, raising concerns about transparency and the viability of former for-profit institutions.

January 24, 2019
European Commission envoy sees attempt to get around open-access requirements.

January 23, 2019
Survey reveals their thoughts on Me Too (nearly half have seen complaints of harassment by professors in last year), the liberal arts (many are worried), criteria for program cuts (they don't favor just counting number of majors), general education, textbook costs, civility and more.

January 23, 2019
Massachusetts takes a swing at regulating small colleges at risk of shutting down in order to better protect students. Institutions at risk would have to be public about their financial vulnerabilities 18 months before a possible closure.

January 23, 2019
Wright State professors strike over a board-imposed contract they say would gut faculty rights and compensation. Non-tenure-track faculty members would have to wait nine or more years for job stability under university plan.

January 23, 2019
Saying it wants to "again become a place where talent feels valued and nurtured," Ghent University overhauls its system for faculty evaluation to de-emphasize quantitative metrics and annual progress reports. Professors will be asked about their goals and what they are proud of.

January 22, 2019
University of Utah student told campus police officers multiple times she was worried about repeated, harassing text messages from ex-boyfriend. They did little to help her, and he murdered her, on campus. Experts say the tragedy points to the need for colleges to do more about domestic violence.

January 22, 2019
Study finds that student resistance to curriculum innovation decreases over time as it becomes the institutional norm, and that students increasingly link active learning to their learning gains over time.

January 22, 2019
Ave Maria University and its president, James Towey, call the loan of a former professor who sued the university, possibly forcing him, his wife and their nine children from their home.

January 22, 2019
University says it is trying to balance the inspiration the murals gave to Roman Catholic immigrants more than a century ago and the pain the paintings create for Native Americans today.

January 22, 2019
William J. Ehmann, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Marymount University, in Virginia, has been chosen as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Hartwick College, in New York.

January 21, 2019
Court filing's allegations prompt an evaluation at Tufts as calls mount for prestigious universities, including Harvard, to reconsider bearing the name of the Sackler family.

January 21, 2019
Latest annual survey finds state support for higher education rose 3.7 percent in fiscal year 2018-19, up from just 1.6 percent the previous year.

January 21, 2019
Millions of dollars in veterans' benefits may be going to colleges and programs that don't offer a quality education. 

January 21, 2019
Professor's email at U of Houston about body odor, referencing some cultures, raises concerns about how to broach this delicate topic, if at all.

January 21, 2019
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi described Trump's plan to reopen the government as a "nonstarter," saying it does not provide permanent solution for young immigrants who are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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