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October 29, 2018
As Halloween approaches, another university grapples with blackface, just the latest of such incidents. And the (former) NBC host mischaracterized what a British university is doing about costumes.

October 29, 2018
Cornell ends a partnership with Renmin University of China, citing academic freedom concerns.

October 29, 2018
A new study shows few student achievements from an innovative initiative in Tennessee that moved college math remediation back to high school.

October 29, 2018
A new report shows college students are more interested in joining groups that are issue based rather than those only aligned to Democrats or Republicans.

October 26, 2018
Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage. Many labor for far less, but Emory recently upped stipends to effectively meet that target.

October 26, 2018
The guilty verdicts in the men's basketball corruption trial will rattle the NCAA, athletics experts say.

October 26, 2018
Amid criticism of invitation to Sam Zell, widely criticized for his leadership in publishing and his sexist statements about women, UCLA calls off his appearance.

October 26, 2018
Unable to continue operating in an increasingly illiberal Hungary, Central European University says it will be forced to move its U.S. degree programs to Vienna unless the Hungarian government agrees to a last-minute deal.

October 26, 2018
Government says rules on conduct of civil servants should apply to scholars at central universities.

October 25, 2018
Budget controversies prompt complaints of censorship of protest boulders, demands for more financial information, questions about athletic deficits and demands for president's resignation.

October 25, 2018
Colleges challenge a new U.S. policy that makes it easier for international students to face future three- or 10-year bars on re-entry.

October 25, 2018
AAUP says St. Edward's U flouted norms surrounding shared governance, due process and academic freedom when it dismissed two "squeaky wheel" professors and didn't renew a third. University says otherwise.

October 25, 2018
New study explores the causes of mental health problems in college students, finding that many are not taking advantage of campus services.

October 24, 2018
Wisconsin Whitewater is latest university to find a presidential spouse can become a campus liability. Even on campuses without controversies, partners face heightened scrutiny.

October 24, 2018
Unhappy with a new online-only book ordering system, professors at Middlebury College are calling for books to be put back on the shelves of their college bookstore.

October 24, 2018
Colleges are hoping a new initiative will help them encourage former students who stopped out to return and complete their degrees.

October 24, 2018
Augusta University, in Georgia, is starting a bachelor of science in cybersecurity engineering. Carnegie Mellon University is starting a master's program in automated science biological experimentation.

October 23, 2018
New Penn course is one of several efforts at colleges to try to get students to engage in quiet reflection and to set aside their phones and careerism.

October 23, 2018
New Mexico State University has launched a "campus concierge" to alleviate student stress. Services are expected at more campuses.

October 23, 2018
Sector's spending on political campaigns has fallen off sharply during the 2018 midterm campaign cycle.

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