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December 5, 2018
Scholars say their field is coming under increasing pressures from forces outside the academy who want to delegitimize it.

December 5, 2018
An academic prompts debate after commenting on low-income students’ need for smartphones and how lack of access to the devices can hurt college performance.

December 5, 2018
As some small private colleges merge with one another, others simply contract, closing up branch campuses -- some of them long-standing and hundreds of miles away.

December 4, 2018
New research points to differentials in faculty pay and class size.

December 4, 2018
U of Arizona is sued over alleged discrimination against female faculty members in pay and promotions. This suit follows one by female deans.

December 4, 2018
UNC Chapel Hill plans to create a new building to house Confederate statue. Hundreds march to protest idea.

December 4, 2018
Betsy DeVos touts Swiss approach for apprenticeships, but such business-driven career education options remain limited in the U.S.

December 4, 2018
Central European University says the Hungarian government has forced it to move its main campus from Budapest to Vienna.

December 4, 2018
Students in a Baylor University class weren't sleeping enough. Their professor offered them extra credit if they got eight hours of sleep or more -- and they performed better on final exams than their peers.

December 3, 2018
Temple professor lost his job as CNN commentator over speech he gave at United Nations. University says it is defending his right to free speech, but board chair's comments suggest institution is trying to find a way to punish him.

December 3, 2018
A Princeton a cappella group won't sing "Kiss the Girl" from The Little Mermaid after complaints that its performance made audience members uncomfortable.

December 3, 2018
The Trump administration wants to spur more innovation in higher education. But some question whether pursuing federal student aid is worth it for alternative providers.

December 3, 2018
Andrea Lewis Miller defends her use of material from Joel Osteen's sermon "I'm Still Standing."

November 30, 2018
Professor says she's "terminating" Michigan State as her employer after it ignored her harassment complaints against an administrator and then pursued what she calls cooked-up research misconduct allegations against her.

November 30, 2018
Computer science students at the University of California, Berkeley, are frustrated with a malfunctioning autograding system.

November 30, 2018
After recreational marijuana was legalized in Canada, three universities are amending their policies to allow its use on campus. Universities in the U.S. remain committed to federally imposed ban of the drug.

November 30, 2018
Two of the state's largest community college districts dropped a total of five football teams, creating tough decisions for Arizona's remaining two-year college football programs.

November 30, 2018
Elizabeth City State University is starting a bachelor's program in homeland security. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is starting a master of biomedical data science degree.

November 29, 2018
Adult film star's invite to campus gets a Wisconsin chancellor in trouble. Some see hypocrisy on the part of the state university system, which passed a lengthy free speech policy just last year. Does the system only care about some speech?

November 29, 2018
Annual survey of student engagement finds that students feel confident in their postgraduation plans. Other recent reports have suggested otherwise.

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