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May 21, 2019
DeVos plans a pilot program that will allow colleges to use Federal Work-Study funds for private-sector employment. Department also seeks to expand experiment providing Pell Grants to incarcerated students.

May 20, 2019
A report finds that Ohio State staffers -- including 22 coaches -- knew about sexual misconduct by deceased former doctor Richard Strauss but did nothing to intervene.

May 20, 2019
New studies on student evaluations of teaching say a simple intervention can fight gender bias, at least in the short term, and that perceived teaching effectiveness declines after tenure.

May 20, 2019
In commencement address, business executive says he will repay the debt of all 396 graduates.

May 20, 2019
Tax-cut law rushed to passage in 2017 included increase in taxes on students with college scholarships. Lawmakers say they plan to introduce fix this week.

May 20, 2019
A China studies scholar says a journal editor censored him by striking out a section of a book review critical of the Chinese government's policies in Xinjiang. The editor denies it was censorship.

May 17, 2019
Report finds that university employees knew about the abuse by a doctor and failed to act.

May 17, 2019
A professor's future at the University of Mississippi was uncertain for several hours Thursday as the statewide governing board debated his social media record before finally granting him tenure.

May 17, 2019
Despite calls to step down, the board president of a two-year college in Illinois is refusing to resign after posting several Islamophobic and anti-immigrant memes on social media.

May 17, 2019
Inspector general's report backs up complaints from student aid administrators about income-verification process. But Education Department says it is already carrying out several recommendations.

May 17, 2019
With rules around Title IX in flux, a George Washington University student has filed a different kind of complaint against the institution, alleging it violated another federal law designed to protect survivors.

May 17, 2019
Nadine Aubry, dean of the College of Engineering and University Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University, in Massachusetts, has been selected as provost and senior vice president at Tufts University, also in Massachusetts.

May 16, 2019
Gordon College announces cuts to majors, consolidating history, philosophy and political science into a single department and eliminating stand-alone majors in chemistry, foreign languages, physics and other fields.

May 16, 2019
Webster U is looking into how it handled a harassment complaint against a game design instructor that a student says went unresolved.

May 16, 2019
As scrutiny of college prices and outcomes mounts, a new panel co-chaired by leaders of Gates Foundation and state-college group aims to examine the value of postsecondary credentials.

May 16, 2019
Experts question government decision to continue reserving 90 percent of preuniversity program places for Malay majority.

May 15, 2019
Historian at U of Minnesota "celebrates" tenure with a scathing critique of her governing board's recent actions against a building-renaming proposal. She says she couldn't have risked these statements without job security.

May 15, 2019
Data point to the intersection of race and class in who gets ahead educationally -- regardless of academic talent. Spoiler alert: it helps to be wealthy and white.

May 15, 2019
Student journalists at Transylvania University are up in arms after administrators took away their pay.

May 15, 2019
Frostburg State University: Ricky Arnold, the astronaut. Harper College, in Illinois: Martha Kanter, executive director of the College Promise Campaign. Merrimack College: Jeff Selingo, the author and journalist. Providence College: Steve Pemberton, chief human resources officer at Workhuman. University of Dubuque: Mark Ward, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty.

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