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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.

April 16, 2019
Colleges' personalized correspondence with students prompted higher enrollment in summer courses, according to a new MDRC study.

April 16, 2019
Bethel College is starting an undergraduate major in computer science. Black Hills State University is starting an online master's program in special education.

April 15, 2019
Society for American Archaeology faces major backlash over how it handled a known harasser's attendance at its annual meeting.

April 15, 2019
After University of Colorado system announces finalist as president, critics note antigay votes when he was in Congress and controversies as leader of University of North Dakota.

April 15, 2019
Barnard places on leave campus safety officers and a supervisor involved in incident with black student that many are calling racial profiling.

April 15, 2019
AACC is helping community colleges answer President Trump's call for more apprenticeship programs and partnerships with businesses.

April 15, 2019
Bridgewater College, in Virginia: R. Mark Laursen, clinical associate professor in Boston University’s Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and director of athletic training services. Clark University: Jeffrey Lurie, owner of the Philadelphia Eagles.

April 12, 2019
Students back measure to each pay $27.20 a semester. University isn't saying whether it will adopt the idea.

April 12, 2019
April 11, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's Survey of Community College Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A free copy of the survey report can downloaded free here. Inside Higher Ed's editors will discuss the report's findings and themes in a free webcast on Tuesday, May 7. Register for the webcast here. The survey was made possible in part by the financial support of Cengage Learning and Jenzabar.

April 12, 2019
Western Kentucky reinstated the dean its now ex-provost forced out last week. What does the saga say about academic leadership, especially at institutions facing change?

April 12, 2019
Some experts think it's time to rethink how the government collects on defaulted student loans, moving away from punitive measures that may not help borrowers make progress toward paying debt.

April 12, 2019
A new study confirms that fraternity men and athletes are committing more sexual assaults than are those in the general student population -- and that repeat offenders are a major problem.

April 12, 2019
Critics find their professorships blocked.

April 12, 2019
Albion College: Barbara Weiskittel, director of scientific leadership in the Diabetes Franchise for Merck and Co.; and Craig Rundle, former head football coach at the college. American International College: Denise R. Jordan, head of the Springfield Housing Authority.

April 11, 2019
Wisconsin campus that became the poster child for gutting liberal arts disciplines won't make those cuts after all.

April 11, 2019
College fund-raisers are fielding questions and talking among themselves about the meaning of the Varsity Blues scandal.

April 11, 2019
New research finds that graduates from U.S. universities are less likely to get a call back from Chinese employers than their counterparts with degrees from Chinese universities.

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