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May 9, 2019
Spending bill approved by Democratic appropriators proposes increases for Pell Grants, work-study and direct aid to colleges, but Republicans balk at price tag.

May 9, 2019
Merger of technical institutes into universities could upgrade hundreds of thousands of graduates' degrees. Many educators see a political ploy.

May 9, 2019
Mike Allen, vice president for student affairs at Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., has been appointed president of Barry University, in Florida.

May 8, 2019
Johns Hopkins students are refusing to leave administration building until officials cancel plans to form an armed police force. Activists are worried about the potential for racial profiling.

May 8, 2019
Professors on campus say the university plans to turn a research-rich department into a more general biology-focused premed feeder school.

May 8, 2019
AAUP investigation finds Vermont Law School violated shared governance norms when it suddenly stripped tenure from most of its faculty.

May 8, 2019
Hudson Valley Community College plans to offer classes overseas in an effort to stabilize enrollment and keep faculty employed.

May 8, 2019
Bryant University: Laura Ipsen, president and CEO of Ellucian. Catholic University: Jesús Colina, the journalist. Elizabeth City State University: Tyrone Poole, the author, entrepreneur and television personality.

May 7, 2019
Massachusetts Democrat’s student debt forgiveness plan explicitly addresses racial disparities in student debt, an unusual step for a presidential campaign proposal.

May 7, 2019
Author discusses new book on defending and explaining science.

May 7, 2019
University of Iowa will require all new students to learn techniques to help peers who are suicidal. Officials say it's the first program of its kind in the country.

May 7, 2019
Caldwell University is staring a bachelor's program in esports management. Landmark College is starting a bachelor's program in communication and entrepreneurial leadership.

May 6, 2019
Educators from the university and elsewhere consider whether innovation is still possible in liberal arts education.

May 6, 2019
University library exhibit included photos of students from the 1920s in blackface. Now the library director is suspended -- and some of her faculty colleagues say Doane made the wrong call.

May 6, 2019
In the past 10 days, new president has proposed defunding philosophy and sociology departments and announced ideologically motivated cuts to federal university budgets.

May 6, 2019
Colorado State is trying to shut down the annual Undie Run, asserting that it fosters an environment ripe for sexual assaults. Students and others say that this is victim blaming.

May 6, 2019
Alfred University: Marlin Miller, business leader and philanthropist. Baruch College of the City University of New York: Carl E. Heastie, speaker of the New York State Assembly.

May 3, 2019
A project that aims to slash the cost of producing monographs could help make more of them available to the public for free. But will scholars participate?

May 3, 2019
Eighteen- to 29-year-olds like the idea of tuition-free college, even with a price tag in the billions, a new poll from Harvard shows. And most young people appear to trust college administrators.

May 3, 2019
Sixty-four percent of students are women, the highest percentage of any European nation.

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