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January 3, 2019
Author discusses his new book about “killing the five-paragraph essay” and other ways schools and colleges could do a better job of teaching writing.

January 3, 2019
Advocates hope a new legal settlement between a former neo-Nazi and a black college student may help other students who find themselves facing digital hate.

January 3, 2019
Reverend Jack Connell, provost and dean of the faculty at Houghton College, in New York, has been selected as president of Eastern Nazarene College, in Massachusetts.

January 2, 2019
Grant checks from NSF and other funders won't go out. Meetings on grant applications won't take place. Impact will grow with length of standoff. Trump threat on border with Mexico alarms some Texas campuses.

January 2, 2019
A U.S. Department of Agriculture program has provided $1.7 billion in grants and low-cost loans to struggling rural colleges and universities in the last three years. That raises questions about who closes and who gets to stay open.

January 2, 2019
After controversies involving two professors, Fresno State wants its "community" to be "respectful," "kind" and accountable. Many faculty members are on board, and university says principles won't be enforced. Others are skeptical.

January 2, 2019
A look at what happened in 2018 and what’s to come in 2019 with Inside Higher Ed’s seventh annual in-and-out list.

January 2, 2019
University of Massachusetts at Amherst has come under fire for asking a student to take down a poster from her dorm room that condemned Nazis using profanity, saying it was not "inclusive."

January 2, 2019
Siena's basketball game against Cal Poly was played under conditions to make it possible for those on the autism spectrum to attend.

December 21, 2018
John Kline, former Republican chair of the House education committee, served on ECA's board. He blames the Education Department for not doing enough to keep the for-profit chain afloat.

December 21, 2018
Major education foundations aren't waiting for Congress to provide data needed to better analyze and serve students. They've partnered to get the data themselves and are encouraging more colleges to join them.

December 21, 2018
Humor, snow (natural and otherwise) and animals make appearances in holiday videos.

December 21, 2018
Here are the pieces that attracted the greatest numbers of readers.

December 21, 2018
Gregory Anderson, interim vice president of instruction at Mt. San Antonio College, in California, has been appointed president of Riverside City College, also in California. Darin Brush, vice president of external engagement and economic development at Davis Technical College, in Utah, has been named president there.

December 20, 2018
Federal appeals court revives lawsuit charging U of Mary Washington failed to address anonymous online harassment of feminist students.

December 20, 2018
How do professors respond to regrade requests? One department encourages instructors to pass them up the chain.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

December 20, 2018
Secretary and Education Department officials today outline plans for looming accreditation reform negotiation, describing focus on credit transfer and credential inflation.

December 20, 2018
Johns Hopkins researchers have calculated that requiring all college students to be vaccinated against meningitis B would not be cost-effective.

December 20, 2018
Amid criticism, he deleted the post about China and his Facebook page.

December 20, 2018
Pilot project seeks to eliminate bias.

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