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September 6, 2018
Two nonpartisan research groups are urging policy makers to examine the details of tuition-free programs and make them more financially helpful for low-income students.

September 6, 2018
A more affordable and effective pathway to a bachelor's of science degree in nursing may be apprenticeship.

September 6, 2018
Clemson University's recent parade theme is raising questions about the university's commitment to diversity.

September 5, 2018
Roman Catholic colleges are rescinding honorary degrees and renaming buildings in response to grand jury investigation into sex abuse and cover-ups. Marquette's former president asks that building honoring him be renamed.

September 5, 2018
Brandeis grad students win significant gains in a union contract, even if chances have dimmed for some of their counterparts as Trump administration has exerted influence on NLRB.

September 5, 2018
North Dakota governor moves toward revamping board of higher education, citing "powerful economic forces," but overhaul is a hard sell.

September 5, 2018
Q&A with the co-editors of an anthology of essays on accreditation about new challenges for the college oversight bodies.

September 4, 2018
Two institutions grapple with how they should deal with revelations of faculty members' histories of sexual misconduct. Court orders reinstatement of one.

September 4, 2018
First-of-its-kind survey of China scholars seeks to quantify just how frequently they encounter repressive actions by the Chinese state intended to stop or circumscribe their research. A majority say self-censorship is a problem.

September 4, 2018
Co-author of new book discusses its critique of societal values, how young people are taught to think about the world and free exchange of ideas in higher education.

September 4, 2018
Chapel Hill chancellor says she will propose new site for toppled Confederate monument. Some wonder why it should be anywhere on campus, and draw attention to statue's racist roots.

September 4, 2018
Rutgers University ruled that a professor's supposedly satirical comments on white gentrification violated university policy. In response to public backlash, the university is reviewing its initial decision.

August 31, 2018
Emory is investigating a law professor who used the slur in a torts class about a case involving the word "Negro."

August 31, 2018
After a financial aid scandal led to a federal review, prominent historically black college is placed on cash monitoring sanctions by Education Department.

August 31, 2018
It's not a concept for a sitcom -- UC Santa Cruz is so strapped for space it is asking faculty and staff to open their homes for students to rent.

August 30, 2018
Everything was in place for a young woman from a poor family in Gambia to come to the U.S. to get a college education. But she can't get a visa.

August 30, 2018
While some comics bemoan the “politically correct” culture on campuses, university gigs can be quite profitable, forcing them to tailor their acts accordingly.

August 30, 2018
New study from the MLA says English and other modern language Ph.D.s from 1996 to 2010 are mostly working in academe, and many have managed to earn tenured faculty positions, but their career outcomes demand further study.

August 30, 2018
Court temporarily blocks state agency's action denying Missouri colleges' ability to offer aid to veterans. Colleges elsewhere also affected by agency's rulings.

August 30, 2018
Study raises questions about research published in many journals.

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