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November 13, 2018
The number of new international students fell by 6.6 percent at U.S. universities in fall 2017, and the decline appears to be continuing this fall, according to new data.

November 13, 2018
The number of Americans studying abroad continues to increase and grow more racially diverse. Participation in short-term programs is booming, while the number of students studying abroad for a full year is decreasing.

November 13, 2018
Scholars will launch interdisciplinary journal that allows authors to publish under pseudonyms, citing recent threats against polarizing academics. Some like the idea, while posing practical and ethical objections.

November 13, 2018
Democratic takeover promises sharp change in direction for science committee, whose GOP leaders had promoted climate change denialism, meddled in federal grant making and badgered researchers.

November 13, 2018
New study says the evolving economy creates a greater need for their skills, but that many colleges could do better at thinking about what graduates can do and helping them translate that into jobs.

November 12, 2018
Former Harvard dean's tweet against required faculty diversity statements sets off debate.

November 12, 2018
Mary Baldwin shut down an art exhibit after two days when some students said images were racist. But artists say their work was about -- but decidedly not supporting -- the glorification of the Confederacy.

November 12, 2018
Amid contentious battle over alleged voter suppression, college's president urges students to be sure their votes are counted.

November 12, 2018
Public university group brings together 130 universities and systems in 16 "clusters" that will seek to improve student access and completion while curbing equity gaps.

November 12, 2018
In what critics say is another bad decision for the U of Louisville Foundation, it's suing a professor it partnered with to launch a failed personalized medicine lab.

November 12, 2018
University ends rule for female athletes after article draws widespread criticism of the ban.

November 9, 2018
Some at Michigan are asking why a famous music professor was granted tenure soon after a misconduct investigation that was later allegedly reopened.

November 9, 2018
At same time, gaps between underrepresented minority students and everyone else are narrowing.

November 9, 2018
Southern California campuses shaken by attack in bar full on "college night." 2 students and recent graduate are among those killed. Plus links to background on some of the many other mass shootings with victims tied to academe.

November 9, 2018
Case Western Reserve University

November 9, 2018
College-age citizens appear to have voted at record levels and influenced multiple close races.

November 8, 2018
American universities' ties with Saudi Arabia -- always controversial -- are coming under more scrutiny. A look at the multimillion-dollar connections between Saudi Arabia and leading American universities -- and the questions being raised about what the Saudis are getting.

November 8, 2018
As states compete for a shrinking group of freshmen, historic out-of-state tuition premiums may no longer be a sure source of income for state higher ed systems.

November 8, 2018
Mathematics scholar turned college president discusses his new book on problem solving.

November 8, 2018
Ten universities, from countries around the world, aim to try.

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