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June 21, 2019
A historically black medical college intends to use a $7 million grant from an e-cigarette giant to study the effects of tobacco. Some question the ethics.

June 21, 2019
India's new draft national education policy lays out an ambitious agenda for transformation, but experts are skeptical about whether the proposed massive increases in expenditures will be forthcoming.

June 21, 2019
Bowling Green removed her name from campus theater due to her part in Birth of a Nation. A who's who of film -- James Earl Jones, Helen Mirren, Martin Scorsese, among others -- want the name restored.

June 20, 2019
A Cal Poly San Luis Obispo professor requires his students to check in for class on a new app he developed, but he has faced concerns about privacy.

June 20, 2019
Last year was a record one for gifts to colleges, but trends about middle-income individuals may point to future problems, report finds.

June 20, 2019
Professor sues Wesleyan U, saying it failed to act against students who falsely called him a "sexual predator" for two years.

June 20, 2019
University of Central Arkansas library celebrated Pride month with sign featuring quote by Lady Gaga. President ordered quote removed. His explanation angered many on campus.

June 20, 2019
Are both countries seeking alternatives to the West?

June 20, 2019
Jennifer Bonds-Raacke, dean of the graduate school and office of scholarship and sponsored projects at Fort Hays State University, in Kansas, has been named vice president for academic affairs at St. Norbert College, in Wisconsin.

June 19, 2019
Congress is paying increasing attention to risk of foreign actors stealing American research. Two new bills take very different approaches to addressing the threat -- and universities much prefer one approach over the other.

June 19, 2019
Roosevelt U students take to social media to complain about a professor of theater they say has long been "abusive."

June 19, 2019
In departure from Trump administration's approach, Texas Legislature votes to require college officials to report campus sexual misconduct or face criminal penalties. But civil libertarians and some survivor advocates criticize the legislation.

June 19, 2019
New book offers a critique of the campus left and Title IX rules.

June 19, 2019
Campus security departments across the country are hoping to help freshmen be mindful of crime prevention by integrating information sessions into orientation.

June 18, 2019
Previously relegated to the political fringes, calls for broad student debt cancellation are now being taken seriously -- a sign of how new energy is being devoted to challenges for current student borrowers.

June 18, 2019
Professor says his course proposal on conservative political thought was rejected because it doesn't advance diversity as it's widely understood. He thinks that's wrong.

June 18, 2019
Study documents real impacts when state appropriations falter.

June 17, 2019
Divinity is chopping faculty slots and has lost students steadily in recent years at evangelical university, which has long said religion is central to its programs.

June 17, 2019
Survey of likely 2020 voters shows they view colleges favorably but increasingly question whether they're delivering on promises. It also suggests a disconnect between priorities of politicians and the public.

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