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May 2, 2019
Albertus Magnus College: Kerry Alys Robinson, the founding executive director and global ambassador of the Leadership Roundtable. College of St. Scholastica: Fred de Sam Lazaro, the journalist. Curry College: John Fish, the civic and philanthropic leader. Farmingdale State College of the State University of New York: Kristina M. Johnson, chancellor of SUNY.

May 1, 2019
Provost, who had said university was ending its support for university press this year, extends it for another year and suggests more support could be coming in the future. New approach comes amid widespread criticism.

May 1, 2019
Sociologist at the Connecticut liberal arts college who studies whiteness is again in trouble for his comments about race, but his college has his back -- more than it did in 2017. He blames this wave of backlash on an ongoing fight over club dedicated to preserving the Western tradition.

May 1, 2019
Study examines what colleges say they want students to learn and how they are measuring that learning.

May 1, 2019
Although career and technical education has made gains in graduation rates and academic outcomes, a report warns about continuing struggles of traditional vocational students.

April 30, 2019
Students at Swarthmore -- angry over reports of sexual violence and leaks of internal fraternity emails -- are demanding administrators kick out Greek groups.

April 30, 2019
Want to know how to handle a Me Too-related incident and related public relations snafu? Don't ask the Society for American Archaeology.

April 30, 2019
New research finds that while food insecurity among college students is a serious problem, studies on the issue may not provide accurate estimates of its magnitude.

April 30, 2019
Editors discuss new volume of essays on the ways higher education is changing because of issues of race, gender and sexuality -- and how they think higher ed needs to change even more.

April 30, 2019
Community College of Philadelphia: U.S. representative Dwight Evans. Dominican University of California: Joanna Hoffman, one of the original members of both the Apple Computer Macintosh team and the NeXT team.

April 29, 2019
Scholars question decision -- particularly as it comes from one of the world's wealthiest universities and will limit publishing by a highly respected press.

April 29, 2019
Vanderbilt scholar was talking about his new book, Dying of Whiteness.

April 29, 2019
FBI director addresses efforts by China to steal academic research and technology. Higher ed groups say they're taking the issue seriously.

April 29, 2019
Bethel College: Ian Lightcap of the Center for Sustainable Energy at the University of Notre Dame. Boston College: Isabel Capeloa Gil, president of the International Federation of Catholic Universities. Buffalo State of the State University of New York: Jesse L. Martin, the actor. Colorado School of Mines: Bruce Grewcock, chairman and CEO of Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc.

April 26, 2019
If a professor is barred from hitting on a student, is it OK the moment she becomes a former student?

April 26, 2019
National American University will close campuses and focus on online programs in response to declining enrollments. But the for-profit chain's finances have drawn scrutiny from regulators.

April 26, 2019
A new report challenges federal and state policy makers to increase funding for community colleges to improve social mobility.

April 26, 2019
Barton College: Reverend Canon Nontombi Naomi Tutu of the Cathedral of All Souls in Asheville, N.C. College of the Atlantic: Koko Tanimoto Kondo, a peace activist. Dillard University: Regina Hall, the actress.

April 25, 2019
After controversy over professor who turned down student request for a recommendation because she planned to study in Israel, Michigan says faculty members should base such decisions "solely on educational and professional reasons," not on politics.

April 25, 2019
Democrats are talking more about how failures happen across the higher education system, not just at for-profit colleges -- their traditional punching bag. So can they agree with Republicans on new standards for all colleges?

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