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September 13, 2019
Columbia says a historian's acclaimed book on North Korea was plagiarized, and its publisher says it's been taken out of print.

September 13, 2019
With deadline fast approaching for lawmakers, historically black colleges face a loss of $85 million in annual funding for STEM education.

September 13, 2019
University says trademark covers the change.

September 12, 2019
Most public flagship universities are failing to meet the financial needs of low- and middle-income students, a report finds, and are overly subsidizing wealthier students.

September 12, 2019
Colleges try to combat the sexual assaults that spike at the start of each academic year, but experts say many officials don't give students sufficient training to protect themselves or vulnerable peers.

September 12, 2019
A program on civic virtue at UNC-Chapel Hill is raising concerns about secrecy and funding.

September 12, 2019
Faculty leaders said he'd been selected in a "clandestine" way.

September 11, 2019
State's politicians approve legislation to allow athletes to be compensated for use of their name, image and likeness for marketing purposes. The NCAA fiercely opposes the measure.

September 11, 2019
Department of Justice lifts restriction on capital financing for faith-based historically black colleges -- part of White House effort to show commitment to HBCUs. But it's not clear how many colleges have been denied funding.

September 11, 2019
He was highly regarded.

September 11, 2019
The University of the Cumberlands will begin a free textbook loan program next year for on-campus students only.

September 10, 2019
Think tank survey finds majorities of Republicans view higher ed as valuable, but see individual students as benefiting from degrees.

September 10, 2019
Sociologists and more than a dozen other professional groups take a stand against using student evaluations of teaching as a primary measure of teaching effectiveness.

September 10, 2019
As new datasets on student results become available, the Lumina Foundation taps group of regulators and experts for new approach to assuring quality in higher education, with focus on equity and colleges' financial health.
Female welder

September 10, 2019
Federal report suggests that bias toward the bachelor's degree is contributing to potential shortfall of millions of electricians and welders.

September 9, 2019
A study says smooth-talking professors can lull students into thinking they've learned more than they actually have -- potentially at the expense of active learning.

September 9, 2019
American Historical Association ends annual meeting interviews and American Economic Association ends single hotel room interviews.

September 9, 2019
A new survey finds increased marijuana use and vaping by college students who view these substances as safe.

September 9, 2019
Dean of student affairs quits following the resurrection of his 2017 tweets connecting the American flag and police to racism.

September 6, 2019
Education Department fines Michigan State $4.5 million for failing to report sexual violence, including abuse of hundreds of women by former team doctor. The penalties signal toughened enforcement of federal disclosure laws.

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