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February 21, 2018
Faculty members earn 15 percent less than others with advanced degrees, study finds. They work equally long hours.

February 21, 2018
Scholar says a new book on China’s “leftover women” fails to acknowledge her years of research in the area -- and the fact that both authors have corresponded on the topic since 2011.

February 21, 2018
Adams State president Beverlee McClure has been put on leave for reasons unknown, though professors have accused her of mismanagement and cruelty. Her Halloween costume left many appalled.

February 21, 2018
New project from land-grant university association will bring 100 institutions together to work on improving student completion rates and closing achievement gaps.

February 21, 2018
Education Department signals interest in revisiting rules making student loans eligible for bankruptcy -- a priority for some Democrats and consumer groups.

February 20, 2018
Sewanee rejects push to revoke honorary degree given to Charlie Rose. Students object not only to that decision but to letter from university leaders about forgiveness, sin and condemnation.

February 20, 2018
New app seeks to shake up student ratings of instruction by promoting open-ended feedback in the moment, throughout the semester, so that the feedback becomes more constructive than punitive.

February 20, 2018
The University of Michigan will allow "alternative resolutions" to resolve certain sexual violence cases, a step some survivor advocates have opposed.

February 20, 2018
Author discusses new book about how World War I created a brief period of progress for female scientists in Britain -- and the implications of that history for women in science today.

February 20, 2018
Administrator says it is "reverse racism" to seek more diversity in the names of buildings.

February 19, 2018
Donation from NRA president helped prompt college to change gift policy, raising questions: If you take someone's money, are you endorsing them? What if he boasts of getting professors "giddy" about shooting guns?

February 19, 2018
A president is on leave over allegations that include unwanted hugging. Should college leaders stick to handshakes?

February 19, 2018
Proposed reorganization would eliminate office of under secretary, which oversaw higher ed policy for much of the Obama and George W. Bush administrations, and combine postsecondary and career and technical education into a single office.

February 19, 2018
Among those murdered were one student who had committed to attending the University of Indianapolis and another who was bound for Lynn University. Plus, past articles on colleges and national policies on gun violence.

February 16, 2018
Administrators in their 60s and 70s keep snagging prestigious university presidencies. Some see a roadblock rising in front of a new generation of more diverse leaders, while others believe boards are valuing experience and wisdom.

February 16, 2018
Scholarly society for engineers and technologists is on blast once again for allegedly minimizing the work of female historians who write about bias against women in technology.

February 16, 2018
Senate Democrats want to use $4 billion from the budget deal for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, but some higher education groups have other ideas for the money.

February 16, 2018
In a fast-changing world, nearly everything is unsettled in higher education.

February 16, 2018
Bard College opens its second "microcollege" in Brooklyn Public Library. The free program, which selects ambitious applicants from underprivileged backgrounds, culminates in an associate's degree.

February 15, 2018
FBI director Christopher Wray tells Senate panel that American academe is naïve about the intelligence risks posed by Chinese students and scholars. Some worry his testimony risks tarring a big group of students as a security threat.

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