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August 27, 2018
A Baylor administrator misrepresented himself to student sexual-assault-prevention activists and fed information they shared with him back to other officials, anonymous sources allege.
Givling: Wipe out student debt by playing a game

August 27, 2018
Mobile trivia app promises borrowers a chance to have debt paid. But game, which lets users pay for more chances at points and steers them to corporate partners, alarms some experts. Most users spend $4 a month, but company has imposed a limit of $2,500 a week.

August 27, 2018
University of North Texas professor covered the complete history of Texas in 26 hours to set a record and raise money to support an archive on campus.

August 27, 2018
Protesters with Confederate flags object to removal of statue that many at UNC saw as symbol of white supremacy. They are shouted down by what appears to be larger group of students and others who are glad statue is down.

August 24, 2018
Critics blast university for handing head football coach Urban Meyer a light sentence in his handling of domestic abuse allegations against an assistant.

August 24, 2018
Tennessee's tuition-free community college program is proving popular with adults. 

August 24, 2018
With international student enrollments falling or stagnating at the top two study destinations -- the U.S. and U.K. -- what does the picture look like around the world?

August 24, 2018
Using tropes common in the U.S. and Britain, the Alternative for Germany has accused institutions of being in thrall to the far left.

August 23, 2018
AAUP releases a nondisclosure agreement professors must sign that appears to bar them from sharing much of anything or criticizing the program after they leave.

August 23, 2018
A higher ed researcher cited by Betsy DeVos to justify dropping gainful-employment rule says her work actually backed more stringent standards.

August 23, 2018
Following uproar in conservative press, Rutgers says historian's screed against gentrification in Harlem (and the white people like himself it attracts) violates university policy. Others see free speech.

August 23, 2018
Oglethorpe aims to win academically strong students by aligning tuition with their states' flagships.

August 23, 2018
A new study says students with good grades can balance their interest in watching college sports with their studies and don't necessarily need to cut athletics out of their lives to succeed academically.

August 22, 2018
As more universities give students voice-controlled Alexa devices, observers and critics ask why.

August 22, 2018
Robert L. King, nominee for assistant secretary for postsecondary education, struggled at SUNY but wins praise from public higher ed leaders.

August 22, 2018
Worries rise about the university's financial situation and accreditation -- plus recent events in which professors say the faculty was "blatantly disregarded" and "the Faculty Senate mocked."

August 22, 2018
Dean at Brandman University says she lost her job for fighting harassment in the workplace -- and that she turned down a buyout that would have required her to stay quiet.

August 22, 2018
Mark Colip, vice president for student, alumni and college development at Illinois College of Optometry, has been named president there.

August 21, 2018
Berkeley and UCLA might be able to maintain their quality and reputation without a major shift to the funding paradigm, a new report says. For the rest of the University of California, no easy model exists.

August 21, 2018
West Virginia University president E. Gordon Gee warns parents against fraternity chapters that say they will disaffiliate from the institution after new rules on Greek life.

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