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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?

April 25, 2019
An expanded free-college plan in Rhode Island offers an unusual way for a state to promote higher education, giving students the option of either two years of free community college or a scholarship covering their third and fourth years at a state university.

April 25, 2019
Academics fear global reach of new Singaporean legislation could result in censorship of international academic journals.

April 25, 2019
Dennis Bailey-Fougnier, vice president of community college affairs at Colorado Mesa University, has been selected as president of Blue Mountain Community College, in Oregon.

April 24, 2019
A Norwegian consortium has signed a new kind of subscription deal with Elsevier that includes open-access publishing -- a first for the publisher. But the new rights come at a cost.

April 24, 2019
University of South Carolina hears from students and professors after a presidential search committee -- one that's mostly male -- proposes four finalists who are all male, three of them white.

April 24, 2019
Chapman University removes posters from prominent places in its film school after students object to centrality of a work full of racism.

April 24, 2019
Does movement against DePaul scholar -- focused on his tone and rhetoric -- violate academic freedom?

April 24, 2019
Researcher concludes that increase in Grad PLUS loans did not drive up the price of medical and business schools or increase debt burden of those who enrolled.

April 23, 2019
Williams plans to revise its policies after a faculty petition to adopt free speech guidelines enraged student activists.

April 23, 2019
Presidential candidate proposes canceling student debt for most borrowers, making public higher education free, adding billions in support for minority-serving institutions and kicking for-profit colleges out of federal aid system.

April 23, 2019
The Federal Communications Commission controls licenses that could be used to bring wireless broadband internet to rural areas. But policy makers and educators are at odds over how to proceed.

April 23, 2019
Despite a viral tweet that was picked up by news outlets, there is no evidence that students must pay for recommendations.

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