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February 21, 2019
Amherst students incredulous about going for days without services they consider absolute necessities.  

February 21, 2019
Stanford said it was creating a forum for sharing diverse views, but many students didn't see much in the way of diversity.

February 21, 2019
Co-editor discusses new book on FBI documents about spying on researchers.

February 21, 2019
At a fictional institution, officials obsess over assessments of research quality, pander to donors and equate educating students with job training.

February 21, 2019
Carleton College Christopher T. Calderone, chemistry Clarkson University Brian Hauser, film Cecilia Martinez, engineering and management Mario Wriedt, chemistry Middlebury College

February 20, 2019
Experts worry college closings hurt the overall ecosystem more than they help competitors. Past examples show enrollment boosts can be small after a nearby college shuts down, but some institutions can still strengthen themselves with savvy moves.

February 20, 2019
A leader in digital humanities outlines ideas in her new book about how higher education can engage with the public in a sometimes hostile world.

February 20, 2019
As employers admit they need to give clearer signals about needed job skills, a broad U.S. Chamber-led group seeks to use standardization and technology to better align credentialing and work-force data.

February 20, 2019
Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges.

February 19, 2019
At University of Southern California, some donors and trustees join with students and professors to demand that dean be kept in his job. Rancor is so intense that trustees have gone public with anger over dismissal.

February 19, 2019
Proposal to automatically deduct loan payments as a share of borrowers' paychecks promises big improvements but raises questions over some new complications, too.

February 19, 2019
Athletes and activists who modeled themselves off Colin Kaepernick have continued their campaigns.

February 19, 2019
Research funders, publishers and academics ponder the consequences of a European initiative that could have a major impact on scholarly publishing in the U.S.

February 19, 2019
Connecticut College: Marty Chalfie and Tulle Hazelrigg, both professors of biological sciences at Columbia University. Duke University: Lisa Borders, former president and CEO of the women’s advocacy group TIME’S UP. Grove City College: U.S. senator Ben Sasse.

February 18, 2019
Dickinson student's essay sets off intense debate there and elsewhere about who dominates classroom discussions. While piece has been pummeled in conservative blogosphere, issues related to who speaks in class concern many in academe.

February 18, 2019
Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half.

February 18, 2019
Alaska's governor proposes a 41 percent cut, the largest in a century, to the public university system. State's only medical education would be eliminated.

February 18, 2019
A federal appeals court found that Iowa State officials were not indifferent to a sexual assault survivor when they declined to move the student she accused of rape.

February 15, 2019
A student's email stuns NYU's social work school, which admits that the incident reflects institutional racism.

February 15, 2019
Sure, engineers earn more, but new study shows that liberal arts college grads are doing just fine and seeing economic mobility -- and that much of what is said about graduates of these programs is not backed by evidence.

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