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August 7, 2019
Another professor is under fire for using the slur in class while discussing a work by James Baldwin. Should universities pursue cases against instructors who use the word in a teaching context, not as a weapon?

August 7, 2019
Wayne State University's governing board, split into two equal factions, considers how to move forward after months of continuous and damaging infighting.

August 7, 2019
Author discusses new book on inclusion, free speech and political correctness on campus.

August 7, 2019
Judge overturns Fordham University's decision to deny recognition to Students for Justice in Palestine chapter due to concerns about its political agenda and the potential for polarization.

August 7, 2019
LGBTQ advocates want the association to intervene and help break what they call a long-standing pattern of discrimination at one of the nation's most prominent religious institutions.

August 6, 2019
Resolving differences over sexual assault procedures, including requirements for live hearings, emerges as one of the biggest challenges for negotiating a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.

August 6, 2019
Study says authors exaggerate their findings in paper abstracts, and that's a problem when readers take them at face value.

August 6, 2019
They claim a fellow member of Alpha Kappa Lambda at Truman State University prompted their sons and three others to commit suicide -- and that the university and fraternity knew he was a threat.

August 6, 2019
Audrey Bilger, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college and professor of English at Pomona College, in California, has been named president of Reed College, in Oregon.

August 5, 2019
An unexpected bequest by an unassuming donor will help financially strapped students at Compton College and also allow the institution to create an endowment.

August 5, 2019
Why the choice to leave a Ph.D. program with a master’s is the right one for many -- maybe even a mastering in -- and why it should be more visible.

August 5, 2019
Even Tennessee's promising remedial math reform does little to boost college completion, new study finds, calling for more effective models as part of suite of student success efforts.

August 5, 2019
After a troubled spring and with an important reauthorization vote ahead, Wheeling University chose to place its president on leave with little information given.

August 2, 2019
New data on the first three jobs held by graduates of six popular majors show career pathways are a swirl rather than a straight line, and that college degrees typically do create a foundation for entering the workforce.

August 2, 2019
Many regulatory changes sought by the Trump administration in an accreditation overhaul reflect shortcomings found at for-profit accreditor restored by Betsy DeVos.

August 2, 2019
At Lyon College, concerns over the fates of other liberal arts colleges has spurred a new approach to governing board size.

August 2, 2019
Responding to recent controversies in South Carolina and Alaska, federal panel on accreditation will study how regional agencies should monitor politicians' influence over public colleges.

August 2, 2019
Starting Off College of the Atlantic has started a two-year campaign to raise $50 million. Thus far, $41 million has been raised. Priorities include new facilities and financial aid. Finishing Up

August 1, 2019
New data from Council of Graduate Schools show nonlinear career paths and cross-sector movement among Ph.D.s three, eight and 15 years postgraduation, with implications for graduate training.

August 1, 2019
Author discusses approaches that work to get students to the finish line.

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