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September 19, 2019
Proponents say universal free tuition plans like New Mexico's are the best way to boost college enrollment, but critics say it would help the least needy and do little to improve program quality.

September 19, 2019
Graduates of bachelor's degree programs at Canadian community colleges initially earn 12 percent more than university-educated counterparts, but their advantage quickly starts to shrink.

September 19, 2019
Philosophy, theater and the library take the hits. Other programs will grow.

September 19, 2019
New legislation is not as tough as universities feared, but many say the value of learning English is being undercut.

September 18, 2019
Senate GOP leader mulls piecemeal update to Higher Education Act tied to HBCU funding, which could include short-term Pell, student data, FAFSA simplification and lifting prison Pell ban. But plan might be tough sell for Democrats.

September 18, 2019
The University of the Bahamas saw a surge in enrollment this year after the introduction of a free tuition program. Then came Hurricane Dorian.

September 18, 2019
Author discusses her new book about the costs of social mobility in higher education.

September 18, 2019
Free Software Foundation founder and MIT visiting professor Richard Stallman steps down over controversial remarks about the Epstein case and -- deeper in his past -- about pedophilia.

September 18, 2019
Fashion Institute of Technology

September 17, 2019
Association of college administrators that deal with campus sexual assaults prompts controversy with a new recommendation not to overrely on the behavior of traumatized victims to determine the veracity of their claims.

September 17, 2019
Two white students are charged with assaulting a black student.

September 17, 2019
More and more universities are adopting chosen name and preferred pronoun policies, an act that's inclusive of transgender and nonbinary students.

September 17, 2019
Colby-Sawyer College is starting five new degrees in the health sciences. Loyola University Chicago has started an online, bilingual master's degree in social work. New York University is starting a data science major.

September 16, 2019
After a rash of student protests against controversial and conservative speakers on college campuses, state lawmakers around the country are passing legislation they say protect everyone’s free speech rights. Not everyone agrees.

September 16, 2019
University of Wisconsin Madison, which announced last year it would open joint research campus with Foxconn in 2020, is well behind its original promise.

September 16, 2019
Marlboro College and University of Bridgeport drop plans to merge. Marlboro says it's optimistic about finding another partner.

September 16, 2019
Former Baylor economics professor's lawsuit says the Baptist university's high-profile failures with sexual assaults led administrators to overcorrect when a student accused him of rape.

September 13, 2019
Columbia says a historian's acclaimed book on North Korea was plagiarized, and its publisher says it's been taken out of print.

September 13, 2019
With deadline fast approaching for lawmakers, historically black colleges face a loss of $85 million in annual funding for STEM education.

September 13, 2019
University says trademark covers the change.

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