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December 7, 2018
Nevada educators are finding strong links to success for students who take college-level math and more than 15 credits per semester.

December 7, 2018
Country plans shift away from evaluating faculty members only on research metrics. Move would also make it possible to be hired on the basis of teaching.

December 6, 2018
Shutdown of 70-campus Education Corporation of America is largest closure since collapse of Corinthian Colleges and ITT Tech. Now many students will face similar questions over educational futures and debt.

December 6, 2018
New studies find variation by departments, with many findings of significant rates of depression and anxiety.

December 6, 2018
The deadly Camp Fire barely touched rural Butte College in Northern California -- but it likely changed the two-year college forever as hundreds of students, staff and faculty members lost everything.

December 6, 2018
Students at Columbia University interrupted routine of former Saturday Night Live writer they invited to perform at a cultural event after deeming his jokes too offensive.

December 6, 2018
Gainful employment remains on the books, but Trump administration says it can't enforce the career-education rule because another federal agency won't release data on graduates' earnings.

December 5, 2018
Since the deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October, campuses have seen a rise in displays targeting Jews.

December 5, 2018
Scholars say their field is coming under increasing pressures from forces outside the academy who want to delegitimize it.

December 5, 2018
An academic prompts debate after commenting on low-income students’ need for smartphones and how lack of access to the devices can hurt college performance.

December 5, 2018
As some small private colleges merge with one another, others simply contract, closing up branch campuses -- some of them long-standing and hundreds of miles away.

December 4, 2018
New research points to differentials in faculty pay and class size.

December 4, 2018
U of Arizona is sued over alleged discrimination against female faculty members in pay and promotions. This suit follows one by female deans.

December 4, 2018
UNC Chapel Hill plans to create a new building to house Confederate statue. Hundreds march to protest idea.

December 4, 2018
Betsy DeVos touts Swiss approach for apprenticeships, but such business-driven career education options remain limited in the U.S.

December 4, 2018
Central European University says the Hungarian government has forced it to move its main campus from Budapest to Vienna.

December 4, 2018
Students in a Baylor University class weren't sleeping enough. Their professor offered them extra credit if they got eight hours of sleep or more -- and they performed better on final exams than their peers.

December 3, 2018
Temple professor lost his job as CNN commentator over speech he gave at United Nations. University says it is defending his right to free speech, but board chair's comments suggest institution is trying to find a way to punish him.

December 3, 2018
A Princeton a cappella group won't sing "Kiss the Girl" from The Little Mermaid after complaints that its performance made audience members uncomfortable.

December 3, 2018
The Trump administration wants to spur more innovation in higher education. But some question whether pursuing federal student aid is worth it for alternative providers.

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