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October 16, 2018
This year's Jefferson lecture focuses on how "the humanities have what medicine needs."

October 15, 2018
When a Chinese company seeks to buy an American music college, opponents of the sale raise academic freedom concerns. Over the last several years, Chinese buyers have purchased a number of campuses in the U.S.

October 15, 2018
College doubles down on its residential liberal arts mission with new core curriculum.

October 15, 2018
A potential Democratic House takeover would likely entail far more congressional scrutiny of the Education Department's agenda under Betsy DeVos.

October 12, 2018
Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants.

October 12, 2018
About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to new AAUP analysis. While many now work on multiyear contracts, their academic freedom remains of concern.

October 12, 2018
A new lawsuit against UW Madison calls into question whether students can participate in the campus sexual adjudication process without implicating themselves in criminal proceedings.

October 12, 2018
Beginning in January, the group will issue a "Seal of Excelencia" to colleges that meet a series of data-driven benchmarks on their commitment to ensuring that Latinx students succeed.

October 12, 2018
Six more institutions are following Georgia Tech’s lead and launching affordable online master’s degrees with edX.

October 11, 2018
Messages posted at Washington University in St. Louis point to a problem of anti-Asian racism, which students and others say is often ignored.

October 11, 2018
University of Delaware is changing its policies after a student was able to fool career-services platform Handshake and the institution with a blatantly fraudulent job posting.

October 11, 2018
As part of his push to be a leader on higher education policy, Senator Brian Schatz, a Hawaii Democrat, has made a signature issue of calling for access to a college education for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students.

October 11, 2018
Authors discuss their new book about viewing colleges and universities as media institutions focused on winning over audiences.

October 11, 2018
Academics fear lack of support for research and for free expression.

October 10, 2018
Are we thinking about gender diversity in the sciences all wrong, or at least too simply? New paper proposes a multipronged approach to thinking about and encouraging this diversity, for the benefit of science as a whole.

October 10, 2018
Students love them, but many campuses are struggling to regulate scooters and are impounding them.

October 10, 2018
A second instructor at the University of Michigan declines to write a letter for a student to study in Israel, citing support for the boycott, and a first professor who refused to write a letter is disciplined. Meanwhile, Israel has detained and ordered the deportation of a U.S. student for her support for the boycott movement.

October 10, 2018
Students in California drafted a bill to urge publishers to reveal how their textbooks changed between editions. The students convinced lawmakers to adopt the legislation. But will publishers comply?

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