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June 6, 2019
Professors fear University of Tulsa abandoning its historic commitment to education beyond job training.

June 6, 2019
Decision is a win for anti-abortion groups. But academic organizations say it will add unnecessary new hurdles for scientists and slow breakthroughs in vaccines and other medical research.

June 6, 2019
Advocates see great need, but some wonder if the concept can survive in the current era.

June 5, 2019
Senator Elizabeth Warren and congressional Democrats question Trump administration's plans to back income-share agreements -- and demand answers from colleges offering the financing, too.

June 5, 2019
Blaming unsustainable price increases, librarians at the university reach out to faculty members and graduate students to draw up a list of 820 journal subscriptions to cancel.

June 5, 2019
States and the public colleges they fund continue to feel the economic downturn's effects, even after a decade of recovery, according to a new report that gives a sobering look at state funding.

June 5, 2019
CodePath.org, a nonprofit boot camp, offers ready-made, industry-approved coding courses to colleges and trains students to teach them for credit.

June 4, 2019
A pledge to pay off the student loans of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College highlights racial disparities in student debt and turns into a clarion call for black business executives to help.

June 4, 2019
China's Ministry of Education warns students of the risk of visa problems if they come to the U.S.

June 4, 2019
Who's doing the heavy lifting in terms of diversity and inclusion work? Underrepresented faculty members -- and that's something that should alarm everyone, according to a new study.

June 4, 2019
In their new book, a professor and a counseling center director show how being outdoors can improve students' mental health at little cost to colleges.

June 4, 2019
Steve Currall, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Southern Methodist University, in Texas, has been chosen as president of the University of South Florida.

June 3, 2019
New data from Education Department put spotlight on high borrowing for some graduate programs. But experts are skeptical more information on students alone will move the needle on enrollment decisions.

June 3, 2019
Report attacks Koch-funded Regulatory Studies Center at George Washington University as a pro-fossil-fuel-industry idea launderer. University and Koch deny the charge.

June 3, 2019
New survey from Gallup finds that women are less likely than men to feel comfortable sharing views in the classroom that may conflict with their peers' opinions.

June 3, 2019
With little information given, Contra Costa community college's president and two interim vice presidents were placed on leave pending the results of investigations into "personnel matters."

May 31, 2019
Researchers want less restrictive policies on accepting money from the Chinese telecom giant -- but that appears unlikely, given recent federal policy moves and legal action against the company. Professors also question why they aren't involved in making decisions on bans.

May 31, 2019
Ph.D. graduate's speech backing Israel boycott is condemned by leaders there and at Northwestern, which hired him. Some see academic freedom concerns, given that other political commencement addresses are not attacked.

May 31, 2019
Research suggests that international students are less likely than domestic students to seek mental health treatment -- or even be aware of the availability of services. Speakers at international education conference discuss the barriers and what advisers can do.

May 31, 2019
Two Canadian colleges agree to share academic programs with each other at no charge -- to save their government money and speed their ability to offer new offerings to students.

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