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March 18, 2019
In our little corner of the world, we like to imagine a world in which teams advanced to the Final Four based on brains, not brawn: our annual Academic Performance Tournament.

March 15, 2019
Popular alternative-academic career platform was bought last year by the foundation behind the recently uncovered undergraduate admissions scheme.

March 15, 2019
Artificial intelligence from IBM that can debate humans could be used to help college debaters become more persuasive, but experts are divided over the promise of computer-assisted coaching.

March 15, 2019
Ex-president of Indiana's Saint Mary’s College says board chair forced her out and that college has reneged on faculty job it promised.

March 15, 2019
Macalester College's graduating class will hear a commencement speaker this year who also addressed them during their freshman year. Officials say the encore speech brings the students’ educational journey full circle.

March 15, 2019
British university pulls a job ad after many call the position description exploitative.

March 15, 2019
Boise State University is starting an online bachelor's program in public relations. Franciscan University of Steubenville is starting an online master's program in Roman Catholic leadership.

March 14, 2019
Federal appellate court decision could make it harder for adjuncts to form unions at private institutions, especially those adjuncts who want more of a say in institutional decision making.

March 14, 2019
State lawmakers, advised by Robert Shireman, want to fill what they call a void in federal leadership by enforcing regulations on for-profit institutions and recently converted nonprofit colleges.

March 14, 2019
Albright College: Jane Golden, founder and executive director of Mural Arts Philadelphia. Drexel University: Kenneth C. Frazier, chairman and CEO of Merck & Co.

March 13, 2019
Students at Sarah Lawrence want to review the tenure of a conservative professor who criticized student affairs programs as ideologically "lopsided."

March 13, 2019
University says proposed light rail line would pose hazards to its medical and research facilities, balks at crucial moment in 20-year transit partnership.

March 13, 2019
College administrators believe in the value of on-campus jobs and want more funding to add positions.

March 12, 2019
Congressional appropriators have rejected previous White House calls to cut student aid. New budget plan also backs congressional deal on "risk sharing" for colleges.

March 12, 2019
Slapping faculty harassers on the wrists compromises the comprehensive prevention to which institutions are legally and ethically bound, according to a new paper.

March 12, 2019
Purdue professors say it is wrong for the university to work with Chegg, whose services they see as helping students cheat.

March 12, 2019
Author discusses his new book on "speculative" alternatives for higher education.
Image of hand-lettered protest sign reading "Education not deportation."

March 12, 2019
States are embracing undocumented immigrant students as colleges expand tuition-free programs.

March 11, 2019
Judge declares that association and colleges illegally restrict value of "education benefits" to which big-time football and basketball players are entitled -- but stops far short of free market sought by athletes.

March 11, 2019
Vote by United Methodist Church body to strengthen prohibitions on gay clergy and same-sex marriages disappoints Methodist higher education institutions and raises difficult questions.

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