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June 20, 2018
Pathway providers are shaking up the international student recruitment landscape, and the incentives they offer recruiting agents are attracting scrutiny.

June 20, 2018
Key Education Department official says innovators in higher ed should not be held back by their accreditors.

June 20, 2018
Assumption College is starting a major in cybersecurity. California University of Pennsylvania is starting an Ed.D. in education leadership and administration.

June 19, 2018
The number of universities contracting with corporate entities to recruit for and manage first-year programs for international students keeps growing. As competition increases, institutions report mixed results with the model.

June 19, 2018
Third-party pathway programs have a wide range of academic and financial models. Here's an overview and some of the key corporate players.

June 19, 2018
Kings Education mostly recruits students to small private institutions with the expectation of transfer. At one Kings partner, those the company recruited made up almost 40 percent of all undergraduates last fall.

June 19, 2018
Study finds recommendation letters for academic jobs signal doubt about female applicants more than they do for men, with real, negative effects on their job chances.

June 19, 2018
Eight private schools in Washington area -- including St. Albans and Sidwell Friends -- announce they will stop offering Advanced Placement courses.

June 19, 2018
Motivated by 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Lumina Foundation adds racial justice to grant making, which has focused heavily on college completion.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

June 18, 2018
Education Department announces a second yearlong delay of some gainful-employment disclosures as DeVos works on a do-over of the vocational education rule.

June 18, 2018
AAUP censures Nebraska-Lincoln for alleged violations of academic freedom in Courtney Lawton case. Iowa and Stillman removed from lists of sanctioned and censured institutions.

June 18, 2018
Supreme Court of Canada says law society acted reasonably in denying approval to proposed Christian law school with a code of conduct prohibiting same-sex sexual activity.

June 15, 2018
Promising open-access anthropology publication abandons its business model and faces criticism over allegations that top editor and others created toxic environment.

June 15, 2018
A student newspaper at the University of British Columbia has criticized President Santa Ono for mixing policy statements with personal views on social media. The president has been uncharacteristically quiet in response.

June 15, 2018
A new report examines student loan repayment rates among graduate students -- and finds borrowers who attended historically black colleges struggled the most to pay down their loans within a few years of leaving school. 

June 15, 2018
Discussions at AAUP annual meeting show range of views.

June 15, 2018
Reports of international students and employees being monitored frustrate many academics.

June 14, 2018
Another AP history exam comes under scrutiny, with critics saying a proposed rewrite of the AP World History exam, focusing on events after 1450, is too Eurocentric.

June 14, 2018
In its quest to find a sustainable business model, online course provider edX will test charging users for access to previously free content. Observers say the move was inevitable.

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