Recent charges of sexual assault and harassment by music professors raise old questions about a "sinister trend" in the discipline. Experts blame a mix of cultural factors and unique windows of opportunity.
Mitch Daniels, while governor of Indiana, tried to ban the teaching of Howard Zinn and sought to cut funds to program led by a professor who was a critic, AP investigation reveals. UPDATE: Daniels responds.
Video obtained by ESPN shows basketball coach kicking players, hurling balls at their heads and using anti-gay slurs. University briefly suspended coach in December, but didn't take further action until the video became public
Former governor of Indiana, in first week as Purdue president, issues unusually frank letter about challenges facing higher education, urging university to become "counterexample" to the failings of academe.
New survey from Campus Computing Project suggests that colleges are not taking full advantage of Big Data, and remain apprehensive about open source applications. But many see a role for MOOCs in academic instruction.