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Jury convicts former Penn State president on one count of child endangerment and finds him not guilty on a second count, and not guilty of conspiracy. UPDATE: Penn State says verdict reflects "profound failure of leadership."
Arizona State U, known for rejecting norms of traditional campuses, will invest more than $100 million in its library, seeking to serve on-campus and a growing online study body.
Berkeley is again in hot water for allegedly protecting the reputation of a prominent professor instead of acting on reports of harassment against him. The case this time involves John R. Searle, a noted philosopher of language.
Director of McGill Institute for the Study of Canada steps down after publishing column critical of Quebec, and many raise questions about academic freedom.
Indiana moves to focus on job training through nondegree programs.
The country has some strong universities, but many institutions struggle to serve impoverished students.

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Should we intervene, a faculty member asks, when students automatically choose to join groups of their own race in the classroom?

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