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Court agrees to hear case, reinstates ban except for foreign nationals -- including admitted students -- “who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”
Professors are often lightning rods, but many see a new menace to academic freedom in recent physical threats against faculty members who speak out on race and other issues.
Faculty groups alarmed by potential impact of new TSA plan for screening carry-on luggage.
California’s ban on using state funds to travel to Texas highlights the dilemma facing national groups with meetings scheduled to take place there.
At meeting of college lawyers, panelists rue students’ lack of understanding of First Amendment and share strategies for balancing expression and sensitivity.
Student advocates say Education Department’s slow processing of borrower-defense claims and blocking of ban on mandatory arbitration put defrauded borrowers in a bind.

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As right-wing groups scale up their attacks on higher education, colleges and universities need to take bold steps to support scholars who are being targeted, argue Jessie Daniels and Arlene Stein.

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Joseph Barber explains how, as with the plants in your garden, the people in your career network need nurturing to thrive.

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Confessions of a Community College Dean

June 26, 2017
When not enough students sign up for a section ...

Just Visiting

June 25, 2017
Rather than teaching students to fail, I want them to learn to define their own personal rules for the game.

The World View

June 25, 2017
The reasons why the world, especially Africa, would be well served to ignore the rankings are numerous. 

Law, Policy -- and IT?

June 25, 2017
Read this piece on AI.  

The Education of Oronte Churm

June 22, 2017
Writer Duff Brenna reviews Jack Driscoll's eleventh book, a collection of stories.

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