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Liberal arts college offers career insights MOOC to anxious students and frustrated alumni

A new open online course at Wesleyan serves students contemplating career paths and alumni who want to rethink theirs. Can the online format help liberal arts institutions become more practical?

About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to a new AAUP analysis

About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to new AAUP analysis. While many now work on multiyear contracts, their academic freedom remains of concern.

E-scooters are causing safety and accessibility headaches on campuses

Students love them, but many campuses are struggling to regulate scooters and are impounding them.

Gallup survey finds falling confidence in higher education

Gallup finds unusually large drop -- primarily but not exclusively among Republicans -- between 2015 and 2018.

Institutional change is required to better serve first-generation students, report finds

More four-year colleges are working to help first-generation college students succeed. But a new report says real progress requires institutional shifts, not just adding new programs.

After probe of president, Boston architecture college personnel wonder: What next?

Amid reports about jokes and comments viewed as insulting or worse, Boston Architectural College faculty and staff members get few answers after closely guarded investigation of president results in minor changes.

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it's hard to ignore the Trump factor.

Trump bemoans that men are now 'guilty until proven innocent'

As Education Department and many colleges consider policies on sexual assault, the president's comments on his Supreme Court nominee appear to take a side.

Department of Education awards pilot OER grant to UC Davis open textbook project

Updated: Education Department awards $4.9 million to a 12-institution consortium led by UC Davis for open STEM textbooks. Advocates push for spreading the wealth for next year's round of funding.

Catholic University suspends dean over tweet on one of Kavanaugh's accusers

His social media posts raise questions of professional responsibility, sexism and free expression.

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