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Trump questions spending decisions of colleges with large endowments

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GOP candidate vows to work with Congress to push wealthy colleges and universities to spend more on students. Move comes as top endowments report losses.

Students who earn C's in gateway courses are less likely to graduate, new data show

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Data show that students who earn C's in foundational courses are much less likely to graduate. As a result, U of Arizona may require some C students to repeat a course.

Racist chalk messages at college directed against president's children and diversity efforts

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Racist chalkings and phone threats criticize Bethany College in Kansas over its leader's family and its efforts to diversify student body.

Clemson coach faces criticism over comments about athlete protests

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Head of Clemson football program says some protesting police violence against black people should move to another country, and implies his comments reflect the ideas of Martin Luther King Jr.

Critics question spending librarian's donation on scoreboard

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Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

Papers call for more targeted use of state funding for public colleges

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State dollars for public higher education would go farther, prominent researchers argue, if more of it went to open-access colleges and need-based aid.

NCAA will move championship games from North Carolina

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State's Republican Party spokeswoman issues response: "I wish the NCAA was this concerned about the women who were raped at Baylor."

Professor who advocates Israel boycott is latest to face demands for records about her career

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Open-records requests involving a SUNY Plattsburgh professor who backs the Israel boycott follow pattern of challenges to faculty members with controversial views on a range of issues.

Debate grows over national anthem at college events

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Debate grows about athletes who kneel during national anthem. Football players at Indiana State and Tulsa join movement. Texas chancellor urges students to stand and face flag.

A look at career of late Haverford president illustrates how college leaders and the times have changed

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The bold stances and undercover blue-collar work of a former president who died recently highlight the way the world has changed -- and some ways it hasn't.

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