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Colleges prepare for Halloween by advising students to steer clear of offensive costumes

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A year after detailed guidance from Yale set off a national debate, many other colleges are still offering detailed advice on how to avoid offensive Halloween costumes.

Book explores uses and abuses of data to measure science at the institutional and faculty levels

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Book offers critique of uses of big data to measure the output of professors and institutions, arguing that technique is equivalent to “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”

Federal regulators: university subsidies for grad student health insurance can remain

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Federal regulators indefinitely stay IRS enforcement ruling that subsidized health insurance plans for graduate students violated provisions of Affordable Care Act.

William G. Bowen, former president of Princeton and Mellon Foundation, dies

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His presidencies and writings such as The Shape of the River had a significant impact on higher education.

NCAA alleges Louisville violated rules in prostitution scandal, charges head coach with failure to monitor

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Last year, Louisville's supporters scoffed at charges. Now NCAA has confirmed them and the university is objecting to the association's finding that powerful head coach failed to monitor his program. The coach is invoking 9/11.

Higher ed would be central in a Clinton administration, but who would carry agenda in Congress?

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As Election Day nears, it's uncertain who would lead the Senate committee that would handle key higher education legislation -- including a "free college" proposal if Hillary Clinton is elected -- in the next Congress.

Disagreements over wages and health care cause Pennsylvania faculty members to strike

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After contract talks between faculty union and Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education crumble over wages and benefits, many students woke up Wednesday morning to no classes.

Consultants' advice, including to limit courses with high failure rates, perturbs professors at Illinois State

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Advice from consultant, including that to limit courses with high failure rates, is unwelcome to Illinois State professors. But the university and the consultant say their focus is student success, not student smooth sailing.

Leader of white nationalist group is student at California State University at Stanislaus

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Posters promoting a white nationalist organization -- led by a California college student -- have appeared on campuses across the country. Some students are trying to shame him.

Liberty students criticize president for his ties to Donald Trump

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Students sharply criticize President Jerry Falwell Jr. for endorsement and continued support of Trump, saying they seek to "regain the integrity" of the university.

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