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At two colleges, what happens when protesters obstruct free speech

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Recent incidents at DePaul and UC Irvine raise the question of what obligations a college has to make sure that protesters -- while objecting to an event -- can't shut it down or block its ideas from being heard.

Baylor University prepares to fire president over handling of assaults

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With board considering firing president amid growing allegations the university looked the other way on sexual assaults involving football players, Starr is expected to resign.

SUNY Buffalo boosts graduation rates with 'Finish in 4' pledge

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The State University of New York at Buffalo has made big gains on its graduation rates, thanks in part to a "Finish in 4" pledge that features real commitments by students and the university alike.

Northwestern joins Harvard in urging exclusive clubs to open up their membership

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Colleges are asking if there's still a place on campus for student groups with limits on who may join.

Beyond North Carolina, colleges add gender-neutral bathrooms to support transgender students

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Colleges around the country are adding facilities and adopting policies designed to help transgender students.

AAUP finds Mizzou compromised academic freedom in terminating Melissa Click

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AAUP investigation finds that -- regardless of what one thinks of Melissa Click's actions -- U of Missouri board endangered academic freedom by firing her without a faculty review.

Q&A with author of new book on how parenting affects student outcomes

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Author of a new book on how family matters for college women's success argues that four-year public institutions are increasingly dependent on active -- and wealthy -- parents, and that can harm students with less-involved parents.

University Title Generator website pokes fun at administrative bloat

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Website pokes fun at administrative bloat by generating endless job titles and inflated salaries.

Professor says she was fired over well-intentioned but ill-received class discussion on race

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Professor accused of using a slur -- not against an individual -- during a well-intentioned but ill-received classroom discussion about race fails to earn reappointment to tenure track.

Campus unrest follows tenure denial of innovative, popular faculty member of color

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At Dartmouth, an Asian-American professor receives unanimous English department backing and is rejected at higher levels. The same happened to a black historian at the college. Many see a disturbing pattern.

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