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National enrollments decline for sixth straight year, but at slower rate

College enrollments in the U.S. decline for a sixth straight year -- although at a slower rate -- while the bachelor's degree got more popular.

Following cheerleader protest inquiry, Kennesaw State president resigns

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Sam Olens, a controversial pick for president of Kennesaw State last year, has resigned following inquiries into how he handled protests related to the national anthem.

Is the public really losing faith in higher education?

New public opinion data suggest that despite significant concerns about prices, most Americans (and many Republicans) believe a postsecondary education is essential.

House GOP pushes innovation and deregulation with Higher Education Act overhaul

GOP’s Higher Education Act rewrite would give a boost to competency-based education, short-term certificates and alternative providers, but experts worry about the bill’s lack of safeguards.

Barnard announces criteria for evaluating fossil fuel companies' investment worthiness

Barnard unveils criteria it will use to evaluate whether a fossil fuel company is a good or bad actor worthy of its investment. An emphasis is on climate science.

House GOP higher education overhaul would cap graduate lending and end loan-forgiveness benefit

As Republicans in Congress look to change course on graduate lending policies, some higher education groups warn about limiting access and tougher paths to service-oriented careers.

What can a crowdsourced survey of sexual harassment in academia tell us about the problem

What can a crowdsourced survey of sexual harassment in academe tell us about the problem?

A termination, a suspension and a celebration -- all over allegations of faculty misconduct

A professor is set to challenge his termination over sexual harassment next week as another across the country was placed on leave. On yet another campus, students celebrate the recent departure of a professor found to have committed misconduct.

Scholars push for free access to online citation data, saying they need and deserve access to reference data they helped create

Scholars push for free access to online citation data, saying they need and deserve access to the reference data they helped create.

Colby College's fund-raising campaign goes public quickly

Colby took a campaign public after just a year in the silent phase, and it hasn’t emphasized its end date. That strategy reflects changes in what colleges hope to accomplish and whom they hope to reach with large fund-raising efforts.

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