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U of Wisconsin Board of Regents approves new tenure policies, despite faculty concerns

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U of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approves new tenure policies, rejecting a series of proposals that professors said would have protected some of their rights.

Undergraduate curricular reform efforts at Harvard and Duke suggest there's no one way to do it well

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Amid concerns that requirements may not mean much to students or professors, Harvard and Duke Universities both look to curricular changes to improve undergraduate education.

Trump rallies raise safety concerns on college campuses

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U of Illinois at Chicago says it can't deny the campaign space for a rally, but many on campus want to know what is being done to protect the rights of students and faculty members who want to attend to protest the candidate.

Study suggests graduate student instructors influence undergraduates to major in the discipline, and graduate students also benefit from teaching

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Study suggests grad students may outperform faculty members in the classroom and may also benefit from time away from their dissertations.

Student goes public after alleged rapist was assigned 500-word paper as punishment

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Student goes public with details on alleged rapist at Gustavus Adolphus, renewing debate over whether respecting privacy lets colleges get away with wrist slapping instead of expulsions.

Controversy at UC Davis escalates into wider debate on presidents on corporate boards

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Controversy over Davis chancellor's brief membership on DeVry board escalates into broader debate over a common practice.

Accreditor blocks Grand Canyon U's attempt to become a nonprofit

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Grand Canyon U's leaders criticize decision by its accreditor to block the company's attempt to go nonprofit, raising questions about the broad use of outsourcing in higher education.

Obama administration leans on state agencies to tighten up oversight of for-profits

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The Obama administration prods state regulators to tighten their oversight of for-profits, with a focus on job placement rates. But confusion about calculating those rates reigns, and many state agencies are understaffed and outgunned.

Students demand more minority advisers, counselors

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A common demand of minority student protests is more minority counselors in a range of student service departments. Is this wise or does it promote segregation?

Outbreaks of norovirus hit college campuses around the country

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Outbreaks of norovirus and mumps hit college campuses around the country.

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