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University of California plan links first-generation students with similar professors

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University of California plan forges connections between students and professors who were the first in their families to attend a four-year institution.

University of Dallas struggles to find expansion direction amid questions of identity and curriculum

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University of Dallas steps back from proposed adult degree-completion expansion amid faculty worries it would be a poor curricular and identity fit, even as administrators say new sources of revenue are a must.

University of Utah program pushes technical skills for liberal arts majors

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University of Utah’s new certificate program raises a question: Do students with liberal arts degrees need more to get a job?

Regulators and accreditor begin review of Purdue's boundary-testing deal with Kaplan

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University’s boundary-testing deal poses a test for its accreditor and could set new precedents about online education and the role of public universities.

State judge says Yeshiva can't terminate tenure-track professors for financial reasons, based on its own policies

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New York judge says Yeshiva University, based on its own policies, can't terminate tenure-track professors for financial reasons.

College hazing becoming easier to punish

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With high-profile hazing cases such as the death of Timothy Piazza at Penn State comes more willingness to punish -- by both prosecutors and universities.

Arrest of U of Maryland student in stabbing death of Bowie State student shakes both campuses

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White U of Maryland student, who officials say was a member of white supremacist group on Facebook, is charged in fatal stabbing of a black Bowie State student, leaving others questioning how safe they are.

Indiana ban on sexual assault offenders applauded, but not adopted elsewhere

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Indiana University recently adopted a policy that bans athletes with a history of sexual assault, raising the question why other institutions and NCAA conferences aren't doing the same.

Mills College declares "financial emergency" and plans layoffs and curricular reform

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College announces layoffs (likely including tenured professors) and plans for curricular reform -- amid a deficit that has grown to $9 million.

Burlington College campus purchase still coming back to haunt Jane Sanders

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Burlington College closed last year, but controversy still swirls over reports of a federal investigation into land deal by a former president, Jane Sanders, wife of Bernie -- an investigation allegedly sparked by a prominent Republican.

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