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Corporate partnership programs increasing at college career centers

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Career centers are providing more access to some companies than others (for a fee), a move that has career counselors concerned institutions are selling students to the highest bidder.

Study: 8 in 10 students said they engaged in behaviors related to "drunkorexia"

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More than 80 percent of college students in a new study said they have skipped a meal, induced vomiting or used a laxative in order to consume more alcohol.

Masculinity programming at University of Redlands hopes to help men be 'authentic selves'

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Colleges are increasingly creating masculinity programs, aimed at boosting retention while encouraging students to rethink what it means to "be a man."

Clinton proposes financial aid for alternative providers, student loan relief for entrepreneurs

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The presumptive Democratic nominee for president expands on her higher education agenda with boosts for alternative education providers and technology entrepreneurs.

Federal panel votes to terminate ACICS and tightens screws on other accreditors

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Federal panel recommends termination for ACICS, an accreditor of several notorious for-profits, while also tightening the screws on the American Bar Association and other agencies.

Plymouth State announces layoffs, restructuring around interdisciplinary clusters

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Plymouth State plans to replace them with clusters. Restructuring and layoffs have professors scratching their heads.

Education Department to release data reports on accreditors based on measures of student achievement

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The Education Department has created new data reports on the performance of accrediting agencies, using measures such as graduation and loan repayment rates at colleges the agencies oversee.

AAUP votes to censure two institutions for alleged violations of academic freedom and calls out two more abandoning shared governance

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AAUP votes to censure two institutions for alleged violations of academic freedom and calls out two more -- including U of Iowa over presidential search -- for abandoning shared governance.

University of Louisville housecleaning raises questions

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Kentucky governor's dismissal of most trustees and the president's resignation, designed to end university's governance logjam, could create a new set of problems.

Colleges sued by students for negligence turn to 'victim blaming' in defense

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Saying victims are to blame, at least in part, for their sexual assaults is a legal tactic used by many colleges accused of negligence.

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