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Higher ed in the Congressional election

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Even if college issues haven't been prominent in many races, the outcome -- especially if control of the House or Senate shifts -- could have a big impact.

Major turnover in research university presidencies could lead to unconventional picks

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Search consultants say dramatic turnover in research university leadership – including at least 11 major searches this year – is likely to result in more unconventional selections.

Lynn University personalized the campus visit in a bid to attract more students

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Lynn University retooled the campus visit for prospective students, trying to personalize the experience, a switch administrators say is paying off in higher enrollment.

Reaction to UNC chancellor resignation shows influence of Virginia controversy

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In rally to support outgoing UNC-Chapel Hill chancellor, reflections of U.Va. controversy and lessons about the limitations of that kind of faculty support.

Med schools are a target for universities seeking prestige and new revenues

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Several prominent universities, driven by revenue and prestige concerns, are building or merging with medical schools at a furious pace.

Kinsey Institute app debacle highlights privacy hazards around new research method

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Kerfuffle over release of Kinsey Institute sexual research tool highlights the opportunities and hazards of app-based data collection.

Alabama names seventh new community college chancellor in six years

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Mark Heinrich will be the seventh person in six years to take over the chancellorship of the Alabama Community College System, which has been reeling since scandal sparked a federal investigation in 2006.

Paul Quinn College gets eye glasses for 15 percent of its students

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Up to 15 percent of students at Paul Quinn College needed eye glasses but couldn't afford them. Thanks to a blend of conviction, fund-raising and serendipity, now they can.

Pennsylvania officials examining president's role on board in wake of Sandusky scandal

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Sandusky scandal has Pennsylvania officials examining Penn State president's voting spot on university board, a rarity among public universities but not private colleges.

Faculty panel throws roadblock at plan for 'self-sufficiency' in UCLA b-school

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Key faculty panel issues scathing report that could stand in the way of UCLA business school's controversial "self-sufficiency" plan -- an idea that critics view as privatization.

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