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Mount Saint Mary College in New York debates faculty rights and mission

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Mount Saint Mary College in New York isn't affiliated with Mount St. Mary's University in Maryland, but professors at the former say it's headed down the same path as the latter, with dissenting faculty members dismissed and trustees showing up at search committee meetings.

Survey finds nearly 1 in 10 freshmen plan on participating in campus protests

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Annual survey of incoming college freshmen finds interest in student activism at all-time high, especially among black students.

Berkeley announces major strategic planning process to address long-term budget issues

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University announces major strategic planning initiative to address long-term budgetary concerns. Is it a canary in the coal mine or will it emerge as a model for other institutions seeking similar solutions?

Academics and academic groups respond with fury over firing of 2 professors at Mount St. Mary's

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Academics respond with speed and anger after the president of Mount St. Mary's -- who advocated treating at-risk students as bunnies to drown -- fires two faculty members.

New study suggests that faculty development has a demonstrable impact on student learning

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Studies of faculty development efforts at a liberal arts college and a land-grant university suggest the programs can have an impact on student outcomes.

Apollo's new owners to seek fresh start for beleaguered company

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U of Phoenix's new owners could be looking to make major changes as the for-profit eyes transition to being a privately held company.

Mount St. Mary's president fires two faculty members, one with tenure

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Mount St. Mary's fires two faculty members. One was tenured professor charged with lack of loyalty. The other advised student newspaper that recently exposed president's quotes about "drowning bunnies."

Sexual assault allegation shakes student conduct group

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President-elect of organization of officials who play key roles in Title IX cases accuses her predecessor of sexual misconduct.

Young Republican voters flock to Ted Cruz and Donald Trump

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While Bernie Sanders, as expected, captured the younger Democratic electorate, such voters were also key for Ted Cruz on the Republican side. Donald Trump has built a student base as well.

U of Connecticut creates new living-learning center for black male students

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UConn creates new living and learning space for African-American male students. Some see overdue attention to this group's needs. Others see segregation.

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