Obama administration seeks to cut off some aid to poorly performing teacher prep programs

Obama administration's proposed regulation would cut off TEACH Grant eligibility to poorly performing programs at colleges and universities.

U. of Virginia board adopts policy to show it is getting tough on sexual assault, but the policy lacks specifics

University of Virginia's board adopts policy to show it is getting tough on sexual assault on campus, but critics point out the lack of any specifics.

Eckerd president criticized for his advice to students on how to avoid rape

Leader of Eckerd angers students when he tells them to prevent sexual assault by drinking less and avoiding casual sex.

Lincoln U. of Pa. president, criticized for rape remarks, is out of his job

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania resignation follows intense criticism over comments about women.

Fallout at U. of Virginia after article on a gang rape at a fraternity

Article in Rolling Stone sets off protests and soul-searching at U. of Virginia, and suspension of all fraternities until January 9.

What Obama’s immigration executive actions mean for higher education

President expands his temporary protected status for "Dreamers" and seeks to expand temporary work authorization program for international graduates of American universities. 

UC administrators and California governor clash over tuition hikes

System leaders want to increase tuition rates, but a popular governor is pushing instead for more emphasis on online and competency-based education, and three-year degrees.

Marquette U. grad student she's being targeted after ending a class discussion on gay marriage

Marquette TA becomes focus of debate for telling a student his facts criticizing gay marriage were incorrect. Critics say she squelched a student's view, but many academics say she's become a target just for doing her job.

Number of college employees declines slightly

As enrollments dip, so too do the number of college and university employees -- but disproportionately at for-profit institutions.

Brown launches initiative aimed at providing internships to low-income students

Brown University starts effort to make sure every student can have an internship. Move comes as Cornell and Duke are providing students with more learning opportunities outside of the classroom.


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