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Colorado governor tells university system board to find leader who 'unites the board'

Mark Kennedy, the sole finalist to lead the University of Colorado system, finds himself on the receiving end of a tweet by the governor suggesting that it may be time for another candidate.

Amid budget deficits and unfavorable demographics, Oberlin pushes to do more with less

In a bid to balance its budget and stay the same size, Oberlin proposes to trim 100 students from renowned music conservatory while adding same number to liberal arts program.

Notre Dame and Holy Cross partner for pipeline from bachelor's to online data science master's

Bachelor's students at Holy Cross can enroll simultaneously in a data science master's program at Notre Dame. Administrators see such collaborations as integral to the future of traditional colleges.

Herb Childress discusses his new book, 'The Adjunct Underclass'

Herb Childress's new book is a painful, necessary read for anyone looking to understand or empathize with the costs -- human and otherwise -- of higher ed's gig economy.

Archaeology group faces backlash over how it handled known harasser's attendance at meeting

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Society for American Archaeology faces major backlash over how it handled a known harasser's attendance at its annual meeting.

Ousted dean returns at Western Kentucky

Western Kentucky reinstated the dean its now ex-provost forced out last week. What does the saga say about academic leadership, especially at institutions facing change?

Stevens Point abandons controversial plan to cut liberal arts majors including history and foreign languages

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Wisconsin campus that became the poster child for gutting liberal arts disciplines won't make those cuts after all.

AAUP study finds small gains in faculty salaries, offset by inflation

AAUP study finds small gains in faculty salaries, offset by inflation, for the third year in a row. View lists of the colleges with the highest salaries. Plus our exclusive database of the AAUP data.

Henry Reichman discusses his new book on the future of academic freedom

Henry Reichman discusses his new book on the future of academic freedom, in which he argues that that future "is up to us."

Dean and provost stepped down from their posts under pressure at Western Kentucky U

Amid turmoil at Western Kentucky, a provost and dean leave their positions.

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