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Growing needs and changing demographics strain college fund-raising

Colleges with increasingly diverse student bodies are recognizing that development staff members remain overwhelmingly white.

Administrators, students and activists take stock three years after 2015 Missouri protests

The University of Missouri has new administrators, new policies and, leaders say, a new attitude after concerns over the racial climate in Columbia exploded in 2015. But challenges loom, and some are far from convinced enough has changed.

Will politicians' latest try overhaul public higher ed governance in North Dakota?

North Dakota governor moves toward revamping board of higher education, citing "powerful economic forces," but overhaul is a hard sell.

Baylor accused of planting 'mole' in sexual assault advocacy groups

A Baylor administrator misrepresented himself to student sexual-assault-prevention activists and fed information they shared with him back to other officials, anonymous sources allege.

Oglethorpe aligns its sticker prices with state flagships -- for academically strong students

Oglethorpe aims to win academically strong students by aligning tuition with their states' flagships.

Report asks whether University of California funding is nearing 'tipping point'

Berkeley and UCLA might be able to maintain their quality and reputation without a major shift to the funding paradigm, a new report says. For the rest of the University of California, no easy model exists.

Goucher College says it's eliminating liberal arts programs such as math, physics and religion, in attempt to keep costs down

College says it's eliminating programs such as math, physics and religion, in attempt to keep costs down.

NYU scholarships cover medical school tuition as doctors' debt continues to raise concern

Thanks to fund-raising prowess, NYU takes an ax to medical school tuition where others have used a scalpel. But medical school costs are clearly under the microscope.

Suspension of St. Lawrence graduate certification programs leaves some asking why

As many liberal arts colleges are urged to add graduate programs, St. Lawrence pulls back.

Dropping gainful employment means for-profits keep billions in student aid

Education Department's decision to drop gainful-employment rule will mean lowest-performing programs keep $5.3 billion over next decade.

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