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Study documents economic gains from liberal arts education

Sure, engineers earn more, but new study shows that liberal arts college grads are doing just fine and seeing economic mobility -- and that much of what is said about graduates of these programs is not backed by evidence.

Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input

Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input.

California's online community college finds its leader: Heather Hiles

Heather Hiles, an entrepreneur and Gates Foundation alum, will lead the new institution, launching this fall with competency-based certificate programs for the state's adults.

Division, investigations, faculty departures… What is going on in Hope College's music department?

Division, investigations, faculty departures … What is going on in Hope College's music department, where students value those who have left?

Professor is suspended for using the N-word in class in discussion of language from James Baldwin essay

Professor is suspended for using the N-word in class. He was discussing language in a James Baldwin essay. Given the slur's potential to throw learning off course, is it ever worth using in the classroom -- if it ever was?

U of Illinois Faculty Senate considering ways to protect classroom spaces from political disruptions

U of Illinois Faculty Senate is considering what to do about students who want to disrupt classes over political disagreements with professor.

Small-college leaders share how their institutions have attempted to ward off enrollment crises before they happen

Small-college leaders share how their institutions have attempted to ward off enrollment crises before they happen.

Liberal education advocates discuss ways to reclaim conversations about academe

Liberal education advocates discuss ways to "reclaim" conversations about academe -- in part by not using the term "liberal arts."

Research documents decline in languages offered over three-year period

Study documents decline in languages offered for instruction at American colleges over three-year period.

Wright State professors strike over board-imposed contract they say would gut faculty rights and compensation

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Wright State professors strike over a board-imposed contract they say would gut faculty rights and compensation. Non-tenure-track faculty members would have to wait nine or more years for job stability under university plan.

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