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She spoke out against the termination of her campus's only mental health counselor. A student died, and she got canned.

She spoke out against the termination of her campus's only mental health counselor. A student died, and she got canned. Now this professor is suing Florida Poly for infringing on her protected speech.

Cornell MBA students vote for grade nondisclosure in recruitment

Cornell joins the growing number of highly selective institutions whose business schools have adopted nondisclosure policies concerning grades and recruitment.

Study: Trying new forms of instruction won't lower student evaluations

Many professors fear that students will punish them for classroom experimentation. A new study suggests otherwise.

Is the N-word simply to be avoided, or is Emory wrong to suspend a law professor who used it?

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Emory is investigating a law professor who used the slur in a torts class about a case involving the word "Negro."

Meet the new kid on campus: Alexa

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As more universities give students voice-controlled Alexa devices, observers and critics ask why.

New debate on 'regular and substantive' interaction between instructors and students

The Trump administration is considering an overhaul of a 26-year-old federal rule that is seen variably as a barrier to innovation and an important guardrail against substandard instruction.

What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates return to the basics

What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates a return to the basics.

In the face of criticism that he's a Holocaust victim blamer, co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people

Co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people to know their self-worth and lead healthier lives. But critics say his book implies that those who died in the Holocaust were weak and that cancer is a choice.

Moodle and Blackboard part ways amid shifting LMS landscape

Little will change in the short term for clients as two learning management system companies part ways, but broader market shifts could be afoot.

Income inequality subject of wider academic inquiry

At religiously affiliated universities, professors tackle the issue of income inequality.

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