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Analysis shows Georgia Tech’s online master's in computer science expanded access

Analysis of Georgia Tech’s MOOC-inspired online master's in computer science suggests that institutions can successfully deliver high-quality, low-cost degrees to students at scale. But will other colleges follow?

MLA data on enrollments show foreign language study is on the decline

MLA data show foreign language study is on the decline, but it's unclear what comes first: institutional disinvestment in language programs or waning student interest. In any case, some campuses -- generally those making investments in programs -- are bucking the trend.

Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year law courses after more comments about race come to light

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Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year courses after another widely criticized set of comments about race -- this time about black law students at the university -- comes to light.

Experts offer advice on convincing faculty members to teach online -- or accepting they won't

Some instructors refuse to teach online. Experts weigh in on whether that's OK and how institutions might respond.

Faculty members at Wisconsin Stevens Point react to plan to cut 13 majors

“Shocked, dismayed and angry”: faculty members at Wisconsin Stevens Point react to a plan to cut 13 majors, including English, history, political science and sociology, and expand more job-oriented programs.

Study finds sharp decline in foreign language enrollments

From 2013 to 2016, enrollments fell 9.2 percent. Declines include Spanish, still the most commonly taught language.

New study says graduate students' mental health is a "crisis"

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Study finds "strikingly high" rates of depression and anxiety, with many reporting little help or support from supervisors.

Advocates develop framework for stewardship of open educational resources

Concerned about commercial publishers profiting from open educational resources, a group of advocates wants organizations and individuals that benefit from OER to think about giving back.

'Contra-power' harassment of professors by students isn't that common, but it's real

"Contra-power" harassment of professors by students isn't that common, but it's a real problem.

Faculty, students and alumni object to moving UT Austin's fine arts collection off-site

Moving thousands of scholarly treasures out of the fine arts library at UT Austin has faculty members riled. Should a maker space and other meeting areas replace the stacks?

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