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MOOC-based master's degree initiative expands globally

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MOOC-based master's degree initiative expands to more than a dozen universities. Will learners opt to enroll or settle for a certificate?

Racist chalk messages at college directed against president's children and diversity efforts

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Racist chalkings and phone threats criticize Bethany College in Kansas over its leader's family and its efforts to diversify student body.

Report finds Georgia's HOPE programs miss many students

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New analysis of Georgia's aid program for top students -- a model for those of many other states -- finds that it is missing many low-income and minority students.

Clemson coach faces criticism over comments about athlete protests

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Head of Clemson football program says some protesting police violence against black people should move to another country, and implies his comments reflect the ideas of Martin Luther King Jr.

Critics question spending librarian's donation on scoreboard

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Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

U of Chicago professors issue letter on safe spaces and trigger warnings

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More than 150 faculty members offer new students a different view on safe spaces, trigger warnings and diversity.

Debate grows over national anthem at college events

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Debate grows about athletes who kneel during national anthem. Football players at Indiana State and Tulsa join movement. Texas chancellor urges students to stand and face flag.

Flier campaign at Michigan State targets Hispanic professor who advises Trump

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Flier campaign at Michigan State targets a Hispanic professor who advises Donald Trump.

University of Wyoming faces more than a budget crunch

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A new president fights to juggle a budget crunch with other major initiatives while faculty members worry about institutional direction and spending on big-ticket items.

Sociologists discuss how departments should consider social media activity and other public communications in tenure and promotion decisions

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American Sociological Association report suggests standards by which departments may consider social media activity and other public communications in tenure and promotion decisions.

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