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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.

UMBC students protest over sexual assault, university response

Students flood Maryland-Baltimore County administration building to demand new policies around campus sexual assault.

Data on impact of black doctors may raise implications for affirmative action debate

If having more black doctors could save lives, does that change the nature of the debate over the role of race in admissions?

Purdue blocks access to Netflix, Hulu, Steam in four lecture halls

Purdue pilot program restricts access to sites such as Netflix and Hulu in specific lecture halls.

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.

'U.S. News' says it has shifted rankings to focus on social mobility, but has it?

Methodology is adjusted, but you wouldn't know from those at the top of the lists. Critics say institutions that serve low-income students continue to be devalued.

After racist coach scandal, Brandeis demotes two administrators, severs ties with another

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University demotes two high-ranking administrators after they apparently failed to follow policy in investigating and disciplining a reportedly racist coach.

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.

Two institutions grapple with how they should deal with revelations of faculty members' histories of sexual misconduct

Two institutions grapple with how they should deal with revelations of faculty members' histories of sexual misconduct. Court orders reinstatement of one.

Colleges challenge California's suspension of their GI Bill eligibility

Court temporarily blocks state agency's action denying Missouri colleges' ability to offer aid to veterans. Colleges elsewhere also affected by agency's rulings.

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