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Following summer of shootings and protests, campus officials urge unity

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After a tense summer nationally, and fearing a return of campus protests, college officials call for a peaceful start to the academic year.

Liberty U's Falwell takes Cleveland stage in support of Trump

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On the eve of his prime-time speech at the GOP convention, Liberty U president discusses political advocacy in higher education and how Donald Trump is seeking to encourage more of it.

What happens when colleges drop need-blind admissions

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Some maintain that they can drop the policy and preserve access, but those who have gone need blind have seen gains in student diversity.

Wright State U drops presidential debate while some Cleveland campuses take precautions

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Presidential election events become riskier proposition for colleges amid rising security concerns and financial costs.

Saudi student numbers fall at many campuses

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Colleges have come to count on tuition from large numbers of Saudi Arabian students. After years of rapid growth, enrollments are declining on many campuses, in some cases precipitously.

Vassar faculty members want to reduce their teaching load but some question a plan that would also reduce course offerings

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Vassar professors want to reduce their teaching loads, but some question a new plan to do so at the expense of course offerings.

Colleges rethink criminal justice training in rise of Black Lives Matter

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Shootings and debate over police tactics prompt changes in programs that train law enforcement officials.

New study suggests science dissertations increasingly are series of articles, not book-length studies

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New study suggests that science dissertations increasingly are research article based, not book-length studies, reflecting the professionalization of the Ph.D.

U.S. plans to let some colleges experiment with required counseling for borrowers

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Education Department will let some colleges experiment with required loan counseling, which some hope will discourage overborrowing.

Despite the hype, virtual reality still years away from making a difference in higher ed

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The hype has some colleges wondering if now is the right time to jump in. High costs and development issues suggest the technology is still years away from making a difference.

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