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New data show tightening Ph.D. job market across disciplines

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As number of new Ph.D.s rises, the percentage of people earning a doctorate without a job waiting for them is up. While all disciplines face the problem, some have particularly high debt levels.

State audit accuses U of California of putting in-state residents at a disadvantage

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State auditor says system campuses cut admissions standards in ways that shifted slots to out-of-staters. University fires back with analysis that says budget cuts forced its hand.

Bradley University forgoes guest commencement speakers

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Bradley U announces it will no longer have outside commencement speakers. Leaders hope to avoid controversy, cut costs and keep everyone awake.

AAUP critiques Education Department crackdown on sexual assault and harassment

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AAUP attempts to reframe debate and put focus on due process and the importance of faculty freedom of speech.

Pearson jumps into community college student recruiting with new Cincinnati State partnership

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Community colleges are getting creative with how they handle low enrollment and money problems. A two-year college in Ohio has gone farther than most by hiring education juggernaut Pearson to handle marketing, recruitment and retention of students.

Obama administration eyes rules to curb mandatory arbitration at for-profit colleges

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Education Department may restrict common practice of for-profit colleges that prevents their students from suing them.

Our Lady of the Lake University faculty raise questions about learning management system monitoring

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Faculty members at Texas university raise questions about whether they are being monitored after administrators show up in their course rosters.

New survey effort seeks to uncover real reasons why faculty members leave their jobs

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Losing a faculty member always hurts, but many administrators believe they have little control over whether professors move on. A new effort seeks to provide meaningful data.

U.S. Extends Work Program for Some International Students

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After a legal challenge -- still on appeal -- U.S. issues new rule extending the time some international students can work after graduation.

Students demand more minority advisers, counselors

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A common demand of minority student protests is more minority counselors in a range of student service departments. Is this wise or does it promote segregation?

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