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Should universities worry about radical Islam on their campuses?

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University leaders at international conference reject idea that their campuses have become incubators for violence -- and urge governments to stop viewing higher education in this way.

Survey examines higher education backgrounds of leaders worldwide

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New global survey of those in positions of influence finds that 44 percent have a degree in social sciences. Another 11 percent studied humanities.

Wisconsin faculty incensed by motion to eliminate tenure from state statute

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Faculty members at the University of Wisconsin System are incensed at a legislative move to eliminate tenure from state statute.

Federal Trade Commission charges Ashworth College with deceptive marketing

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Federal Trade Commission is latest agency to pursue for-profits, announcing that online Ashworth College has settled over allegations of misrepresenting transfer credits and state licensure prerequisites to students.

Writing group kicks poet off committee because of her tweets on 'Gone With the Wind'

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National group of campus writing programs kicks a poet off a committee because of Twitter project that some view as racist but others view as artistic expression.

Illinois's College of DuPage courts controversy once again

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Suburban Chicago's College of DuPage has a long history of conflict and scandal, particularly ones involving its Board of Trustees and presidents.

Australian university abandons research center over ties to climate change critic

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Australian university's decision to forgo federal funding for policy center over opposition to a researcher's views on climate change prompts concern about state of academic freedom and exchange of ideas.

SEC charges ITT with fraud over student loan programs

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SEC charges ITT and top two executives with fraud, alleging they misled investors about huge losses in lending programs. Embattled company asks regulators not to run with fraud allegations until the court rules on them.

States and colleges increasingly seek to alter remedial classes

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Minnesota becomes the latest state to examine remedial education reform in an effort to lower college costs and retain students.

History and anthropology departments at Sacramento State U square off over new gen ed course

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Historians at Sacramento State are furious that an anthropology course has been deemed to meet a state requirement for study of American history.

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