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About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to a new AAUP analysis

About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to new AAUP analysis. While many now work on multiyear contracts, their academic freedom remains of concern.

Apple co-founder's coding boot camp founders

Woz U, named for Apple co-founder, is subject of critical news report citing dissatisfied students, prompting a state investigation. Its leaders defend quality but acknowledge flaws and a slow start.

U of Maryland confirms officials were told about alleged football abuse two years ago

University of Maryland's president was told about alleged abuse in the football program almost two years ago -- well before an athlete died. New reports include coaches working players until they vomited, mocking them and forcing them to watch grisly videos of animal deaths.

Gallup survey finds falling confidence in higher education

Gallup finds unusually large drop -- primarily but not exclusively among Republicans -- between 2015 and 2018.

Professors question big donation at Saint Louis University because of conditions attached

Record $50 million gift to Saint Louis University gave donors the right to help pick head of research institute and give that person a faculty title. Professors see dangerous erosion of academic values.

Unsolved murder of black student at Humboldt State raises many questions

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You've probably never heard of the black student at Humboldt State who was killed in 2017 and whose murder remains unsolved -- even as journalists nationwide publicized the disappearance and murder of Mollie Tibbets, a white Iowa student.

Institutional change is required to better serve first-generation students, report finds

More four-year colleges are working to help first-generation college students succeed. But a new report says real progress requires institutional shifts, not just adding new programs.

Trying (and failing) to use digital communications to get students to study more

Researchers hoped that online communications would prod students to nearly double their study time. It barely budged, but their study shows how scholars can measure impact (or lack thereof) of educational interventions.

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it's hard to ignore the Trump factor.

Trump bemoans that men are now 'guilty until proven innocent'

As Education Department and many colleges consider policies on sexual assault, the president's comments on his Supreme Court nominee appear to take a side.

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