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Cost concerns keep cloud services out of reach of many small colleges

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Many colleges are embracing IT cloud services, but significant cost barriers remain for smaller institutions.

Grand Canyon U succeeds in second bid to go nonprofit

Grand Canyon, a large, thriving Christian for-profit, will divide in two, with new nonprofit university giving for-profit company 60 percent of tuition in exchange for a broad range of support services.

New University of Oklahoma president wastes no time with administrative overhaul

New president's deep cuts and broad reorganization are unusual for higher ed, even for a university saddled with debt and a cabinet some saw as unwieldy.

Former Penn State president loses appeal in the wake of Sandusky case

Penn State's former president Graham Spanier loses appeal of his misdemeanor conviction for endangering the welfare of a child. He could spend up to 12 months in prison.

Study says "tension" between graduate training in research and teaching is false and that teaching training may build research output

New study says "tension" between graduate training in research and teaching is false and that teaching training may actually build research confidence and output.

Consortium of liberal arts colleges diverges on MOOC priorities

Four liberal arts colleges teamed up to work together on MOOCs. Their paths diverged, but the experience was far from a waste of time and energy.

Vermont Law School to cut tenure to deal with budgetary concerns. Skeptics wonder how it will help.

Vermont Law School plans to cut professors' tenure to deal with budgetary concerns. Skeptics wonder if it will hurt the institution more than it helps.

Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars

Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars.

Corporate pathway providers shake up international student landscape and up ante on compensation for agents

Pathway providers are shaking up the international student recruitment landscape, and the incentives they offer recruiting agents are attracting scrutiny.

Online education gives adults access, but student outcomes lag

Using newly available federal and state-by-state data, an analyst explores states' embrace of fully online learning and whether it drives adult students' access and success.

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