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Colleges rush to prepare for Amazon expansion

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As Amazon green-lights two new headquarters in New York and Northern Virginia, universities and colleges scramble to create a talent pipeline for tens of thousands of high-paying tech jobs.

Paper finds female chairs benefit departments' gender diversity and equity

What a difference a chair makes: study finds female chairs improve departments' gender diversity and equity.

Philosophers will launch interdisciplinary journal that allows authors to publish under pseudonyms, citing recent threats against polarizing academics

Scholars will launch interdisciplinary journal that allows authors to publish under pseudonyms, citing recent threats against polarizing academics. Some like the idea, while posing practical and ethical objections.

Cal State system sees record increases in graduation rates

At same time, gaps between underrepresented minority students and everyone else are narrowing.

New data: Online enrollments grow, and share of overall enrollment grows faster

Number and proportion of college and university students taking classes online grew solidly in 2017, as overall postsecondary enrollments fell. A third of all students now take at least one online course.

Colleges push for more resources to support prison education programs

Prison education programs are thriving and enjoy bipartisan backing, but colleges say they could do more with federal and state funding.

UC Davis is holding eight faculty searches focused on candidates' contributions to diversity, instead of narrow disciplinary expertise

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Hoping to increase faculty diversity, UC Davis is holding eight open searches focused on candidates' contributions to diversity, instead of narrow disciplinary expertise.

In the spirit of open source, educators should collaborate -- even with rivals (opinion)

Education leaders and their institutions should collaborate -- even with rivals, Noah Pickus and Matthew Rascoff argue.

Historians announce their 2020 annual meeting won't have a general theme, to avoid "acrobatics" to fit it

Historians announce their 2020 annual meeting won't have a general theme, to avoid "acrobatics" to fit it. Some like the idea and say that themes are pointless, while others say framing topics help make meetings and even disciplines more cohesive.

Guilty verdict in college basketball corruption trial puts new pressure on NCAA

The guilty verdicts in the men's basketball corruption trial will rattle the NCAA, athletics experts say.

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