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Whittier College's law school won't enroll new students

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After college announces decision by board, law school denounces the move.

New CUPA-HR study looks at faculty hiring, pay for chairs and adjuncts, and more

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New data from CUPA-HR suggest fields doing the most hiring, but some question its optimistic findings about English. Study also looks at pay by demographics, and for chairs and adjuncts.

Congress and White House appear to back return of year-round Pell in upcoming budget bill

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Congressional Republicans and the Trump White House appear poised to bring back year-round Pell Grant eligibility, which the Obama administration and Congress nixed in 2012 over cost concerns.

Accreditor's draft policy would prohibit use of incentive-based compensation in international recruitment

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Draft policy proposed by Middle States would prohibit accredited institutions from using commissioned agents in international recruitment -- as many now do.

HHS secretary proposes cutting reimbursements that fund university-based research

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Trump administration says it can cut billions by scaling back reimbursement for overhead costs. University groups say that funding is essential to conducting research.

In Hungary and Russia, Western-style universities are under threat

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Western-style universities are challenged in Hungary and Russia. Is one university being punished for its ties to George Soros, and another for its gender studies courses?

Louisiana Monroe getting rid of two major natural history collections to make way for a sports field

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Louisiana Monroe says it's getting rid of two major natural history collections to make way for a sports field. Outrage ensues.

Anxiety and depression are the primary concerns for students seeking counseling services

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Survey of campus counseling centers finds increased demand for services, as well as additional positions and more diversity in hiring.

AAUP report says adjunct professor was likely fired for insisting on rigor in courses

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AAUP report concludes that a professor at Community College of Aurora was likely fired for refusing to compromise on rigor in his courses as part of a "student success" initiative.

Questions about efficacy of college prep programs as White House vows evidence-based cuts

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White House promises proposed cuts to college-prep programs will be guided by evidence. But past attempts to evaluate the programs have been beset by controversy.

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