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House GOP bill would raise colleges' costs for reimbursing federal aid when students drop out

Community colleges would face big cost increases under House GOP's plan to overhaul repayment system for federal aid when students drop out.

Experts offer advice on convincing faculty members to teach online -- or accepting they won't

Some instructors refuse to teach online. Experts weigh in on whether that's OK and how institutions might respond.

Ashford University is the latest big for-profit seeking to become a nonprofit

Ashford University is the latest big for-profit bidding to become nonprofit. The university's owner, Bridgepoint Education, will seek to become an online program management company.

Education Department, DeVos says false reports of sexual assault are rare

After the education secretary told 60 Minutes she wasn't sure whether there were more rapes or untrue accusations on campuses, a spokeswoman say she knows that false reports are rare.

Faculty members at Wisconsin Stevens Point react to plan to cut 13 majors

“Shocked, dismayed and angry”: faculty members at Wisconsin Stevens Point react to a plan to cut 13 majors, including English, history, political science and sociology, and expand more job-oriented programs.

Signaling confidence in liberal arts education, DePauw commits to 100% employment for graduates

Trying to counter public perception that the liberal arts aren’t worth it, DePauw promises all graduates will have a job or other preferred outcome within six months.

Students value diversity, inclusion more than free expression, study says

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A new Gallup/Knight Foundation report breaks down student attitudes on the First Amendment.

Universities stall on ‘confusing’ distance education regulations

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Colleges seek guidance about looming federal requirement for online colleges to tell students whether academic programs meet licensing requirements in their home states.

Study finds evidence of racial and gender bias in online education

Study finds instructors are much more likely to respond to comments from white male students than from others.

Tenure votes are usually private, but some accuse Dixie State of using breach of confidentiality claims to fire two professors

Discussions about tenure votes are considered private on most campuses, but some say Dixie State is trumping up breach of confidentiality claims against two professors to get rid of them for political reasons.

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