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Army shuts down controversial Human Terrain System, criticized by many anthropologists

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U.S. Army quietly shuts down Human Terrain System, which placed anthropologists and other scholars with military units in Iraq and Afghanistan and set off huge debate over scholarly ethics.

What's at stake when universities raise their minimum wage?

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More and more colleges and universities are voluntarily choosing to increase their minimum wage. Why do they do it and how much does it cost?

Colleges turning to judges in campus sexual assault cases

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Some colleges are hiring retired judges to run hearings on sexual assault charges. Is this an improvement?

Supreme Court will once again consider affirmative action in college admissions

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Justices will once again consider U of Texas admissions policy. Many experts see a majority of justices as dubious of the consideration of race and ethnicity.

Will Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage challenge or change Christian colleges?

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Some experts see threat to tax-exempt status of institutions if they continue to bar same-sex relationships.

Faculty members criticize proposed changes to gen ed accreditation standards for engineers

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Critics say proposed changes to accreditation standards for general education dilute the competencies that give U.S.-trained students a competitive edge. Accreditor, meanwhile, says new standards will lead to easier assessment of outcomes and more innovation in teaching.

Fight over nursing accreditor threatens its future

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Professional association's effort to maintain control over an accreditor of nursing programs threatens the agency's future, and the fate of thousands of students.

UC Irvine experiments with a new graduate degree and postdoc hybrid program

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UC Irvine moves toward a system in which doctorates can be earned in five years, half the norm for these fields at many institutions. Some departments embrace plan; they fear impact on dissertations and on adjuncts.

With debt-free movement, colleges see challenges and opportunities but few details

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As fight against college debt has its moment, what do college association leaders think about it?

Virginia Supreme Court orders lower court to reconsider injunction stopping Sweet Briar's closure

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Virginia Supreme Court gives opponents of closure another shot at an injunction to keep the college going. But even if that strategy works, will there be students left to educate?

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