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Ted Mitchell will be the American Council on Education's next president

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Ted Mitchell brings a wide-ranging background to the American Council on Education, including work on reforms the higher education lobby group has opposed.

New book seeks to round out trigger warning debate with competing histories, case studies from the classroom

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New book seeks to round out the trigger warning debate with competing histories of the trend and case studies from the classroom.

Cal State Fullerton reinstates lecturer after arbitrator finds no evidence for most charges against him

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Cal State Fullerton reinstates part-time professor after arbitrator finds no evidence that he attempted to hit a student at a pro-Trump event, as was alleged when he was fired by the university.

Number of colleges and universities drops sharply amid economic turmoil

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The number of colleges and universities eligible to award federal financial aid dropped by 5.6 percent in 2016-17. The vast majority of disappearing institutions were for-profit colleges, but more than 30 private nonprofits were among them.

Outrage over position that would pay a Ph.D. $28,000 for what many see as a full workload

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University of Illinois-Chicago ad for language program director draws outcry.

Trinity of Connecticut clears Johnny Williams of wrongdoing, but he remains on leave -- now voluntary

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Trinity of Connecticut clears Johnny Williams of wrongdoing, but he remains on leave -- now voluntary -- as his supporters say college needs to apologize for criticizing him over use of racially charged hashtag.

Academics push back against attorney general's misrepresentation of their study

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Attorney general railed against crime in sanctuary cities, citing two professors’ work. But his claims are contrary to their conclusions.

American Bar Association receives pushback on tenure proposal

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The ABA wants to end a rule that assures law schools have the majority of courses taught by full-timers. While some say this would minimize costs, others see an erosion of quality.

Involvement of groups that have focused on false rape claims at department summit criticized

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Women’s groups alarmed that Title IX summit will include “men’s rights” groups that many say minimize reality of rape; statement from key civil rights official -- on which she later backtracked -- casts doubt on 90 percent of campus reports of assaults.

Historian alleges coordinated criticism of her latest book, which is critical of radical right

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Historian alleges coordinated criticism of her latest book, which is critical of radical right, from many who have received Koch funding.

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