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University of Delaware will vet employers harder on Handshake after student fools system

University of Delaware is changing its policies after a student was able to fool career-services platform Handshake and the institution with a blatantly fraudulent job posting.

Cornell arts and sciences decides to keep three-course-sequence foreign language requirement, even as other institutions shrink language requirements

Arts and sciences faculty sticks with a three-course-sequence foreign language requirement, even as other institutions shrink their language requirements.

Education Department misses deadline for its overhaul of student loan rules

Education Department says it won't meet November deadline to overhaul borrower-defense and gainful-employment rules, raising the stakes for legal challenges to the Obama-era regulations.

American Historical Association report reveals harassment and demeaning behavior at its meetings

Historians join political scientists in documenting the unprofessional and illegal behavior women experience at annual gatherings.

Catholic University suspends dean over tweet on one of Kavanaugh's accusers

His social media posts raise questions of professional responsibility, sexism and free expression.

Trump administration recommends restoration of ACICS, an accreditor that remains controversial

Trump administration recommends restoring the controversial accreditor of many for-profits, citing a federal court ruling. Meanwhile, ACICS faces questions about its approval of a Danish business school's degree programs.

U.S. reveals investigation of alleged anti-Asian bias at Yale

U.S. Education and Justice Departments are investigating. University says its practices are legal.

Hopkins librarian forced to leave country quickly over H-1B visa woes

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British academic said she had to leave the country after Johns Hopkins declined to submit an application to renew her H-1B visa due to perceived likelihood of denial.

NSF moves forward plan to link funding to appropriate conduct, but the NIH says it's not ready to take that step

Two federal science agencies announce actions on harassment, to two very different reactions -- NSF moves forward with a plan to link funding to appropriate conduct, but NIH says it's not ready to take that step.

Why one academic spends hours a week putting together a spreadsheet of documented harassment cases, names and all

Why one scientist spends hours a week putting together a spreadsheet of documented harassment findings, names and all.

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