U of Chicago warns incoming students not to expect safe spaces or trigger warnings

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After a year of protests nationwide, one university is trying to be clear about what students should expect.

U Michigan has one of the country's oldest graduate student unions and that hasn't held it back

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Critics of this week's NLRB decision in favor of graduate student unions at private institutions say it could turn graduate education upside down. But that hasn't happened on a campus with one of country's oldest public-sector graduate employee unions.

Stanford's ban on large containers of hard alcohol sparks debate about sexual assault

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Stanford adopts policy banning large containers of hard alcohol on campus, leading to criticism that such policies do little to protect victims of campus sexual assault.

Federal judge rejects academic freedom challenge to campus carry law

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Ruling denies injunction professors sought to block new Texas law.

U of Iowa re-evaluates the concept of bias response teams

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U of Iowa, responding to criticism of practices at other colleges, says it will hold off on starting a team until it can do so in a new way.

Charles Sykes takes higher education to task once again with a new book

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Author of the 1988 book Profscam, conservative talk radio host Charles Sykes, discusses his new book that again takes on higher education. 

Retirement plan lawsuits could be just the beginning

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As lawsuits allege major universities dropped the ball in running their retirement plans, experts believe more institutions will find themselves in the crosshairs.

Trump proposes "extreme vetting" and an ideological test for visas

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Republican candidate proposes a system for admittance to U.S. that critics say violates American and academic principles.

U New Mexico reopening investigation into professor's conduct after new reports of sexual harassment emerge.

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U New Mexico says it's reopening an investigation into a professor suspended over sexual harassment findings and who was about to return to his duties -- after new reports emerge about the professor's conduct.

Group seeks to block U of Texas from letting professors keep guns out of offices

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Group that pushed for concealed weapons on college campuses wants state to block rule that lets professors keep weapons out of their offices.


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