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Leader of trustee group received nearly $2 million in 2016

Over course of 11 years, AGB president Richard Legon earned nearly $1.4 million for a lump-sum payout, nearly tripling his salary and benefits in 2016 -- to just under $2 million.

Editor of prestigious political science journal uses website to deny harassment allegations

The editor of a prestigious political science journal uses its website to deny harassment allegations against him, prompting the Midwest Political Science Association to take action critics say it should have taken months ago.

Federal experiment in nontraditional providers stumbles out of the gate

An Obama-era program to give nontraditional providers access to federal financial aid has struggled to get off the ground, and three of eight participants have pulled out.

Even with second chance at federal recognition, for-profit accreditor has unclear outlook

ACICS, a flashpoint for debate over accountability of the for-profit sector, has another chance at federal recognition. But some higher ed observers see tough odds for its long-term survival.

Loyola Chicago adjuncts stage one-day strike amid rising activism by non-tenure-track faculty

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Could a one-day walkout at Loyola Chicago set the stage for other campuses?

Kentucky legislation could limit tenure protections

Late addition to budget bill would allow dismissal of tenured professors due to program changes or eliminations, ending protections previously adopted by college boards. Move comes as tenure rights are eroding elsewhere.

State support for higher ed increased in 2017, but so did tuition revenue

Annual report on public higher education finance shows more states relying more heavily on tuition, even in a year when appropriations rose nationally.

Federal court orders Education Dept. to reconsider ACICS's fate

U.S. judge says Education Department failed to consider key evidence in judging agency for for-profit colleges, and orders a new review.

Omnibus spending package boosts student aid while restricting DeVos priorities

Budget bill would increase size of maximum Pell Grant by $175, add $3 billion to NIH and preserve humanities endowment.

Interview with Hanna Holborn Gray on her memoir

Hanna Holborn Gray, who led Yale and the University of Chicago in eras of overt sexism, discusses her new memoir -- and her advice for a new generation of women rising through the ranks.

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