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Stackable credential pathways can lead to short-term certificates of questionable value

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Stackable credential pathways have plenty of promise, but a new study fuels worries about poorly designed programs shunting underrepresented student groups into short-term programs of questionable value.

Foreign-born professors account for U.S. Nobel haul

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All six U.S.-based Nobel Prize winners so far this year hail from outside the U.S., with five of the six coming from the U.K.

Study suggests language recommendation letter writers use may disadvantage women

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Study suggests that language recommendation writers use to describe women may disadvantage them as job candidates, portraying them as less dynamic and excellent than male counterparts.

Jewish professors at Wheelock College say they were subject to campaign of harassment

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Jewish professors at Wheelock College say they were subject to campaign of harassment after suggesting that Jewish students are underrepresented in campus life.

Students and faculty members rally against appointing politician with anti-gay record as president of Kennesaw State

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Students and faculty members rally against appointment of a politician as next president of Kennesaw State, in part because of his anti-gay record.

Judge blocks Kentucky governor from overhauling Louisville board

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Kentucky's governor improperly served as "judge, jury and executioner" in abolishing University of Louisville's Board of Trustees, a state court finds.

Trump questions spending decisions of colleges with large endowments

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GOP candidate vows to work with Congress to push wealthy colleges and universities to spend more on students. Move comes as top endowments report losses.

U of Tennessee investigating a professor and popular conservative blogger for tweeting that drivers should "run down" protesters in North Carolina

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U of Tennessee investigates professor and popular conservative blogger for tweeting that drivers should "run down" protesters in North Carolina.

Q and A with author of new book on 'gender shrapnel' in academe

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Gender-based discrimination in the academic workplace isn’t always overt, but the “shrapnel” of small indignities stays with you. That’s the premise of a new book on this kind of bias, and how to alleviate it.

Regional accreditors refocus on institutions with low grad rates

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Responding to sharp criticism, regional accrediting agencies will focus extra attention on institutions with below-average performance.

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