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A foreign academic briefly detained in Turkey tells his story

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A foreign academic briefly detained in Turkey and fired from his university for alleged links to coup-plotters tells his story. 

Wayne State Donor Agreement Goes Under the Microscope

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Pizza baron's gift to Wayne State business school draws scrutiny over provisions requiring consulting with donors on certain courses and stipulations on what a dean should be paid.

Protests, racist incidents lead to more multicultural programs on campuses

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As first academic year since last fall's protests start, many colleges are adding diversity programs to orientation or requiring students to complete online multicultural training.

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.

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