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White House proposes eliminating university-based coastal research program

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Amid report White House wants to kill program based at 33 universities, defenders note many of its projects relate directly to local business needs.

How one instructor is pursuing accessibility in online education

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Issues are being brought to the forefront as education becomes more digital. Inside Higher Ed profiles a Ph.D. student as she designs her first online course.

Middlebury students shout down lecture by Charles Murray

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Middlebury students chant and shout to prevent Charles Murray from speaking. He later is led to a private location, where a discussion with a professor is livestreamed. After the event some attack car carrying Murray and a professor.

Replicating Tennessee's approach to free community college takes money and more

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As Tennessee’s Promise program expands to include adult students, other community college scholarship programs are figuring out how to replicate its success.

One of the most liberal-minded disciplines plots its course under the new administration

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Anthropology -- where the work of researchers is often at odds with the priorities of the Trump White House -- tries to figure out how to maneuver.

DeVos criticized for calling black colleges 'pioneers of school choice'

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Education secretary's remarks astound many advocates for colleges that were created because black students were denied choices.

Education secretary criticizes professors as telling students 'what to think'

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Professors tell students "what to say, and more ominously, what to think," new education secretary says in her first sustained criticism of higher education.

Trump administration reverses Title IX guidance on transgender protections

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Administration rescinds guidelines that said Title IX applied to discrimination based on gender identity. Guidelines had been used by transgender students to push for policy changes.

AAC&U Releases Report on National, Large-Scale Look at Student Learning

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First data, based on analysis of work at 92 colleges, finds much success in writing, some success in critical thinking and more limited success in quantitative skills.

Consensus forms on loan policies among conservative thinkers

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Right-leaning policy thinkers push agenda to simplify loan system, inject bigger role for private lenders. But proposals to eliminate PLUS loans likely to draw opposition from advocacy groups.

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