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Details of gainful employment proposal expected Friday

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The White House gives reporters a sneak peek at its final gainful employment proposal, but important details should be released today.

New America report takes aim at private college lobby on student unit record system

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A think tank report calls out the private college lobby for opposing a national database on students, which proponents say would bring much-needed accountability to higher education. 

Columbia criticized for not renewing long-term professors over their failure to pay for salaries with grants

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Faculty and graduate students say Columbia U. is forcing out respected longtime scholars because they aren't able to raise 80 percent of their salary costs in grants.

College of Southern Nevada seeks to boost retention by ending late registration

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Ending late registration for courses may help more community college students get to graduation, but it also challenges deeply held views about student access, and can hurt enrollment levels.

Youngstown State U. president gets poached, headhunters tangle over rules of engagement

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Should presidents be job-hunting after seven months in office? Should a search firm recruit someone who would walk away at that time?

Faculty object to plan to replace humanities requirement with self-help course

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Replacing a required humanities course with a class based on the popular self-help book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has faculty up in arms at one community college.

IRS guidance on health care law clarifies formula for counting adjunct hours

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Final IRS rules on employers' responsibility for health insurance requires colleges to credit adjuncts with 2.25 hours of work for each hour they teach; rules don't exempt student employees.

New book finds 'unlikely traits' that explain success of various groups

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Husband-and-wife professors at Yale law school (she gave us the "Tiger Mother" debate) publish book about why some racial and ethnic groups are more successful than others. And no, it's not because they value education.

Brandeis changes compensation policies after $5 million payout to ex-president

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As Brandeis announces a jaw-dropping payout to its former president, the university also says it has changed compensation rules in ways that might prevent a future payment of that size.

UVa backs away from loan-free offer to its poorest students

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Why is the University of Virginia backing away from a student aid policy that succeeded in attracting more low-income students? And why is UNC standing by a similar policy?

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