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University of Florida rejects request for white supremacist to speak

University says it is blocking event not because of the ideas involved, but for reasons of safety, post-Charlottesville.

White supremacy is turning up on campus in speeches and leaflets

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Extremist white movement is turning up on college campuses through speakers and leaflets. U of Florida and Texas A&M  bracing for events in September.

Marygrove College to end undergraduate programs after fall semester

Facing budget shortfalls and enrollment declines, Marygrove College in Detroit makes an uncommon decision.

University presidents can't always be quick to apologize, recent cases show

University presidents often seem to struggle to issue apologies in controversial cases, but some say they tend to have reason to be cautious.

Panelists take on the hot topic of tuition resets

Deep cuts in tuition rates are a hot topic for private college administrators worried that their high sticker prices are scaring away students, but experts warn against gimmicky strategies.

New data point to white working class skepticism of the value of college

Survey of voting bloc that favored Trump finds skepticism about value of higher education.

Ted Mitchell will be the American Council on Education's next president

Ted Mitchell brings a wide-ranging background to the American Council on Education, including work on reforms the higher education lobby group has opposed.

Lawsuit highlights Jewish students' frustrations with San Francisco State

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Lawsuit charges San Francisco State allowed anti-Jewish discrimination, not intervening when events were disrupted, and that some students feel scared to walk around campus.

University of Louisville pursues different strategies for different scandals

U of Louisville didn’t try to defend itself over harsh criticisms of its foundation. But when NCAA faulted powerful coach for failing to prevent a prostitution scandal, it was another matter.

Cosby trial calls into question trustee ethics

Bill Cosby’s lawyers argued in his recent sexual assault case that he had a consensual relationship with a Temple University employee while he was a trustee -- but experts say that still crosses a line.

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