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September 5, 2017
A year after instructor of the university’s largest course said it was fine for students to watch videos instead of coming to class, he changes his mind.
Richard Cordray

September 5, 2017
The agency this week quietly ended a collaboration with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to share information about student loan complaints.

September 5, 2017
Study finds that students who deliver microaggressions are also likely to harbor racist attitudes.

September 5, 2017
New report from FIRE says many colleges’ disciplinary systems deny students due process.

September 1, 2017
U of Arizona professor's Ph.D. is revoked after her findings on violent video games are questioned. Some wonder if her mentor and co-author is also to blame.

September 1, 2017
Department of Education names new key employees in student aid office, signaling more collaborative approach to overseeing colleges. Critics see gentler hand for colleges and universities.

September 1, 2017
Students from Western Carolina University’s Bass Fishing Club drove nearly 900 miles, boats in tow, to rescue Texans stranded by Harvey’s floodwaters.

September 1, 2017
Critics hold signs during talk by John Yoo, demanding that controversial Berkeley professor be fired and excluded from speaking at such meetings.

September 1, 2017
A new Stanford study suggests first-year students can judge who will help them have fun and who can be a shoulder to cry on.

August 31, 2017
Indiana University’s new “grand challenge” takes a practical approach by seeking to connect university research on environmental change to the lives and work of people across the conservative state.

August 31, 2017
New Koch-backed institute at the University of Utah is raising questions about academic freedom and whether the center is designed to compete with Utah’s existing economics department.

August 31, 2017
In unusual collaboration, Associated Colleges of the South strikes agreement with national law firm to provide legal services to its member institutions.

August 31, 2017
Book details conflicting relationships between growing tech companies of the San Francisco Bay Area and local higher education. Despite high-profile successes of Stanford, book finds much to be lacking.

August 31, 2017
Study by British university finds that the practice does little to eliminate achievement gaps.

August 30, 2017
New book examines which liberal arts colleges are hiring nontraditional presidents (money and prestige make it less likely) and argues that boards should be asking a different question than "traditional or nontraditional?"

August 30, 2017
University of Tampa fires a professor who suggested Texas deserved the hurricane for helping put President Trump in the White House.

August 30, 2017
Boston University and Wheelock College enter talks to combine the institutions.

August 30, 2017
An Ithaka S+R survey of research libraries reveals a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in the profession, particularly at the upper levels.

August 30, 2017
Belhaven University is starting a bachelor of arts in public relations. Central State University, in Ohio, is starting a bachelor of science in agriculture education. Chicago School of Professional Psychology is starting a new online master's of health services administration.

August 29, 2017
Shenandoah University wants to make it easier for parents to return to campus after a baby by inviting newborns to join their moms and dads at work. Older kids are also welcome if child care falls through or in emergencies.

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