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October 31, 2018
Valparaiso Law School announced its plans to close less than a month after the Tennessee Higher Education Commission rejected its plan to transfer to a public university in that state.

October 31, 2018
Two new reports find public universities less affordable for low-income students and less accessible for members of minority groups.

October 31, 2018
The 2018 Campus Computing Survey finds that campus technology funding has still not recovered from the 2008 recession, despite increased demand on resources and services.

October 30, 2018
Cory Booker wants to address inequality -- and college access -- with child savings accounts. Kamala Harris wants to give working and middle class a boost in income. These proposals from prospective 2020 Democratic contenders would mean more money for students to pay for college.

October 30, 2018
Investigators concluded that the caller provided "legitimate, non-discriminatory" reason for calling campus police on a black student who was eating her lunch in a residence hall living room. Some question the findings.

October 30, 2018
An ambitious research effort spanning much of Illinois has its eyes set on Chicago as a new "hub" that could bring together the state's largest public and private universities.

October 30, 2018
Appeals court ruling continues decade-long legal battle between Georgia State University and three publishers over what constitutes "fair use" of course materials. Does anyone still care about the outcome?

October 29, 2018
Historians announce their 2020 annual meeting won't have a general theme, to avoid "acrobatics" to fit it. Some like the idea and say that themes are pointless, while others say framing topics help make meetings and even disciplines more cohesive.

October 29, 2018
As Jewish students grieve and organize vigils, their national organization discusses steps taken to assure their security. Two of those killed had ties to Pitt.

October 29, 2018
As Halloween approaches, another university grapples with blackface, just the latest of such incidents. And the (former) NBC host mischaracterized what a British university is doing about costumes.

October 29, 2018
Cornell ends a partnership with Renmin University of China, citing academic freedom concerns.

October 29, 2018
A new study shows few student achievements from an innovative initiative in Tennessee that moved college math remediation back to high school.

October 29, 2018
A new report shows college students are more interested in joining groups that are issue based rather than those only aligned to Democrats or Republicans.

October 26, 2018
Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage. Many labor for far less, but Emory recently upped stipends to effectively meet that target.

October 26, 2018
The guilty verdicts in the men's basketball corruption trial will rattle the NCAA, athletics experts say.

October 26, 2018
Amid criticism of invitation to Sam Zell, widely criticized for his leadership in publishing and his sexist statements about women, UCLA calls off his appearance.

October 26, 2018
Unable to continue operating in an increasingly illiberal Hungary, Central European University says it will be forced to move its U.S. degree programs to Vienna unless the Hungarian government agrees to a last-minute deal.

October 26, 2018
Government says rules on conduct of civil servants should apply to scholars at central universities.

October 25, 2018
Budget controversies prompt complaints of censorship of protest boulders, demands for more financial information, questions about athletic deficits and demands for president's resignation.

October 25, 2018
Colleges challenge a new U.S. policy that makes it easier for international students to face future three- or 10-year bars on re-entry.

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