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October 19, 2016
New report finds big-time college football players at wealthiest programs graduate at rates lower than their nonathlete male peers. For black players, the gap is even bigger.

October 18, 2016
Writers’ group has some concerns but rejects idea of a crisis. It offers guidelines that back free expression but also sympathize with the demands of minority students.

October 18, 2016
Some educators see other factors besides a recovering economy as a reasons why their enrollments are low.

October 18, 2016
Competency-based education can save money for colleges and students, a new report finds, but the efficiency gains won't come easily or without worries about the impact on academic quality.

October 18, 2016
Michigan uses millions in federal welfare funds for grants to private colleges -- and some of the money flows to students from middle class and affluent families.

October 18, 2016
Stephen Barrows, program coordinator of the economics department at Aquinas College, in Michigan, has been appointed executive vice president, provost and dean of faculty there.

October 17, 2016
A Reuters investigation details how a Chinese company accused by multiple ex-employees of application fraud "bought access" to U.S. admissions officers.

October 17, 2016
New book rejects the model of just creating more and more adjunct positions, but also suggests that the path forward probably can't include tenure track for all.

October 17, 2016
U of Wisconsin at Madison pays millions to fend off recruitment of faculty members by other institutions. Effort illustrates power of salaries in retaining scholarly talent.

October 17, 2016
As campaign focuses on turnout of young black voters, leaders of historically black colleges see opportunity for stronger relationship with Clinton than they had with Obama White House.

October 17, 2016
Baruch College of CUNY and George Mason U put emphasis on programs they think can go where the Kennedy and Wilson Schools do not.

October 14, 2016
Posters promoting a white nationalist organization -- led by a California college student -- have appeared on campuses across the country. Some students are trying to shame him.

October 14, 2016
High school students will soon be able to earn college credit from Oberlin College for instruction neither delivered by the institution nor taught by its faculty members.

October 14, 2016
Can a syllabus be a form of sexual harassment? And should a professor know when he's being investigated for his extra-credit policy, use of triangles and declaring that his class is not a "safe space"?

October 14, 2016
Settlement between for-profit university and Education Department resolves charges over unsubstantiated advertising about job placement, but Federal Trade Commission lawsuit over same claims remains.

October 14, 2016
In most sustained comments on colleges in the campaign, GOP candidate worries about student debt, endorses income-based repayment, blasts institutions with "bloat" and large endowments, and vows to protect students' free speech. UPDATE: Clinton campaign responds.

October 13, 2016
In rare decision, Education Department finds Wesley College violated law when it ignored its own policies and due process rights of students accused of sexual misconduct.

October 13, 2016
Students sharply criticize President Jerry Falwell Jr. for endorsement and continued support of Trump, saying they seek to "regain the integrity" of the university.

October 13, 2016
Federal regulations impose new standards on teacher education. Reformers endorse plan to link program evaluations to student performance, to dismay of teachers' groups.

October 13, 2016
U of Michigan starts a “yearlong conversation” about innovation in the classroom to determine what a public research university should look like in the 21st century.

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