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November 22, 2017
University president apologizes after recording reveals how a graduate student was questioned over use of a video, which offended at least one student, of debate on nontraditional pronouns.

November 22, 2017
Colleges and universities aren’t eager to punish students who shout down speakers, but they must follow their own policies and foster an environment conducive to free speech, experts say.

November 22, 2017
A professor loses her job at SUNY Buffalo, and her advocates say she was denied not only a fair shot at keeping her position, but the ability to stay on health insurance while facing a life-threatening illness.

November 22, 2017
One institution shares how it put its students at the center of a cybersecurity-awareness campaign.

November 22, 2017
Observers expect a “market-oriented” approach, focused on the economy.

November 22, 2017
Pam Benoit, executive vice president and provost at Ohio University, has been chosen as senior vice president of academic affairs and provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Daryl Burckel, professor of accounting at McNeese State University, in Louisiana, has been named president there.

November 21, 2017
At Middle East Studies Association conference, scholars take on thorny questions related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in their teaching.

November 21, 2017
Full-time jobs in English and languages continue to decline, reaching a new low, says preliminary annual jobs report from the Modern Language Association.

November 21, 2017
New book explores how colleges were not created equal -- and how pressures have driven them to be even less so in recent decades.

November 21, 2017
Federal jury awards $1.165 million, finding discrimination in tenure denial by Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

November 21, 2017
Only four people showed up to protest the University of North Florida for suspending an avowed white nationalist student.

November 21, 2017
Sian Leah Beilock, executive vice provost of the University of Chicago, in Illinois, has become president of Barnard College, in New York. Velmer Burton Jr., dean of the University of Mississippi School of Applied Sciences, has been chosen as executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

November 20, 2017
Experts say suspending fraternities and sororities, as many colleges have done in recent weeks, does little to address underlying problems of Greek life.

November 20, 2017
Boston U moves to terminate professor after high-profile investigation into claims that he harassed a former graduate student in Antarctica in 1999.

November 20, 2017
At National Women’s Studies Association annual gathering, scholar talks using trigger warnings and safe spaces as a way to engage men in feminist discourse.

November 20, 2017
With nearly 50 different local tuition-free initiatives, California colleges contemplate how they may merge existing programs with a new statewide plan.

November 17, 2017
The new chancellor of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale has big plans to eliminate all departments across campus, in the name of “synergy” and cost savings. But many professors question his motives and doubt it’s the right move.

November 17, 2017
Plan targets large endowments of private colleges and eliminates many deductions benefiting student loan borrowers and graduate students.

November 17, 2017
Valparaiso says it will consider a merger or relocation for its law school. Only 29 new students enrolled this fall.

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