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August 29, 2019
A new coaching program works with colleges to provide mentoring and support to low-income students and guide them to graduation.

August 29, 2019
First-year students at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology still wear university-issued freshman beanies, but the tradition is now strictly optional. Once a way to belittle freshmen, the practice now helps build relationships.

August 29, 2019
Research-intensive universities will see costs rise by up to 50 percent; teaching-oriented institutions will see costs slashed.

August 29, 2019
Graham Baldwin, vice chancellor and professor of employer engagement at Solent University, in Britain, has been appointed vice chancellor of the University of Central Lancashire, also in Britain. Eric Boynton, chair and professor of philosophy and religious studies at Allegheny College, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as provost and dean of the college at Beloit College, in Wisconsin.

August 28, 2019
Palestinian student bound for Harvard said he was blocked from the U.S. after immigration officers questioned him about friends' social media posts critical of President Trump. Civil liberties advocates fear incident could deter international scholars and students.

August 28, 2019
Professor's tweet about the controversial New York Times columnist goes viral after the columnist CC's his provost on an angry email.

August 28, 2019
Bellevue University is starting an online master's program in child, youth and family studies. Delgado Community College is starting a health-coach certificate program.

August 27, 2019
Star scholar of minority-serving institutions Marybeth Gasman was accused of fostering a hypersexualized and racially insensitive climate in her research center.

August 27, 2019
Two universities suffered devastating cyberattacks just before students returned to campus. Is the timing a coincidence?

August 27, 2019
Veterans' organizations see negotiations over the Higher Education Act as an opportunity to tighten a federal exemption they say makes service members target of aggressive marketing by for-profit colleges.

August 27, 2019
Martin Abraham, professor of civil/environmental and chemical engineering and former provost at Youngstown State University, in Ohio, has been named provost and academic vice president at Western Illinois University. Paul H. Alexander, vice president for academic affairs at Hope International University, in California, has been named president there.

August 26, 2019
Sociologist says journal dismissed her paper because she'd shared it elsewhere as a preprint -- even though the publication had a pro-preprint policy. How often does this happen?

August 26, 2019
Kirkwood Community College announces that a professor sympathetic to Antifa and critical of evangelical Christians won't be teaching this year, due to safety concerns.

August 26, 2019
The popular Netflix documentary series portrays community college football teams as the last stop for athletes hoping to play at four-year institutions or to go pro.

August 26, 2019
The University of Wyoming is looking far and wide for a new president and is taking unconventional steps to receive input.

August 23, 2019
With a rising number of "secret" presidential searches that leave faculty members jilted, some point to the use of search firms as the cause of the troubles.

August 23, 2019
Kansas professor faces federal fraud charges for allegedly failing to disclose a full-time appointment at a Chinese university held while receiving government research grants. The indictment comes amid rising tension over Chinese scholars and security.

August 23, 2019
Europe and Japan differ from the U.S. and China on potential risks.

August 23, 2019
Alverno College is starting a doctorate in education. Berkshire Community College is starting a certificate in cannabis cultivation, retail and outreach. Cornell College, in Iowa, is starting a low-residency M.F.A. in creative writing.

August 22, 2019
Two Virginia universities announced ambitious expansions when Amazon selected its second headquarters. Nine months on, Virginia Tech has made more progress than George Mason in securing funding.

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