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January 4, 2016
Reports of Indian students being turned away by customs officials and prevented from boarding U.S.-bound flights cast spotlight on two little-known California institutions with 90 percent-plus international enrollment.

January 4, 2016
Reports of rapes of college-age women in localities of big-time teams go up significantly on game days, national study finds.

December 29, 2015
Faculty positions decline for third year in a row, MLA report finds.

December 29, 2015
Field sees increases that not only restore levels from before the economic downturn, but far exceed them.

December 22, 2015
U of Hawaii men's basketball team violated rules when it falsified financial forms for an international transfer student and failed to report that a player had driven a booster's car.

December 22, 2015
NYU changes policy and its website, and apologizes to would-be graduate student who went public after being told the university didn't grant waivers.

December 22, 2015
The extension arm of the University of Wisconsin System is given degree-granting authority, but not all institutions in the system agree the change was necessary.

December 22, 2015
The Institute of Turkish Studies has been accused of pushing the Turkish state's agenda on the Armenian genocide. Now the Turkish government has withdrawn its funding. Why?

December 22, 2015
New book of essays sheds light on what it's like to be a professor and a mom.

December 22, 2015
Alabama plans to consolidate seven community colleges into two -- the kind of move that in other states would have seen much protest. But these changes went through without much public opposition. That doesn't mean there isn't any opposition.

December 22, 2015
T.J. Arant, interim chief academic officer at York College of Pennsylvania, has been selected as senior vice president for academic and student affairs and provost at Georgia Gwinnett College.

December 21, 2015
Only 323 of 34,086 learners are eligible to take advantage of Arizona State's MOOCs-for-credit initiative with edX. The university calls it a "positive first step."

December 21, 2015
Irvine faculty members and students question idea of professorships endowed by foundation that wants to change scholarly study of Hinduism -- and to influence search process for hires.

December 21, 2015
Congress passes a 2016 spending and tax bill that blows away caps on discretionary spending to fund more student aid and health research.

December 21, 2015
Potential master's student at NYU asked for application fee waiver and shared email rejecting request on Twitter. Critics see example of policy that deters low-income applicants.

December 21, 2015
56 religious colleges have asked Education Department to let them discriminate on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, and most requests have been approved. Should the exemptions be publicized?

December 18, 2015
Historically, U of Wisconsin at Madison has minimized the use of non-need-based aid, but it is ending that restraint. The catch? Its top official doesn't really agree with the practice.

December 18, 2015
An analysis finds a steady rise in the proportion of college graduates paying too high a percentage of their annual income to repay student loan debt.

December 18, 2015
Adjunct at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota says his contract wasn't renewed and he was fired from a custodial job on campus due to a play prop.

December 18, 2015
Federal appeals court permits a Missouri technical college to monitor all students, not just those in selected programs.

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