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August 18, 2016
Author of the 1988 book Profscam, conservative talk radio host Charles Sykes, discusses his new book that again takes on higher education. 

August 18, 2016
After photos of U of Mississippi students' room go viral, debate follows on just how fancy a student residence should be.

August 18, 2016
Institutions say they need the revenue, but protests are likely if any increases go forward.

August 18, 2016
Kate Miller, dean of the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University, has been chosen as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Wyoming. Kim Mooney, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Franklin Pierce University, in New Hampshire, has been promoted to president there.

August 17, 2016
Education Department announces eight winning partnerships in experiment to open federal aid to alternative providers, with a possibly influential new way of assuring academic quality.

August 17, 2016
Social work professors told administrators that they were letting students make unfair accusations and admitting unqualified students. Then someone forwarded the professors' letters to students. UPDATE: Dean responds.

August 17, 2016
Faculty members at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro experiment with a model for course redesign they say can increase access and quality and lower costs.

August 17, 2016
Ontario college cites financial reasons in withdrawing from its male-only campus in Saudi Arabia, but others, citing human rights grounds, question the original decision to be there.

August 17, 2016
Kennesaw State University is starting an undergraduate major in entrepreneurship. Monroe Community College, of the State University of New York, is starting an associate degree in homeland security.

August 16, 2016
How can a process more and more administrations are embracing be supported by professors? Or are they right that the process is really about eliminating programs that aren't seen as rainmakers?

August 16, 2016
New research on public master's universities finds that they are generally efficient, but economies of scale favor undergraduate over graduate education.

August 16, 2016
Republican candidate proposes a system for admittance to U.S. that critics say violates American and academic principles.

August 16, 2016
U.K. report on for-profit colleges in six countries finds few benefits of sector and calls for tighter regulation, while acknowledging lack of data makes it hard to set rules.

August 16, 2016
In 2005, a court barred Vanderbilt from removing "Confederate" from the facade of a building, citing the terms of a gift. The university is returning the gift at today's value -- and will now remove the word.

August 15, 2016
In a risky and expensive endeavor, colleges are spending more and more money on athletics in hopes of earning a spot among the Power Five conferences.

August 15, 2016
Minority student at Pitzer advertised for nonwhite roommate. Her president was critical. Does reaction ignore reality that many white students get white roommates all the time?

August 15, 2016
North Carolina legislators raised concerns when they funded the creation of a new entity at Chapel Hill to explore environmental policy and research.

August 15, 2016
Kidnapping of two faculty members at the American University of Afghanistan renews attention on the risks confronting universities in conflict zones.

August 15, 2016
Laura C. Barnard, professor and paralegal program director at Lakeland Community College, in Ohio, has been promoted to executive vice president and provost there. Linda Flaherty-Goldsmith, a consultant with Human Rights First, in Washington, D.C., has been selected as president of Birmingham-Southern College.

August 12, 2016
Presidents are facing more scrutiny and capturing headlines as they fight publicly with boards for their jobs.

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