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August 3, 2016
Complete College America launches an awards program to recognize technology companies that can deliver on their promises.

August 2, 2016
U of California system will require top leaders to prove outside work benefits their institution -- a test not applied at most colleges. Is the policy too weak or too strong?

August 2, 2016
Reversal follows criticism of decision three months ago to keep name of a residential college, seen by many as an honor for notorious racist and defender of slavery. University also will remove stained-glass windows.

August 2, 2016
Many colleges have adopted affirmative consent policies in recent years to help combat sexual assault. But some research suggests that the policies are far removed from how students actually request and receive consent.

August 2, 2016
Department of Education receives thousands of comments on proposed regulations for discharge of federal loans when colleges have defrauded students.

August 2, 2016
When it comes to finding skilled scientific glassblowers to create the instruments needed for engineering and research, there's only one place to turn: New Jersey's Salem Community College.

August 1, 2016
Amid declining book sales, university presses search for new ways to measure success.

August 1, 2016
San Bernardino Valley College calls off a play about the December terrorist attack on a local public facility after receiving complaints about subject matter.

August 1, 2016
Federal appeals court finds enough evidence of possible antimale bias to revive a lawsuit. Ruling could inspire more litigation.

August 1, 2016
Technology think tank says standardized testing by outside groups and alternative forms of credentialing could create helpful competitive pressure on higher education and the traditional college degree.

August 1, 2016
Federal appeals court says former adjunct may not use Title VII, a federal antidiscrimination statute, to sue a college for bias based on her sexual orientation.

August 1, 2016
Kentucky judge issues temporary injunction blocking governor's executive order that replaced university trustees.

July 29, 2016
Why would a faculty member return to the institution that laid her off after 12 years of stellar service, amid broad retrenchment and program cuts? For the U of Southern Maine's new provost, it came down to institutional loyalty and a new president.

July 29, 2016
When the White House urged colleges to conduct these surveys in 2014, there were few choices. Now there are many, but no consensus on which works best.

July 29, 2016
A crackdown on Turkey’s higher education sector after a failed coup has far-reaching effects for fraying academic collaboration and exchange.

July 29, 2016
Universities appear to be gaining some autonomy.

July 29, 2016
Baldwin Wallace University is starting a bachelor of fine arts in acting. Cuyamaca College is starting an associate degree in Kumeyaay studies, which focuses on the language, culture and history of the Native American tribe.

July 28, 2016
A new report says the wealthy do not disproportionately benefit from public subsidies, but some wonder whether low-income students get enough.

July 28, 2016
Zenith Education gets a new CEO and $250 million from its guaranty agency owner, to continue effort to reinvent career education and recover from shedding 29 campuses and 23,000 students since buying the remains of failed for-profit.

July 28, 2016
Advocates of free community college initiatives want to remain nonpartisan, and sometimes that means altering the rhetoric.

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