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July 30, 2018
Top Education Department official describes plan to "rethink" higher-education standards through new rule-making process, to be announced today, on accreditation, the credit hour standard, the faculty role online and more.

July 30, 2018
A case involving professors at Plymouth State U raises questions about when it's OK to speak up for colleagues or students accused of sexual misconduct, if ever. In this case, professors defended former student who admitted to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old.

July 30, 2018
Administrators generally have little knowledge of the knockoffs of the popular reality TV show on campuses -- and could be open to liability if students were hurt.

July 27, 2018
Chancellor at Rutgers's flagship campus resigns after a year, an unusually short tenure at a university already juggling its share of changes.

July 27, 2018
Federal jury says a professor of business at Columbia retaliated against a former junior faculty member when she complained of harassment. Columbia is liable for retaliation on his behalf.

July 27, 2018
Democrats worry about tuition rates; Republicans say professors bring their politics into the classroom and colleges have excessive concern about shielding students from ideas they find offensive. Older Republicans are the most critical.

July 27, 2018
New study shows that splitting attention between lecture and cellphone or laptop use hinders long-term retention, and those in class suffer from others' use of devices.

July 27, 2018
Analysis of Italian Ph.D. graduates finds that the milk as well as the cream leave.

July 27, 2018
Barbara K. Altmann, provost and professor of French at Bucknell University, in Pennsylvania, has been named president of Franklin & Marshall College, also in Pennsylvania.

July 26, 2018
The Education Department's proposed rule would make students show that a college knowingly misled them while also restricting consideration of loan relief to borrowers in default.

July 26, 2018
Three former Tufts leaders became college presidents on the same day, so what's the secret sauce?

July 26, 2018
Education Department proposes regulatory overhaul that would make loan forgiveness less likely for defrauded borrowers. Majority of outstanding loan claims were filed by former for-profit college students.

July 26, 2018
St. John Fisher seeks to fire a longtime professor over his use of paid class managers, saying it doesn't qualify as teaching. The professor says more is at play, including discrimination on the basis of his Muslim background.

July 26, 2018
Paying for books today may mean choosing between Intro to Microbiology and a flight home for Thanksgiving.

July 25, 2018
The Charles Koch Foundation pledges to make future grant terms public, but critics still want to know more about past agreements -- specifically whether they allowed the foundation a role in faculty hiring or curricular decisions.

July 25, 2018
The minority party offers its take on the Higher Education Act, including free community college, larger Pell Grants and tougher accountability -- including regulations targeting for-profit colleges.

July 25, 2018
Jeff Sessions gives another speech denouncing campuses for failing to permit all viewpoints to be heard. When it comes to recent incident at University of Kansas, he's not talking.

July 25, 2018
A new study finds that while the proper restrooms are important to transgender students, they want much more to feel comfortable on their campuses.

July 25, 2018
CFOs need board and presidential support to put turnaround plans in place, presenters at the annual business officers' meeting say.

July 24, 2018
Protests and petitions call on universities to end their contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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