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December 7, 2016
Wisconsin regents aren’t done changing the way faculty members are evaluated. This time, they are seeking to give administrators independent power over posttenure reviews -- a move faculty groups oppose.

December 7, 2016
Southern accreditor puts 10 colleges on probation, including Louisville for its governance problems, several for-profit art schools for financial woes and new University of Texas campus for an array of shortcomings.

December 7, 2016
After last-minute injunction halted a federal overtime rule, many colleges and universities will go ahead with planned changes.

December 7, 2016
For nearly three decades, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics has argued for reforming college sports. What impact has the panel had?

December 7, 2016
New book explores different classroom strategies for teaching first-generation, underrepresented students.

December 6, 2016
High school graduates are projected to come from increasingly diverse backgrounds, even as overall levels plateau -- posing a challenge for colleges and universities.

December 6, 2016
Professor Watchlist faces challenge from Watchlist Redux, where being named is intended as a badge of honor and where "radical" applies to Socrates, Jesus and Alan Turing, as well as those singled out today.

December 6, 2016
Focus on any single labor market metric to judge colleges’ outcomes will create flawed policy, but a mix of such measures can help evaluate institutions’ performance, scholarly study finds.

December 6, 2016
Faculty union at Rutgers urges members to avoid the university’s new email system in the name of academic freedom.

December 6, 2016
Author discusses new book about how arrival of women in American higher education changed colleges’ sense of moral mission.

December 5, 2016
Is “identity liberalism,” widespread on college campuses, to blame for Donald Trump’s rise? Scholars are divided.

December 5, 2016
Bosco Tjan, a noted psychology researcher, was killed in the building where he worked.

December 5, 2016
West Virginia University defends right of Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos to speak, but also right of students and faculty members to answer back when he attacked a professor who advocates for gay and minority students.

December 5, 2016
After realizing virtually all students bring their own laptops to campus, Wisconsin liberal arts college opened an unorthodox computer lab.

December 5, 2016
New book highlights intellectual property practices that the author says are dangerous for the public's interest in higher ed.

December 2, 2016
Ohio State administrator criticized those who were celebrating the death of student who was killed as he was stabbing others.

December 2, 2016
After killing of Wayne State officer and attack at Ohio State, campus police reflect on dangers of the job.

December 2, 2016
University presidents articulate specific commitments to support undocumented immigrant students, but in many cases eschew the term -- “sanctuary campus” -- preferred by activists.

December 2, 2016
New book about balancing work and home life as an academic scientist warns that failure to address the challenge will cost institutions and science as a whole.

December 2, 2016
Researcher sees his experience as emblematic of challenges of publishing interdisciplinary science.

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