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May 15, 2017
Critics of proposed legislation to ensure First Amendment rights at Wisconsin public universities say it could backfire and limit expression. Requirement for political neutrality alarms professors and administrators alike.

May 15, 2017
College announces sanctions against 19 more students over their roles in disruption of Charles Murray lecture. Some professors -- at Middlebury and elsewhere -- continue to question whether punishment is appropriate.

May 15, 2017
Texas Southern withdraws invitation to Senator John Cornyn, as students and faculty members ask why black colleges invite politicians with records they think go against their interests.

May 15, 2017
Citing a shrinking talent pool and a retirement boom, a panel of campus leaders convened by the Aspen Institute lays out what the changing job requires and who might fill it.

May 15, 2017
Christopher M. Fiorentino, interim president and vice president for external operations at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president there. Roxanne Gonzales, executive dean of Venango College at Clarion University, in Pennsylvania, has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at New Mexico Highlands University.

May 12, 2017
Twenty-one scholars publish call to reject popular measures and ordinal rankings -- and to replace them with more meaningful tools for comparisons.

May 12, 2017
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire policy will require all faculty and staff members to work toward equity, diversity and inclusion, for consideration in their evaluations. It's controversial, but proponents say it's an efficient way to put values into action.

May 12, 2017
Florida’s Legislature looks to shake up the state’s two-year college system once again by cutting funds for developmental education, capping bachelor's degree programs and creating a new oversight board.

May 12, 2017
Though campus police agencies believe body-mounted cameras will help improve transparency, many legal and financial questions remain unanswered.

May 12, 2017
The university brings its active-learning initiative to regional campuses, seeking to boost student engagement.

May 12, 2017
City University of New York School of Professional Studies: Nisha Agarwal, commissioner for the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. Grove City College: Vice President Mike Pence.

May 11, 2017
Texas A&M president calls remarks “disturbing." Many colleagues say his quotes have been distorted and that his work in critical race theory and his academic freedom deserve support.

May 11, 2017
Americans see the work force and societal value of getting a college degree, a survey from New America finds, but community colleges have more support than do other sectors.

May 11, 2017
First commencement address no cake walk for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as Bethune-Cookman students jeer and turn their backs on her remarks.

May 11, 2017
University of Maine sleds uphill by trying to draw students from faraway California and Illinois with program matching in-state flagship rates of other states, but sees yet more gains from New England.

May 11, 2017
As students worry in the wake of email speculating on closure of Holy Cross in Indiana, board chair says he is not concerned about the college closing in the near future.

May 11, 2017
Technologist argues that artificial intelligence could make publishing decisions in milliseconds.

May 10, 2017
More than 100 elite private high schools aim to replace traditional transcripts with competency-based, nonstandardized documents -- with no grades. They plan to expand to public high schools, with goal of completely changing how students are evaluated.

May 10, 2017
New study suggests student evaluations are dependent on discipline and they tend to be especially “hazardous” to professors in quantitative fields.

May 10, 2017
Right-wing national organizations are directly influencing college and university GOP groups, giving them money and supplies to spread their messages, but on many campuses they seem more focused on attracting controversy than converts.

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