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February 23, 2016
Purdue is cutting grad enrollments to boost pay of those it enrolls -- and is pushing professors to teach more intro courses. Will the approach provide focus? Or is it another attack on English that could leave undergrads without enough instructors?

February 23, 2016
Liberal arts colleges are increasingly exploring interdisciplinary connections to find a place for computer science on their campuses.

February 23, 2016
Colleges are working to improve remedial education -- and have found success in doing so -- but have yet to introduce promising reforms at a large scale, finds new report.

February 23, 2016
Historian discusses his new book on how courts in the United States have treated cases involving access to higher education.

February 23, 2016
James F. Conneely, senior consultant at Keeling & Associates and former president of Notre Dame University of Maryland, has been chosen as president of the University of Maine at Augusta. Melanie Corn, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at California College of the Arts, has been appointed president of Columbus College of Art & Design, in Ohio.

February 22, 2016
UC Irvine moves to reject gifts for endowed chairs from group that has strong opinions -- too strong -- about the study of Hinduism and a desire to influence who would be hired.

February 22, 2016
Student protesters are demanding that the Cornell Plantations' name be changed by the university.

February 22, 2016
College says John Derbyshire's statements constitute hate speech, so student group is blocked from playing host to him on campus.

February 22, 2016
Study shows faculty members remain skeptical of digital course materials and generally unfamiliar with open educational resources.

February 22, 2016
Interest builds for microgrants aimed at students with money problems -- sometimes awards as small as $300 -- which can have a big impact in promoting graduation.

February 22, 2016
Oklahoma State theater professor says her department censored a play dealing with gender identity for fear donors would object.

February 19, 2016
After Georgetown law issues statement mourning the justice's death, some professors object -- and others balk at the way they shared their objections.

February 19, 2016
Even the name of this man's speaking tour is inflammatory -- certainly a no-go during prime time -- and students are interrupting his appearances, accusing him of being sexist and promoting rape culture. Meet Milo Yiannopoulos.

February 19, 2016
Public college foundations raise money in part to offset tight state budgets. But Rhode Island's governor is tapping foundation money to pay for state business.

February 19, 2016
Louisiana won't fund its merit-based scholarship program for the rest of this academic year, requiring universities to make up the difference.

February 19, 2016
It's widely known that doctors and health professions students suffer from high rates of depression, but their busy schedules and the stigma surrounding mental health still prevent many from seeking help.

February 19, 2016
Albright College has started two interrelated majors: urban affairs and public health. ArtCenter College of Design is starting a master's program in graphic design. Bellingham Technical College is starting a bachelor of applied science in operations management.

February 18, 2016
A college is seeing higher student success levels based on a series of reforms, but should any institution evaluate faculty members in part on the proportion of C grades and above they award?

February 18, 2016
The beleaguered U of Phoenix fires back with new advertising campaign that challenges criticism of the for-profit institution.

February 18, 2016
University is struggling. At home, many are skeptical of President Scott Scarborough's plan to turn it around by expanding its reach.

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