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May 24, 2017
With high-profile hazing cases such as the death of Timothy Piazza at Penn State comes more willingness to punish -- by both prosecutors and universities.

May 24, 2017
White House plan confirms drastic cuts to many programs while proposing to substantially alter loan programs.

May 24, 2017
Court vacates a tenure denial by Cornell, finding that the university denied basic due process over allegations that were rejected or never proven. Supporters say an important researcher is having his career stymied.

May 24, 2017
College finishes disciplinary processes related to Charles Murray visit and its disruption. Local police will not bring charges against anyone for attack on a professor.

May 24, 2017
In several states, proposals seek to curb or end expensive grant programs that aren’t going to those who are most in need.

May 23, 2017
White U of Maryland student, who officials say was a member of white supremacist group on Facebook, is charged in fatal stabbing of a black Bowie State student, leaving others questioning how safe they are.

May 23, 2017
Popular Native American studies scholar who was named faculty dean at Dartmouth withdraws from position, following criticism of his past support for Israel boycott. Some fear impact on academic freedom.

May 23, 2017
Humanities leaders had hoped to see William D. Adams, an Obama appointee, finish his term. The agency is among several targeted for elimination by the White House.

May 23, 2017
University of Arizona wants to establish more than 25 “microcampuses” -- capable of collectively educating more than 25,000 students -- at partner universities around the world.

May 23, 2017
In Indiana, encouraging students to pursue a full credit load is having a positive impact on students when the financial incentive is significant, according to a new analysis.

May 22, 2017
Fake article is published, calling for the penis to be seen conceptually, not as a body organ. Debates take off about gender studies and open-access journals.

May 22, 2017
Colleges (and nontraditional providers) experiment with income-share agreements as innovation that could help some people afford education and training.

May 22, 2017
Report on online education landscape suggests potentially leaner times ahead for colleges hoping to profit in the market. Community colleges are already seeing it.

May 22, 2017
St. Thomas in Houston has held back reappointment notices for philosophy professors -- even those with tenure -- amid debates over budget and the curriculum.

May 22, 2017
Despite the frequent loss of credits, transferring from a community college to a university is less expensive than starting at a four-year institution, a new study finds.

May 22, 2017
Dozens walk out on his commencement speech. Vice president attacks “noxious wave” he sees in higher education.

May 19, 2017
Details leaked about forthcoming budget include large cuts to college aid programs and end Public Service Loan Forgiveness and subsidized loan programs. Other leaks point to new proposals to cut science.

May 19, 2017
Journal’s board offers its support for editor’s decision to publish article comparing transracial and transgender identities.

May 19, 2017
What started as a controversy about two posts escalated as more of her comments materialized.

May 19, 2017
Boston-area nonprofit will pay gang members who want to go to college and get off the street, with a goal of improving communities.

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