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December 2, 2015
It wasn't the Stanford Prison Experiment, but a research project at U of California San Diego quickly created two student societies and plenty of conflict to analyze.

December 2, 2015
Sylvia Alva, dean of the College of Health and Human Development at California State University-Northridge, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at California State Polytechnic University at Pomona.

December 1, 2015
Dozens of Yale faculty members issue open letter decrying substance and tone of recent discussions of a controversial email -- and urging civil discussions of difficult issues.

December 1, 2015
Lawmakers in some states are seeking more openness and transparency from public university governing boards.

December 1, 2015
The National Women's Studies Association becomes the latest scholarly group to join the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.

December 1, 2015
After spending millions on laptops and tablets for all students and upgrading its network infrastructure, Moravian College explores how it can use those investments to "redefine the classroom."

December 1, 2015
Underemployment rates for college grads have sharply declined since the 2008 recession, and degree holders far outpace high school graduates, especially among African-American and Hispanic adults.

November 30, 2015
U of Chicago calls off classes due to report of planned gun violence; film students arrested in Los Angeles for causing panic with replicas of weapons. UPDATE: Arrest and new details on threat against Chicago.

November 30, 2015
Student protesters on a number of campuses want to see many more black faculty members. But how realistic are some of their goals?

November 30, 2015
Education Department has received more than 1,000 filings on racial harassment in higher ed in last seven years. But only a fraction result in any findings.

November 30, 2015
A new statewide initiative automatically admits graduating seniors to college in Idaho.

November 30, 2015
The Obama administration loosens part of its ban on the types of bonuses colleges may pay admissions recruiters.

November 30, 2015
Travis Allen, interim chancellor of Argosy University, in California, has been chosen as president and chief executive officer of Trident University, in California.

November 25, 2015
Study finds notable drop in proportion of recent high school graduates from bottom 20 percent of family incomes who are enrolling in college.

November 25, 2015
How high is too high a discount to offer students? Nearly 10 percent of colleges have rates of 60 percent or more. For some it appears to be a sign of distress, yet others see a strategy.

November 25, 2015
After a controversial humor magazine was denounced by University of California at San Diego administrators, the student government voted to stop funding all student media.

November 25, 2015
Jamienne Studley, the No. 2 higher ed official at the Education Department, will leave this month after a frenetic two and a half years.

November 25, 2015
Southern New Hampshire U's College for America releases a promising early snapshot of the general-education learning and skills of students who are enrolled in a new form of competency-based education.

November 25, 2015
Faculty and student leaders alike criticize leader of Minnesota's Rochester Community and Technical College over issues of spending, hiring and communication.

November 24, 2015
Cal State Northridge professor says university is targeting him for his stance against gay adoption. But his students question why he's encouraged an English class to attend an event on family issues at the Reagan Library.

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