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February 13, 2019
Amarillo College is starting an associate of science program in biotechnology. Bay Path University has started an Ed.D. in higher education leadership and organizational studies.

February 12, 2019
American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.

February 12, 2019
Lindenwood president let go after conflict with board, which says he engaged in "conduct believed to warrant" his firing.

February 12, 2019
The booming popularity of esports has started a vociferous debate over whether the NCAA or another entity will regulate the industry for colleges and universities.

February 12, 2019
AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

February 12, 2019
A new survey finds they believe too much work and too little money keep them from graduating. But they also cite problems with online education and parking.

February 11, 2019
Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input.

February 11, 2019
Hundreds of political scientists back colleague who accused lieutenant governor; Duke removes him from an advisory board; new accusation made about Duke failing to respond to rape report; racist yearbook photos found at more institutions.

February 11, 2019
Nearly six years after Middlebury rejected a push to divest, the college announces that it will slowly draw down fossil fuel holdings in its $1 billion endowment. What changed?

February 11, 2019
Resident assistants at University of Michigan are worried about not being able to remove racist or other offensive language from dormitory doors. Officials say they can't suppress free expression.

February 11, 2019
Total hits $46,730,000,000 -- with more $100 million gifts than ever before.

February 8, 2019
A $5 million donation may seem like small change in the era of Bloomberg's billions. But at community colleges the impact can be dramatic.

February 8, 2019
A scheduling fight over a controversial class on college athletics is back in the spotlight because one key player is now Chapel Hill's interim chancellor.

February 8, 2019
A new study challenges the notion that student loan debt is bad for people attending community colleges and finds that borrowing may actually increase their academic success.

February 8, 2019
Oregon College of Art and Craft will stop degree programs at end of semester.

February 8, 2019
Judge says university cannot deny recognition because of antigay rules. But decision says main flaw at Iowa is inconsistent enforcement, not the rules themselves.

February 8, 2019
As images continue to be uncovered, colleges are forced to confront reality that institutions were hostile to black people and others -- well after they desegregated.

February 7, 2019
The smallest art colleges are struggling in a fiercely competitive market. Why are they showing such signs of stress? And can larger liberal arts colleges learn from their successes and missteps?

February 7, 2019
Tenure is again at risk in Iowa. Some scholars say legislators should study their own history, since a case during World War II is to many experts a classic example of why protecting academic freedom matters.

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