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October 10, 2018
A second instructor at the University of Michigan declines to write a letter for a student to study in Israel, citing support for the boycott, and a first professor who refused to write a letter is disciplined. Meanwhile, Israel has detained and ordered the deportation of a U.S. student for her support for the boycott movement.

October 10, 2018
Students in California drafted a bill to urge publishers to reveal how their textbooks changed between editions. The students convinced lawmakers to adopt the legislation. But will publishers comply?

October 9, 2018
Gallup finds unusually large drop -- primarily but not exclusively among Republicans -- between 2015 and 2018.

October 9, 2018
University of Maryland's president was told about alleged abuse in the football program almost two years ago -- well before an athlete died. New reports include coaches working players until they vomited, mocking them and forcing them to watch grisly videos of animal deaths.

October 9, 2018
A Japanese café chain plans to spread among Ivy League and other top campuses, offering free coffee and tea in exchange for students' personal information and consent to be contacted by companies.

October 9, 2018
Author discusses her new book on classics and misogyny in the digital era.

October 9, 2018
Bennington College is starting an M.F.A. in public action. Clarkson University is starting an interdisciplinary bachelor's program in mathematical economics. College of New Jersey is starting an M.B.A. program.

October 8, 2018
Record $50 million gift to Saint Louis University gave donors the right to help pick head of research institute and give that person a faculty title. Professors see dangerous erosion of academic values.

October 8, 2018
Arts and sciences faculty sticks with a three-course-sequence foreign language requirement, even as other institutions shrink their language requirements.

October 8, 2018
Students have -- at least for now -- halted a popular weekly event at Williams College, fearing that it pressures minority students to share their lives in uncomfortable ways.

October 8, 2018
The Trump administration's changes to a key transparency tool have frustrated even some supporters among veterans' groups.

October 5, 2018
You've probably never heard of the black student at Humboldt State who was killed in 2017 and whose murder remains unsolved -- even as journalists nationwide publicized the disappearance and murder of Mollie Tibbets, a white Iowa student.

October 5, 2018
Colgate offers up its own statement on campus speech, arguing that it's not just what you say, it's how you say it.

October 5, 2018
An Auburn University professor is suing the institution, alleging he was punished for helping uncover how many football players enrolled in the public administration major.

October 5, 2018
As student demand for mental health services grows, more colleges turn to platform addressing student “wellness.” But mental health experts say these tools should supplement, not replace, in-person services.

October 5, 2018
Team of scholars uncovered thousands of suspected abusers, but some say they would have found more if not for the limits they accepted on their work.

October 4, 2018
Amid reports about jokes and comments viewed as insulting or worse, Boston Architectural College faculty and staff members get few answers after closely guarded investigation of president results in minor changes.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

October 4, 2018
Education Department says it won't meet November deadline to overhaul borrower-defense and gainful-employment rules, raising the stakes for legal challenges to the Obama-era regulations.

October 4, 2018
A conservative professor is under fire for comparing -- facetiously, he says -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh's alleged actions to "spin the bottle," and for suggesting limiting judicial nominees to rapists. Students say his words are dangerous, but he thinks he's collateral damage in the culture wars.

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