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September 20, 2016
MOOC-based master's degree initiative expands to more than a dozen universities. Will learners opt to enroll or settle for a certificate?

September 20, 2016
Facing backlash and accusations of squelching academic freedom, a class is restored.

September 20, 2016
By tackling the controversial 90-10 rule -- and lowering it for its institutions -- DeVry Education Group is looking to assert its place as a leader in the for-profit sector.

September 20, 2016
Jury finds Saint Louis University denied tenure to a female professor based on her gender and in retaliation for a speaking out against the culture of her male-dominated department.

September 19, 2016
Beyond well-funded individual campus initiatives aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented minority faculty members, experts urge collaboration across institutions and within disciplines.

September 19, 2016
Racist chalkings and phone threats criticize Bethany College in Kansas over its leader's family and its efforts to diversify student body.

September 19, 2016
Syracuse dismissed head of business school without public explanation and suspended him from faculty job. He had been arrested for patronizing a prostitute.

September 19, 2016
Thirty-seven Nigerian students sue Alabama State University over scholarship funds.

September 19, 2016
For decades, beer sales at college football games were nearly unheard-of. Now many programs are turning to alcohol to help boost attendance and revenue.

September 16, 2016
Graduate student enrollments increased nearly 4 percent last year, with the biggest relative gains seen among underrepresented minority groups.

September 16, 2016
Head of Clemson football program says some protesting police violence against black people should move to another country, and implies his comments reflect the ideas of Martin Luther King Jr.

September 16, 2016
New analysis of Georgia's aid program for top students -- a model for those of many other states -- finds that it is missing many low-income and minority students.

September 16, 2016
Better service, lower prices, higher profits. Indiana U may have found a textbook acquisition model that makes everyone happy.

September 16, 2016
As higher education expands, enrollment of female and low-income students may not grow much at all.

September 15, 2016
Alumnus and longtime library employee left largely unrestricted bequest to U of New Hampshire. It is spending $100,000 on the library and $1 million on a video scoreboard for the football stadium.

September 15, 2016
Sixty-four-campus system will no longer ask applicants to declare prior felony convictions. After admission, those seeking housing or certain kinds of training or experiences will be asked.

September 15, 2016
Union announces agreement to extend old contract, use mediator and reimburse professors for health costs they faced while out of a job.

September 15, 2016
For some two-year institutions, public and mass transportation options, or the lack thereof, can be the difference in whether a student attends and stays in college.

September 15, 2016
As the Obama administration pushes tougher regulation, the sector is receiving little public backing from traditional allies.

September 14, 2016
More than 150 faculty members offer new students a different view on safe spaces, trigger warnings and diversity.

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