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September 26, 2016
Blackface photos, tweets about lynching, swastikas and slurs roil campuses. Students rally against those incidents, which experts say aren't new but are finally getting attention. National anthem protests spread.

September 26, 2016
U of Vermont's College of Medicine announces it will get rid of lecture courses and completely reshape the faculty role -- a first for a traditional medical school.

September 26, 2016
The film Goat depicts fraternity hazing at its most brutal, raising hopes that there could be cultural shift away from making light of the behavior. 

September 26, 2016
The debate over the use of 'all lives matter' plays out in a public forum as NACAC conference closes.

September 26, 2016
American colleges and universities can't count on ever-increasing numbers of international students, panelists warn.

September 26, 2016
Admissions group calls on colleges to require recruiting agents to disclose their financial ties to those they are seeking to recruit.

September 23, 2016
GOP candidate vows to work with Congress to push wealthy colleges and universities to spend more on students. Move comes as top endowments report losses.

September 23, 2016
Data show that students who earn C's in foundational courses are much less likely to graduate. As a result, U of Arizona may require some C students to repeat a course.

September 23, 2016
U of Tennessee investigates professor and popular conservative blogger for tweeting that drivers should "run down" protesters in North Carolina.

September 23, 2016
New federal data show rising number of students receiving Pell Grants while median family incomes of recipients fall.

September 23, 2016
Admissions officers talk about changing the way applications are read in order to keep up with demographic changes.

September 23, 2016
Dispute at Cornell University centers on a program allowing international students to work.

September 23, 2016
Speakers suggest areas to examine as small colleges try to change their business models.

September 22, 2016
Gender-based discrimination in the academic workplace isn’t always overt, but the “shrapnel” of small indignities stays with you. That’s the premise of a new book on this kind of bias, and how to alleviate it.

September 22, 2016
The Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education releases its first report, using data to lay out a broad picture of students at today's two- and four-year colleges.

September 22, 2016
NCAA calls on college leaders to sign pledge promising to recruit and interview more women and ethnic minorities for top sports positions, but stops short of requiring institutions to do so.

September 22, 2016
Computer-generated gobbledygook can pass for the real thing with many faculty members, study finds.

September 22, 2016
Highlights: fewer colleges meeting targets for this year, a higher bar for Asians, skepticism about new standardized writing tests and a new application, mixed feelings on Hillary Clinton’s college plan and applicants’ criminal records.

September 21, 2016
New study adds to evidence that student reviews of professors have limited validity.

September 21, 2016
Responding to sharp criticism, regional accrediting agencies will focus extra attention on institutions with below-average performance.

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