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November 20, 2017
Experts say suspending fraternities and sororities, as many colleges have done in recent weeks, does little to address underlying problems of Greek life.

November 20, 2017
Boston U moves to terminate professor after high-profile investigation into claims that he harassed a former graduate student in Antarctica in 1999.

November 20, 2017
At National Women’s Studies Association annual gathering, scholar talks using trigger warnings and safe spaces as a way to engage men in feminist discourse.

November 20, 2017
With nearly 50 different local tuition-free initiatives, California colleges contemplate how they may merge existing programs with a new statewide plan.

November 17, 2017
The new chancellor of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale has big plans to eliminate all departments across campus, in the name of “synergy” and cost savings. But many professors question his motives and doubt it’s the right move.

November 17, 2017
Plan targets large endowments of private colleges and eliminates many deductions benefiting student loan borrowers and graduate students.

November 17, 2017
Valparaiso says it will consider a merger or relocation for its law school. Only 29 new students enrolled this fall.

November 17, 2017
Notre Dame’s new practice of allowing “alternative resolutions” instead of the traditional Title IX hearings has worried campus advocates for survivors.

November 17, 2017
American Historical Association sees 12 percent decline in openings, for fifth straight year of downward trend.

November 16, 2017
The higher ed lobby has singled out specific provisions of Republicans’ proposed tax overhaul instead of taking on the idea that loopholes should be closed to pay for lower corporate taxes. Leaders say that’s the right strategy, even though polling shows the bill is widely unpopular.

November 16, 2017
Fordham’s English department is giving those finishing doctorates $4,500 each to help with the many costs associated with finding a position.

November 16, 2017
Annual survey finds that students want to and increasingly are doing so, many times related to diversity.

November 16, 2017
Two staffers have resigned, days ahead of a report expected to slam the University of California’s Office of the President for interfering in an audit of the institution.

November 16, 2017
Students outside the U.S. doubt reliability of instruction in English that is not from native speakers, study finds.

November 15, 2017
Professors from around the world say they won’t advise students to study or work at Rochester in light of institution’s alleged attempts to downplay serious harassment case. Is this next tactic in battle against discrimination?

November 15, 2017
In building up to speech by anti-Muslim activist at Stanford, some questioned the appropriateness of hosting someone who has attacked students by name on his blog. Students stage walkout at event.

November 15, 2017
Legal education observers say accreditation issues at Florida Coastal School of Law -- whose graduates have struggled to pay off loans -- should lead to tougher look at its parent company, InfiLaw.

November 15, 2017
A Hong Kong university is accused of underreporting enrollment numbers to boost its faculty-student ratio and ranking. The university says it is commissioning an independent audit but emphasizes that there are differences in data definitions.

November 15, 2017
As lawsuits mount over access to learning technologies for people with disabilities, universities consider banding together to share accessibility reviews of vendor products.

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