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June 27, 2018
The Education Department initially told the university its appeals process was out of compliance with temporary Title IX rules -- now the department is correcting itself.

June 27, 2018
Many community college students with high grade point averages aren't transferring to four-year institutions, new research finds, a fact some of the nation's most selective universities want to change.

June 27, 2018
At college lawyers' meeting, a legal expert (and former president) offers reminder that U.S. law on free speech isn't black-and-white.

June 26, 2018
New survey data challenge perceptions about first-generation college students, showing strong academic engagement and commitment to college. But the group lagged behind their peers in social comfort and resiliency.

June 26, 2018
Vermont Law School plans to cut professors' tenure to deal with budgetary concerns. Skeptics wonder if it will hurt the institution more than it helps.

June 26, 2018
One of the most visible concussion cases against the NCAA went to a jury trial for only three days, but experts say the association's problems are not over.

June 26, 2018
Bipartisan agreement to reauthorize Perkins Career and Technical Education law would give more authority to states to determine progress of federal skills training program.

June 26, 2018
Keith Aytch, interim president and vice president for academic affairs at Evergreen Valley College, part of the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District in California, has been appointed president on a permanent basis.

June 25, 2018
Lecturer at University of Washington says he's standing up to political correctness. Many challenge his facts.
Tweet: So I was at an academic conference this weekend and had to physically intervene to prevent a sexual assault by a male colleague on a female colleague who was drunk to the point that she was clearly not in control of herself, and unable to exercise

June 25, 2018
Tweet about preventing sexual assault of a colleague too drunk to give consent renews discussion of the environment at scholarly meetings.

June 25, 2018
Racist messages among fraternity brothers at Texas Tech, including head of fraternity council, anger many.

June 25, 2018
New enforcement of visa rule is causing headaches for medical and veterinary colleges and their associated hospitals seeking to get paperwork approved for incoming residents.

June 22, 2018
White House plan to merge two cabinet departments, likely a political nonstarter, renews debate over how best to rationalize government role in educating and training Americans.

June 22, 2018
Crisis-level student loan default rates among black borrowers and those who attended for-profits cannot be explained fully by students' backgrounds, study finds, including measures of income, employment and parental wealth.

June 22, 2018
UCLA's mobile app aims to tackle campus climate issues by reaching students through their smartphones.

June 22, 2018
Buyer commits to keeping Westminster on its Princeton campus for 10 years and maintaining current academics for five, but opponents of the deal are unimpressed.

June 22, 2018
Lynn University is starting a bachelor's program in cybersecurity. Northern Virginia Community College, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, is starting a cloud computing concentration in an information services technology associate degree program.

June 21, 2018
Enrollment numbers at many colleges -- especially those in areas with less generous state aid -- show significant boosts in attendance in the first full summer since Congress restored year-round grants.

June 21, 2018
Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars.

June 21, 2018
Some researchers are warning community colleges that enrollment isn't expected to improve, even as they grapple with declines in state funding and demand for better performance and outcomes.

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