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February 11, 2019
Nearly six years after Middlebury rejected a push to divest, the college announces that it will slowly draw down fossil fuel holdings in its $1 billion endowment. What changed?

February 11, 2019
Resident assistants at University of Michigan are worried about not being able to remove racist or other offensive language from dormitory doors. Officials say they can't suppress free expression.

February 11, 2019
Total hits $46,730,000,000 -- with more $100 million gifts than ever before.

February 8, 2019
A $5 million donation may seem like small change in the era of Bloomberg's billions. But at community colleges the impact can be dramatic.

February 8, 2019
A scheduling fight over a controversial class on college athletics is back in the spotlight because one key player is now Chapel Hill's interim chancellor.

February 8, 2019
A new study challenges the notion that student loan debt is bad for people attending community colleges and finds that borrowing may actually increase their academic success.

February 8, 2019
Oregon College of Art and Craft will stop degree programs at end of semester.

February 8, 2019
Judge says university cannot deny recognition because of antigay rules. But decision says main flaw at Iowa is inconsistent enforcement, not the rules themselves.

February 8, 2019
As images continue to be uncovered, colleges are forced to confront reality that institutions were hostile to black people and others -- well after they desegregated.

February 7, 2019
The smallest art colleges are struggling in a fiercely competitive market. Why are they showing such signs of stress? And can larger liberal arts colleges learn from their successes and missteps?

February 7, 2019
Tenure is again at risk in Iowa. Some scholars say legislators should study their own history, since a case during World War II is to many experts a classic example of why protecting academic freedom matters.

February 7, 2019
Spurred by Khashoggi killing, MIT says it will strengthen review of collaborations in countries where governments are engaged in human rights violations but won't override faculty prerogative or terminate existing Saudi-sponsored projects.

February 7, 2019
Scholar at University of Cambridge hopes to use her naked body to go beyond what she can do in academic writing.

February 6, 2019
Division, investigations, faculty departures … What is going on in Hope College's music department, where students value those who have left?

February 6, 2019
Leader of a Canadian university upsets some students and professors with analysis of blackface incidents in higher education.

February 6, 2019
Recently under the microscope, Florida Coastal School of Law becomes latest for-profit institution to seek nonprofit status.

February 6, 2019
Citing lack of standing, a federal judge throws out a lawsuit arguing that the American Studies Association breached its contract with members and wasted funds in endorsing the boycott of Israeli universities.

February 5, 2019
Colleges and universities in Virginia and elsewhere, struggling with histories tied to slavery and the Confederacy, are forced by the scandal involving the governor's yearbook to consider the spewing of hatred in contemporary times.

February 5, 2019
Recent controversy over email from Duke professor about Chinese students speaking Chinese in lounges reflects larger tensions in academe, experts say.

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