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May 10, 2019
Harvard revokes emeritus status and retirement privileges from professor who was found to have harassed women for decades.

May 10, 2019
A federal judge is commanding the University of Michigan's chief executive to appear in his courtroom to speak on a sexual assault lawsuit and the institution's policies, a move that experts say is extremely unusual.

May 10, 2019
The largest technical college in Kansas is paying relocation and housing costs for students to move to the area, many from other states, to deal with a work-force shortage in the local aviation industry.

May 10, 2019
Bloomfield College: Ras J. Baraka, the mayor of Newark, N.J.; and Margaret H. Marshall, the chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

May 9, 2019
The student government at Williams College drew the ire of the college president and national organizations for rejecting official recognition of a student group supportive of Israel.

May 9, 2019
Spending bill approved by Democratic appropriators proposes increases for Pell Grants, work-study and direct aid to colleges, but Republicans balk at price tag.

May 9, 2019
Merger of technical institutes into universities could upgrade hundreds of thousands of graduates' degrees. Many educators see a political ploy.

May 9, 2019
Mike Allen, vice president for student affairs at Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., has been appointed president of Barry University, in Florida.

May 8, 2019
Johns Hopkins students are refusing to leave administration building until officials cancel plans to form an armed police force. Activists are worried about the potential for racial profiling.

May 8, 2019
Professors on campus say the university plans to turn a research-rich department into a more general biology-focused premed feeder school.

May 8, 2019
AAUP investigation finds Vermont Law School violated shared governance norms when it suddenly stripped tenure from most of its faculty.

May 8, 2019
Hudson Valley Community College plans to offer classes overseas in an effort to stabilize enrollment and keep faculty employed.

May 8, 2019
Bryant University: Laura Ipsen, president and CEO of Ellucian. Catholic University: Jesús Colina, the journalist. Elizabeth City State University: Tyrone Poole, the author, entrepreneur and television personality.

May 7, 2019
Massachusetts Democrat’s student debt forgiveness plan explicitly addresses racial disparities in student debt, an unusual step for a presidential campaign proposal.

May 7, 2019
Author discusses new book on defending and explaining science.

May 7, 2019
University of Iowa will require all new students to learn techniques to help peers who are suicidal. Officials say it's the first program of its kind in the country.

May 7, 2019
Caldwell University is staring a bachelor's program in esports management. Landmark College is starting a bachelor's program in communication and entrepreneurial leadership.

May 6, 2019
Educators from the university and elsewhere consider whether innovation is still possible in liberal arts education.

May 6, 2019
University library exhibit included photos of students from the 1920s in blackface. Now the library director is suspended -- and some of her faculty colleagues say Doane made the wrong call.

May 6, 2019
In the past 10 days, new president has proposed defunding philosophy and sociology departments and announced ideologically motivated cuts to federal university budgets.

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