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October 8, 2018
Record $50 million gift to Saint Louis University gave donors the right to help pick head of research institute and give that person a faculty title. Professors see dangerous erosion of academic values.

October 8, 2018
Arts and sciences faculty sticks with a three-course-sequence foreign language requirement, even as other institutions shrink their language requirements.

October 8, 2018
Students have -- at least for now -- halted a popular weekly event at Williams College, fearing that it pressures minority students to share their lives in uncomfortable ways.

October 8, 2018
The Trump administration's changes to a key transparency tool have frustrated even some supporters among veterans' groups.

October 5, 2018
You've probably never heard of the black student at Humboldt State who was killed in 2017 and whose murder remains unsolved -- even as journalists nationwide publicized the disappearance and murder of Mollie Tibbets, a white Iowa student.

October 5, 2018
Colgate offers up its own statement on campus speech, arguing that it's not just what you say, it's how you say it.

October 5, 2018
An Auburn University professor is suing the institution, alleging he was punished for helping uncover how many football players enrolled in the public administration major.

October 5, 2018
As student demand for mental health services grows, more colleges turn to platform addressing student “wellness.” But mental health experts say these tools should supplement, not replace, in-person services.

October 5, 2018
Team of scholars uncovered thousands of suspected abusers, but some say they would have found more if not for the limits they accepted on their work.

October 4, 2018
Amid reports about jokes and comments viewed as insulting or worse, Boston Architectural College faculty and staff members get few answers after closely guarded investigation of president results in minor changes.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

October 4, 2018
Education Department says it won't meet November deadline to overhaul borrower-defense and gainful-employment rules, raising the stakes for legal challenges to the Obama-era regulations.

October 4, 2018
A conservative professor is under fire for comparing -- facetiously, he says -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh's alleged actions to "spin the bottle," and for suggesting limiting judicial nominees to rapists. Students say his words are dangerous, but he thinks he's collateral damage in the culture wars.

October 4, 2018
American Chemical Society and Elsevier are again suing academic networking site ResearchGate in an attempt to stop it distributing copyrighted research papers.

October 4, 2018
More four-year colleges are working to help first-generation college students succeed. But a new report says real progress requires institutional shifts, not just adding new programs.

October 4, 2018
Police criticized for low-flying helicopter that (literally) stirred up an out-of-control Penn State party.

October 3, 2018
Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it's hard to ignore the Trump factor.

October 3, 2018
Editors of book series stop publishing with Springer Nature to protest its acquiescence to Chinese government censorship demands.

October 3, 2018
As Education Department and many colleges consider policies on sexual assault, the president's comments on his Supreme Court nominee appear to take a side.

October 3, 2018
A growing number of colleges are trying to help poor students meet their basic needs and remove barriers that keep them from graduating.

October 3, 2018
Advocates hope new myStudentAid mobile app will mean more applicants finish the FAFSA.

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