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December 9, 2021
University of North Carolina will create an internal unit to build and manage online programs from the system’s 17 campuses for learners largely ignored by many universities.

December 9, 2021
Student workers halted many campus operations Wednesday as part of a weeks-long strike for a first contract. Professors worry about the fallout for undergraduates and their credit hours as the end of the semester looms, and many blame the university, not the strikers.

December 9, 2021
Unionized faculty members in the Thompson Writing Program at Duke University allege that proposed changes are intended to force them out and replace them with nonunionized adjuncts.

December 9, 2021
Saint Leo intends to resubmit its acquisition plan to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in March.

December 9, 2021
Officials with Georgia public universities had testified in the case challenging the Biden order that mandates vaccination for employees of federal contractors.

December 8, 2021
Why is Marian University axing its political science program and cutting its only tenured expert in U.S. government and politics?

December 8, 2021
Massive contracts for college football coaches have prompted criticism from some administrators and elected officials, but economists note such paydays have been building to this level for years.

December 8, 2021
MiraCosta College leaders want to train administrators, trustees, students, faculty and staff members to think and plan for the future.

December 8, 2021
The Faculty Senate is the latest group to weigh in on the system's chancellor and question his leadership.

December 8, 2021
Auburn University is starting an online master of science in the forest business and investment. Purdue University Northwest is starting a doctor of technology degree.

December 7, 2021
A faction within the faculty union is calling for Jim Malatras to resign, days after the union president released a strong statement of support for the chancellor.

December 7, 2021
Proposed reorganization at Texas A&M Qatar framed around enhancing engineering education and research would reclassify liberal arts and science faculty in instruction- and service-focused roles, with no expectation or support for research.

December 7, 2021
TEL Education partners with institutions to offer high school students a low-cost way to start their college careers. Critics worry about quality and transferability.

December 7, 2021
With students disagreeing on how acceptable some actions are, colleges must carefully handle cheating reports and manage accusations fairly.

December 7, 2021
Kevin Carey and Doug Dempster discuss accountability, exploitation and the wisdom of getting degrees in low-paying fields.

December 6, 2021
Students at multiple law schools are pressuring administrators to sever ties with LexisNexis and Westlaw, which they claim help the Department of Homeland Security target undocumented immigrants.

December 6, 2021
Enrollment swelled at Spartanburg Community College this fall as students took advantage of a free tuition initiative. It was a stark contrast to ongoing enrollment declines at community colleges across the country.

December 6, 2021
Congress passed a temporary measure to avoid a government shutdown, but that means higher education spending levels will remain as is until February—at least.

December 6, 2021
Faculty union also stands with Jim Malatras amid calls for him to resign.

December 3, 2021
Annual Survey of Earned Doctorates shows drop in number of Ph.D.s awarded in 2020. It’s still too early to tell how COVID-19 impacted Ph.D. attainment, however.

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