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November 6, 2019
University of North Carolina system's top lawyer issues cease-and-desist letter to outside lawyer said to be representing some of its board members.

November 6, 2019
The university's handling of the physical removal of an African American student from her apartment prompted student protests and public criticism after a disturbing video of the event went viral.

November 5, 2019
Supporters of Ohio State plan to create undergraduate degree program in esports believe it will produce versatile and employable graduates for fast-growing gaming industry. Opponents say gaming as a scholarly pursuit has no place in academe.

November 5, 2019
California education law will now refer to those with economic or social challenges as "at-promise" students. Advocates hope the impact will be more than just a semantic shift.

November 5, 2019
After nearly 15 years without changes, Virginia went back to the drawing board on its financial aid allocations. Those involved believe the changes will make aid allocations more equitable and help today's students.

November 5, 2019
A new article in the American Journal of Education examines the disparities.

November 5, 2019
Ronald G. Cantor, president of Southern Maine Community College, has been selected as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Cayuga Community College, in New York. Brian W. Caputo, interim president of College of DuPage, in Illinois, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.

November 4, 2019
Graduate student's suicide at UW Madison is a devastating cautionary tale about abusive lab environments.

November 4, 2019
Getting a job increasingly requires going through an interview on an AI platform. Some colleges are trying to prepare their students for these nonhuman interactions, but many institutions are just getting acclimated to this new technology.

November 1, 2019
Trump administration calls its final rules on accreditation and state approval of online providers a rightsizing of bureaucracy that protects students. Consumer advocates and Democrats see an unraveling of federal oversight.

November 1, 2019
A community college trustee in New Jersey outraged some students and professors by attending a straight pride parade. What should the expectations be for trustee activities and speech unrelated to the college?

November 1, 2019
It's more common than you might think. And that's a bad thing for trainees and for science, a new study says.

November 1, 2019
Authors discuss their new book explaining higher education to those who work with it but aren't in it.

November 1, 2019
Bates College Krista Aronson, psychology Anita Charles, education Travis Gould, physics Michael Rocque, sociology University of the South Kristen Cecala, biology Aaron Elrod, economics Ross Macdonald, English Shana Minkin, international and global studies Courtney Thompson, American studies and women’s and gender studies Courtney World, dance

October 31, 2019
Report features broad new data on 36 million Americans who left college without a credential, including 3.8 million who returned to college in the last five years, nearly one million of whom completed.

October 31, 2019
Clark University dismisses a graduate student who complained about possible gender discrimination and research misconduct, saying she couldn't find a new adviser within 30 days.

October 31, 2019
American University students are angry about what they saw as racist treatment of a black student forcibly removed from her university-owned apartment by police. University officials say the students jumped to conclusions but offer little explanation of what happened, or why.

October 31, 2019
Colleges and universities have perhaps more than their fair share of ghost sightings.

October 31, 2019
Can he achieve the country's goals for higher education?

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