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December 11, 2018
"White people are the best thing that ever happened to the world," the racist Columbia student shouted. The university is investigating the incident but would not confirm whether the student will face disciplinary action.

December 11, 2018
Science advocacy groups seek to make facts on research clear as Department of Health and Human Services conducts comprehensive review of research following pressure from conservatives.

December 11, 2018
LIU Post student government association demands that President Kimberly Cline and the other officials publicly apologize for berating a co-editor of the student newspaper for its coverage of anonymous pamphlets targeting Cline and others.

December 10, 2018
Are numbers of doctorates awarded finally starting to reflect the poor academic job market? New data show decline in nonscience and engineering degrees. Women continue to make gains.

December 10, 2018
Converting for-profit colleges to nonprofits may not be the solution to saving failing campuses.

December 10, 2018
Teaching assistants pledge to withhold student grades as long as university proceeds with plan for new building to house Silent Sam. Many ask why university would spend millions to house a symbol of white supremacy.

December 10, 2018
A blind man is taking 50 colleges to court, alleging their websites are inaccessible to people with disabilities.

December 7, 2018
In wake of tensions, Shayok Misha Chowdhury, a visiting professor and director of Beast Thing, will no longer seek a tenure-track position at the college.

December 7, 2018
Critics of the university's Saudi ties say they are disappointed but not giving up.

December 7, 2018
Grinnell is attempting to break up the newly minted bargaining unit that represents all student workers.

December 7, 2018
Nevada educators are finding strong links to success for students who take college-level math and more than 15 credits per semester.

December 7, 2018
Country plans shift away from evaluating faculty members only on research metrics. Move would also make it possible to be hired on the basis of teaching.

December 6, 2018
Shutdown of 70-campus Education Corporation of America is largest closure since collapse of Corinthian Colleges and ITT Tech. Now many students will face similar questions over educational futures and debt.

December 6, 2018
New studies find variation by departments, with many findings of significant rates of depression and anxiety.

December 6, 2018
The deadly Camp Fire barely touched rural Butte College in Northern California -- but it likely changed the two-year college forever as hundreds of students, staff and faculty members lost everything.

December 6, 2018
Students at Columbia University interrupted routine of former Saturday Night Live writer they invited to perform at a cultural event after deeming his jokes too offensive.

December 6, 2018
Gainful employment remains on the books, but Trump administration says it can't enforce the career-education rule because another federal agency won't release data on graduates' earnings.

December 5, 2018
Since the deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October, campuses have seen a rise in displays targeting Jews.

December 5, 2018
Scholars say their field is coming under increasing pressures from forces outside the academy who want to delegitimize it.

December 5, 2018
An academic prompts debate after commenting on low-income students’ need for smartphones and how lack of access to the devices can hurt college performance.

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