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March 22, 2019
College of St. Joseph announces that it will cease operations.

March 22, 2019
President delivers on promise to punish colleges that don't show they guarantee free speech on campus, and includes language on outcomes data and risk sharing. But it's unclear what force it will carry.

March 22, 2019
As University of Texas at El Paso’s leader prepares to step down after 31 years, faculty and students say sole finalist for her job doesn't reflect their heritage, values.

March 22, 2019
Boston U formalizes a graduate student leave policy allowing year-round stipend recipients 10 days off.

March 22, 2019
In the aftermath of closure, Argosy University graduate and doctoral students have difficulty transferring to new universities.

March 21, 2019
Professor at Maryland who allegedly accused all Chinese students of cheating resigns, the latest in a series of incidents involving tensions between faculty and international students.

March 21, 2019
Carol Folt has plenty of experience dealing with controversy from her time leading UNC Chapel Hill. Prominent figures say she'll have to do housecleaning as president of the University of Southern California.

March 21, 2019
A new study says trigger warnings are useless. Does that mean they should be abandoned?

March 21, 2019
Lawsuit says the university is inappropriately earning money from the earliest images of slaves -- commissioned by Louis Agassiz -- and failing to recognize his legacy of racism.

March 21, 2019
Designed to cut through the “alphabet soup” of public university acronyms in Florida, bold new University of South Florida bull logo gets mixed reviews. Many say it reminds them of Merrill Lynch.

March 21, 2019
Incident is latest in which academics say they are facing hostility for views that do not conform to those of activists.

March 20, 2019
Arts and sciences faculty vote overwhelmingly to condemn university's response to discovery that two admissions leaders -- while students in the 1980s -- posed in front of Confederate flags.

March 20, 2019
The House Democrats' election reform bill would remove many of the roadblocks students face in registering to vote and getting to the polls, experts say.

March 20, 2019
Scholar looks at history of U.S. higher ed and finds that vulnerable colleges, most of them private, tend to close or merge when crisis pushes them "over the cliff."

March 20, 2019
Bentley University: Ronald O’Hanley, president and chief executive officer of State Street; and Robert Quinn, professor emeritus at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Bunker Hill Community College: Carlos E. Santiago, Massachusetts commissioner of higher education.

March 19, 2019
East Carolina leader's planned departure at a university plagued by accusations and resignations causes board member to blast system chair.

March 19, 2019
Survey of economics association members finds 48 percent of women have been discriminated against on the basis of sex within the last 10 years. Findings on nonwhite, disabled and LGBTQ economists are concerning, too. What will the association do about it?

March 19, 2019
Financial firm rolls out $350 million for career education programs in high-demand fields, following a previous $250 million in similar grants.

March 19, 2019
For third year in a row, he also seeks to kill National Endowment for the Arts. Congress has rejected those proposals in the past.

March 19, 2019
As talks on new higher ed legislation heat up on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration weighs in with its priorities.

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