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September 25, 2019
A former college student has won more than $100,000 in the first jury trial since the Obama administration rewrote rules on how college officials should adjudicate campus sexual violence.

September 25, 2019
The financially troubled two-year college district in the East Bay could face a state takeover unless it makes big changes to its management and communication.

September 25, 2019
California Lutheran University is adding a major in ethnic and race studies. Fairfield University is starting a doctorate in clinical nutrition. Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies is starting a master of arts in European public policy.

September 24, 2019
Federal appeals court rules that the University of Michigan's Bias Response Team might not be able to punish students, but it may still have powers that could limit free expression on campus.

September 24, 2019
Student activists at UNC Chapel Hill have created a text alert system that warns the campus when racist groups are nearby.

September 24, 2019
Johann Neem discusses his new book about the need to affirm -- and strengthen -- the liberal arts at a time when reformers are doubting their value and that of higher education.

September 24, 2019
A Palestinian refugee student who was initially denied entry to the U.S. to attend Harvard University came here with the help of the Hope Fund. The program is helping more than 50 Palestinian students attend U.S. colleges this year.

September 23, 2019
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September 23, 2019
Trump-era labor board wants to make it that much harder for graduate students on private college campuses to form unions. Some say it's overreach.

September 23, 2019
The Texas A&M system is using ReUp Education to find students who stopped out and to help them re-enroll and graduate.

September 23, 2019
Borrowers whose private student loans were discharged in court earned more, paid off other debt and were more likely to move for work, new research shows.

September 23, 2019
Billionaire donor's pledge to Morehouse College graduating Class of 2019 will wipe out $34 million in student loan debt owed by students and parents.

September 20, 2019
Tennessee Republican ties funding for minority-serving institutions to larger package of higher ed bills. But few observers expect deal to come together.

September 20, 2019
A new Tufts study documents that voter turnout among college students doubled in the last midterm election, which may likely influence the coming presidential election.

September 20, 2019
Anglo-Saxon studies group says it will change its name amid bigger complaints about where the field is going -- or isn't.

September 20, 2019
Last year's bachelor's degree graduates had $29,200 in cumulative student debt, 2 percent more than their peers the year before.

September 20, 2019
Michael P. Godard, interim provost and chief learning officer at the University of Central Missouri, has been selected as provost at Southeast Missouri State University. Tom Jackson Jr., president of Black Hills State University, in South Dakota, has been named president of Humboldt State University, in California.

September 19, 2019
Proponents say universal free tuition plans like New Mexico's are the best way to boost college enrollment, but critics say it would help the least needy and do little to improve program quality.

September 19, 2019
Graduates of bachelor's degree programs at Canadian community colleges initially earn 12 percent more than university-educated counterparts, but their advantage quickly starts to shrink.

September 19, 2019
Philosophy, theater and the library take the hits. Other programs will grow.

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