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January 28, 2019
Small-college leaders share how their institutions have attempted to ward off enrollment crises before they happen.

January 28, 2019
A professor at Duke University steps down from her administrative role after sending an email to students suggesting they not speak Chinese in student lounge and study areas.

January 28, 2019
While competency-based education is spreading gradually, interest and optimism about it remain high, and experts say careful growth is best.

January 28, 2019
Legal experts ponder whether public universities can ask students who are racist or who misbehave to leave. Has this become the new strategy to avoid kicking them out and facing First Amendment backlash?

January 28, 2019
University of the Cumberlands does not have to pay its former president compensation totaling $400,000 per year in a case that called into question contracts and promises.

January 25, 2019
Green Mountain College in Vermont tried many of the most popular strategies to set itself up to survive in the face of harsh population trends, but it didn't work. What does that mean for other private liberal arts colleges?

January 25, 2019
Liberal education advocates discuss ways to "reclaim" conversations about academe -- in part by not using the term "liberal arts."

January 25, 2019
What if the critics are (mostly) wrong? Author discusses his new book about why American colleges and universities are stronger than many believe, even though they do face challenges.

January 25, 2019
About 30 Palestinian students studying on State Department-sponsored scholarships will see their funding lapse in apparent unintended consequence of new law making it easier for U.S. victims of terror attacks to pursue claims against Palestinian government.

January 25, 2019
Two new governors want to raise the profile of state coordinating boards, but legislators and public flagship universities may balk at the idea.

January 25, 2019
College administrators are figuring out how electronic cigarettes, which are exploding in popularity, fit into their antismoking policies.

January 24, 2019
Green Mountain says it couldn't chart a path toward financial stability. This semester will be its last.

January 24, 2019
Study documents decline in languages offered for instruction at American colleges over three-year period.

January 24, 2019
A dazzling array of works from 1923 are now available freely to scholars, artists and writers, opening up new possibilities for teaching and publishing.

January 24, 2019
Private investment firm, through newly created nonprofit, buys several Art Institutes and South University campuses, raising concerns about transparency and the viability of former for-profit institutions.

January 24, 2019
European Commission envoy sees attempt to get around open-access requirements.

January 23, 2019
Jan. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2019 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, Feb. 21, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. View the webcast here. The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Wiley, Oracle, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.

January 23, 2019
Massachusetts takes a swing at regulating small colleges at risk of shutting down in order to better protect students. Institutions at risk would have to be public about their financial vulnerabilities 18 months before a possible closure.

January 23, 2019
Wright State professors strike over a board-imposed contract they say would gut faculty rights and compensation. Non-tenure-track faculty members would have to wait nine or more years for job stability under university plan.

January 23, 2019
Saying it wants to "again become a place where talent feels valued and nurtured," Ghent University overhauls its system for faculty evaluation to de-emphasize quantitative metrics and annual progress reports. Professors will be asked about their goals and what they are proud of.

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