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August 1, 2016
Amid declining book sales, university presses search for new ways to measure success.

August 1, 2016
San Bernardino Valley College calls off a play about the December terrorist attack on a local public facility after receiving complaints about subject matter.

August 1, 2016
Federal appeals court finds enough evidence of possible antimale bias to revive a lawsuit. Ruling could inspire more litigation.

August 1, 2016
Technology think tank says standardized testing by outside groups and alternative forms of credentialing could create helpful competitive pressure on higher education and the traditional college degree.

August 1, 2016
Federal appeals court says former adjunct may not use Title VII, a federal antidiscrimination statute, to sue a college for bias based on her sexual orientation.

August 1, 2016
Kentucky judge issues temporary injunction blocking governor's executive order that replaced university trustees.

July 29, 2016
Why would a faculty member return to the institution that laid her off after 12 years of stellar service, amid broad retrenchment and program cuts? For the U of Southern Maine's new provost, it came down to institutional loyalty and a new president.

July 29, 2016
When the White House urged colleges to conduct these surveys in 2014, there were few choices. Now there are many, but no consensus on which works best.

July 29, 2016
A crackdown on Turkey’s higher education sector after a failed coup has far-reaching effects for fraying academic collaboration and exchange.

July 29, 2016
Universities appear to be gaining some autonomy.

July 29, 2016
Baldwin Wallace University is starting a bachelor of fine arts in acting. Cuyamaca College is starting an associate degree in Kumeyaay studies, which focuses on the language, culture and history of the Native American tribe.

July 28, 2016
A new report says the wealthy do not disproportionately benefit from public subsidies, but some wonder whether low-income students get enough.

July 28, 2016
Zenith Education gets a new CEO and $250 million from its guaranty agency owner, to continue effort to reinvent career education and recover from shedding 29 campuses and 23,000 students since buying the remains of failed for-profit.

July 28, 2016
Advocates of free community college initiatives want to remain nonpartisan, and sometimes that means altering the rhetoric.

July 28, 2016
After taking a backseat to debate over free tuition at four-year public colleges, free community college advocates see chance to build momentum.

July 28, 2016
Convention brings together hundreds of libertarian college students, among whom Gary Johnson is a popular choice. Few back Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

July 27, 2016
Experts praise a proposed arrangement -- which system officials avoid calling the "M-word" -- but faculty members on the affected campuses worry about local identity.

July 27, 2016
Philadelphia-based start-up Yellowdig is betting it can help students connect with their peers -- and faculty members understand what captures students' attention.

July 27, 2016
Speech after speech discusses student debt -- and praises the Clinton plan (based in part on Sanders plan) for college affordability.

July 27, 2016
A new off-Broadway play features a character based on a real media studies professor.

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