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June 30, 2017
Deciding to unionize alongside part-timers could have backfired on Notre Dame de Namur’s tenured and tenure-track faculty members. Here’s how it didn’t.

June 30, 2017
Millennials who graduated college just as the 2008 recession was unfolding fared better economically than their peers did, despite facing increased prospects of underemployment and carrying student loans.

June 30, 2017
NC State wants to help solve the community college leadership pipeline problem amid broader shift in focus of doctoral training programs.

June 30, 2017
Connecticut College Terry-Ann Craigie, economics Karen Gonzalez Rice, art history Karolin Machtans, German studies Ross Morin, film studies Sabrina Notarfrancisco, theater Kenneth Prestininzi, theater Caroleen Sayej, government and international relations Tanya Schneider, chemistry Mark Seto, music Knox College

June 29, 2017
Lawsuit charges San Francisco State allowed anti-Jewish discrimination, not intervening when events were disrupted, and that some students feel scared to walk around campus.

June 29, 2017
American U scholar says provost cherry-picked negative student ratings of her teaching to deny her a promotion

June 29, 2017
Survey of advancement officers finds that they visit with potential donors less than they believe they should, and are evaluated on inputs rather than outcomes.

June 29, 2017
California Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal from alumni trying to block admission of women. Could six years of litigation be nearing an end?

June 29, 2017
Survey of undergraduates finds that nearly half have paid bribes and almost all admitted to cheating on exams.

June 28, 2017
Trump administration’s top two enforcers of civil rights laws for education promise college lawyers timelier, fairer treatment, but vow no “retreat” on anti-discrimination enforcement.

June 28, 2017
U of Louisville didn’t try to defend itself over harsh criticisms of its foundation. But when NCAA faulted powerful coach for failing to prevent a prostitution scandal, it was another matter.

June 28, 2017
Books on social and racial issues get spotlight among freshman reading assignments. This year, one showing up on campus lists focuses on low-income and rural white people, J. D. Vance’s 2016 sociopolitical breakout, Hillbilly Elegy.

June 28, 2017
Pilot program that alarmed faculty members has been abandoned, and there are no plans to restore it, agency says.

June 28, 2017
Eastern Michigan University is starting a bachelor of arts in religious studies. Husson University is starting associate and bachelor's programs in integrated technology. LIM College is starting an online associate in applied science degree in fashion merchandising and management.

June 27, 2017
Court agrees to hear case, reinstates ban except for foreign nationals -- including admitted students -- “who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”

June 27, 2017
Carl Wieman makes an evidence-based plea for better science instruction in a new book on what might be his grandest experiment yet.

June 27, 2017
Trinity College in Connecticut places Johnny Eric Williams on leave over controversial comments about race. Faculty groups say college is undermining academic freedom.

June 27, 2017
Kathleen Fitzpatrick discusses evolution of her fields and a move back to a campus. She’s seen much progress for those who work outside traditional monographs, but also challenges.

June 27, 2017
In California and Pennsylvania, new institutions are created.

June 26, 2017
Professors are often lightning rods, but many see a new menace to academic freedom in recent physical threats against faculty members who speak out on race and other issues.

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