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August 14, 2015
Seven major universities plan to create the University Learning Store, a joint web portal for microcredentials, featuring online content, assessments and tutoring.

August 14, 2015
How a biotech professor found himself in the middle of a firestorm over ethics in research and outreach about genetically modified foods.

August 14, 2015
Most college websites include basic information about campus sexual assault policies, a new study says, but the information is often bare-bones and difficult to locate.

August 13, 2015
University of Illinois board rejects $400,000 deal under which Phyllis Wise resigned as chancellor at Urbana-Champaign, and instead moves to fire her.

August 13, 2015
A last-minute wording change in Hillary Clinton's higher education plan about online programs draws criticism from distance learning experts.

August 13, 2015
University quits Christian college group because it didn't kick out two members that have decided to permit the hiring of faculty members in same-sex marriages. Others may follow.

August 13, 2015
Michigan's community colleges have found success in tapping an unusual funding mechanism to partner with local employers to train new employees.

August 13, 2015
Having more women on committees that select academics for jobs does not increase the chances for female candidates and may actually do the opposite, according to a study of Italian and Spanish universities.

August 12, 2015
NCAA rules about "cost of attendance" create a new way for universities to compete for athletes, but these changes in financial aid calculations don't appear to be helping non-athletes.

August 12, 2015
Wisconsin legislators ponder merging state's two-year college systems. Some faculty are concerned a merger would threaten the systems' different missions and damage general education.

August 12, 2015
Northwestern's arts and sciences college offered new titles and clearer paths to promotion -- but no tenure or additional pay -- to teaching-track professors. Faculty members say it's a model that works.

August 12, 2015
The fight over college ratings is over -- but what do institutions and others want to see in the consumer tool the Obama administration is developing in their place?

August 12, 2015
One year after the launch of Unizin, what has the digital learning consortium accomplished?

August 12, 2015
Matt Dane Baker, executive dean of the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts at Philadelphia University, in Pennsylvania, has been promoted to provost there.

August 11, 2015
Hillary Clinton's college affordability plan is the latest by Democrats to call for a large infusion of federal dollars to prod states to reduce or lower tuition. Will that reshape federal influence in funding higher education?

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