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July 28, 2017
UNC Board of Governors may bar civil rights center from litigation, raising questions about the role of law schools and academic freedom.

July 28, 2017
This month's episode of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Vikram Savkar, vice president and general manager for legal education at Wolters Kluwer, about Connected Casebook.

July 28, 2017
Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis is starting a Ph.D. in American studies. Mount Wachusett Community College has started a veterinary technician associate degree program. Sacred Heart University is starting a master of public administration program.

July 28, 2017
July 29, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Business Officers examines the views of key campus financial leaders on a range of issues. A report on the survey, which was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. can be downloaded here. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will present a free webcast on the results and take your questions. Sign up here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from First American Education Finance, Laserfiche, Oracle, Workday and Workiva.

July 27, 2017
Many colleges favor applicants who show "demonstrated interest" -- and the way they measure it puts those without money at a disadvantage, study finds.

July 27, 2017
Military academies have had transgender students, but impact of president's shift is unknown.

July 27, 2017
Author discusses her new book of writing advice for academics.  

July 27, 2017
University of Colorado Boulder is adding back fraternities after 12 years without them, but not the existing network of unaffiliated chapters -- but two new ones, creating a potentially odd dynamic.

July 27, 2017
A new university president, returning to his home after a long career in the United States, sees a research infrastructure that needs reform and resources.

July 26, 2017
Britain, Canada, France and Germany all launch funding programs to recruit foreign researchers. Will they succeed in capitalizing on perceptions of the U.S. as a less attractive place for research?

July 26, 2017
Associate and four-year degrees lead to a growing share of well-paying jobs, study finds, as struggles increase for workers with only a high school credential.

July 26, 2017
Who says lab work is just for natural scientists? Interdisciplinary social sciences lab at Northeastern U challenges prevailing norms.

July 26, 2017
Administrators at Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they are “floored” by the quality of students in its half online, half in-person master's degree program. Expansion plans are in the works.

July 26, 2017
Author discusses her new book about promoting success of at-risk students.

July 25, 2017
Article sparks new round of criticism of the costs associated with academic conferences.

July 25, 2017
Consumer advocates are concerned by the relatively large proportion of black women graduate students who attend for-profits.

July 25, 2017
Following 10-year jail sentence for Princeton Ph.D. student, scholars discuss the uncertainties of doing research in Iran.

July 25, 2017
New research seeks to give trustees financial evaluation tools, finding some small colleges spend well over 50 cents on administration for every $1 spent on instruction -- but some say the numbers don't tell the whole story.

July 25, 2017
Azusa Pacific University is starting a master of science in biotechnology. Baylor College of Medicine is starting a master of science in genetic counseling.

July 24, 2017
Case of alleged rape at Columbia first yielded much sympathy for the accuser and her unusual protest, but ends with the university apologizing to the accused. The case has had a lasting impact on the discussion of sexual assault on campus.

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