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November 21, 2017
At Middle East Studies Association conference, scholars take on thorny questions related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in their teaching.

November 21, 2017
Full-time jobs in English and languages continue to decline, reaching a new low, says preliminary annual jobs report from the Modern Language Association.

November 21, 2017
New book explores how colleges were not created equal -- and how pressures have driven them to be even less so in recent decades.

November 21, 2017
Federal jury awards $1.165 million, finding discrimination in tenure denial by Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

November 21, 2017
Only four people showed up to protest the University of North Florida for suspending an avowed white nationalist student.

November 21, 2017
Sian Leah Beilock, executive vice provost of the University of Chicago, in Illinois, has become president of Barnard College, in New York. Velmer Burton Jr., dean of the University of Mississippi School of Applied Sciences, has been chosen as executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

November 20, 2017
Experts say suspending fraternities and sororities, as many colleges have done in recent weeks, does little to address underlying problems of Greek life.

November 20, 2017
Boston U moves to terminate professor after high-profile investigation into claims that he harassed a former graduate student in Antarctica in 1999.

November 20, 2017
At National Women’s Studies Association annual gathering, scholar talks using trigger warnings and safe spaces as a way to engage men in feminist discourse.

November 20, 2017
With nearly 50 different local tuition-free initiatives, California colleges contemplate how they may merge existing programs with a new statewide plan.

November 17, 2017
The new chancellor of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale has big plans to eliminate all departments across campus, in the name of “synergy” and cost savings. But many professors question his motives and doubt it’s the right move.

November 17, 2017
Plan targets large endowments of private colleges and eliminates many deductions benefiting student loan borrowers and graduate students.

November 17, 2017
Valparaiso says it will consider a merger or relocation for its law school. Only 29 new students enrolled this fall.

November 17, 2017
Notre Dame’s new practice of allowing “alternative resolutions” instead of the traditional Title IX hearings has worried campus advocates for survivors.

November 17, 2017
American Historical Association sees 12 percent decline in openings, for fifth straight year of downward trend.

November 16, 2017
The higher ed lobby has singled out specific provisions of Republicans’ proposed tax overhaul instead of taking on the idea that loopholes should be closed to pay for lower corporate taxes. Leaders say that’s the right strategy, even though polling shows the bill is widely unpopular.

November 16, 2017
Fordham’s English department is giving those finishing doctorates $4,500 each to help with the many costs associated with finding a position.

November 16, 2017
Annual survey finds that students want to and increasingly are doing so, many times related to diversity.

November 16, 2017
Two staffers have resigned, days ahead of a report expected to slam the University of California’s Office of the President for interfering in an audit of the institution.

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