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October 16, 2017
Participants agree that campuses must be places for all views to be expressed. But some academic leaders also see this as time to change the narrative on higher education and to challenge the idea of students as “snowflakes.”

October 16, 2017
University of Cincinnati will let the white supremacist speak. Ohio State, citing safety concerns, is “considering other alternatives.”

October 16, 2017
New simulation study says peer review is better at assuring quality research than random publication choices, but some systems of review are significantly better than others. Editors seen as more effective than peer-review panels alone.

October 16, 2017
Ruling comes despite university’s finding that many athletes were for years enrolled in and passed courses they did not attend and that were not taught by anyone.

October 16, 2017
Here’s a textbook example of why not to judge a professor on a quick video clip.

October 13, 2017
Professors fear an ambitious systemwide merger plan is rushed, but system president argues it is necessary amid tight budgets and declining enrollment at Wisconsin's two-year colleges.

October 13, 2017
Administrators don’t yet know how to handle the high costs of controversial figures appearing on their campuses.

October 13, 2017
Author discusses his new book about why those who major in liberal arts disciplines -- and the humanities in particular -- make great employees.

October 13, 2017
College students are more narcissistic than older people. But, perhaps young people always have been narcissistic, and it’s not so much a generational problem as it is a problem of youth, research suggests.

October 13, 2017
New York's new public tuition scholarship comes with a full-time enrollment requirement, which may help boost the state's community colleges.

October 12, 2017
A decade in the making, upgrade of the federal government’s main higher ed database enables tracking part-time and adult students and gauging graduation rates for Pell Grant recipients. Limits remain, though.

October 12, 2017
Social scientists clap back at U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts after he calls data on partisan gerrymandering “sociological gobbledygook.”

October 12, 2017
Columbia students prevent British anti-Islam activist from talking via video. Michigan students block part of Charles Murray talk.

October 12, 2017
Some Kennesaw State cheerleaders took a knee during the national anthem. The next week, a change to the pregame ceremonies kept them off the field. Albright College kicks off the team a football player who took a knee.

October 12, 2017
Winners share tips and the keys to their successes. Many cite luck as a factor.

October 11, 2017
Students storm a professor’s class at Columbia to protest the university’s handling of rape cases. It’s unclear if the students involved will face consequences.

October 11, 2017
Drexel says it acted out of concern for safety of George Ciccariello-Maher, whose tweets anger many. But he and others say academic freedom is at risk because of university’s action.

October 11, 2017
Texas Tech student was running afoul of new law, but critics of the pro-gun policy say officers should be the only ones with firearms, legally or not.

October 11, 2017
A new FIRE survey reveals that students broadly support the civil liberty but think there should be limitations.

October 11, 2017
The scholarly social media platform ResearchGate has reportedly started to take down large numbers of research papers shared in breach of copyright.

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