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July 16, 2018
After Mount Ida College closure, Massachusetts proposals grapple with whether colleges should disclose shutdown possibilities and when regulators should step in.

July 16, 2018
Conservative talk show host says Sacha Baron Cohen posed as Reed professor for comedy show on politics. Reed says ploy demonstrates a misunderstanding of what it's about, but that it's honored -- sort of. Maybe.

July 16, 2018
Professor at Taylor University has stepped down after accusations he kissed a former advisee and inappropriately touched other women. Many are frustrated that the university received ongoing complaints dating back 14 years and found some of them valid, but never removed him.

July 13, 2018
University of Kansas removes art after governor finds it disrespectful. Was this about public safety or political sensibilities?

July 13, 2018
Student at one university says he was sexually assaulted on his campus by student from another university, which found the accused responsible -- twice -- but declined to punish him.

July 13, 2018
Leader of a university in Ecuador -- first woman to hold the post there -- discusses the culture she is trying to change.

July 13, 2018
Connecticut College Nadav Assor, art Waed Athamneh, classics/Arabic studies Chris Barnard, art David Chavanne, economics Denis Ferhatovic, English Priya Kohli, mathematics and statistics Mónika López-Anuarbe, economics Princeton University

July 12, 2018
Medieval studies groups say a major conference is trying to limit the number of diverse voices and topics. The debate is part of a bigger fight over whether medieval studies should remain a fundamentally European field.

July 12, 2018
Critics worry West Virginia University is pulling strings, consolidating power and killing a funding proposal it dislikes through appointment of state coordinating board interim chancellor.

July 12, 2018
TruTV's new game show Paid Off gives players a chance to pay off student loans, calls on Congress to find "a better solution than this game show."

July 12, 2018
Minority students, and those who come from lower socioeconomic status, struggle to enroll in college and graduate, federal data show.

July 11, 2018
Hendrix College to give career training services to all of its sophomores in unusual program.

July 11, 2018
Family emotional support for low-income first-year students is free, and a new study shows that it has a greater impact on student outcomes than family financial support.

July 11, 2018
China's Ministry of Education approves the termination of more than 200 Chinese-foreign partnerships. An expert says it's a cumulative list of all terminations since 2006.

July 11, 2018
University is supposed to abide by standards requiring honesty and integrity. But is it in compliance after revealing that its business school lied for years to get higher rankings? U.S. News also seeks more information.

July 10, 2018
Temple reveals that scandal over false information submitted for rankings of its online M.B.A. was much broader than earlier known. Dean, found to have dismantled system for checking accuracy of data, is ousted.

July 10, 2018
Facing a budget cut and clogged general education courses, Stephen F. Austin optimized its course schedule to add faculty lines that paid for themselves, and then some.

July 10, 2018
The university shut down its comprehensive sexual assault unit after complaints of mismanagement and potential retraumatization of survivors -- and experts question whether the model can be successful at all.

July 10, 2018
Authors discuss their new book that suggests most colleges can do more to diversify their faculties.

July 9, 2018
Wisconsin Supreme Court sides with a Marquette professor in a widely followed case involving academic freedom and professional responsibilities toward students.

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