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July 11, 2016
A roundup of student protests, college vigils, controversies and academic groups' responses to a week of shooting deaths.

July 11, 2016
New York University at Shanghai experiments with educational videos to study how it can reach Chinese students online.

July 11, 2016
Immigration and racial injustice are topics of choice for common reading choices this year.

July 11, 2016
Statewide budget deadlock continues to force some community colleges to cut or raise tuition, despite a recent short-term deal.

July 8, 2016
Supreme Court decision, praised by college leaders, is opposed by nearly two-thirds of adult Americans. Support is higher for considering athletic ability or alumni child status than race in admissions.

July 8, 2016
Texas A&M Commerce originally tried to keep records about its leader's death private but has now opted to be open about the impact of depression. Many presidents say it's a tough issue to discuss.

July 8, 2016
A new initiative designed to challenge colleges to get students involved in the democratic process is questioned for perceived ties to the White House.

July 8, 2016
A new working paper finds that incidents of murder, sexual assault, hazing and cheating can deter students from applying.

July 8, 2016
NCAA finds two staff members at Georgia Southern committed academic fraud, completing assignments for three football players. The university joins more than a dozen others that have also committed fraud in the last decade.

July 7, 2016
In bid to snag her Democratic opponent's supporters, presumptive nominee adapts previous college plan by embracing free public college tuition for those with incomes up to $125,000.

July 7, 2016
Student sues U of Cincinnati after being told she can't have male partner in physics lab. Emails suggest multiple university officials defended the policy, but university now says it was not mandatory.

July 7, 2016
Many universities provide lists of friendly lawyers to athletes accused of sexual assault and other crimes but don't provide the same help to victims or nonathletes with legal troubles. U of Tennessee settlement raises questions about the practice, which the NCAA permits.

July 7, 2016
Temple makes a sudden change after $22 million in overspending on financial aid. But faculty members object to what they see as a lack of information and disrespect for an academic leader many respect.

July 7, 2016
An often anti-intellectual campaign to leave the European Union triumphed, leaving scholars in Britain wondering why so many appear to distrust them.

July 6, 2016
During a three-month hiatus, borrowers would be encouraged to refinance at lower interest rates.

July 6, 2016
Students at Michigan State University will no longer have to take college-level algebra, thanks to a revision of the general-education math requirement.

July 6, 2016
Two professors seek new way to measure what students want. Initial results suggest that some minority groups may be more highly valued than others, such as Asians.

July 6, 2016
New formula in Washington State incentivizes community and technical college courses linked to industry demands, which may harm liberal arts-related fields of study.

July 6, 2016
Australian universities' use of adjunct instructors grows much faster than other types of faculty employment -- especially for teaching-only positions.

July 6, 2016
Anthony Beebe, president of San Diego City College, has been named superintendent/president of Santa Barbara City College. Roger W. Davis, associate vice president of instruction and academic services at Rockland Community College, has been appointed executive vice president and provost at Community College of Beaver County, in Pennsylvania.

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