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February 28, 2017
New paper casting doubt about the merits of online education raises concerns, but also questions from researchers who say it is "seriously flawed."

February 27, 2017
DeVos accusation that faculty members seek to tell students what to think renews debate, on which research is plentiful. Studies say professors lean left but challenge idea that this results in indoctrination or harms conservatives.

February 27, 2017
International relations scholars meet in the shadow of Trump's presidency and his temporarily halted travel ban.

February 27, 2017
Texas A&M intervened when French Holocaust scholar headed to a conference was blocked from leaving the airport.

February 27, 2017
Obama administration guidelines for LGBT student protections under Title IX remain in place, and the student codes at Liberty and Bob Jones Universities appear to violate them.

February 27, 2017
At Simmons College, two online degree programs launched less than five years ago are about to become the greatest source of tuition revenue on the campus.

February 24, 2017
Professors tell students "what to say, and more ominously, what to think," new education secretary says in her first sustained criticism of higher education.

February 24, 2017
Study finds that physicists are more likely to describe women as ethical scientists, but in ways that potentially limit their productivity and competitiveness.

February 24, 2017
Various surveys look at biggest academic challenges international students face and the availability of professional development opportunities for professors teaching in intercultural classrooms.

February 24, 2017
Proposal would quantify how much reward authors should receive on projects with multiple authors.

February 24, 2017
Adrian College Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan. Bard College: U.S. Representative John Lewis. George Washington University: U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth.

February 23, 2017
First data, based on analysis of work at 92 colleges, finds much success in writing, some success in critical thinking and more limited success in quantitative skills.

February 23, 2017
Administration rescinds guidelines that said Title IX applied to discrimination based on gender identity. Guidelines had been used by transgender students to push for policy changes.

February 23, 2017
Acting with unusual speed, Michigan university presidents descend on the state capitol to oppose a legislator's proposal to end the state income tax.

February 23, 2017
States often don't calculate revenue lost through higher education income tax benefits for students, report finds.

February 23, 2017
Some black college presidents don't like the new BET television show about a fictional HBCU, but that doesn't mean students aren't enjoying the somewhat scandalous portrayal.

February 22, 2017
At Youngstown State, adjuncts marked the anniversary with a cake.

February 22, 2017
Right-leaning policy thinkers push agenda to simplify loan system, inject bigger role for private lenders. But proposals to eliminate PLUS loans likely to draw opposition from advocacy groups.

February 22, 2017
A new book argues that the focus on credentials and growing inequality led to the rise in for-profit colleges. 

February 22, 2017
Racist video at Old Dominion, blackface controversy at Spring Arbor and anti-immigrant posters at the University of Texas.

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