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March 13, 2019
College administrators believe in the value of on-campus jobs and want more funding to add positions.

March 12, 2019
Congressional appropriators have rejected previous White House calls to cut student aid. New budget plan also backs congressional deal on "risk sharing" for colleges.

March 12, 2019
Slapping faculty harassers on the wrists compromises the comprehensive prevention to which institutions are legally and ethically bound, according to a new paper.

March 12, 2019
Purdue professors say it is wrong for the university to work with Chegg, whose services they see as helping students cheat.

March 12, 2019
Author discusses his new book on "speculative" alternatives for higher education.
Image of hand-lettered protest sign reading "Education not deportation."

March 12, 2019
States are embracing undocumented immigrant students as colleges expand tuition-free programs.

March 11, 2019
Judge declares that association and colleges illegally restrict value of "education benefits" to which big-time football and basketball players are entitled -- but stops far short of free market sought by athletes.

March 11, 2019
Vote by United Methodist Church body to strengthen prohibitions on gay clergy and same-sex marriages disappoints Methodist higher education institutions and raises difficult questions.

March 11, 2019
Cardiologist loses journal editorship over homophobic comments he made to a local ballet but hangs on to his faculty job. He's reportedly defended his words, saying that his personal views have no bearing on his professional capabilities.

March 11, 2019
Study documents extent of instruction (and large class sizes).

March 11, 2019
Emphasis of discussion was on those who may want to stay and work in the U.S. after graduation.

March 11, 2019
Alderson Broaddus University: Richard E. Lapchick, a scholar and activist on athletics and equity issues. Cedar Crest College: Shabana Basij-Rasikh, co-founder and president of the School of Leadership, in Afghanistan.

March 8, 2019
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March 8, 2019
Geoffrey Stone, First Amendment scholar at U of Chicago who's previously defended the use of the word in the classroom, has a change of mind -- or heart.

March 8, 2019
The public focuses on fraternities when it comes to rape culture, but a recent incident at Berkeley illustrates how other kinds of student clubs can be hotbeds of sexual violence.

March 8, 2019
The for-profit college chain will shut down today, affecting several thousand students, if a new buyer is not secured -- a scenario observers say has small chances of happening.

March 7, 2019
White House may be planning executive actions on program-level outcomes data and student loan risk sharing, as well as on free speech, perhaps around the release of its proposed budget next week.

March 7, 2019
As President Trump says colleges ignore free speech, University of Tennessee at Knoxville cites the First Amendment as a reason not to expel students for blackface. In protest of that decision, students engage in form of protest Trump repeatedly questions.

March 7, 2019
AAUP finds that Maricopa colleges' governing board sought to destroy its faculty governing body for political purposes. The board's most controversial changes have been reversed, but faculty concerns linger.

March 7, 2019
Hawaii Democrat Brian Schatz reintroduces legislation for debt-free public college with hopes of shaping an update to the Higher Education Act -- and the 2020 Democratic primary race.

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