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February 28, 2018
New study shows how wealthy parents and their involvement with their children drastically changes the college experience.

February 28, 2018
Leaders of historically black colleges say their strategy of working closely with the White House and congressional Republicans is working.
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February 28, 2018
An anonymous newsletter, spread all over campus, accuses Taylor University of being "permissive" on sexuality and insufficiently supportive of creationism.

February 27, 2018
Right after U of Tennessee faculty members agreed on plan to toughen oversight of tenured professors, system proposed rules many say endanger academic freedom.

February 27, 2018
College students organize protests and become activists on gun reform after the deadly shooting in Florida.
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February 27, 2018
Editors discuss new collection of essays about the impact of various state and federal policies on minority students -- an impact the authors see as far too often ignored.
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February 27, 2018
Legislators rewrite bill that originally required use of freely accessible educational materials, amid criticism that legislation would have infringed academic freedom and harmed, not helped, the open-access movement.
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February 27, 2018
Centralizing a range of academic services has boosted their use at Hampshire College.

February 27, 2018
Barnard College: Abby Wambach, the soccer player and activist. Bucknell University: Jim Cramer, host of CNBC's Mad Money and co-host of Squawk on the Street.

February 26, 2018
UC San Diego Academic Senate rejects student-led push to cut a course on the filmmaker from the curriculum over sexual abuse allegations.

February 26, 2018
Gallup survey finds that Americans believe more in "higher education" than in "colleges and universities." Poll also drives home that skepticism is deepest among white men without degrees.

February 26, 2018
Faculty worry proposed buyer for Westminster Choir College has more experience working with steel than with education. Now a seminary is suing to block the sale.

February 26, 2018
Lasell and Mount Ida announce that they may combine. Concordia in Alabama will shut down -- second small college in a week to announce such plans.
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February 26, 2018
University of Virginia is latest campus to see disruption of events featuring speakers from Israel.

February 23, 2018
Concordia in Alabama, the only Lutheran HBCU, will end operations. It is second small religious college to announce closure in a week.
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February 23, 2018
A new study identifies the gaps between graduates' views of their skills and the views of those who hire them.

February 23, 2018
Some school districts have threatened to suspend students who join protests for tougher gun laws. Admissions leaders at MIT and elsewhere tell applicants such suspensions won't be held against them.

February 23, 2018
Authors discuss their new book that suggests American higher education -- especially in the social sciences -- is less globally minded than rhetoric might make you think.

February 23, 2018
Advocates for free college worry that residency, course-load and drug-testing requirements will keep the neediest students out of state programs.

February 23, 2018
Dutch university calls off ambitious branch campus in China amid both practical objections to the campus plans and principled concerns about academic freedom.

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