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June 29, 2015
Arkansas State University is starting a bachelor of science program in social media management. Community College of Baltimore County is starting an associate degree in design, fabrication and advanced manufacturing.

June 26, 2015
Critics say proposed changes to accreditation standards for general education dilute the competencies that give U.S.-trained students a competitive edge. Accreditor, meanwhile, says new standards will lead to easier assessment of outcomes and more innovation in teaching.

June 26, 2015
Trustees at Benedictine University refused to let the monks who founded the university participate in a recent presidential search. Monks are suing, saying they're being improperly shut out of university affairs.

June 26, 2015
Author discusses new book about how historically black colleges have responded to discrimination, economic challenges and more.

June 26, 2015
At congressional hearing, officials at American institutions operating in China say that academic freedom is preserved.

June 26, 2015
In Germany, university students who delay their work are more likely than others to lie about it and to engage in other forms of academic misconduct, study finds.

June 25, 2015
Federal accountability system won't compare colleges or assign scores, as Obama sought, but will instead be a data-rich, consumer-facing tool on access, affordability and performance.

June 25, 2015
More students at Florida's two-year colleges are failing college-level courses in the aftermath of a new state law that allows them to skip remediation.

June 25, 2015
TIAA-CREF survey reveals adjunct faculty members' concerns about having enough savings to retire. Experts say the situation for most adjuncts is even more dire.

June 25, 2015
Saudi Arabian students are snared in a grade-change scandal at Montana Tech that became a diplomatic incident.

June 25, 2015
Columbia's core literature course, long criticized for its lack of diversity, adds to the list a novel by Toni Morrison -- the first living author and the first nonwhite author.

June 25, 2015
Timothy Beard, vice president of student development and enrollment management at Pasco-Hernando State College, in Florida, has been selected as president there.

June 24, 2015
Many colleges pay people to make sure athletes show up at each scheduled class. Critics say the programs drive another academic wedge between players and the rest of the student body.

June 24, 2015
A new survey finds that 60 percent of four-year colleges offer severance packages to fired presidents.

June 24, 2015
Professional association's effort to maintain control over an accreditor of nursing programs threatens the agency's future, and the fate of thousands of students.

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