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October 30, 2018
An ambitious research effort spanning much of Illinois has its eyes set on Chicago as a new "hub" that could bring together the state's largest public and private universities.

October 30, 2018
Appeals court ruling continues decade-long legal battle between Georgia State University and three publishers over what constitutes "fair use" of course materials. Does anyone still care about the outcome?

October 29, 2018
Historians announce their 2020 annual meeting won't have a general theme, to avoid "acrobatics" to fit it. Some like the idea and say that themes are pointless, while others say framing topics help make meetings and even disciplines more cohesive.

October 29, 2018
As Jewish students grieve and organize vigils, their national organization discusses steps taken to assure their security. Two of those killed had ties to Pitt.

October 29, 2018
As Halloween approaches, another university grapples with blackface, just the latest of such incidents. And the (former) NBC host mischaracterized what a British university is doing about costumes.

October 29, 2018
Cornell ends a partnership with Renmin University of China, citing academic freedom concerns.

October 29, 2018
A new study shows few student achievements from an innovative initiative in Tennessee that moved college math remediation back to high school.

October 29, 2018
A new report shows college students are more interested in joining groups that are issue based rather than those only aligned to Democrats or Republicans.

October 26, 2018
Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage. Many labor for far less, but Emory recently upped stipends to effectively meet that target.

October 26, 2018
The guilty verdicts in the men's basketball corruption trial will rattle the NCAA, athletics experts say.

October 26, 2018
Amid criticism of invitation to Sam Zell, widely criticized for his leadership in publishing and his sexist statements about women, UCLA calls off his appearance.

October 26, 2018
Unable to continue operating in an increasingly illiberal Hungary, Central European University says it will be forced to move its U.S. degree programs to Vienna unless the Hungarian government agrees to a last-minute deal.

October 26, 2018
Government says rules on conduct of civil servants should apply to scholars at central universities.

October 25, 2018
Budget controversies prompt complaints of censorship of protest boulders, demands for more financial information, questions about athletic deficits and demands for president's resignation.

October 25, 2018
Colleges challenge a new U.S. policy that makes it easier for international students to face future three- or 10-year bars on re-entry.

October 25, 2018
AAUP says St. Edward's U flouted norms surrounding shared governance, due process and academic freedom when it dismissed two "squeaky wheel" professors and didn't renew a third. University says otherwise.

October 25, 2018
New study explores the causes of mental health problems in college students, finding that many are not taking advantage of campus services.

October 24, 2018
Wisconsin Whitewater is latest university to find a presidential spouse can become a campus liability. Even on campuses without controversies, partners face heightened scrutiny.

October 24, 2018
Unhappy with a new online-only book ordering system, professors at Middlebury College are calling for books to be put back on the shelves of their college bookstore.

October 24, 2018
Colleges are hoping a new initiative will help them encourage former students who stopped out to return and complete their degrees.

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