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July 8, 2019
California's private colleges and universities could all be forced to move to time-card system for adjuncts -- unless a legislative fix is successful.

July 8, 2019
Struggling to keep up with technology challenges, Washtenaw Community College plans to pay a third party to manage all of its IT functions. The decision has drawn criticism from faculty and staff members.

July 8, 2019
A federal judge stopped UVA from having a hearing that may have resulted in a student not receiving his degree for an alleged rape. The court questioned whether the university had jurisdiction since it happened off campus and was against a nonstudent.

July 5, 2019
Southern California will pay a large settlement to UC San Diego after a lawsuit alleging an Alzheimer's researcher illegally planned to take employees, data and research funding to USC.

July 5, 2019
Rick Snyder, who oversaw the response to Flint's water crisis, backs out of his research fellowship at Harvard's Kennedy School amid backlash.

July 5, 2019
Author in her new book discusses the challenges colleges, particularly religious institutions, face in mitigating sexual assault.

July 5, 2019
Martin Eggensperger, vice chancellor for academic affairs at Arkansas State University Mountain Home, has been appointed president of Black River Technical College, also in Arkansas. Jacqueline M. Gill, president of Metropolitan Community College, in Missouri, has been selected as president of Danville Community College, in Virginia.

July 3, 2019
How this rare plant could cost two long-serving Miami U professors their careers.

July 3, 2019
California moves toward creating the strictest regulatory landscape for for-profit colleges in the U.S., but proposed legislation has already been weakened.

July 3, 2019
Fewer colleges offer health-care benefits for domestic partners, both for same- and opposite-sex couples, new survey finds. Retiree benefits dip, too.

July 3, 2019
NCAA comes down hard on UConn's former head men's basketball coach for giving false statements during an investigation of relatively minor rules violations.

July 3, 2019
Darren Dawson, dean of engineering at Kansas State University, has been chosen as president of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Galen DeHay, senior vice president at Tri-County Technical College, in South Carolina, has been promoted to president there.

July 2, 2019
Guilford College is changing the way it does most everything in an effort to stem its enrollment decline. But officials say it is also leaning in to its mission.

July 2, 2019
Rider University broke off from plans to sell the choir college and will instead resume trying to move it off its Princeton campus.

July 2, 2019
Study finds colleges have made little progress on faculty diversity, particularly at research-intensive universities, despite more conversations about race and inclusion.

July 2, 2019
Students accuse Kim Reynolds of trying to disenfranchise them by scheduling a special election on a date when college voters won't be on campus.

July 2, 2019
Cabrini University is starting a bachelor of science in nursing program. Grand Rapids Community College is starting a certificate program in welding.

July 1, 2019
Governor's slashing of state funds has University of Alaska preparing for inevitable cost-cutting measures and faculty fearing declaration of financial exigency could enable dismissal of tenured professors.

July 1, 2019
New IRS guidelines further define which institutions are subject to the tax and what should be included as taxable "investment income" (surprise: dorm rental income).

July 1, 2019
Criminal prosecutions continue in Turkey against signatories of the Academics for Peace petition. Rights groups call the prosecutions a violation of their freedom of expression.

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