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June 27, 2016
Glenn Arbery, interim president at Wyoming Catholic College, has been promoted to the job on a permanent basis. Marcia J. Ballinger, provost and vice president of academic and learner services at Lorain County Community College, in Ohio, has been promoted to president there.

June 24, 2016
Decision to leave E.U. reflects divisions in nation but goes against wishes of university leaders and many professors.

June 24, 2016
Surprise ruling comes in much-litigated dispute over policies at University of Texas at Austin. Higher ed leaders see formula they can embrace for continuing their current policies.

June 24, 2016
Federal panel recommends termination for ACICS, an accreditor of several notorious for-profits, while also tightening the screws on the American Bar Association and other agencies.

June 24, 2016
After receiving 200 applications, U.S. Education Department releases a list of colleges that will offer need-based grants to prisoners pursuing a degree.

June 24, 2016
A memorial, designed after the Sandy Hook shooting, honors teachers from pre-K through 12th grade. Soon, it will add names from higher education.

June 23, 2016
Major study of adaptive learning finds inconclusive results about its ability to improve outcomes and lower costs, but use at two-year colleges and in remedial courses shows potential.

June 23, 2016
After the State College of Florida replaced a tenure-like system with three-year contracts for all new faculty members, some complained. So the board shifted to one-year contracts.

June 23, 2016
Statistical courses, rather than algebra remediation, do a better job at helping first-year students succeed when they test into developmental education, a new report finds.

June 23, 2016
Every researcher will be questioned. New funds will go toward replication of findings.

June 23, 2016
Virginia Arthur, provost at Metropolitan State University, in Minnesota, has been selected as president there. Frank M. Buscher, vice president of academics and student life at Christian Brothers University, in Tennessee, has been chosen as vice president for academic affairs at Aurora University, in Illinois.

June 22, 2016
New initiatives at university systems show the maturation of efforts to increase the use of open educational resources.

June 22, 2016
University of Arizona has added faculty lines and a journal, and is planning a major conference and a master's program.

June 22, 2016
British citizens vote in a referendum on the U.K.'s continued membership in the E.U. Thursday. What's at stake for higher education?

June 22, 2016
UCSD accused a student of copying from another person's midterm exam, but officials wouldn't reveal the identity of the other student or whether the two were sitting near each other.

June 22, 2016
Brandeis University is starting a master’s program in digital innovation for finance technology. Centenary University, in New Jersey, is starting an Ed.D. in educational leadership.

June 21, 2016
The Education Department has created new data reports on the performance of accrediting agencies, using measures such as graduation and loan repayment rates at colleges the agencies oversee.

June 21, 2016
Plymouth State plans to replace them with clusters. Restructuring and layoffs have professors scratching their heads.

June 21, 2016
New book urges colleges to exercise not-so-common sense when it comes to optimizing the undergraduate experience and otherwise striving toward institutional excellence.

June 21, 2016
USA Swimming recently banned a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault. A petition signed by 130,000 people urges the National Collegiate Athletic Association to adopt a similar stance.

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