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January 22, 2016
At Wheaton in Illinois, faculty members are asking the college to drop its case against a professor who said Muslims and Christians worship the same God. Will the administration listen?

January 22, 2016
When parents have more than one child, experts fear sons will receive more support for education.

January 22, 2016
Jan. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers queries provosts and other academic leaders on a wide range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics, in collaboration with Gallup. On Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will share and analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of provosts was made possible in part by advertising from IBM, Academic Partnerships, Rafter and Jenzabar.

January 21, 2016
Faced with 14 pages of demands by black students, he says that he won't respond to "any document that explicitly rejects the notion of collaborative engagement."

January 21, 2016
NLRB rejects bid from tenure-line professors at Carroll College, suggesting that it remains difficult to win collective bargaining rights at private colleges.

January 21, 2016
Turnitin, seeking to expand beyond plagiarism detection, launches a tool to help students improve their writing as they write. Many writing instructors continue to be skeptical of the company's products.

January 21, 2016
Twenty killed in assault on Bacha Khan University, the latest attack on an educational institution in a country that has suffered more than any other.

January 21, 2016
Colleges should track the well-being of students, including how specific groups are faring, according to panelists at the Association of American Colleges and Universities' annual meeting.

January 21, 2016
This month's edition of “The Pulse” features a presentation about the Higher Education Horizon Report, an annual survey of the campus technology landscape by the New Media Consortium.

January 21, 2016
Charlotte Borst, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Whittier College, in California, has been chosen as president of the College of Idaho. Kenneth G. Gormley, dean of the law school at Duquesne University, in Pennsylvania, has been selected as president there.

January 20, 2016
The University of Oregon is scaling back a multimillion-dollar branding campaign, much to the delight of faculty members.

January 20, 2016
President's plan to weed out some students soon after they arrive -- and his alleged metaphor for the plan -- set off furor at Mount St. Mary's U.

January 20, 2016
Florida's governor has called public university presidents to a meeting to ask why they can't be sure graduates in their most popular majors will all be employed. His prime target is psychology.

January 20, 2016
Private colleges found a consortium to collectively negotiate with companies that develop enterprise resource planning software.

January 20, 2016
Anonymous astronomers object to some of their peers' efforts to name and shame known harassers in the field.

January 20, 2016
The Republican presidential hopeful wants to gut the federal student loan programs -- and replace them with a federal income-based financing system.

January 20, 2016
New NCAA rules allow basketball players to enter the draft multiple times and let baseball players hire agents.

January 19, 2016
The Obama administration wants to bring back year-round Pell Grants and create a $300 bonus for Pell recipients who take at least 15 credits per semester.

January 19, 2016
The much-maligned general education model remains alive and well, but with new features, survey finds.

January 19, 2016
Gay and lesbian presidents report more acceptance than ever with the legalization of gay marriage.

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