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September 23, 2016
Admissions officers talk about changing the way applications are read in order to keep up with demographic changes.

September 23, 2016
Dispute at Cornell University centers on a program allowing international students to work.

September 23, 2016
Speakers suggest areas to examine as small colleges try to change their business models.

September 22, 2016
Gender-based discrimination in the academic workplace isn’t always overt, but the “shrapnel” of small indignities stays with you. That’s the premise of a new book on this kind of bias, and how to alleviate it.

September 22, 2016
The Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education releases its first report, using data to lay out a broad picture of students at today's two- and four-year colleges.

September 22, 2016
NCAA calls on college leaders to sign pledge promising to recruit and interview more women and ethnic minorities for top sports positions, but stops short of requiring institutions to do so.

September 22, 2016
Computer-generated gobbledygook can pass for the real thing with many faculty members, study finds.

September 22, 2016
Highlights: fewer colleges meeting targets for this year, a higher bar for Asians, skepticism about new standardized writing tests and a new application, mixed feelings on Hillary Clinton’s college plan and applicants’ criminal records.

September 21, 2016
New study adds to evidence that student reviews of professors have limited validity.

September 21, 2016
Responding to sharp criticism, regional accrediting agencies will focus extra attention on institutions with below-average performance.

September 21, 2016
Belmont kicks out freshman who used slur and suggested that black National Football League athletes who raised their fists during national anthem "need a damn bullet in their head."

September 21, 2016
Urging colleges to change a recruiting culture that targets middle schoolers, Ivy League announces proposals for curbing early recruitment of athletes.

September 21, 2016
Author discusses new book on the relationship between the "sharing economy" and the erosion of faculty rights.

September 20, 2016
U.S. Justice Department finds that Berkeley MOOCs and YouTube content don't meet federal requirements.

September 20, 2016
MOOC-based master's degree initiative expands to more than a dozen universities. Will learners opt to enroll or settle for a certificate?

September 20, 2016
Facing backlash and accusations of squelching academic freedom, a class is restored.

September 20, 2016
By tackling the controversial 90-10 rule -- and lowering it for its institutions -- DeVry Education Group is looking to assert its place as a leader in the for-profit sector.

September 20, 2016
Jury finds Saint Louis University denied tenure to a female professor based on her gender and in retaliation for a speaking out against the culture of her male-dominated department.

September 19, 2016
Beyond well-funded individual campus initiatives aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented minority faculty members, experts urge collaboration across institutions and within disciplines.

September 19, 2016
Racist chalkings and phone threats criticize Bethany College in Kansas over its leader's family and its efforts to diversify student body.

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