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January 19, 2017
Obama trumpeted importance of college-going and invested in students and institutions like no leader before him -- while demanding much in return and, sometimes, failing big, too.

January 19, 2017
University leaders praise regulation for leaving out provisions on biospecimens opposed by many as too burdensome. Social scientists see some gains for their studies.

January 19, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and two states sue Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer, for allegedly creating obstacles to repayment.

January 19, 2017
After major budget cuts for universities, Ph.D.s are leaving the country.

January 19, 2017
Access to certain colleges has a lot to do with income, new study finds, but graduating college levels the playing field for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

January 18, 2017
Students protest process and experts decry high turnover at HBCUs as trustees decide not to renew contract of president.

January 18, 2017
Arizona lawmakers' failed proposed ban on “divisive” college courses signals new criticism of white studies. Similar courses -- though common -- have become controversial elsewhere. Those who teach them say the classes are being distorted.

January 18, 2017
Democrats on the Senate’s education panel grill Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, who generally avoids specific answers.

January 18, 2017
Librarian removes controversial list of "predatory" journals and publishers, reportedly in response to "threats and politics."

January 18, 2017
Fordham refuses to recognize Students for Justice in Palestine chapter as an official club, citing its political agenda and the risk of polarization.

January 18, 2017
At NCAA meeting, Division I and the Power Five conferences will take a second shot at legislation limiting time demands on athletes. Divisions II and III expect to adopt new rules giving “unchallengeable authority” to physicians on when athletes should play after concussions.

January 17, 2017
Policy experts, academics, advocates and college administrators ask questions they hope to see answered in today's confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, the Trump administration’s education secretary nominee.

January 17, 2017
Northwestern U Faculty Senate passes resolution encouraging professors to put information about mental health services on their syllabi.

January 17, 2017
University of Toronto supports an “anti-psychiatry” scholarship and the professor who championed it, but some fear impact of institutional endorsement of what they view as fake science.

January 17, 2017
Author discusses book about efforts in the post-Civil War era to create colleges in the South that educated men and women, black students and white students together.

January 17, 2017
Study suggests digital models can help medical schools, which face a shortage of cadavers, teach students human anatomy.

January 16, 2017
Rhode Island governor proposes plan for the state's community college, and for junior and senior years at Rhode Island College and University of Rhode Island.

January 16, 2017
Final Friday release by the Obama administration's Education Department corrects a substantial error in loan repayment rates on consumer web tool.

January 16, 2017
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation becomes the most recent grant-making organization to require recipients to make findings publicly available, a further shift toward transparency in research funding.

January 16, 2017
Anthropologists and other scholars plan read-in of Michel Foucault to mark inauguration of Donald Trump.

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