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February 2, 2016
After U of Oxford rejects student demands to remove a statue of Cecil John Rhodes, protesters issue a new set of demands related to racial issues on campus.

February 2, 2016
Lawmakers and observers alike are skeptical that the Higher Education Act will be renewed this year.

February 2, 2016
Two proprietary institutions lose federal financial aid after a series of investigations by the U.S. Department of Education.

February 2, 2016
Recent athletics cuts at several HBCUs raise questions about the role of sports at small, private colleges.

February 1, 2016
U of California professors object to new system -- installed secretly -- to monitor emails and use of computer networks. University cites security needs and pledges to protect privacy.

February 1, 2016
UC Riverside faculty survey suggests outrage at early phases of a massive cluster-hiring program there.

February 1, 2016
Temple hopes students will graduate earlier if they receive grants that limit them to working no more than 15 hours per week off campus.

February 1, 2016
Board of Suffolk U seeks to fire Margaret McKenna, institution's fifth president in five years, seven months into her tenure. Students, professors and alumni rally behind her.

February 1, 2016
Controversy about Academia.edu considering charging users to promote their work illustrates the delicate subject of the role money plays in scholarly publishing.

February 1, 2016
Study abroad alumni have better career outcomes, according to two studies assessing the impact of Europe’s Erasmus exchange program.

January 29, 2016
Coursera's decision to charge learners in some massive open online courses up front -- viewed by some as inevitable -- has critics asking if the MOOC provider is diverging from its mission of universal access.

January 29, 2016
A campaign for students to take 15 credits a semester is growing. But some worry 15-credit course loads could become a requirement for financial aid, or might prod job-holding students to take on too much.

January 29, 2016
Earlier this month, Oregon State University began accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits at campus grocery stores. Few other colleges participate in the program.

January 29, 2016
Math professor and author discusses new short story collection that blends his discipline with fiction.

January 29, 2016
Why is Britain trying to deport an American who just earned his Ph.D. at U of Birmingham?

January 29, 2016
Dennis Assanis, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, has been chosen as president of the University of Delaware. Sarah Bolton, dean of the college and professor of physics at Williams College, in Massachusetts, has been named president of the College of Wooster, in Ohio.

January 28, 2016
Adjuncts and tenure-line faculty members unite on Twitter under #realacademicbios to pull back the curtain on their emotional lives. 

January 28, 2016
Federal Trade Commission alleges the for-profit university misled students about their employment and income prospects, and Education Department seeks to stop DeVry from making deceptive advertisements.

January 28, 2016
Massachusetts for-profit college friends and foes have something to cheer in the federal court decision.

January 28, 2016
Businesses should have a stronger voice in accreditation, while also developing their own alternative to the process, say the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and USA Funds.

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