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June 29, 2015

Northwest Nazarene stands behind elimination of job of tenured theologian, but will let him teach part-time for a few years. His supporters believe he is being punished for views on evolution and other issues.

June 29, 2015

Some experts see threat to tax-exempt status of institutions if they continue to bar same-sex relationships.

June 29, 2015

Indiana's Ivy Tech Community College is working to hold onto federal workforce development dollars as the state now uses graduation rates as an accountability measure, which the college feels is unfair.

June 29, 2015

A women's college is phasing out a weekend college that was once key to serving adult students -- and replacing it with a hybrid program.

June 29, 2015

The House and Senate both passed bills last week to set spending levels for key federal higher ed programs; a table compares them.

June 29, 2015

Arkansas State University is starting a bachelor of science program in social media management. Community College of Baltimore County is starting an associate degree in design, fabrication and advanced manufacturing.

June 26, 2015

Critics say proposed changes to accreditation standards for general education dilute the competencies that give U.S.-trained students a competitive edge. Accreditor, meanwhile, says new standards will lead to easier assessment of outcomes and more innovation in teaching.

June 26, 2015

Trustees at Benedictine University refused to let the monks who founded the university participate in a recent presidential search. Monks are suing, saying they're being improperly shut out of university affairs.

June 26, 2015

Author discusses new book about how historically black colleges have responded to discrimination, economic challenges and more.

June 26, 2015

At congressional hearing, officials at American institutions operating in China say that academic freedom is preserved.

June 26, 2015

In Germany, university students who delay their work are more likely than others to lie about it and to engage in other forms of academic misconduct, study finds.

June 25, 2015

Federal accountability system won't compare colleges or assign scores, as Obama sought, but will instead be a data-rich, consumer-facing tool on access, affordability and performance.

June 25, 2015

More students at Florida's two-year colleges are failing college-level courses in the aftermath of a new state law that allows them to skip remediation.

June 25, 2015

TIAA-CREF survey reveals adjunct faculty members' concerns about having enough savings to retire. Experts say the situation for most adjuncts is even more dire.

June 25, 2015

Saudi Arabian students are snared in a grade-change scandal at Montana Tech that became a diplomatic incident.

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