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August 13, 2015
Michigan's community colleges have found success in tapping an unusual funding mechanism to partner with local employers to train new employees.

August 13, 2015
Having more women on committees that select academics for jobs does not increase the chances for female candidates and may actually do the opposite, according to a study of Italian and Spanish universities.

August 12, 2015
NCAA rules about "cost of attendance" create a new way for universities to compete for athletes, but these changes in financial aid calculations don't appear to be helping non-athletes.

August 12, 2015
Wisconsin legislators ponder merging state's two-year college systems. Some faculty are concerned a merger would threaten the systems' different missions and damage general education.

August 12, 2015
Northwestern's arts and sciences college offered new titles and clearer paths to promotion -- but no tenure or additional pay -- to teaching-track professors. Faculty members say it's a model that works.

August 12, 2015
The fight over college ratings is over -- but what do institutions and others want to see in the consumer tool the Obama administration is developing in their place?

August 12, 2015
One year after the launch of Unizin, what has the digital learning consortium accomplished?

August 12, 2015
Matt Dane Baker, executive dean of the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts at Philadelphia University, in Pennsylvania, has been promoted to provost there.

August 11, 2015
Hillary Clinton's college affordability plan is the latest by Democrats to call for a large infusion of federal dollars to prod states to reduce or lower tuition. Will that reshape federal influence in funding higher education?

August 11, 2015
Faculty layoffs in the absence of financial exigency at Valdosta State U spark ire, questions.

August 11, 2015
The FOIA controversy at the U of Illinois, while not a surprise, exposes a need to clarify when email is and isn't public, legal experts say.

August 11, 2015
New film renews attention on a study that is still taught in college -- and that resonates to some in light of ethics debates in psychology.

August 11, 2015
Concordia University, in Nebraska, is starting a master's program in computer science. El Centro College is starting a certificate in retail management.

August 10, 2015
Democratic front-runner seeks $350 billion over 10 years to encourage public 4-year colleges to be debt-free for tuition, and to make community colleges tuition-free. Plan also proposes cuts in interest rates and tougher regulation of for-profits.

August 10, 2015
Amid calls for his termination, Central Connecticut State suspends professor who's had skirmishes with the law -- even though none of the crimes and alleged crimes relate to teaching or publications. When professors break the law, what should a college do?

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