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February 5, 2018
At Colorado State, skirmishes follow a speech, and anger follows anti-immigrant posters. At Tennessee, concerns arise over a room booked under apparently false pretenses. Colorado State president issues statement saying, "A Nazi is a Nazi is a Nazi."

February 5, 2018
With President Trump and others saying community colleges should focus only on vocational programs, some educators note the key role the institutions play in getting students on the road to bachelor's degrees.

February 5, 2018
A new novel about academic life is not a ringing endorsement, to say the least. But it will make you laugh. And that's the point.

February 5, 2018
A lecture-capture platform with a "confusion alert" button is changing the way some instructors teach.

February 2, 2018
President Trump wants to see community colleges change names and shift focus to more job training, which two-year college leaders say they already do.

February 2, 2018
Kenyon professor calls off original play about cultural insensitivity amid criticism that it's culturally insensitive.

February 2, 2018
State legislatures are banning spaces colleges have carved out for free expression and protest that many consider restrictive.

February 2, 2018
Federal study finds that 72 percent of a nationally representative sample had some college, and plurality of those who didn't earned $10,000 or less.

February 2, 2018
Britain’s conservative press uses American rhetoric -- “snowflakes” and “trigger warnings” -- to describe British academe. But students there don’t even know the terms.

February 2, 2018
Jerryl Briggs, acting president and former executive vice president and chief operating officer at Mississippi Valley State University, has been named president on a permanent basis. Cynthia K. Larive, interim provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Riverside, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.

February 1, 2018
Visa data suggest decreases in the number of individuals from countries affected by the travel ban coming to the U.S. as students or for short-term business travel, a category that includes travel related to academic conferences.

February 1, 2018
A chancellor secured positions for his daughter and son-in-law, even amid tight budgets at his university.

February 1, 2018
Frank Brogan, a former top higher ed official in Pennsylvania and Florida, will serve as U.S. assistant secretary for postsecondary education on an acting basis.

February 1, 2018
Broward College art professor draws controversy with a piece made of an American flag, resembling a floor mat. 

February 1, 2018
In fall 2017, 147 incidents were recorded, compared to 41 in fall 2016.

January 31, 2018
After a major editorial flap, history's premier journal announces a series of changes aimed at diversifying viewpoints and contributors.

January 31, 2018
Skills boot camps continue to grow and diversify despite wave of consolidation, while traditional higher education increasingly absorbs aspects of the short-term training model.

January 31, 2018
Florida State has allowed fraternities and sororities to operate on campus again under strict new measures, but experts say many will be hard to enforce.

January 31, 2018
Global education giant Laureate sells off some international institutions and refocuses on emerging markets. 

January 31, 2018
Contrary to popular belief, most Americans feel optimistic about the impending artificial intelligence revolution, even though they think it will take more jobs than it will create.

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