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February 2, 2017
Big-time college football players at private institutions should be considered employees, the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel says in new memo.

February 2, 2017
For-profit Laureate Education becomes a publicly held company and the first such company to adopt benefit status, signaling its intent to focus on mission as well as money.

February 2, 2017
Ari Berman, head of Hechal Shlomo Jewish Heritage Center, in Israel, has been selected as president of Yeshiva University, in New York. Michael B. Brown, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Wesleyan College, in North Carolina, has been appointed academic dean at Housatonic Community College, in Connecticut.

February 2, 2017
California campus is latest to be inflamed by protests -- reportedly fueled by visiting mob from off the campus -- over appearances by the Breitbart writer and provocateur. UPDATE: Trump suggests university should lose federal funds.

February 1, 2017
Two students from Libya consider the executive order banning entry to the U.S. for them and their compatriots.

February 1, 2017
Macalester president issues some of the harshest words yet from a higher ed leader on Donald Trump's immigration ban.

February 1, 2017
Harvard medical students don't want fund-raiser at Mar-a-Lago. Old Dominion professor apologizes for email criticizing those who skip protests. Digital pedagogy group considers adding Canadian location for meeting. Wheaton of Massachusetts creates scholarship for refugees.  

February 1, 2017
In committee vote on nomination of Betsy DeVos for education secretary, two Republican senators withhold full endorsement of the Michigan school choice activist, signaling possible trouble for her on the Senate floor.

February 1, 2017
Analysis of political scientists illustrates role of gender, Ph.D. pedigree, negotiations, institution type and more. Study is bad news for women who teach undergraduates.

January 31, 2017
Amid concerns over entry ban, calls to boycott academic conferences in the U.S. begin. International Studies Association, which will meet in Baltimore next month, is criticized for not condemning Trump's actions.

January 31, 2017
Endowment returns fall into the red, averaging -1.9 percent in 2016.

January 31, 2017
Textbooks aren't selling like they used to, but a new business model that has led to increased access to course materials and lower costs at some universities is beginning to take shape.

January 31, 2017
The Senate education committee is set to vote today on the nomination of Betsy DeVos in an unusually contentious confirmation process for an education secretary.

January 31, 2017
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities. Clover Park Technical College David Bahrt, nursing Kevin Kildun, counselor Ramapo College of New Jersey

January 30, 2017
Students and scholars are among those affected by a sweeping executive order banning entry into the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority nations.

January 30, 2017
The Trump administration’s entry ban triggered wide condemnation from colleges, associations, faculty groups and others in higher education.

January 30, 2017
Popular online discussion group sees resignations and call for boycott over comments some see as bigotry toward trans scholars.

January 30, 2017
At annual conference in divided nation’s capital, speakers urge presidents of Christian colleges to join (and lead) efforts to embrace, and work through, fundamental differences.

January 30, 2017
Reinhardt University launches program to train students in soft skills such as conflict management and strategic listening -- while preserving liberal arts mission.

January 27, 2017
Educators deliberate how to promote liberal education and push back on attacks on academe -- in part by being more open about areas in which higher education has been weak.

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