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September 15, 2016
Sixty-four-campus system will no longer ask applicants to declare prior felony convictions. After admission, those seeking housing or certain kinds of training or experiences will be asked.

September 15, 2016
Union announces agreement to extend old contract, use mediator and reimburse professors for health costs they faced while out of a job.

September 15, 2016
For some two-year institutions, public and mass transportation options, or the lack thereof, can be the difference in whether a student attends and stays in college.

September 15, 2016
As the Obama administration pushes tougher regulation, the sector is receiving little public backing from traditional allies.

September 14, 2016
More than 150 faculty members offer new students a different view on safe spaces, trigger warnings and diversity.

September 14, 2016
State dollars for public higher education would go farther, prominent researchers argue, if more of it went to open-access colleges and need-based aid.

September 14, 2016
Another student goes public with rape allegations, claiming that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and campus police offered more support to the suspect than to her as the victim.

September 14, 2016
Critics said one-credit, student-led course was anti-Zionist. The university said it acted on procedural grounds.

September 14, 2016
A House Ways and Means subcommittee examines endowments, but lawmakers focus on college affordability.

September 13, 2016
State's Republican Party spokeswoman issues response: "I wish the NCAA was this concerned about the women who were raped at Baylor."

September 13, 2016
Open-records requests involving a SUNY Plattsburgh professor who backs the Israel boycott follow pattern of challenges to faculty members with controversial views on a range of issues.

September 13, 2016
College Republicans plant 2,997 flags on campus. Many are removed and trashed. Another student group questions the memorial and posts fliers to honor the Iraqis killed after U.S. invasion.

September 13, 2016
Initiative led by Dominican University of California brings students from scores of campuses together to craft questions for the presidential debates. Now they're focused on encouraging their peers to vote.

September 13, 2016
Hillary Clinton's campaign promotes her debt-free college plan with a tool showing future students and current borrowers how much they would save under her proposals.

September 13, 2016
Sophie Bouffard, director and founder of La Cité Universitaire Francophone at the University of Regina, in Saskatchewan, has been appointed president and vice chancellor of the University of Sudbury, in Ontario.

September 12, 2016
The bold stances and undercover blue-collar work of a former president who died recently highlight the way the world has changed -- and some ways it hasn't.

September 12, 2016
Debate grows about athletes who kneel during national anthem. Football players at Indiana State and Tulsa join movement. Texas chancellor urges students to stand and face flag.

September 12, 2016
A new book by undergraduates at Michigan State offers teaching advice based on thousands of comments from students starting with the prompt, 'To my professor...'

September 12, 2016
Report finds initiative fatigue and a lack of accountability, among other obstacles, are preventing colleges from improving student outcomes.

September 12, 2016
Amid growing concerns that they compromise academic freedom and free speech, college administrators offer defense of Bias Assessment and Response Teams.

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