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August 7, 2015
U of Akron, under fire for layoffs, details spending on presidential home renovations -- and one item leaps out for its cost and its lack of olives.

August 7, 2015
Federal judge, in victory for Steven Salaita, refuses to dismiss lawsuit charging U. of Illinois with violating his free speech and contract rights.

August 7, 2015
Phyllis Wise resigns as leader of Urbana-Champaign campus, citing "external issues."

August 7, 2015
Brad Andrews, senior vice president for student success and strategic enrollment at Carthage College, in Wisconsin, has been appointed president of Southwestern College, in Kansas. James C. Bean, provost at the University of Oregon, has been selected as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Northeastern University, in Massachusetts.

August 6, 2015
Caliper, an initiative to standardize collection and reporting of learning analytics, is nearing release. Can colleges and vendors learn to speak the same language?

August 6, 2015
At Eastern Illinois, a faculty union that includes tenured and tenure-track professors agrees to extend a contract and put off a raise to save the positions of 29 people who teach off the tenure track.

August 6, 2015
Texas joins the college completion agenda with new goal for 60 percent of its young adults to have college degrees or certificates by 2030.

August 6, 2015
The Charleston School of Law says it can't afford to pay a tenured professor. But a judge is blocking her termination as her lawsuit works its way through the courts.

August 6, 2015
Article speculates that their landmark work on DNA, if evaluated by today's standards, might not have found a journal.

August 5, 2015
Negotiations to combine colleges are incredibly complex, as two Massachusetts institutions showed after abandoning a union that, while academically beneficial, would have been a financial drain. Here's how they reached that conclusion.

August 5, 2015
College-match discussion should be about typical students and colleges, experts say at conference, not just whether high-performing, low-income students get into elite colleges.

August 5, 2015
American Society for Microbiology shows that a scientific group with relatively few female speakers can change things dramatically in just a few years.

August 5, 2015
Duquesne U. adjuncts are angry over what they see as a thinly-veiled threat not to rehire those colleagues involved in a long-running union drive.

August 5, 2015
Since Australian universities won the right to enroll any students they deemed qualified, the proportion of students failing out has spiked, especially from online programs.

August 4, 2015
Even as free and low-cost textbook initiatives grow, most efforts are still focused on introductory courses. Options are far more limited in upper-level courses, where a single textbook can now cost $400.

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