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October 18, 2017
New study pushes back on decades of studies suggesting that scientific productivity peaks early and declines thereafter.

October 18, 2017
Ambitious project to create public database of wage data and other information about all postsecondary credentials seeks to help students and employers know more about what's expected in academic and job-training programs.

October 18, 2017
University of Minnesota's revisions of its sexual harassment and assault policies draw praise and raise concerns about letting bystanders off the hook.

October 18, 2017
Albright booted a football player after he protested during the national anthem. Now he’s been offered his spot back.

October 18, 2017
Michael A. Baston, acting provost and vice president for academic and student affairs at LaGuardia Community College, part of the City University of New York, has been appointed as president of Rockland Community College, part of the State University of New York.

October 17, 2017
Study finds patterns in harassment and sexist treatment of scholars in far-flung locations that offer few of the protections of campuses.

October 17, 2017
An increased focus on fund-raising meets a surging stock market to create ideal conditions for campaigns.

October 17, 2017
Half of all black students who took out federal student loans defaulted in 12 years, according to two analyses of new federal data on student borrowers.

October 17, 2017
Author discusses how college diversity programs can result in students overattributing success to factors like merit and hard work, while ignoring systemic or institutional problems.

October 17, 2017
The new status quo for community colleges may be answering more calls by state lawmakers for better completion rates and workforce outcomes. Maybe: "More Scrutiny for Community Colleges" for main hed? -sj. Changed. -AS

October 16, 2017
Participants agree that campuses must be places for all views to be expressed. But some academic leaders also see this as time to change the narrative on higher education and to challenge the idea of students as “snowflakes.”

October 16, 2017
University of Cincinnati will let the white supremacist speak. Ohio State, citing safety concerns, is “considering other alternatives.”

October 16, 2017
New simulation study says peer review is better at assuring quality research than random publication choices, but that some systems of review are significantly better than others. add (if fair summary and not just showing my pro-editor bias): "Editors seen as more effective than peer review panels." -sj

October 16, 2017
Ruling comes despite university’s finding that many athletes were for years enrolled in and passed courses they did not attend and that were not taught by anyone.

October 16, 2017
Here’s a textbook example of why not to judge a professor on a quick video clip.

October 13, 2017
Professors fear an ambitious systemwide merger plan is rushed, but system president argues it is necessary amid tight budgets and declining enrollment at Wisconsin's two-year colleges.

October 13, 2017
Administrators don’t yet know how to handle the high costs of controversial figures appearing on their campuses.

October 13, 2017
Author discusses his new book about why those who major in liberal arts disciplines -- and the humanities in particular -- make great employees.

October 13, 2017
College students are more narcissistic than older people. But, perhaps young people always have been narcissistic, and it’s not so much a generational problem as it is a problem of youth, research suggests.

October 13, 2017
New York's new public tuition scholarship comes with a full-time enrollment requirement, which may help boost the state's community colleges.

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