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November 13, 2015
After week of racial turmoil and administrative disruption, U of Missouri begins long journey of working with student activists as it permanently replaces its two top leaders.

November 13, 2015
Claremont McKenna dean of students resigns amid protests over comments on race and campus climate.

November 13, 2015
Mitch Daniels criticizes two universities that have struggled with racial tensions and free speech issues. Some are praising him, but many are angry -- and he'll face a demonstration on campus today.

November 13, 2015
Fallout from a racially charged art project at SUNY Buffalo could lead to guidelines some say will impede free student expression.

November 13, 2015
U of Illinois settles with professor unhired for his controversial remarks on Twitter. He'll get cash but not the job he wanted.

November 13, 2015
Higher education and library organizations, led by the Association of Research Libraries, side with the Lingua editors and criticize Elsevier.

November 12, 2015
Leaders of U of Kansas, trying to avoid becoming the next U of Missouri, hold intense, lengthy meeting with hundreds of minority students. Can the university deliver what they want?

November 12, 2015
At Ithaca, demanding a president's resignation; at Vanderbilt, seeking a professor's ouster; online, sharing what it means to be #BlackOnCampus.

November 12, 2015
Survey of administrators finds more colleges are turning to those off the tenure track to teach courses online, but also a "fundamental divide" among institutions about how to handle those instructors.

November 12, 2015
Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.

November 12, 2015
The world’s first "Kimposium" will explore what the fascination with the television family tells us about modern society.

November 11, 2015
U of Missouri activists clash with student photographer, raising questions about protesters and free expression. And role of professor in blocking the student sets off large debate -- and she apologizes.

November 11, 2015
Open-access advocates see an opportunity to capitalize on the Lingua controversy, but outcomes of previous mass resignations at scholarly journals paint an unclear picture of the impact of "editorial mutinies."

November 11, 2015
The University of Missouri football team threatened to strike if the university's president didn't resign. The success of the boycott shows the economic influence athletes can wield.

November 11, 2015
Texas Tech dean quits after university panel finds he inappropriately set up system that raised several students' grades -- in violation of university procedures and behind back of professor who assigned the grades.

November 11, 2015
National organizations and states partner to develop a set of principles to guide reform efforts on remedial education.

November 10, 2015
Amid escalating tensions, students protesting what they see as a culture of racism at the University of Missouri successfully oust the system's president and the flagship's chancellor.

November 10, 2015
Iowa State's leader, trying to curb dangerous drinking and related behavior, goes where the students are.

November 10, 2015
As universities seek to globalize, should they include internationally focused criteria in their tenure and promotion policies? A new report analyzes policies with such indicators.

November 10, 2015
Research finds varying definitions of "first generation" result in big differences in how these students are counted -- but however they are defined, they lag behind their peers.

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