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June 14, 2016
While Wellesley College points with pride to alumna Hillary Clinton, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania stays largely silent about alumnus Donald Trump.

June 14, 2016
After students hung up a series of controversial posters, Gettysburg College strengthened its free speech policies and created a bias-response team.

June 14, 2016
Could student loan repayment models from other countries work in the United States?

June 13, 2016
Ranking colleges based on reported number of rapes, as The Washington Post has done, may attract much publicity, but researchers and advocates say doing so is misguided.

June 13, 2016
When a federal panel weighs whether to keep recognizing an overseer of for-profit colleges this month, the feds and the accreditor alike will be judged on the outcome.

June 13, 2016
Colleges in the area try to reassure students. Press reports say two victims were students. Nationwide, attack on gay club prompts vigils, discussion and sadness.

June 13, 2016
Author discusses his new book about why higher education still matters.

June 13, 2016
Hard data on which students are failing to use learning management software can help colleges intervene to boost retention rates.

June 10, 2016
At the University at Buffalo and the U of Virginia, professors fear that too many requirements and not enough thought about them may detract from students' learning. Both move toward more thematic approaches to general education.

June 10, 2016
The biennial Scholars at Risk gathering focuses on threats to scholars and academic values globally.

June 10, 2016
Erskine, after years of debates over religious issues and academic freedom, may sever a liberal arts institution and a theological one.

June 10, 2016
For-profit Ashford University, facing loss of access to GI Bill benefits by month's end, needs approval from a state to stop thousands of student veterans from losing aid.

June 10, 2016
The Ivy League adopts new rules limiting time demands on athletes after growing impatient with National Collegiate Athletic Association attempts to address the issue.

June 10, 2016
Craig Barton, professor of architecture and urban design and director of the Design School at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, has been chosen to be provost and senior vice president of academic affairs the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in Illinois.

June 9, 2016
At many colleges, new assistant professors earn close to or even more than long timers. U of Washington is trying to do something about it -- and finding out how hard it is. Among other ideas: countering expensive retention raises with new salary steps subject to approval by one's peers.

June 9, 2016
Faculty members and students worry they're paying the price for construction projects amid a focus on cutting administrative costs.

June 9, 2016
Scholar vents "bitterly sarcastic" 500-tweet attack on another scholar's book on King Lear.

June 9, 2016
When colleges say they prioritize inclusive environments, what do they mean? A new survey hopes to cut through the noise.

June 9, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Clarkson University Laurel Kuxhaus, mechanical and aeronautical engineering Hamilton College Russell Marcus, philosophy Benjamin Widdis, literature and creative writing Meredith College Kevin Hunt, foreign languages and literatures Cecilia Toole, education Middlebury College

June 8, 2016
Former Stanford swimmer is but the latest example of university athletes accused of assaulting women who seem to escape punishments that are serious enough for their crimes.

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