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November 9, 2015
Baylor University has one of the top football teams in the country. It's also the world's largest Baptist university. Can the two identities coexist without serious compromise?

November 9, 2015
Georgia chancellor wants to combine historically black Albany State U with nearby Darton State, where most programs are at the associate-degree level.

November 9, 2015
Fullerton faculty panel finds faculty member broke rules by deviating from departmental choice, but also finds department didn’t have proper procedures in place.

November 6, 2015
Obama administration announces modest executive actions aimed at forcing accreditors to focus more on student outcomes -- and urges Congress to impose more sweeping changes.

November 6, 2015
U of Texas System will mandate that searches for all administrator positions -- from deans on up -- include a female or minority candidate in the final interview round.

November 6, 2015
Southern Utah University goes all in with an experiment on general education, combining 13 courses into one year of material that eight professors jointly teach.

November 6, 2015
Gail Mellow, a community college president, discusses the importance of pedagogy -- the theme of a new book she co-authored.

November 6, 2015
Lawmakers are looking at how accreditors judge the quality and financial stability of colleges.

November 6, 2015
Did the publishing giant found the journal whose editors have resigned in protest?

November 5, 2015
Students suspended or expelled over allegations of sexual assault rarely succeed in lawsuits against the institutions that punished them. That's starting to change.

November 5, 2015
As the LMS provider prepares to go public, financial disclosures show the company has spent on sales and marketing at a much higher rate than competitors -- but has rapid growth to show for it.

November 5, 2015
At U of Minnesota, protesters' interruptions delayed Israeli professor from talking. After three are arrested, they say their free speech rights were violated.

November 5, 2015
A journal editorial says manipulations have made "impact factor" statistics meaningless.

November 5, 2015
At Milwaukee Area Technical College, some students, faculty and community members feel the new, pro-business appointment process to the institution's board disenfranchises minorities.

November 4, 2015
The tuition hikes and high federal borrowing and default rates that hit higher education in the recession's wake continue to stabilize and diminish, according to the College Board. 

November 4, 2015
A new report recommends a form of strategic alliance among colleges that is more substantive than consortia but less likely to fail than outright marriages.

November 4, 2015
No college is immune from gun violence, but historically black colleges and universities may face unique challenges.

November 4, 2015
In an unexpected move, a Northwestern professor found guilty of sexual harassment resigns during his termination hearing.

November 4, 2015
Aquinas College, in Michigan, is starting a master of art in clinical mental health counseling. College of William & Mary is starting a master's program in business analytics.

November 3, 2015
Madison faculty members are trying to restore in university policy what Governor Scott Walker and Republican legislators took away. Will the plan work?

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