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May 13, 2016
Campaign co-chair describes ideas being prepared for fall campaign. Among them: getting government out of student lending, requiring colleges to share in risk of loans, discouraging borrowing by liberal arts majors and moving OCR to Justice Department.

May 13, 2016
Study by faculty members at West Point finds students perform better academically when laptops and tablets are banned from the classroom.

May 13, 2016
Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse, more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases.

May 13, 2016
Over the next nine years, the country will be short as many as 95,000 doctors. To attract them to underserved areas, medical schools are forming regional partnerships.

May 13, 2016
Erika D. Beck, provost and executive vice president of Nevada State College, has been appointed as president of California State University Channel Islands. Andrea Daniel, executive vice president of Athens Technical College, in Georgia, has been promoted to president there.

May 12, 2016
U.S. Representative Tom Reed discusses his legislation requiring colleges with wealthiest endowments to spend more on student aid -- or face penalties.

May 12, 2016
Controversial Ball State U professor earns tenure despite past allegations that he pushed creationism in the science classroom.

May 12, 2016
Republican senator renews debate over federal support for studies whose significance is not immediately apparent.

May 12, 2016
U of Cambridge introduces business program that is one of the most expensive degrees in the world.

May 11, 2016
Rutgers professors vote a second time to seek access to and limits on use of data from Academic Analytics -- as faculty advocates vow to take such criticism to other campuses.

May 11, 2016
Professors at Syracuse University fight a plan that they say reflects the wrong priorities at a time of staff buyouts.

May 11, 2016
System president's email criticizing tenure expectations and comparing professors to railroad brakemen adds to faculty frustration in Wisconsin. But the governor likes the email.

May 11, 2016
The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics says it may explore ways to allow players to profit off their names and likenesses, though some members argue too few athletes would benefit from such a change.

May 11, 2016
The country's strict new law regulating the activities of foreign nongovernmental organizations raises many unanswered questions for universities operating there.

May 11, 2016
Richard Benson, dean of the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been chosen as president of the University of Texas at Dallas. Ian Bickford, founding dean of Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock, has been appointed provost of Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Massachusetts.

May 10, 2016
Minnesota Faculty Senate mulls statement making free speech a “paramount” value, but critics wonder whether the pledge as written condones hate speech. A separate proposed policy would create an on-campus free speech advocate.

May 10, 2016
Start-up uses data analytics to tackle information overload among researchers and publishers in science, medical and technical fields.

May 10, 2016
Ken Burns, in the Jefferson Lecture, champions fields that are under attack -- and speaks of the value of narratives.

May 10, 2016
A growing number of colleges and universities are emphasizing civic engagement in their curriculum -- a move institutions say is in response to an erosion of public discourse.

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