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December 15, 2016
Authors discuss their new book on the success -- in educational attainment and business -- of Indians in the United States.

December 15, 2016
British universities already report that some students and professors are wary of coming to their institutions.

December 14, 2016
Students at Penn set off debate by replacing image of the Bard in English department building with a photo of Audre Lorde, the black feminist poet.

December 14, 2016
Elsevier explains the thought process behind CiteScore, its new journal impact metrics. Critics worry about potential conflicts of interest.

December 14, 2016
New study suggests female economists are less likely to be tenured, compared to male peers, and women are less likely to remain in academe eight years after earning their Ph.D.s.

December 14, 2016
After surviving an enrollment drop, a devastating fire and financial issues, small, private Lyon College hires nontraditional president known for working with technology in liberal education.

December 14, 2016
Education Department officials say they will work through Jan. 20 to review claims of defrauded students, but borrowers and advocates call for more urgency.

December 13, 2016
A group of 30 top colleges and universities wants to enroll more low-income students, but critics question whether the focus should be elsewhere.

December 13, 2016
Following a series of high-profile cases of academic fraud in college sports, the American Council on Education releases a new report calling on institutions to better align athletics with their academic mission.

December 13, 2016
Today’s students are more likely to visit career centers than past graduates but less likely to rate those interactions as very helpful, a new Gallup-Purdue University study finds.

December 13, 2016
Spending bill contains provision aimed at blocking veterans from attending institutions where path to a job isn't assured.

December 13, 2016
Mun Y. Choi, provost and executive vice president of the University of Connecticut, has been chosen as president of the University of Missouri System. Noelle Cockett, executive vice president and provost at Utah State University, has been selected as president there.

December 12, 2016
University-affiliated research centers face a fight for funding and an assault on experts, but few think institutions will be able to resist future ventures.

December 12, 2016
Student secretly records professor’s anti-Trump comments, after which a student group wants the professor punished and the faculty union wants the student disciplined. Are more such incidents to come?

December 12, 2016
Reed College engages in soul-searching over students’ shouting during lecture by director of Boys Don't Cry, arguing that the acclaimed film should have featured transgender actors.

December 12, 2016
Loss of federal funding for highly regarded program has one scholar asking, “What’s our strategy here?”

December 12, 2016
Speakers at meeting for graduate deans warn about the pitfalls of big data-driven research.

December 9, 2016
New federal data show American universities awarded a record number of Ph.D.s in 2015.

December 9, 2016
Faculty groups urge governor to veto legislation that could effectively end gun bans. Recent incident at Ohio State complicates debate.

December 9, 2016
Two private four-year universities are starting associate degree programs.

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