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September 17, 2019
Colby-Sawyer College is starting five new degrees in the health sciences. Loyola University Chicago has started an online, bilingual master's degree in social work. New York University is starting a data science major.

September 16, 2019
After a rash of student protests against controversial and conservative speakers on college campuses, state lawmakers around the country are passing legislation they say protect everyone’s free speech rights. Not everyone agrees.

September 16, 2019
University of Wisconsin Madison, which announced last year it would open joint research campus with Foxconn in 2020, is well behind its original promise.

September 16, 2019
Marlboro College and University of Bridgeport drop plans to merge. Marlboro says it's optimistic about finding another partner.

September 16, 2019
Former Baylor economics professor's lawsuit says the Baptist university's high-profile failures with sexual assaults led administrators to overcorrect when a student accused him of rape.

September 13, 2019
Columbia says a historian's acclaimed book on North Korea was plagiarized, and its publisher says it's been taken out of print.

September 13, 2019
With deadline fast approaching for lawmakers, historically black colleges face a loss of $85 million in annual funding for STEM education.

September 13, 2019
University says trademark covers the change.

September 12, 2019
Most public flagship universities are failing to meet the financial needs of low- and middle-income students, a report finds, and are overly subsidizing wealthier students.

September 12, 2019
Colleges try to combat the sexual assaults that spike at the start of each academic year, but experts say many officials don't give students sufficient training to protect themselves or vulnerable peers.

September 12, 2019
A program on civic virtue at UNC-Chapel Hill is raising concerns about secrecy and funding.

September 12, 2019
Faculty leaders said he'd been selected in a "clandestine" way.

September 11, 2019
State's politicians approve legislation to allow athletes to be compensated for use of their name, image and likeness for marketing purposes. The NCAA fiercely opposes the measure.

September 11, 2019
Department of Justice lifts restriction on capital financing for faith-based historically black colleges -- part of White House effort to show commitment to HBCUs. But it's not clear how many colleges have been denied funding.

September 11, 2019
He was highly regarded.

September 11, 2019
The University of the Cumberlands will begin a free textbook loan program next year for on-campus students only.

September 10, 2019
Think tank survey finds majorities of Republicans view higher ed as valuable, but see individual students as benefiting from degrees.

September 10, 2019
Sociologists and more than a dozen other professional groups take a stand against using student evaluations of teaching as a primary measure of teaching effectiveness.

September 10, 2019
As new datasets on student results become available, the Lumina Foundation taps group of regulators and experts for new approach to assuring quality in higher education, with focus on equity and colleges' financial health.
Female welder

September 10, 2019
Federal report suggests that bias toward the bachelor's degree is contributing to potential shortfall of millions of electricians and welders.

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