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December 17, 2015
The number of first-time international graduate students at U.S. graduate schools increased by 5 percent this fall. More than three-quarters of new students are in master's and certificate programs.

December 17, 2015
Study finds that British academics tend to eat at their desks, and this contributes to the way they view academe.

December 17, 2015
Kellie H. Bean, provost and dean of academic affairs at Lyndon State College, in Vermont, has been chosen as dean of academic affairs at Hartwick College, in New York. M. Christopher Brown II, former president of Alcorn State University, in Mississippi, has been named executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at Southern University at Baton Rouge.

December 16, 2015
Many colleges want more ethnically and racially diverse faculty members. But should searches be limited to underrepresented groups? One university just tried.

December 16, 2015
Iowa's new president apologizes for "unfortunate" off-the cuff remark.

December 16, 2015
Bipartisan agreement would renew the expired loan program for two years -- but with some new eligibility restrictions that concern colleges.

December 16, 2015
Drops at for-profit and community colleges and among adult students drive the declines.

December 16, 2015
A new report from the Center for Law and Social Policy recommends supplementing financial aid with other government assistance programs to help low-income students succeed in college.

December 15, 2015
New England accreditor says it's trying to update its standards, but many adjunct activists fear changes would undercut efforts to protect those off the tenure track.

December 15, 2015
Experts weigh in on what the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative needs to do to put the Facebook founder's billions of dollars toward expanding the use of personalized learning.

December 15, 2015
New report documents legislation enacted and bills that have been rejected.

December 15, 2015
Achieving the Dream promotes increased access to "middle skill" careers for community college students.

December 15, 2015
Coming soon to your campus library? Reading desks where you can bike while studying.

December 14, 2015
National co-chair of campaign discusses his role, proposal about Muslims and how it would affect international students, and coming "revolutionary" plan for higher education.

December 14, 2015
New paper argues for a bigger focus on the social factors that can make or break interdisciplinary teams in the social, national and computational sciences.

December 14, 2015
Protest forces a board meeting to move; physicists challenge chief justice; a clothing company offers sweatshirts imagining colleges named for black leaders; medical students join protest movement; university bans Confederate flags and swastikas.

December 14, 2015
As a few Christian colleges move to accept gay and lesbian employees, Biola U adds wording to its policies strengthening its opposition.

December 14, 2015
Denison University is starting an undergraduate major in global commerce. Henry Ford College is starting a bachelor of science program in culinary arts.

December 11, 2015
Rutgers faculty members, citing philosophical concerns and errors, are pushing back against the use of Academic Analytics to evaluate their productivity.

December 11, 2015
Improved transfer pathways from community colleges to four-year institutions may be the best answer to America's college completion woes, say three influential groups that will prod states and colleges on transfer.

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