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December 11, 2015
For some colleges, reverse transfer isn't just a way to hand out degrees to boost completion numbers.

December 11, 2015
One of the country's most idiosyncratic colleges has inspired an ambitious group of would-be founders, in Sitka, Alaska.

December 11, 2015
Swiss academic based in Britain finds himself under attack over blog post about meeting between Indonesian and U.S. presidents.

December 10, 2015
In the Senate, Marco Rubio delved into the weeds of higher education policy. Now he’s taking his reform push out on the campaign trail, where he is the lone GOP candidate talking about higher ed.

December 10, 2015
Northeastern University butts heads with local police over its decision to arm campus officers with semiautomatic rifles, but the practice is increasingly commonplace for college law enforcement agencies.

December 10, 2015
At Supreme Court hearing on case that could alter college admissions, no big surprises but lots of contentious exchanges -- and anger over Scalia's comments.  

December 10, 2015
A student at George Washington U receives a police visit and a warning for hanging a Palestinian flag from his dorm window. Is a residence life policy being selectively enforced?

December 10, 2015
Education Department staff recommends sanctions for the accreditor of the state’s two-year colleges.

December 10, 2015
This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Don Kassner, CEO and president of ProctorU, which provides remote proctoring of online exams.

December 9, 2015
As colleges grapple with issues of race and diversity, they face questions from alumni and donors -- not all of whom are pleased with new campus efforts.

December 9, 2015
Greenpeace investigation alleges that academic supporters of fossil fuels are willing to pen industry-friendly research for a fee.

December 9, 2015
Colleges are using data to find hundreds of students who are unaware that they are eligible to graduate. Sometimes it's as simple as asking students if they've applied.

December 9, 2015
Board members at comprehensive universities are often frustrated by their own lack of knowledge or understanding about the institutions they're tasked with leading, a new report finds.

December 9, 2015
U of Tennessee responds to intense criticism of its advice -- and of its diversity efforts.

December 8, 2015
At the University of Missouri at Columbia, half the faculty don't meet the annual minimum teaching load. Does that matter?

December 8, 2015
U of Maryland will rename stadium that honored longtime (and strongly racist) president; black professor at MassArt describes being detained by police officers; object on Illinois quad creates concerns for black students; new demands for change at Harvard Law.

December 8, 2015
UW-Madison chancellor discusses the university's difficult year, the future of public financing of higher education and racial protests on campuses.

December 8, 2015
After years of allegations of deceptive marketing practices, for-profit Westwood College is no longer accepting new students after another multimillion-dollar agreement with a state attorney general.

December 8, 2015
Many student groups are changing their names to use "Latinx" instead of "Latino" and "Latina."

December 7, 2015
U of Tennessee's advice on holiday parties sets off major political debate in the state, and criticism is spreading to other institutions. Some see a broader attack on diversity efforts.

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