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September 22, 2017
Assaults and race-related posters and graffiti afflict college campuses across the U.S., inflaming students as the academic year begins.

September 22, 2017
Education Department’s inspector general labels Western Governors as a correspondence-course provider, seeks reimbursement of $713 million in aid and may broadly threaten competency-based education.

September 22, 2017
PETA goes after a Yale postdoc for her research on birds, and some academics cry foul.

September 22, 2017
Secretary DeVos has criticized the previous administration for shifting federal policy without appropriate public input. Critics say she's poised to do just that with new Title IX advice.

September 22, 2017
A University of Wisconsin student’s provocative clothing line blasts police brutality, and a conservative state lawmaker seeks “accountability.”

September 21, 2017
Stony Brook professors worry their budget is being balanced on the backs of junior faculty colleagues and programs in the humanities, risking curricular breadth and institutional integrity.

September 21, 2017
Even as GAO and others say department needs to do more to monitor institutions for financial risks, department doesn't plan changes.

September 21, 2017
A Georgia Tech police vehicle was torched and three people were arrested during a protest this week. Anger has grown over news that officer involved in fatal shooting was never trained in responding to situations involving people with mental-health issues.

September 21, 2017
Two college football players died after games last Saturday, following three off-season deaths this year, while a Harvard football player suffered a neck injury and remains paralyzed.

September 21, 2017
NCAA punishes the University of the Pacific after a former head men's basketball coach gave answers to players he was recruiting.

September 21, 2017
Labour Party has a shot to win election this month, in part by pushing the issue.

September 20, 2017
California State University, Northridge, prided itself on an extra general-education requirement centering on comparative cultural studies, but the Cal State system wants uniformity across campuses.

September 20, 2017
Much of the journal’s editorial board resigns, saying that a controversial article arguing in favor of colonialism failed to pass peer review but was published anyway -- and that the journal’s editor then misrepresented the process.

September 20, 2017
Ruling in high-profile sexual harassment case suggests that foreign students in online courses have no recourse under Title IX.

September 20, 2017
St. Louis Community College’s annual employer study finds openings for middle-skilled employees but also concerns about applicants’ skills and training.

September 20, 2017
Chinese scholars may have more difficulty coming to the University of California, San Diego, after the university invited the Tibetan religious leader to deliver a commencement speech.

September 20, 2017
Ross Alexander, vice chancellor for academic affairs at Indiana University-East, has been chosen as vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of North Alabama. Geoffrey W. Chase, vice president at the WASC Senior College and University Commission, in California, has been selected as provost at California State University-Channel Islands.

September 19, 2017
Controversy over paper in favor of colonialism sparks calls for retraction as well as worries that academics are relying more on erasure than counterargument to challenge unpopular scholarship.

September 19, 2017
Medieval studies professors’ arguments on white supremacy lead to accusations of doxxing, racial insensitivity, as well as the use of expletives -- all on public forums, with concerns that one side has more power than the other.

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