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August 4, 2016
Oberlin once again changes its stance toward Joy Karega, suspending the professor pending an investigation into her remarks on social media.

August 4, 2016
Dramatic enrollment decreases, along with mounting federal and state investigations, threaten the for-profit institution.

August 4, 2016
A former Kent State softball player says the university tried to conceal that she was raped by her coach's son. Now she's asking a state court to order the university to release records that could prove her allegations.

August 4, 2016
The “massification” of higher education hasn’t decreased the importance of family background, analysis finds.

August 4, 2016
Chris Breitmeyer, vice president for academic and student affairs at St. Charles Community College, in Missouri, has been named president of Clatsop Community College, in Oregon.

August 3, 2016
After an alleged harasser holds on to a powerful academic position, professors try to limit his influence, in part by excluding his work from their syllabi. Is that the right strategy?

August 3, 2016
Vice presidents' contract guarantees kicked in at Louisville after the president stepped down, placing any new campus leader in a difficult position.

August 3, 2016
A player's social media post about Donald Trump and a coach's advice to be "socially responsible" inspire a debate about athlete speech.

August 3, 2016
New York Federal Reserve analysis finds that student loan debt contributes both to high levels of negative wealth and to income inequality. But financial aid experts say analysis misses some shadings.

August 3, 2016
Complete College America launches an awards program to recognize technology companies that can deliver on their promises.

August 2, 2016
U of California system will require top leaders to prove outside work benefits their institution -- a test not applied at most colleges. Is the policy too weak or too strong?

August 2, 2016
Reversal follows criticism of decision three months ago to keep name of a residential college, seen by many as an honor for notorious racist and defender of slavery. University also will remove stained-glass windows.

August 2, 2016
Many colleges have adopted affirmative consent policies in recent years to help combat sexual assault. But some research suggests that the policies are far removed from how students actually request and receive consent.

August 2, 2016
Department of Education receives thousands of comments on proposed regulations for discharge of federal loans when colleges have defrauded students.

August 2, 2016
When it comes to finding skilled scientific glassblowers to create the instruments needed for engineering and research, there's only one place to turn: New Jersey's Salem Community College.

August 1, 2016
Amid declining book sales, university presses search for new ways to measure success.

August 1, 2016
San Bernardino Valley College calls off a play about the December terrorist attack on a local public facility after receiving complaints about subject matter.

August 1, 2016
Federal appeals court finds enough evidence of possible antimale bias to revive a lawsuit. Ruling could inspire more litigation.

August 1, 2016
Technology think tank says standardized testing by outside groups and alternative forms of credentialing could create helpful competitive pressure on higher education and the traditional college degree.

August 1, 2016
Federal appeals court says former adjunct may not use Title VII, a federal antidiscrimination statute, to sue a college for bias based on her sexual orientation.

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