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August 8, 2018
University says it's turning around finances in time to keep accreditation, but leaked documents seem to call that assertion into question.

August 8, 2018
The University of Virginia has long promoted ideas about Thomas Jefferson that glossed over his racist beliefs and ownership of slaves. New report by the university explores the more insidious side of his legacy.

August 8, 2018
Report underlines how program completion can determine whether a borrower will make progress paying down loans. Program type also plays a large factor, with many graduates of certificate programs concentrated in the for-profit sector struggling to pay down debt.

August 7, 2018
Plan to narrow student loan forgiveness and, reportedly, repeal gainful-employment rule would be a boon to poorly performing colleges -- especially for-profit institutions -- and hurt students, critics say.

August 7, 2018
A new campaign is trying to get major universities to mandate vaccination for a rarer form of meningitis.

August 7, 2018
Withdrawal is ordered as part of larger diplomatic spat over Canadian criticism of Saudi arrests of human rights activists.

August 7, 2018
William Elliott and Melinda Lewis discuss how children's savings accounts could open higher education to a much broader share of Americans.

August 7, 2018
Houston area colleges and universities are working across sectors and sharing information and data to improve student outcomes.

August 6, 2018
What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates a return to the basics.

August 6, 2018
Financial aid administrators draw the ire of leaders in New York after asking for more guidance on how to work under Excelsior, the state’s year-old free-tuition program.

August 6, 2018
After a recent court ruling, University of Michigan must sponsor a special live hearing for a student accused of sexual assault to challenge his accuser.

August 6, 2018
President steps down at Rio Salado as report criticizes handling of sexual harassment complaints.

August 3, 2018
Implosion of Western Carolina University chancellor search once again exposes deeper struggle at UNC System, with many fearing that political interests are overtaking academic issues.

August 3, 2018
College health experts are worried new rules from the Trump administration will result in students, particularly graduate students, paying more for health care.

August 3, 2018
University of Iowa says it's trying to assure equal opportunity by not letting registered groups bar gay students from leadership roles. But a Christian group with legal backing says it should have just that right.

August 3, 2018
Authors discuss their new book on the experience of Asian American students at Harvard University.

August 3, 2018
Irma Becerra, provost and chief academic officer at St. Thomas University, in Florida, has been chosen as president of Marymount University, in Virginia. Lori Mann Bruce, associate vice president and dean of the Graduate School at Mississippi State University, is now provost at Tennessee Tech University.

August 2, 2018
Co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people to know their self-worth and lead healthier lives. But critics say his book implies that those who died in the Holocaust were weak and that cancer is a choice.

August 2, 2018
University of North Carolina board says it lacks power to move controversial Confederate statue. Emails show a Chapel Hill trustee called those protesting the statue "criminals" and "entitled wimps."

August 2, 2018
Author discusses his critique of higher education as too liberal -- and the idea of creating a new university with another perspective.

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